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NY Health Department Reviews

Updated April 13, 2017
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  1. "Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Environment for work and very helping people

    Cons

    Sometimes the coordination with higher management becomes hard


  2. "NYSDOH"

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    Current Employee - Director in Clifton Park, NY
    Current Employee - Director in Clifton Park, NY

    I have been working at NY Health Department (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employees are fully committed to the Department's public service mission.

    Cons

    There are no disadvantages to working for NYSDOH.


  3. "Very good experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at NY Health Department full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great learning experience. Good way to build resume.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, unprofessionalism by some employees.


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  5. "NY Health Department"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Strict security policy. People are warm hearted. PEF member benefit.

    Cons

    Strict working area. You feel stress while working, not from work but from environment.

    Advice to Management

    Suggest better work flow and employee management.


  6. "A lesson in upmanagement and dismentorship"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Program Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great networking with other HIV/AIDS experts and workers in the city and state of New York.
    Flexible vacation time and sick days
    Excellent internship if you have limited knowledge of HIV

    Best part of the job was 1. having it on my resume 2. networking to find the next job I had

    Cons

    I worked for the medical director but he was never there...he spent most of his time abroad. This led to little mentorship or connection and increased miscommunication!

    Advice to Management

    Hire an intern manager


  7. "Good Place"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NY Health Department full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    High Pay, Friendly,Experienced People, Laidback

    Cons

    Worked in wrong division , so did not have that great of an experience

    Advice to Management

    More training


  8. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborations, great science, flexible schedules

    Cons

    Location is somewhat isolated..nothing other than that

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "stable but not challenging"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    work ends at 5, good work life balance

    Cons

    no opportunities for advancement or promotion


  10. "Disgruntled, Lazy, Opportunistic Employees Amongst Younger, Motivated and Educated Workers Wanting/Able to Do More"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, Time Off, Salaries Better than Private Sector in Area

    Diversity of Opportunities in Agency in Many Areas

    Cons

    Angry People, Poor Management, Too Many Workers w/Too Much Time on Their Hands, Wasted Resources, Lack of Respect, Poor Morale

    Advice to Management

    Slim Down, Stop "Empire Building"


  11. "Served its' purpose as a 'job' early in my career, but not managed as it should be... typical government job."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Public Health Representative in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Public Health Representative in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You don't have to go above and beyond because nobody else does

    Cons

    Since not a profit making venture or at all capitalist, people who should be fired are put up with, moved around etc. Also, fiscal environment is VERY bad- people who retire or leave are not replaced.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize talent and get rid of employees who are dead weight, not reliable etc.


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