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Kindred Healthcare Reviews

Updated January 22, 2018
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  • Very weak benefits package; no 401k match AND employees are limited to contributing only 4% of income (in 33 reviews)

  • Upper management watches productivity which can have a negative impact (in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - LVN in Humble, TX
    Former Employee - LVN in Humble, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Weekly Pay, great team of nurses to work with. Efficient management.

    Cons

    No raise in a few years even though promised one

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Dec 5, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    Thank you for sharing your experience working on our team. We appreciate you sharing feedback with us.


  2. "Company/Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company. Pay is Good. Seems Flexible.

    Cons

    Pay per Hour now instead of pay per visit.

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Dec 3, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    We are happy you shared your positive experience with us. Our employees are the center of our mission – we couldn’t do it without you!

  3. "Enjoy my job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westminster, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westminster, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    All the staff here from hospital division, west region and business office are always so kind and helpful. Administration has an open door policy. Some people complain only because that's the only way they can function nothing is perfect

    Cons

    The drive into work is horrible on the 605 and 405 freeway

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Dec 1, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    We’re glad you have had a great experience working at Kindred! Every single member of our team contributes to the successes of our patients and their families.


  4. "Great 5-Year Experience!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rehabilitation Technician in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Rehabilitation Technician in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The staff is kind and patient. Great group of people to work with.

    Cons

    The elevator is often not operating.

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Nov 30, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    We’re glad you had a great experience working with us. We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us.

    Please take this two-minute survey to share your experience and allow us to continue to... More


  5. "Closure"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant/Staffing Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant/Staffing Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work and was like family

    Cons

    The benefits were no good

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Nov 30, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    Thank you for sharing your experience working on our team. We appreciate you sharing feedback with us.


  6. "Admissions Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, OH
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company had there stuff together.

    Cons

    They sold all of there Skilled Nurses Facilities.

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Nov 22, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us.


  7. "Activity Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Activity Director in Livermore, CA
    Current Employee - Activity Director in Livermore, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The staff is good to support each other

    Cons

    Management slow to acknowledge achievements

    Advice to Management

    when an employee does good let them know

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Nov 18, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    Thank you for sharing your experience. We value every piece of feedback we receive and we know it takes time out of your busy day to complete.

  8. "Would not advise working at Kindred. Not a good company."

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Sugar Land, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are no pros at this job. No Pros with this company.

    Cons

    No 401k or 403b match.
    Poor salary.
    They operate on a 'lean' budget meaning the hospital is always short staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Management is the problem. Take better care of staff.

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Dec 20, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    Thank you for reaching out to let us know your experience. Would you be willing to talk with our team? The impact of sharing your concerns is crucial to the future experience of other employees. I... More


  9. "? Not sure where to start"

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    Current Employee - Nurse in New Braintree, MA
    Current Employee - Nurse in New Braintree, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Gives a chance to new RN graduates

    Cons

    Workers are too comfortable and lazy. Low pay!

    Advice to Management

    Should be professional. ED walks right in the middle of training ans started interupting our orientation without saying “excuse me...” or even acknowledge anyone in the room. Talks condicending to the program coordinator. Very unprofessional.

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Nov 29, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    Thank you for reaching out to let us know about your experience. It goes without saying, but our employees play a critical role in helping Kindred deliver quality care. I can be reached at... More


  10. "OVERALL IS POOR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare full-time

    Pros

    There is alot of overtime available

    Cons

    Management doesn’t treat staff very well

    Advice to Management

    Stop making every employee feel degraded and replaceable and they will stay.

    Kindred Healthcare Response

    Dec 15, 2017 – Manager of Online Reputation

    We’d love to learn more about your experience. We know your input is critical to any potential improvements we need to make. Please reach out to me at experience@kindred.com.

    Thank you, Joy S... More


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