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Hospital Corporation of America San Antonio Reviews

Updated April 13, 2017
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San Antonio, TX

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Hospital Corporation of America President and CEO R. Milton Johnson
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  • This could be a good or bad thing depending on the person but I felt the work/life balance was not great (in 21 reviews)

  • Upper management doesn't seem to care about patient ratio which would compromise safety (in 37 reviews)

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  1. "Very rewarding and challenging position."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Healthcare Consultant in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Healthcare Consultant in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility of hours of work dependent on current needs of contracts. Very diversified in work load and challenging day to day.

    Cons

    Challenging and sometimes not clear guidance from the end user of the contract. This includes manpower contracts for speciality positions.

    Advice to Management

    Greater continuity for the position with use of the civilian staff.


  2. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Revenue Cycle Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Revenue Cycle Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, for the most part a friendly environment in department

    Cons

    Leadership fails to follow through on projects, initiatives. Start out with great enthusiasm, but seems that instead of streamlining processes, fires are being put out.


  3. "Working for HCA"

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    Current Employee - Emergency Department RN in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Emergency Department RN in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I love the people I work with and I love taking care of patients. The doctors and nurses have an incredible relationship.

    Cons

    Getting administration to act on to ideas and recommendations of staff. Shifts can be rough, but that is expected in an acute care setting.


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  5. "Just another widget..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Makes a lot of money. Potential to do great good in providing healthcare.

    Cons

    Makes a lot of money. Profit is the mission. Doing good is just an accident when it happens.

    Advice to Management

    Happiness is a warm... employee.


  6. "ER nurse"

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    Former Employee - ER Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - ER Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable environment to work for

    Cons

    None. positive environment to work in

    Advice to Management

    Good and supportive of employees


  7. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Transplant Care Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Transplant Care Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent physicians, chops management t support

    Cons

    Needed more information during internship, written reference material ... Easy glance

    Advice to Management

    Fantastic open door policy


  8. "Fix Divisions"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people for the most part.

    Cons

    Divisions inside of IT don't always work as a team.

    Advice to Management

    Consider fixing some of the Division teams and corporate teams. We are recreating the wheel in every division when we launch new setups.


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good professional environment, competitive Salary, flexible timing.

    Cons

    Health service providers has different requirement as compare to other industries, so if you are coming from a different environment it will take some time to get use to and adjust in hospital/medical environment.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  10. "Small hospital, lots of politics"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Small hospital. Try to meet staff needs. Always looking for improvement.

    Cons

    A lot of micromanaging. Budget concerns often weigh out staffing


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Stay away from Palliative Care here"

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    Former Employee - Palliative Care in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Palliative Care in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hospital Corporation of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I really don't have any pros to share except that benefits are decent and salary is close to being competitive.

    Cons

    Highly unethical management and upper management; toxic work environment; program culture breeds unethical behavior by employees; little to no training or guidance from anyone and no feedback or direct supervision

    Advice to Management

    Take employees seriously when they take legitimate complaints all the way up the chain and to HR


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