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Fresenius Medical Care - North America Reviews

Updated September 25, 2017
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Fresenius Medical Care - North America CEO Fresenius Medical Care North America and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Rice Powell
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  • Management is positive, though very long hours during different periods of the year (in 45 reviews)

  • Upper management does not care about staff shortage or being over worked (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Business Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst II in Waltham, MA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst II in Waltham, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule; Growth opportunities within company; Cafeteria offers a variety of food; Gym located on 1st floor; Ample parking; IT services on-site

    Cons

    Micromanagement; Poor training; Long hours; Un-friendly environment; Minimal benefit coverage; Limited insurance options; Long commute; Stressful work environment; Managers occasionally access and review your online web activity

    Advice to Management

    Be more proactive with team
    Better communication skills
    Clearer job expectations
    Less micromanaging
    Training materials are virtually non-existent in many depts or not communicated to employees


  2. "Team Member"

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    Current Employee - Patient Care Technician
    Current Employee - Patient Care Technician
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place for growth. Great place to learn and become more apart of your team. RN tuition reimbursement available.

    Cons

    Getting up at 4am but it will pass once you get into your routine.

  3. "Support Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Support Supervisor in Concord, CA
    Former Employee - Support Supervisor in Concord, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good environment, benefits and pay. Challenging and very rewarding.

    Cons

    None. It's all up to you.... Where do you want to be? & are you willing to put in the work that will be required to get there ?

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time

    Pros

    Excellent for progression and upward mobility

    Cons

    High stress environment and heavy workload

    Advice to Management

    Great job


  5. "Very professional yet relaxed family atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very busy but everyone pitches in to get the job done.

    Cons

    Long hours and some of the policy and procedure can slow you down.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Pct"

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    Former Employee - Pct in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Pct in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Many work hours available due to manager does not want to hire additional staff. Company provides plenty of nice looking uniforms.

    Cons

    Hard to get paid time off. Limited staffing, uses per diem From other facilities/companies to save money by not giving benefits. Manager is more concerned in saving money than staff and patients satisfaction.

    Advice to Management

    Show to your staff and patients that you care. Managers are more focused on making profits.


  7. "Acutes CCHT"

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    Former Employee - Ccht
    Former Employee - Ccht
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good starting pay for little experience, excellent training program, full benefits and PTO. Very caring and understanding manager. Tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Hectic hours in acute unit, outpatient clinic very cliquey towards new hires.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "pct"

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    Current Employee - Pct in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Pct in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    let there employees shine, good benifits

    Cons

    individualization, no team work,
    poor management

    Advice to Management

    must be fair to your employees


  9. "Acute Dialysis RN"

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    Former Employee - Acute Dialysis RN in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Acute Dialysis RN in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexibility in scheduling and start times

    Cons

    many cancellations, start times vary too much

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Acute Dialysis Nurse"

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    Former Employee - Acute Dialysis RN in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Acute Dialysis RN in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, good benefits, fair management

    Cons

    Long hours and call, unsafe driving home due to working long hours

    Advice to Management

    Inform nurses when their assigned location has changed. Create a second shift or stagger shifts to decrease long hours. Hire a call team.


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