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MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston Reviews

Updated February 23, 2017
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MD Anderson Cancer Center President Ronald A. DePinho
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  1. "Registered nurse"

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    Current Employee - Regustered Nurse in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Regustered Nurse in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, excellent retirement plans and nice coworkers plus good management. Great team support system in and out of the hospital.

    Cons

    Always Very busy, unit is under staff, management doesn't allow overtime frequently, currently doesn't have any job security due to current MDA financial issues


  2. "Great learning environment"

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    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    top companies recognition for your work, good benefits, friendly environment

    Cons

    low salary, slow progress, less growth oppurtunity

    Advice to Management

    Please work more on recognizing your employees, promote them. Other companies in private sector are always on the hunt for seniors who lose faith in MD Anderson


  3. "Clinical Studies Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment. People are friendly. Great place for learning.

    Cons

    I do not find any


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  5. "Great People, Great Projects, Bad Decisions at the top!"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professional environment, Great People, Nice facilities.

    Cons

    Employees Must Pay For Parking, Bad Decisions by Upper Management.

    Advice to Management

    Fire yourselves for losing hundreds of millions of dollars on bad decisions!


  6. "great benefits"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, amazing retirement program

    Cons

    very bureaucratic, hard to make changes


  7. "Changing IT world"

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    Current Employee - IT Support in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - IT Support in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work but not the same anymore in culture and management . Changing environment and management style .

    Cons

    Culture has changed . Fewer challenges. Change in morale. Change in priorities . Less rewards . No promotion . No merit

    Advice to Management

    Can increase confidence within employees who work there for job stability . Can work to reward hard working employees who are worth retaining for the task they do


  8. "it is ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    benefits and health insurance, tht is probably the only good thing

    Cons

    low pay grade, having to pay for parking, too many expectations from service departments with little monies allocated.

    Advice to Management

    More ways to train o promote growth.


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed my time working at MD Anderson. A lot of that was due to my supervisor who was a great buffer between our department and the politics prevalent in such a large organization.

    Cons

    It can be very bureaucratic sometimes. Hard to get things done.


  10. "SRK"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very good people and technology

    Cons

    Not sure I have any cons.. great place to work


  11. "Clinical Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Fellow in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clinical Fellow in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great research support, excellent mentors, secure time for research, broad variety of clinical exposure

    Cons

    Competition, long working hours, hard to find a job

    Advice to Management

    Involve trainees more to clinical and research opportunities, encourage those with good results and enthusiasm



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