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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated October 16, 2018
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Pros
  • "There are many resources in supporting work life balance" (in 65 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and your work can truly make a difference" (in 168 reviews)

Cons
  • "Having to pay for parking is definitely a con but this applies to any facility in the Texas Medical Center" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Work/Life Balance - but a lot of it is because I want to be available" (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Supervisor - Health Information Services"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with a number of different departments through out MD Anderson and the flexible schedule.

    Cons

    I think sometimes senior leadership can be desensitized to the needs of employees at the bottom of the totem pole.

    Advice to Management

    Take feedback we give with heart and try your best to implement changes based off feedback, if any.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Being part of the fight to END cancer
    Being able to help others
    Higher salaries compared to other companies

    Cons

    No cons to share at this time

  3. "Making Cancer History"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Quality Nurse Specialty in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Research Quality Nurse Specialty in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    1. Access to novel therapies
    2. Developing novel therapies
    3. Resources
    4. Culture
    5. Diversity
    6. Employee Support systems
    7. Educational opportunities
    8. Patient care centricity
    9. Dr. Pisters
    10. Nobel Prize winner - Jim Allison
    11. #1 Cancer institution

    Cons

    1. Bureaucracy
    2. Patient access to MD Anderson

    Advice to Management

    1. Follow Dr. Pister's mandate of improving patient access to MD Anderson.
    2. It is ALL about the patient and their families
    3. Live the MD Anderson core values


  4. "Company Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior 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

    Supportive department and great team work. Wonderful benefits.

    Cons

    Compensation may be a little lower than others and the promotions are a little 'slow.' There are employees who have a lot of work done but may not be adequately compensated.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on being visible and 'in-touch' by giving more recognition to the employees.


  5. "Transfer/Promotion"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Research Data Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Research Data Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of room for opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Some Departments function better than others.

    Advice to Management

    Try to keep loyal and hardworking employees by promoting from within, instead of letting them transfer for promotions.


  6. "Postdoc"

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

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time

    Pros

    First-tier researchers and many collaboration opportunities.

    Cons

    Administration processes are very slow


  7. "Supervisor Facilities Operations Center"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay and Benefits are good

    Cons

    Parking and transportation situations could be better.

    Advice to Management

    There needs to be better communication between groups when it comes to helping patients.

  8. "Scientific Project Director"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientific Project Director in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Scientific Project Director in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent resources for leadership; Good benefits; Flexibility

    Cons

    Compensation not on par

    Advice to Management

    Please retain your leadership recruits with higher base pay


  9. "Senior Administrative Assistant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant 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

    I get to work at a place that is making history in the cancer field.

    Cons

    Seeing the patients struggle can be sad at times.


  10. "Clinical Studies Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical Study Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Clinical Study Coordinator in Houston, TX
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good health benefits, good experience

    Cons

    Long hours, hard to get promoted


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