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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for advancement. Working toward a great mission and exceptional core values. Many employees have long tenure.

    Cons

    Parking costs is extremely expensive.


  2. "Senior Communications Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sugar Land, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and great working environment. Friendly staff.

    Cons

    Financial downturn and nearly 1000 people were laid off.

  3. "Biostatistician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center part-time

    Pros

    if you start your career early enough and you did not get fired, you can retire before 50 with full pension.

    Cons

    Seniors are likely get fired if they work over 10 years.

    Advice to Management

    No management at all.


  4. "Working as a Data Coordinator"

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

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

    Pros

    Learning about organization, fast pace work, working under stress, not micro-managed too much.

    Cons

    Not enough base pay for the stress level/work amount given to you. Feels a bit overwhelming at times because of being under staffed with overload of work.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more data coordinators, they are important!! Do not take them for granted, they should be earning some type of bonus for the hard work they put in.


  5. "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


  6. "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.


  7. "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.

  8. "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.


  9. "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


  10. "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


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