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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia President and CEO Steven M. Altschuler
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  • Work-life balance is undervalued (in 7 reviews)

  • They have little to no concern for their employees (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    this was a great place to work. great atmosphere to work in. i enjoyed it. very nice facilities to work.

    Cons

    parking is a big pain. public transportation is better. traffic can be bad and annoying to have to deal with.

    Advice to Management

    great place to work. totally recommend it. i would keep supporting employees and keep up the moral which can be hard to do.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working at CHOP opens so many doors and is a really great work environment. People really care about research and clinical practice and making sure that kids have better experiences here.

    Cons

    It is hard to find out when positions are open.

    Advice to Management

    Create a more streamlined process to become an employee.

  3. "its a wonderful work place"

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    Current Employee - General Service Work Grade IV in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - General Service Work Grade IV in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its good to see kids getting better

    Cons

    seeing some very sick kids


  4. "Research Technician with Clinical Genetics"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Conflict free environment, flexible hours, driven coworkers, constant opportunities to attend lectures and network.

    Cons

    lunch options are limited and on-site cafeteria of fresh food is expensive

    Advice to Management

    Lectures, from grand rounds to guest researchers, were well-publicized and I greatly valued the flexibility to periodically attend these events. They were inspiring and a great opportunity to network with faculty at other campuses.


  5. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great professional atmosphere and everyone takes pride in their work.

    Cons

    Parking and traffic driving into the city.


  6. "Great atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Supportive, collaborative and happy atmosphere

    Cons

    not as I can see now


  7. "Supply Chain Department"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great mission, hard working innovative workforce.

    Cons

    Leadership lacking empathy for staff

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Best experience of my life"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everyone wants to be the best; going to work at this hospital is inspiring and makes you want to be a better care provider for your patients. What's more exciting is the plan to expand across the US and the globe!!

    Cons

    If you are not used to cultured environments, it can be challengig


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Best Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Cutting edge science, translational work

    Cons

    favors MDs over PhDs for promotions


  10. "work in children hospital"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very nice research center, very close to UPenn, the work load is not too heavy

    Cons

    the food there is okay. You have to go through many safety training in different level. You also have to pass some health tests


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