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Northwestern Medicine Reviews

Updated January 3, 2019
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  • "Sometimes the work/life balance is a little hard to keep up with" (in 10 reviews)

  • "Upper management seems more focused on taking care of its Board than taking care of patients" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Patient Care Technician"

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    Current Employee - Patient Care Technician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Patient Care Technician in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great staff worker, yearly annual bonus, and opportunity for growth in other departments.

    Cons

    Short staff mostly which makes some work days worst then others. However, the pay rate makes up for it and gives opportunity for over time.


  2. "Northwestern Medicine IS Review"

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    Current Employee - Applications Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Applications Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong brand, good benefits, great team

    Cons

    Total grind session, nepotism related to advancement

    Advice to Management

    Don't prevent talent from moving forward with their aspirations

  3. "Principle Investigator and UX Designer/Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, good environment, willing to consider new ideas. Good listeners too.

    Cons

    I found no cons for working here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  4. "Ultrasonographer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Great for working mothers and families

    Cons

    Not the highest paying employer but benefits are great

    Advice to Management

    More interaction with employees needed


  5. "Great company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time

    Pros

    get benefits, merit raises, and yearly bonuses

    Cons

    paying for parking, no free parking for Chicago campus


  6. "Physical Therapy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time

    Pros

    6% 401k matching. annual bonus

    Cons

    2% annual raises. difficult to get approved pto


  7. "registered nurse"

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

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time

    Pros

    promote education, state of the art equipment and procedures, many growth opportunities, use of evidenced based practice

    Cons

    pay, need to be on call, holidays you take are selected for you

  8. "PCT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Northwestern Medicine part-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits was okay

    Cons

    I felt I didn’t see nor did I get to know my manager well while working Night shift


  9. "Assistant Manager Patient Care Services"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment, caring management. Good benefits and competitive pay. Offer excellent state of the art patient care.

    Cons

    sometimes lots of red tape to get things done.


  10. "APN"

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    Current Employee - Apn in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Apn in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Surrounded by the best and brightest physicians and coworkers

    Cons

    Long commute into the city every day