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Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis Reviews

Updated June 28, 2017
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Minneapolis, MN

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Pros
  • Great benefits, lots of opportunity for growth (in 10 reviews)

  • Was a great place to work with a wide variety of functions performed (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "IT Intern-Enterprise development"

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    Current Intern - ITMN in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Intern - ITMN in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hennepin County Medical Center as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy environment and great learning

    Cons

    Does not usually have openings for entry level in IT.

    Advice to Management

    They should hire all the intern since they invest time and money on them.


  2. "I am thankful for my experience gained"

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    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good experience, diversity. Great atmosphere for learning.

    Cons

    Low pay for expected work load/responsibility

  3. "Patient Services Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great health insurance for employees.

    Cons

    Not enough flexibility in PTO or sick days. Doctors and nurses talk down to you, and don't respect you as a part of the team to help patients.


  4. "I love HCMC"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, lots of opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Limited funding and job prospects


  5. "Enjoy working here!"

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    Current Employee - Staff Nurse in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Staff Nurse in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hennepin County Medical Center (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I have worked for HCMC for 16 years and overall enjoy my work there. Staff are fun to work with and I enjoy the patient population they serve. I also like the fact that it is a large teaching facility and enjoy working with the residents. I feel for the most part the nurses are valued at the company.

    Cons

    It is a large organization and communication is an issue sometimes. As with most health care facilities balancing financial constraints with desirable staffing levels can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Communication, Communication, Communication


  6. "RN critical care"

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    Current Employee - RN, Bsn in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - RN, Bsn in Minneapolis, MN
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great manager that fights for your needs, great team atmosphere. Becomes a working family.

    Cons

    Upper level management only cares about their bottom line dollar. No real employee working with patients (the people that matter) is safe. Upper management doesn't relate to floor staff, cleaning dept, kitchen staff etc...

    Advice to Management

    Stop talking about patient satisfaction and do something that helps your staff improve outcomes. Care for your employees will increase care for our patients. (increased pt satisfaction)


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Patient Services Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with as they are friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    More structure needed from management.

    Advice to Management

    Don't pick favorites.

  8. "HCMC"

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    Former Employee - Technical in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Technical in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    People are passionate about the mission

    Cons

    Dishonest and not transparent about layoffs and attrition of 150 jobs in July 2016. And again with February 2017 layouts. Poor morale and stressful due to poor financial planning for new downtown clinic, top heavy, CEO doesn't seek to understand and reacts too quickly to information. He has little regard for line staff

    Advice to Management

    Grow up! Seek information before knee jerk reactions and pointing fingers.


  9. "Large healthcare system"

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

    I worked at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Reputation in the community, salaries and benefits, opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Location, workload, top heavy with layers management and supervisors. Turn-around-time on major projects.

    Advice to Management

    Name of CEO listed below is not current.


  10. Helpful (4)

    "Staff paying the price for leadership mistakes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Hennepin County Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Supporting the underserved population of Minnesota brings a great sense of satisfaction.

    Cons

    Workloads are high, executive leadership seems to be clueless

    Advice to Management

    Trim the fat from the top, be accountable for your own mistakes rather than passing the cuts to the lower staff.


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