Fairview Health Services Reviews

Updated Aug 7, 2020

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3.3
54%
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59%
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Fairview Health Services President and CEO James Hereford
James Hereford
93 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, employee and customer focused(in 21 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and great people to work with(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management does not care about employee safety(in 17 reviews)

  • "I don't understand how managers with high turnover are allowed to keep their jobs and keep blowing money(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "RN"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Staff RN-Cath Lab 

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time

    Pros

    wonderful place to work with great staff

    Cons

    currently rebranding under M Health Fairview

  2. "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services part-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    The hours can be a little inconsistent


  3. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Fairview Health Services part-time

    Pros

    Great experience with the patients and coworkers

    Cons

    In my experience their scheduling was not flexible and easy to coordinate with my schooling

  4. "In the people business"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This group is intensely focused; on the people they serve, on doing it right, on being a leader in the community

    Cons

    Intense environment, particularly given lives are on the line.

  5. "Understaffed constantly"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Psychiatric Associate in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    easy to make money when you need to weekend bonus pickup

    Cons

    understaffed constantly upper management does not care about employee safety all focused on cutting costs

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  6. COVID-19

    "Not Forward-Thinking"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Interventional Radiologic Technologist in Edina, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Really enjoyable co-workers and management.

    Cons

    Fairview seems more reactive than proactive. When covid hit, all planning for future projects came to a screeching halt. Staff that left in our department were not replaced due to low volumes, instead of preparing for when there was a surge. Now we are short staffed and over worked. Excessive amount of on-call hours have led to degradation in work/life balance.

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  7. "Do your research into which Hospital you work at, they are all different"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nursing Station Technician in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services part-time

    Pros

    Can be: Flexible, good teamwork, great for students or those interested in healthcare careers

    Cons

    Can also be: terrible teamwork (depends on staff and unit), tiring, gross (not for the light hearted)

  8. "Psychiatric Associate"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mental Health Practitioner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services part-time

    Pros

    Offer lots of hours and great staff

    Cons

    It is required to work weekends

  9. "A good entry level job after graduation"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Psychiatric Assistant in Edina, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairview Health Services part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Ability to earn benefits if you work 20 hours per week.

    Cons

    Pay is low for requiring a bachelor's degree. Pay raises are little and infrequent. Tuition reimbursement is low and has unreasonable conditions. Managers don't stay for a year.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Focused only on $$"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Physician in Saint Paul, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    patients are really nice people

    Cons

    Led by business administrators with no interest in public health or service to the community; sick culture; men promoted over qualified women consitently

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