Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Reviews
37% would recommend to a friend
(16 total reviews)
Francis R. Dietz
27% approve of CEO
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Human Relations Officer
Med school at 30 ? Doable ? Is it worth it ? I’m in Canada and I have a bachelor in psychology. I would love to become a psychiatrist but for that I need to go to med school. I’m 30 , is it doable ? Is it worth it ? Can I do it ? I don’t think I’m smart enough … maybe it’s just a dream … opinions ? Suggestions ?
10 hours ago
I recently moved out of the state so my company approved me working remote full time. Before I left I was doing the workload of 2 jobs. One foot in finance and another foot overseeing the administrative staff/operations. Now that I’m fully remote I’m strictly finance so they hired someone for the admin division. Yesterday, I found out this individual is making $23,000 more a year than me. Mind you they had zero experience prior to taking the job. Would you say something or find a new job?
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- 5.0Jan 28, 2018Registered NurseFormer Employee, less than 1 yearPawtucket, RI
Wonderful staff, small community hospital with lots of personal care given to patients
Joined during the decline of the hospital and it was closed down several months after I started
- 3.0Jun 9, 2010Administrative AssistantFormer EmployeePawtucket, RI
MHRI's most attractive benefit to employees is free family health insurance for full-time employees. This benefit sets the hospital apart from other hospitals in the area. Another attractive feature of working at MHRI is the opportunity to meet many different medical interns and residents who take part in patient care, as the hospital is a teaching hospital of Brown University.
MHRI's greatest flaws rest in management. Many of the department managers have been employed with the hospital for decades and were grandfathered into their positions. In some cases this means that college-educated employees are working for managers with little or no college education, who are making several times their salary. The lengthy tenures of management can also prevent opportunities for advancement among lower-ranking employees. As of the time I left MHRI, upper management also began reducing the hours of certain positions to make employees ineligible for the free health insurance or tuition reimbursement program. Aside from the general managerial issues, the work experience at MHRI varies greatly from one department to the next. Some employees work in departments with high morale and job satisfaction, while others are downright miserable. It all depends on the leadership and management styles of the particular department managers. There are managers in certain departments who govern their employees through threats and fear, treating their workers as disposable labor. Unfortunately, these managers have been grandfathered into their positions, and will most likely remain with the hospital through retirement.
- 2.0Jun 10, 2011PharmacistCurrent EmployeePawtucket, RI
Food in the cafeteria is subsidized by the hospital. The benefits are good. Blue Cross is totally free for employees and their families.
Too many managers in the department. Schedule is rotating with work every other weekend and every other holiday. Also have to rotate to 2nd and 3rd shift if needed. There are never enough drugs in the pharmacy - we always have to borrow from other hospitals - this is embarrassing when it's everyday. Salary is too low compared to other hospitals. Technology about 10 years behind other hospitals.
- 4.0Mar 1, 2015TransportFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsPawtucket, RI
Nice coworkers, everyone seems to always want to help. Good work life balance and relationship building.The office culture is good and organized
Outdated buildings. You have to park far away and take a shuttle into work. The compensation is ok for entry level positions with not much responsibility. The training is also very good and managers are always there to ask questions
- 3.0May 19, 2016Anonymous ContractorCurrent Contractor
Great colleagues, small hospital employee population that you can get to know. Very favorable benefits. Decent working environment. Ability to improve your skills while learning new ones.
It was difficult for promotion within my department. Problems to to keep up with technology (i.e., computers, printer, scanners, etc.). Top heavy with vice-presidents, while valued lower level employees are let go.
- 2.0Jul 22, 2015Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island is a small Community hospital with a somewhat friendly atmosphere among some staff Benefits are paid in full if you work full time
Closure of hospital is in question with recent resignations of CNO, CEO, and Vice President of hospital - this is unsettling feeling Low wages Inability to staff in specialty units
- 2.0Oct 17, 2016Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee
Great new grad experience, health plan used to be 100% paid for (not sure if it still is, prob not)
New management by Care New England, job insecurity, lots of lay offs
- 3.0Aug 15, 2018Administrative AssistantFormer Employee, more than 10 yearsPawtucket, RI
Good group of people I worked with for years. Warm friendly place.
Very busy and frequently short handed in certain departments.
- 3.0Jun 21, 2014IntensivistCurrent Employee, more than 5 yearsPawtucket, RI
Easy going atmosphere, nice part of the country
No or little accountability and incentives
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Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has an overall rating of 3.1 out of 5, based on over 16 reviews left anonymously by employees. 37% of employees would recommend working at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island to a friend and 10% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.
37% of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 2.5 for career opportunities.