Children's of Alabama Reviews
87% would recommend to a friend
(264 total reviews)
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Updated Dec 4, 2023
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- 5.0FEATURED REVIEWApr 24, 2023Registered NurseFormer Employee, less than 1 yearBirmingham, AL
I had never worked with such caring people. As a new grad, they wanted me to learn, and they wanted to help me. I couldn’t have been happier!
Commute from home was longChildren's of Alabama Response8mo
We are so glad to hear it! Thank you for sharing.
- 5.0Oct 8, 2023AdministrativeCurrent Employee
Great place and great people
None at all really greatChildren's of Alabama Response2mo
Thank you for your hard work and dedication.
- 3.0Aug 15, 2023ICU Registered NurseFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsBirmingham, AL
benefits, location, patient population, wearing t-shirts to work
low pay- during my time at COA we were the lowest paying hospital in Birmingham, which is something COA has gotten away with for a while since they are the only pediatric facility in AL. If you want to be a peds nurse in AL your options are very limited, COA uses that to their advantage. My time at children's it was made clear to me that there number one goal was to have nurses, not experienced committed nurses, just nurses in general. COA recently posted on social media about how they just hired 150 new graduate nurses... why so many new nurses? Because experienced nurses are leaving due to under compensation and blatant disregard to nurse retention. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community it was made clear by certain staff in positions of power that they did not support or "agree" with that. I was also forced to come out by a person of position after taking me in a supply closet and cornering me asking about my sexuality. The kids and parents are the only reason I stayed as long as I did (3+ years). The excuse you hear most commonly is that the benefits are great... benefits don't pay the rent.Children's of Alabama Response4mo
Here at Children’s of Alabama we place the utmost importance on our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and creating and maintaining a safe place for all. We regret to hear of your experience while working at Children’s of Alabama and would love to speak to you in more depth about your time at Children's. If you could, at your earliest convenience, please reach out to our Human Resources department so we can discuss your experience further.
- 4.0Dec 4, 2023Registered Nurse, BSNFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsBirmingham, AL
Teaching Hospital/Learning Opportunities. Great 401K match
Low Pay, Very High Turn OverChildren's of Alabama Response4d
We agree, our benefits are outstanding! Thank you for sharing your feedback.
- 3.0Nov 14, 2023Clinical DietitianCurrent Employee, more than 5 yearsBirmingham, AL
Competitive Paid Time Off Easy to take time off short notice
Low pay They charge you for parking Must work 15% of weekendsChildren's of Alabama Response3w
Thank you for providing your insights. We take this feedback seriously and will be sure to communicate to the appropriate internal resources.
- 4.0Oct 14, 2023Behavioral Health AssociateCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearBirmingham, AL
Opportunities for bonuses, great safety system for the children and staff. Staff work together well from my experience.
Lower pay starting out for the work you are doing as a Behavioral Health Associate.Children's of Alabama Response2mo
We appreciate your insights and dedication to the patients you serve.
- 3.0Oct 13, 2023Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee, more than 10 years
Working with precious children, PTO, good co-workers mostly, able to take off when you need to.
Low pay, no opportunity for advancement unless you have friends in higher places, no value for their employees, everything is always hush hush so it's hard to trust managementChildren's of Alabama Response2mo
Your thoughts are very helpful and we will be sure to share these with leadership.
- 3.0Sep 28, 2023Registered NurseFormer EmployeeBirmingham, AL
great co workers lots of learning opportunities
not great administration not much room for advancement low payChildren's of Alabama Response3mo
We appreciate your feedback and agree - the teamwork and trust among co-workers is not only important, but extraordinary!
- 5.0Sep 2, 2023Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)Current Employee
Education opportunities Advancement potential Professional respect between staff and physicians Great team atmosphere
Knowing how to navigate politicsChildren's of Alabama Response4mo
Thank you for the feedback. We are glad you hear your appreciation for the educational and advancement opportunities provided at Children's of Alabama.
- 4.0Aug 27, 2023Registered NurseCurrent Employee, more than 3 yearsBirmingham, AL
Management in our department is great, co-workers are amazing, couldn’t ask for a better job schedule
Pay is not what it should beChildren's of Alabama Response4mo
We appreciate your feedback and advice. Thank you for all you do to care for the patients and families here at Children's of Alabama.
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Children's of Alabama has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 278 reviews left anonymously by employees. 87% of employees would recommend working at Children's of Alabama to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.
87% of Children's of Alabama employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Children's of Alabama 4.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.6 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.