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Fresenius Medical Care - North America Reviews

Updated November 16, 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 47 reviews)

  • Upper management does not care about staff shortage or being over worked (in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Has potential to be a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America part-time

    Pros

    Pay was decent and my clinic location was good

    Cons

    Lack concern for staff and leadership in management

    Advice to Management

    Grow in personal and professional development outside of what job teaches.


  2. "Pct salary"

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    Current Employee - Pct in Tualatin, OR
    Current Employee - Pct in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to learn the job.

    Cons

    Pay is not competetive enough.

    Advice to Management

    Pay techs more.

  3. "Great place to work, but low pay"

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    Former Employee - Renal Social Worker in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Renal Social Worker in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good patient care, small clinics make for a strong team environment. Flexible schedule. Fresenius provides trainings and supervision.

    Cons

    No upward mobility. Low exposure to upper management. Low pay.


  4. "Experience depends on the team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good mission and good benefits

    Cons

    Leaders of the organization are not aligned on strategy and priorities.


  5. "Regulatory Affairs Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA

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

    Pros

    Very intelligent and helpful direct manager. Work with many different groups and divisions of the company. Decent pay and benefits, people are overall pretty good to work with.

    Cons

    Upper Management doesn't take the time to understand the responsibilities and processes of the job. Management like to throw blame around between departments.


  6. "old school"

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    Current Employee - Acute Dialysis RN in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Acute Dialysis RN in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good benefits , pay best in the industry

    Cons

    losing market share in my area

    Advice to Management

    get more contracts...easier said than done


  7. "You are lead to believe they have your back, they don’t."

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    Former Employee - Biomedical Equipment Technician in Palatka, FL
    Former Employee - Biomedical Equipment Technician in Palatka, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The health benefits, and sometimes you get to work with great people. You get to make a difference in the patients lives and that is very rewarding.

    Cons

    Be prepared to work long hard hours and receive no appreciation. They expect a lot from you whether you are tired or sick makes no difference.

  8. "Senior Business Analyst"

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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

    Work from home, growth opportunity

    Cons

    Benefits, slow environment, repetitive work


  9. "Charge Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very stable company, dialysis is an ever growing field.

    Cons

    Salary position average 50 hours per week

    Advice to Management

    Followed DaVita and Centers for Dialysis Care and make your charge nurses hourly you will get positions filled a lot faster and you will keep them.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Registered Nurse/Charge/Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They are the biggest dialysis company with many employment opportunities in the United States. Great benefits and wage competitive.

    Cons

    So big it is difficult for information on changing policies and procedures to be conveyed to staff.

    Advice to Management

    Keep staff informed as much as possible on changes.


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