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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated May 19, 2017
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  1. "RN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits, rewarding, cutting edge research/procedures

    Cons

    not enough support staff, questionable nurse/patient ratios at times


  2. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best think is the environment

    Cons

    the worst thing is that you do not get medical benefit being a postdoc


  3. "Safety Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and schedule.

    Cons

    budget issues were a problem (annual promotion rates)

    Advice to Management

    Continue making Cancer history


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  5. "31 yrs retiree"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to grow and retire

    Cons

    It's hard to tell it is, without paying the price. Management can definitely use improvement.

    Advice to Management

    If people are treated fairly there will be much internal transfer and/or loosing excellent people.


  6. "registered nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Has good school tuition assistance and great benefits.

    Cons

    Going through a change in CEO and people getting laid off.


  7. "Great research center"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Smithville, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Smithville, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great research experience and environment.

    Cons

    Current financial crisis created uncertainty.


  8. "Good place to work... If you can dodge the layoffs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly good pay and great benefits

    Cons

    Sweating intermittent layoffs every time they screw up their finances

    Advice to Management

    Learn to budget better. Their is a lot financial waste. Employees suffer the costs


  9. "Technician"

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    Former Employee - Technician in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional working environment with very dedicated people

    Cons

    very monotonous work with little excitement


  10. "Good experience depending on department"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits are really good and numerous positions available for all levels. Number 1 cancer hospital. Fitness center free for employees.

    Cons

    Research departments strong, but some patient care departments need improvement. Prone to budget cuts and lay offs despite being so reputable.

    Advice to Management

    Know your employees and keep in mind patient care is number one priority.


  11. "Postdoctoral Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good hospital, building is new

    Cons

    Very politics. Lots of research people not focus on research but try to make their supervisors happy as their daily job


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