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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Reviews

Updated August 28, 2018
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Howard R. Grant
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Pros
  • "competitive pay, good benefits, opportunities to change positions within" (in 12 reviews)

  • "You learn a lot and you get a taste of what your job would be like" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management not always easy to work with" (in 15 reviews)

  • "no work-life balance, no cultural value" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "RN"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff RN
    Current Employee - Staff RN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    free parking, competitive pay, good benefits

    Cons

    none at this time.

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Malignant Employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paycheck was on time. Good administrative and support service

    Cons

    Malignant hierarchy, bringing Lahey further into debt. Considerable turnover. Salaries not kept current

    Advice to Management

    Care if employees stay

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Has really changed"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are very good and plentiful

    Cons

    Management, thinks all is greatt, ask the staff, no one agrees. Has really changed over the years, I am a lont term employee.

    Advice to Management

    Look around


  4. "RN"

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

    I have been working at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Staff is quite nice, decent benefits for healthcare, competitive pay, no rotating day and night shift, great pto

    Cons

    Not great staff to patient ratios. often work short staff such as 1-2 nursing assistants with 38 heavy patients.


  5. "LHMC Burlington"

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant I in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant I in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays well. Close to home.

    Cons

    Limited scope of practice for Medical Assistants. Hours are not flexible.

    Advice to Management

    More training and supervision of new employees is needed. Train everyone on everything, not just a select few, it creates an environment of favoritism.


  6. "Medical Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good physicians, good benefits and PTO, busy clinics and good work flow

    Cons

    understaffed, your pulled all over the place to cover clinics you are unfamiliar with

    Advice to Management

    appreciate your staff and what they contribute on a day to day basis and stop nit-picking about little things


  7. Helpful (1)

    "About to be a former employee"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Generous pay differential, liked the people I worked with

    Cons

    Management has no idea what is going on when it comes to floor nursing and patient satisfaction. They don’t seem to care about floor nurses and only want to make sure the patients are happy. They expect nurses to do more and more with less resources. People are getting burnt out and leaving, turnover is extremely high.

    Advice to Management

    Management keeps changing. Every day It seems like we have a new CEO. Listen to your nurses and other staff!

  8. "Nursing Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Patient diversity, great doctors and nurses, abundance of resources

    Cons

    Not enough personnel for high patient volume


  9. Helpful (1)

    "RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and awesome patients

    Cons

    Horrible pay scale, horrible communication with upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your doctors, nurses and patient with how they feel about this hospital to make it better


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Nursing position"

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

    I worked at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center part-time

    Pros

    Patient ratios were appropriate and fair compared to other hospitals I've worked where the average was 5:1 and could be 6:1. Day shift at this faculty was generally 4:1.

    Cons

    Communication between physicians and nursing could be much better and interdisciplinary team. I also was not impressed by how daily reports were given and the time it took to get them (as a float nurse working on all inpatient units), this was a problem across the entire hospital.

    Advice to Management

    Take some time observing/visiting other hospital systems (that uphold magnet status).


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