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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Reviews

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3.5
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68%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
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Michael Sachtleben
7 Ratings
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  • "No real raises, just cost of living raises(in 3 reviews)

  • "Overall, medstar GUH is a great place to work, just depends on the department(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Engineering Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    treats employees well, great patient care

    Cons

    The DC traffic can be horrible

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  2. "Limited growth potential but a culture of caring"

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    Current Employee - Lcsw 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Work/life balance, and culture of charitable work and not rushing patients out the door

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility. Employees don’t have much of a voice.

  3. "It's what you make it"

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    Former Employee - PFA 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of overtime

    Cons

    Management can be very difficult to work with

  4. "Supervisor"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

      Pros

      Professional environment, great advancement opportunities.

      Cons

      Under construction for the next four years.

    • "PRA"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Decent amount of vacation time

      Cons

      No real raises, just cost of living raises

    • "EM"

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      Current Employee - Physician in Washington, DC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Salary is fair I think overall

      Cons

      Parking is quite tight at facility

    • "Unit secretary"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Lots of overtime available here

      Cons

      Poor management, unfair treatment to minority

    • "Physician"

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      Current Employee - Physician 
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      best hospital in area, most staff are warm and polite and caring, academic institution

      Cons

      poor organization, dated systems, pay not competitive

    • "Nurse"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time

      Pros

      Magnet designation, focus on patient safety and quality of care, supportive environment for nurses, positive culture, great teamwork, professional development opportunities, Nurse Residency

      Cons

      Not located on a metro stop, but shuttles available; parking can be a challenge

    • Helpful (1)

      "Hard working but incompetent mid level managers."

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

      I worked at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital full-time

      Pros

      CXO level leaders are smart and hardworking but they are only communicated to by the department leaders who may or may not be honest with them.

      Cons

      Some managers will do anything to save themselves.

      Advice to Management

      Please make sure there is a way for staff working in a department raise their concerns to the executives without backlash from their managers.

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