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Columbia University Medical Center Reviews

Updated September 16, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great salary, great benefits, professional attitude among coworkers and supervisors alike" (in 17 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits, is all I can share" (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "No room for growth for administrators" (in 10 reviews)

  • "work/life balance, difficult to meet others in the same position" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    feels like family, able to provide quality care as well as academic research

    Cons

    long hours, work/life balance can be tough


  2. "ICU tech"

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

    I have been working at Columbia University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Lots of Overtime. It's a great place to expand.

    Cons

    None to be said.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  3. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Large teaching institution, many highly intelligent professionals

    Cons

    Hospital is growing to big and too fast, no loyalty to employees


  4. "CUMC has talented, qualified, and intelligent employees"

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    Current Employee - Web Producer in Washington Heights, NY
    Current Employee - Web Producer in Washington Heights, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia University Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Socially progressive company, fair compensation

    Cons

    Internal politics, not much room for growth


  5. "Administrative Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Work with brilliant leaders.
    Recognizable brand name.

    Cons

    Disorganized/ Decentralized.
    Low /Slow salary growth.


  6. "Technician B"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Columbia University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Lots of benefits such as retirement plans

    Cons

    Environment can be crowded or overwhelming


  7. "OK experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia University Medical Center part-time

    Pros

    Supportive co-workers, team environment, Columbia brand

    Cons

    Advancement is difficult, work can feel repetitive

  8. "Great vision- poor execution/too much politics"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Core values are a great foundation, advancement opportunities, learning/education encouraged, great benefits

    Cons

    Union hospital and unfortunately some of the OG nurses can be very entitled, mean and protected by union. Too much politics, change is slow, management does not really listen to staff and if they do follow up on change is extremely slow and poltical

    Advice to Management

    listen to your employees and really enforce the core values


  9. "Too much bureaucracy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia University Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good doctors. Good research. You will contribute to helping people.

    Cons

    Too much pointless bureaucracy and paper shuffling. You'll spend very little of your time actually doing your job.


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Columbia University Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    Learn a lot

    Cons

    Expensive to park
    Old area


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