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Geisinger Health System Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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  • Crazy hours low pay absolutely not worth the headache that comes with this position (in 9 reviews)

  • Upper management focused on mostly profits (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Ehhh"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, Emergency Room in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, Emergency Room in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are good benefits, the people that work there are generally friendly, and there's a good nurse to patient ratio

    Cons

    Management, the departments are always short-staffed, there are not enough beds to support the volume of people that are seen on a daily basis

    Advice to Management

    Support your staff


  2. "Certified nursing assistant"

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    Current Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Current Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good co workers u meet great people and some really really bad ones they fight u hurt u and no ones really cares

    Cons

    No union for aides the pay is bad very very under staff 25 patient beds 4 nures and 1 aide bad idea barely have a lunch break

    Advice to Management

    Who cares they only worry about what's good for them and the nurses they don't care about the aides

  3. "Racism"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Scranton, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Scranton, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay lots of overtime I get to make a difference in someone's life

    Cons

    Treated like crap lots of racism employer don't have your back favortism

    Advice to Management

    Better treatment address racism get facts


  4. "EHR Systems Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I work with a great team in a fast paced environment. We are hopefully doing things that enhance patient care.

    Cons

    It feels like the organization does not value IT for as big of a role we provide.


  5. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Danville, PA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Danville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Co-workers, manager, low patient/nurse ratio

    Cons

    Mandation, low pay, unable to keep staff

    Advice to Management

    Nursing assistants need to be retrained and learn their role.


  6. "IT leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Danville, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Danville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Large IT shop with lots of opportunities

    Cons

    IT doesn't seem to be a priority with new CEO


  7. "Happy here,"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salaryis higher than the upper end in this area. Decent administration, they seem genuinely interested in employee input.

    Cons

    PTO time is a little low for an NP

    Advice to Management

    Increase PTO time for advanced practitioners to be more competitive.

  8. "Geisinger"

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

    Pros

    Flexible work/life balance and a generally decent environment to work in.

    Cons

    No real management and a general lack of direction or prioritization on anything.
    Some older management resistant to change.


  9. "Resident"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time

    Pros

    Good learning environment for me

    Cons

    Lots of hours for me too


  10. "Senior Network Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior LAN Administrator/Systems Analyst in Scranton, PA
    Former Employee - Senior LAN Administrator/Systems Analyst in Scranton, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Geisinger Health System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and have the resources to do great things. If it's in budgeted. It's not a bad place to work.

    Cons

    Communication is not the best. They are in a slim down mode after merger.

    Advice to Management

    Need to inform employees what they are expected to do. Show them your processes.


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