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MedStar Washington Hospital Center Reviews

Updated May 6, 2018
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Pros
  • I learned a lot here; good pay, good benefits; cafeteria serves good food; very diverse staff (in 14 reviews)

  • Awesome Schedule, Good Pay, Great Benefits, Great Co-Workers (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Very money conscious, short staffed a lot of the time (in 6 reviews)

  • Mid-level and upper management are completely disconnected from patient care (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "review"

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

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    excellent place to work overall from my experience

    Cons

    none. At this point in my career, i think all is fine

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you are doing

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center Response

    May 9, 2018 – Sr. Reputation Management Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with positive feedback about your employment experience at MedStar Health. We strive to treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work... More


  2. "Echo Tech at Physicians Office Building"

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

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Personable, helpful employees and a clean and well organized facility.

    Cons

    The influx of patients at times can be chaotic.

    Advice to Management

    Seek to promote internally more often,.

  3. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Pct
    Former Employee - Pct
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    teach you alot
    alot of room from growth
    union representation

    Cons

    rude nurses
    sometimes the nurses are not helpful


  4. "Medical assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    Management is very inconsistent and don't like to work with long time employees


  5. "Staff RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great resources for advancement in nursing.

    Cons

    Complex patient diagnoses being in inner city.

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center Response

    Mar 30, 2018 – Sr. Reputation Management Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with positive feedback about your employment experience at MedStar Health. We strive to treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work... More


  6. "Pharmacist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Time off from work is great

    Cons

    Parking can sometimes be a headache

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center Response

    Mar 28, 2018 – Sr. Reputation Management Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with positive feedback about your employment experience at MedStar Health. We strive to treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work... More


  7. "Reasons why diversity and inclusion is a farce at MWHC"

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

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time

    Pros

    Big hospital system and very well-known.

    Cons

    Poor management, dripping in systemic racism, difficulty for minorities to reach senior leadership positions.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t ask applicants about their political party affiliation or tell your minority applicants that systems of oppression don’t exist.

  8. "Clinical"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good lace to learn about high acuity patiens

    Cons

    Lots of beurocratic process and plenty of personalities to contend with.

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center Response

    Mar 28, 2018 – Sr. Reputation Management Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your employment experience at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. We strive to treat each individual, those we serve and those with... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "I enjoy the employees i work with, they offer good tuition reimbursement"

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    Current Employee - Therapist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Therapist in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful colleagues, enjoy my clients, live the work i do

    Cons

    Spread way too thin, responsible for more than any individual can handle, medstar lacks ethical practices

    Advice to Management

    They should be less greedy, realize they need to show appreciation to employees who benefit their company


  10. "Not very good."

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    Current Employee - Or RN in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Or RN in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They help people get well

    Cons

    They do not treat their employees well


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