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Conway Human Development Center Reviews

Updated April 8, 2017
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  1. "residential care attendant"

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    Former Employee - Residential Care Attendant in Conway, AR
    Former Employee - Residential Care Attendant in Conway, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Conway Human Development Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    if you needed a full time, full benefits,rent paying, car note swinging job then yea this one will do it!

    Cons

    not understanding of the unexpected life situation i.e. school schedules, kids/ babysitter situations, unexpected er visits...point system is in play, no exceptions

    Advice to Management

    unless you have a bachelors degree is next to impossible to reach upper management.


  2. "LPN/RN"

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Conway, AR
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Conway, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Conway Human Development Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Loved the clients. Excellent benefits. It's a great place to work if you have good coworkers who work together. Flexibility in how you get your work done, as long as it gets done on time. Ability to be outside and not stuck inside a building the whole shift. Great schedules for RNs, Monday through Friday with only occasional weekends and one holiday a year to work. Every other weekend for LPNs.

    Cons

    As with any large government employer, you will be understaffed at times and people will get hired that don't care.

    Advice to Management

    I think they do a great job with training. I miss working there and just left because my raise from LPN to RN was only 10%.


  3. "Career Possibilities"

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    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Conway, AR
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Conway, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Conway Human Development Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits; health and retirement. Acceptable pay. Opportunities for bonuses. Work at your own pace. Not micromanaged. Residents will make your job worth it. Lots of experience gained. Absolutely amazing schedule for nurses and really appreciate no on call, allows for a chance to have a realistic work/life balance.

    Cons

    Archaic infrastructure - everything is done on paper. Leads to a slow process when it comes to nursing. Can miss information easily. Paper MARs make med pass slow and sometimes stressful; too much of a chance to make med errors. Outdated technology. Med rooms need to be updated for proper work environment. Getting tasks done in a timely manner can be cumbersome due to having to run around campus so much.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through when employees request something instead of making them hound you to get stuff done. Offer more competitive pay for nurses. Many nurses can get paid much more working at other facilities.


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  5. "Greet Clients, Poor Administration"

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    Former Employee - Residential Care Technician in Conway, AR
    Former Employee - Residential Care Technician in Conway, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Conway Human Development Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing clients who love their staff

    Cons

    Administration doesn't work to keep quality staff. Bad staff not given incentives to do better.


  6. "Switchboard Operator/ Receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Switchboard Operator/Receptionist in Conway, AR
    Former Employee - Switchboard Operator/Receptionist in Conway, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Conway Human Development Center (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It is a great feeling to know that you are making a difference in the lives of the clients there.

    Cons

    I can't think of any at this time. My last year was 10, 2009

    Advice to Management

    no


  7. "Fun working envrionment"

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    Current Employee - Residential Shift Supervisor in Conway, AR
    Current Employee - Residential Shift Supervisor in Conway, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Conway Human Development Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Helping others, healthcare, training, work-life balance

    Cons

    staff attitudes, pay, time-off policies, personal growth


  8. "I love helping others so I felt like this was the job for me."

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    Former Employee - Residential Care Assistant in Conway, AR
    Former Employee - Residential Care Assistant in Conway, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Conway Human Development Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting different people from different cultures and helping those that are in need.

    Cons

    I did not have any bad experiences.

    Advice to Management

    Shift supervisors need to be more polite to their workers. Also, when the assistants make a minor mistake they should show them the correct way.


  9. "Residential care shift coordinator"

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

    Pros

    Awesome place to work excellent benefits and you take home the privilege of knowing you make a difference in someone else's life each day

    Cons

    Not everyone that is hired has empathy for the residents


  10. "Bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Conway Human Development Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Starting out pay & overtime pay

    Cons

    Staff and management were very bad and short all the time

    Advice to Management

    Make it Better place to work and maybe a people will stay


  11. "Sometimes it hurts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Clients are great. You will learn a lot, you will get attached.

    Cons

    There is no such thing as professional boundaries when it comes to clients. The center doesn't cover it in training and most of their workforce are undereducated. Management varies between teams and you will see things that will break your heart. You will never get a raise based on your performance.

    Advice to Management

    Follow your own guidelines, start sticking to them.


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