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3.1
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49%
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64%
Approve of CEO
John A. Shelton Jr.
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work if you like helping people(in 7 reviews)

  • "When I worked at DM there were some nice people(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "high turnover and as with most places, nursing shortage(in 5 reviews)

  • "terrrible charting system, short staffed, running out of supplies, vendors going unpaid, CEO and CFO recently fired(in 4 reviews)

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  1. Great

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    Former Employee - Emergency Department Technician in Decatur, GA

    I worked at DeKalb Medical full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great staff to work with

    Cons

    Pay can be better or increased

  2. Wellness coach

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb Medical full-time

    Pros

    The relationships you establish there can help further your career

    Cons

    They were unorganized and gave you more responsibilities without higher pay

  3. Helpful (5)

    Patient Care Technician

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Decatur, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb Medical full-time

    Pros

    There is a diverse demographic!

    Cons

    Favoritism Management gossips Low patient satisfaction Laziness Terrible management HIGH TURN OVER RATE Consistently short staffed Illegal and dishonest activity (Lying on patient charts, discrimination, etc.) Overworked and overwhelmed staff Underpaid Inconsistent regulation Shady business practice

  4. Okay - New Management Probably a Good Thing

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb Medical full-time

    Pros

    The actual employees of DeKalb were wonderful. Great teamwork, especially in the ICU.

    Cons

    Support from upper management was often lacking, even from direct supervisors. The new management of Emory will likely be very helpful.

  5. I.T field support specialist

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    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Decatur, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DeKalb Medical full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good place to work and wonderful Benifits and opportunities.

    Cons

    Hate getting up and driving to work in all that traffic

    Advice to Management

    Would love to work from home

  6. ED Technician

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    Current Employee - Executive Director Technician in Decatur, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb Medical part-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Dekalb medical respects their employees

    Cons

    ED Technicians would like to be paid a little more money.

  7. Excellence in service and handling healthcare needs of the patients.

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    Current Employee - ER Nurse in Cumming, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb Medical full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People are warm and treats you like a family.

    Cons

    I haven’t encountered any as of the moment.

  8. Pct

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at DeKalb Medical full-time

      Pros

      Pay, benefits, co workers team work

      Cons

      Long hours . Co workers management

    • Its a good job

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at DeKalb Medical part-time

      Pros

      Free time, 3 days off, good staff

      Cons

      12 hour shifts, lots of walking, loads of work

      Advice to Management

      Hire more people

    • Helpful (1)

      Primary care

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at DeKalb Medical full-time

      Pros

      Autonomy quality care excellent environment

      Cons

      Lack of accountability for low performers

      Advice to Management

      Hold every employee accountable

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