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Fairview Health Services Reviews

Updated May 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Pay and benefits is fair compared to other similar positions (in 8 reviews)

  • Great benefits and great people to work with (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • No face to face contact with upper management (in 9 reviews)

  • No one to go to if you have a concern which can be challenging and potentially dangerous (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good career opportunities"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Edina, MN
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Edina, MN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Career advancement, leadership of staff, employees treated respectfully

    Cons

    Location is difficult to commute to at times

    Advice to Management

    I am impressed with the leadership and positive approach of senior staff


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Leading Edge Type of Work, Great People, Nice Co-Workers, Professional with Casual Attitude"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends

    Pros

    People are very nice, most very knowledgeable about their work. Changing healthcare, great benefits, open to process change, better than other area hospitals and health type of companies. Good cubicle size, good access to printers.

    Cons

    Some facilities and hardware groups can be hard to work with, they can be unorganized. No cafeteria in the IT building but local places to grab lunch. Same as all places, some lifers need to go but they tend to cling together and not bother with others too much.

    Advice to Management

    Keep giving us clear direction - focus on more Value type of projects. Have quarterly Meetings with direct employees


  3. "Fairview is a great company to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Communications Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent medical/dental benefits. Strong leadership.

    Cons

    Very large organization that is also non-profit. Employees tend to overstay their welcome.


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  5. "Good Health Care Organization"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great values, good opportunities, good attitude towards patients and employees. Compensation is competitive.

    Cons

    like all Health Care Organizations, they are having to trim budgets and reorganize. Recent change in leadership after relationship with Accretive. Repairing and rebranding their image.

    Advice to Management

    Stick with the Fairview Values, continue to engage employees as your stake holders. Strive to raise your customer service to the highest level of excellence in these competitive markets.


  6. "Values employees"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairview Health Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    large company support and benefits
    values work, life balance
    good employee retention programs

    Cons

    a lot of meetings required to make simple changes or decisions


  7. "Fairview is a great environment to help people in our community."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff. Fun working with patients and helping those in need.

    Cons

    Stressful environment to work in sometimes.


  8. "Love it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and benefits great pay

    Cons

    There was no cons all companies have changes


  9. Helpful (1)

    "A rewarding opportunity for just recent graduates to get some experience."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Youth Worker in Chisago City, MN
    Former Employee - Youth Worker in Chisago City, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Fairview Health Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You are able to work closely with the clients. The counseling staff and youth workers work closely together to provide the best course of action for the clients.

    Cons

    There are times that workers are held responsible for clients misbehaving/ breaking the rules. Upper management, on occasion, will not support or back up the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to listening to staff.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great people and a great place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I've been with Fairview for about a year and I love it. I made a career change and Fairview has given me the opportunity to learn and grow with the company. My supervisors have been great since day one and they seem to really care about their employees and are constantly offering encouragement and advice. I couldn't be happier with the decision I made to start working with Fairview. I'm really looking forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead and I hope to stay working here for years to come!

    Cons

    I'm not sure that I could think of any cons. Some days are less busy than others if that counts!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. I like the direction the company is going. My managers make it easy for me to want to get up and come to work in the morning. Thanks for all that you do.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairview Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Fairveiw is a great place to work good pay and good benefits. Great place if you have a family and there is always a chance to move up . I your looking for a good place well fairview will be for you.

    Cons

    The upper management need to leave the office more and see just how hard there team is working. for the most part not to many cons. If you are management the unions can suck to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Come and see what your staff is doing in there jobs. before you make a big change talk to your staff are doing the job. If you listen you will hear what they have to say.


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