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  1. "not bad, but not great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Patient Services Coordinator 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

    good benefits, decent people on the whole, tuition reimbursement is nice as is the cohort program ONLY if you are pursuing a degree related to healthcare.

    Cons

    rigidity in advancement, micromanagement, highly specialized which can be disadvantageous to older employees or employees that have time constraints that hinder educational opportunities


  2. "A lot of smart, amazing people, great place to learn"

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

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

    Pros

    You have a lot of opportunities to learn, great gym, lots of wellness related options.

    Cons

    Not much growth opportunities for people in research, especially RAs. Very low pay, if you are in research.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Core Values taking a back seat to money and egos?"

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

    Mission to cure cancer is worthwhile. Providing life-giving treatment to cancer patients is it's own reward. Some of the most brilliant and dedicated oncologists and healthcare professionals in the world work here. Very good employee benefits and excellent retirement plan if you can stay for the long haul.

    Cons

    The big business of caring has taken a back seat to egos and money. Lack of trust in upper management is at an all time high and getting worse. Fear of retaliation is a problem for a reason. Upper managers seem to think themselves untouchable. Some areas are chronically short staffed and staff have to work in ridiculously tight spaces.

    Advice to Management

    Cut the fat at the top and give the front lines enough staff and support to provide the quality of care our patients deserve. Get back to treating all staff with caring, integrity and discovery- not just paying lip service to our core values and putting flimsy band aids on the real issues.


  4. "Big institute, but very bureaucracy"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work and life balance

    Cons

    compensation is less than the national level