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Massachusetts General Hospital Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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Massachusetts General Hospital President Peter L. Slavin
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  • Work life balance in some position (in 12 reviews)

  • Low salary, but that is to be expected in the health care industry (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Clinical Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Cordial working environment with opportunities for professional growth

    Cons

    Pay may be lower than other institutions because so many people want to work here.


  2. "Patient Care Associate"

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    Current Employee - Patient Care Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Patient Care Associate in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Broader scope of practice than many Boston hospitals. PCAs are responsible for phlebotomy and are very autonomous in patient care (depending on floor.)

    Cons

    No real benefits for part-time workers. Limited opportunities for growth in role.


  3. "Great research environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Great research environment allowing accumulation of academic experience.

    Cons

    Living cost in Boston is high


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  5. "Excellent benefits, great experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy, get to do long-term therapy, great benefits

    Cons

    Lots of changes coming down the pike in healthcare and hard to know if the model of treatment will change


  6. "Hospital"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    High quality research experience can be achieved.

    Cons

    Only short-term employee is guaranteed


  7. "Master's Internship"

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    Former Employee - Visiting Student in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Visiting Student in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Cutting edge research, enjoyable atmosphere.

    Cons

    None that I can think of from my experience.


  8. "Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Community Relations Coordinator
    Current Employee - Community Relations Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Can't find better benefits in other companies.

    Cons

    Could improve on hiring from within.


  9. "A great community"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great community, you can tell the hospital staff all care about each other. Also has a great sense of pride, since we are one of the best hospitals in the world.

    Cons

    Low salary, but that is to be expected in the health care industry.


  10. "short"

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

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits and knowledgeable employees

    Cons

    very patriarchal and MD centric


  11. "it's ok working place"

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    Former Employee - Computational Biologist in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Computational Biologist in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    nice working environment, nice location

    Cons

    less chance for career developing



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