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JFK Medical Center Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Raymond F. Fredericks
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  • The Pay is low compared to others (in 2 reviews)

  • Your actual title is Patient Care Tech/ Housekeeper/Scrub Tech/Secretary/Transporter (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great program that really puts the resident's first"

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    Current Employee - Resident in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - Resident in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours, friendly staff, options to earn extra money, understanding and accommodating program

    Cons

    Smaller program with fewer other residents. Singular services with less interaction with peers.

    Advice to Management

    The program director is excellent and really tries to keep our interests first.


  2. "Excellent Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great, mostly caring people. Lots of opportunity to help others and grow within the organization. Lots of opportunity for innovation and

    Cons

    Some employees can still improve in their work ethics. Difficult to get rid of poor performers, who often are very toxic for the organization or the department they are in.

    Advice to Management

    Empower, encourage and support leaders to innovate, experiment and manage staff. Allow them to make important decisions and address expressed concerns and challenges where possible. Make decision and set direction without extensive procrastination and 100% buy-in

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Very Friendly"

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    Current Employee - Pct in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - Pct in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly people to work with and very nice environment for the patients.

    Cons

    The Pay is low compared to others


  4. "RRT"

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    Current Employee - New Jersey in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - New Jersey in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    jfk is a very good hospital. it made me learn more in the respiratory field and also taught me the best. learnt new things everyday,

    Cons

    no downsides for jfk medical center

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Resident Physician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JFK Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Clean and professional work environment. The hospital sees a good amount of patient, and is not over crowded. There is a staff cafeteria, but no public/patient cafeteria. There's cafe available in the main lobby for the public/patients. Newly renovated Emergency Department.

    Cons

    It is located close to the train station, and there is transportation available between the train station and the hospital, but otherwise you would need a vehicle to get there. There is a staff cafeteria, but no public/patient cafeteria. There's cafe available in the main lobby for the public/patients.

    Advice to Management

    The billing department of John F Kennedy Medical Center has a lot of internal issues that need to be fixed. As well as the human resources department.


  6. "Pct er"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center part-time

    Pros

    Great orientation, gets you real prepared to work on floor, employees,all friendly

    Cons

    Limited,parking, qlot across,street but they do have a shuddle bus


  7. "lab tech/phlebotomist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    broaden my horizon,change in job,hoping to learn something new..

    Cons

    exposure to unnessesary amount of ill bloodborne disease.

  8. "very busy, always something to dot"

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    Current Employee - Carpenter in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - Carpenter in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    time off, flex work scedule

    Cons

    alot of people complain all the time, neg atmosphere

    Advice to Management

    stand behind your workers


  9. "Committed to its patients, educating its staff, and has a positive work ennvironment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Physical Therapist
    Current Employee - Physical Therapist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at JFK Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Learning and mentorship opportunities, commitment to its patients, prioritize ethical billing, solid health basic benefits, opportunity to rotate, 5-6 weeks vacation, supportive work environment

    Cons

    Slightly lower than average salary, working weekends, need to go to JFK for benefits, Massmutual has some high expense ratio funds for 401K, limited time off in summer and holiday, lower continuing ed allowance

    Advice to Management

    You are doing well, I would include more opportunities for continuing education and making it easier to move up in company


  10. "Therapy Aide"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The benefit of helping patients get back on their feet and seeing families happy.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, not every patient recovers

    Advice to Management

    none, honestly


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