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"Would have helped to had adequate training"

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Former Employee - Research Nurse in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Research Nurse in Houston, TX
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good name recognition
Good pay and benefits
Nice cafeteria
Nice looking building
A lot of potential opportunities throughout the hospital

Cons

Training was horrible
Little patience shown toward learning curve
Lack of staffing
Rude and impatient doctor to work with
lack of flexibility in scheduling
My shoe had more people skills then one of the doctors I worked with

Advice to Management

Provide adequate training for new hires in research
Some doctors need to get some people skills
Show more patients toward the learning curve given the lack of staffing
Hire more staff!

Other Employee Reviews for MD Anderson Cancer Center

  1. "Great place for PAs"

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    Current Employee - Physician Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Physician Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -excellent learning experiences due to diverse and complex patient population
    -excellent support systems for PAs since MD Anderson employs more than any other institution worldwide, at least 120+
    -great opportunities to work in multiple departments
    -most employees stay long-term due to positive work experience
    -it's in the number one cancer hospital
    -located in the Texas Medical Center!

    Cons

    With such a large employee population >10,000 you can feel occasionally disconnected from other employees outside your department

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to get to know all staff in your department and discover each person's special talents and use that to encourage excellence from them.


  2. "no structure"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral in Houston, TX
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great facilities with access to a wide range of techniques

    Cons

    no structure, feel as if im just thrown here in the dark

    Advice to Management

    set up monthly meeting where postdocs present, ask questions etc

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