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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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  1. "Caring?"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Coordinator Research Data in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Coordinator Research Data in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sharing the good aligned mission

    Cons

    Offer good benefits, but there is no steady guarantee

    Advice to Management

    Laying off shouldn't be an option for any core value centered health care centers.


  2. "Administrative Assistance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Taking care of the patients, and their sickness.

    Cons

    I don't have anything bad to save about MD Anderson Cancer center

    Advice to Management

    Good Job


  3. "Research Data Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    The benefits are really great here for example free health insurance and tuition reimbursement. Location is also very central

    Cons

    Parking rates change annually, can be difficult to move up depending on your degree/experience/ who you know.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of nepotism it can be difficult to move up depending on your degree/experience/ who you know.


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  5. "Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Rewarding job, excellence in patient care

    Cons

    Recent layoffs causing morale issues

    Advice to Management

    Provide mentorship opportunities


  6. "Amazing place to work - limitless resources and expertise."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 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

    Large patient volume and funding resources as well as access to tissues. High concentration of brilliant minds and world experts in cancer research within MD Anderson and the TMC.

    Cons

    Huge institution makes for lots of red tape, restrictions and rigidity. Things can take forever to happen, both research and career-wise because of bureaucracy.


  7. "Best place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RN Staff Nurse & OR Nurse in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - RN Staff Nurse & OR Nurse in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Cutting edge, making huge strides in cancer research, patient-centered care, excellent staff, excellent benefits and pay, Magnet Status, #1 cancer hospital in the WORLD!

    Cons

    very busy, sometimes understaffed but people usually work really well as a team during those times, i prefer set schedules rather than rolling schedules

    Advice to Management

    talk to your nurses (not just the nursing leadership) to discover how to best serve them and equip them to take care of patients well


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    "Good Company in General... BAD Executive Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its a good place to be employed with competitive salary, good benefits flexible hours and generally decent people to work with.

    Cons

    Top Management are awful business people so every few years the organization goes thru a fiscal crisis of its own making.
    They tend to promote and hire people that are not particularity competent, that way they are not a threat to jobs of the people who hired them.

    Advice to Management

    Stop worrying about your jobs and building your little fiefdoms and hire competent people, they will make you look good!


  9. "Secretary"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Secretary in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Secretary 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

    Health benefits, Opportunity for advancement, Offer several programs for employees

    Cons

    Location and parking makes it a hassle.


  10. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sea Cliff, NY
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sea Cliff, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a Great Co-workers

    Cons

    The Bad Pay is bad

    Advice to Management

    Listen more


  11. "Senior Application Systems Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Systems Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Systems Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, good team, people with lot of experience, Good training

    Cons

    Work in Silos to protect job, Politics


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