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MedStar Health Reviews

Updated November 11, 2018
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MedStar Health President & CEO Kenneth A. Samet
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  • "Expensive health plans, not much room for advancement" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance is beyond abysmal" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent employer for social workers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time

    Pros

    Good management at Union Memorial, competitive benefits, interesting work

    Cons

    No pension, stressful working environment


  2. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time

    Pros

    Great team work. Friendly environment

    Cons

    Short staff. Manager is not open.

  3. "My tenure at Medstar Health 👎🏾"

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

    I worked at MedStar Health full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work, benefits are ok,off on weekends and some holidays

    Cons

    Some managers have their babies that get away with murder

    Advice to Management

    Allow people who work come to work and the ones don’t get a job somewhere else, have an understanding when it comes to family being sick


  4. "Ok job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time

    Pros

    Benefits
    Time off
    Nice management

    Cons

    Little pay
    Nothing nothing else


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Medstar Family Choice"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great training, good benefits, opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Management more concerned with making money than employees

    Advice to Management

    More time investment with employees. Practice what you preach in training.


  6. "volunteer"

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    Former Employee - Volunteer in Clinton, MD
    Former Employee - Volunteer in Clinton, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Health (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good place to learn , friendly environment

    Cons

    no benefit at all.
    annoying


  7. "Medical assistant"

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Professional , very easy going.

    Cons

    No cons, great experience.

  8. "Pay not great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time

    Pros

    Good talented staff. Friendly staff.

    Cons

    Pay rates and scale not as high as other places


  9. "Some nurses bully the new hires"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are great for a family of four

    Cons

    Some nurses bully the new hires and management turns a blind eye

    Advice to Management

    Take reports of bullying seriously, otherwise you will always have trouble staffing your floors


  10. "Highly Recommend!"

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    Former Employee - Digital Content Specialist in White Marsh, MD
    Former Employee - Digital Content Specialist in White Marsh, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at MedStar Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work with great team, boss was flexible positive and receptive to feedback/more than willing to collaborate when it came to assigning projects/responsibilities, flexible environment, plenty of opportunities to move up the ladder, nice laptop

    Cons

    Frequent changes in how things are done due to rapid growth in scope of projects and expansion of team (changes were almost always improvements but required adjustments)


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