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Hospital for Special Surgery Reviews

Updated December 4, 2018
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  • "Good work environment and support of the leadership" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Great people,great pay,great benefits, upscale, caring employees, growth everywhere" (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "My Experience working in HSS"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Secretary in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Secretary in New York, NY
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is an amazing organization to work for, the benefits and pay are above average.

    Cons

    I can't honestly state any cons.


  2. "Extremely political"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Annual 3% cost of living increase

    Cons

    No professional development or career ladder

  3. "Clinical Nurse"

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

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and working environment.

    Cons

    A lot of patient care as customer service is very important to this hospital. Response time to the patient has to be quick and timely.

    Advice to Management

    RN to patient ratio should not exceed 1:4 if they want to maintain No.1 in patient satisfaction.


  4. "Great family like atmosphere"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    Positive Energy is felt throughout the building.

    Cons

    Hard to move up on the payscale


  5. "Nurse Practitioner"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    World-class institution, small size, management is personable and accessible

    Cons

    Nature of work can be monotonous


  6. "Great benefits"

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    Former Employee - Medical Secretary
    Former Employee - Medical Secretary
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great health benefits. Great amount of PTO.

    Cons

    Commute - no trains are nearby main location


  7. "Patient access coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    amazing team, caring leadership, great people

    Cons

    None, I love working here

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Compensation"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    The starting salary seem a bit above average.

    Cons

    Do not expect drastic raise or promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Set clearer, more structured plans for both professional/financial development with your staff. Show them that you genuinely care about their future and financial security.


  9. "I am a SQL Server DBA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    It is a good place to work

    Cons

    I can not think of any

    Advice to Management

    There is always more room for improvement


  10. "supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time

    Pros

    vacation perks, engagement, ice cream

    Cons

    no career ladder whatsoever