UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals - Love the people, can't stand the inefficient, unsafe, and wasteful way this place is run | Glassdoor
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"Love the people, can't stand the inefficient, unsafe, and wasteful way this place is run"

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Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals part-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

I love my co-workers. I really do love and appreciate the people I work with, everyone from my fellow RNs to the surgeons to the food service workers and transporters--they all make it a happy place for me to be. How many people get hugs and high-fives every single day?! Even if some angry patient barfs on me, I still couldn't have a bad day. I'm so lucky!

Cons

Chronic understaffing, executive administration that fails to recognize how they have actually incentivized departments to undermine the organization, nursing administration that is self-serving, too-large, and wasteful, lack of adequate policy and procedure undermining safe patient care, poor performing labor relations department that has led to staff distrust of the administration and strikes, lack of leadership development

Advice to Management

Overhaul administration and get skilled and authentic leaders. Inspire trust in employees, don't do things like create and try to enforce an attendance policy that directly conflicts with a bargaining agreement...that makes your employees believe that UCSF is run by liars.

Go back to having HR and labor relations as separate departments, it's not a good idea to have every little thing become a union issue, but because of this, it does. Send labor relations employees to the Harvard negotiation project or something like that, they get paid to sit around and contribute nothing but a sour expression...find some value for them to contribute if there is no conflict. As it is, if there is no conflict, they need to stir some conflict up to make their jobs appear to be necessary.

Other Employee Reviews for UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

  1. "Awesome workplace"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    UCSF has unique and diverse culture

    Cons

    It is very difficult to find street parking and parking are expensive


  2. "Family oriented and very competitive"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management is very supportive and genuinely interested in seeing you grow within the organization.

    Cons

    Because it is a "government" job, there is more bureaucracy than I am use to.

    Advice to Management

    Perfect. Keep nurturing your employees and they will know that you care.

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