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Northwestern Medicine Reviews

Updated August 21, 2017
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  1. "Nursing Clinical"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I had wonderful nursing clinical experiences at Northwestern. It is by far my #1 hospital I want to work at as a new grad nurse.

    Cons

    No cons about the hospital nor my nursing clinical experiences.


  2. "Experience with NM"

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    Current Employee - Bio Statistician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Bio Statistician in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, not so busy, people are nice, work time is flexible, allow many sick days, work place is in downtown

    Cons

    Salary is too low, not so many chances to learn new things, supervisor had no incentive to teach, ngo has no incentive to raise wage

    Advice to Management

    Raise salary

  3. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winfield, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Positive values - nice clientele, time to take care of patients vs other hospitals, people are very helpful, less management than other institutions, not for profit, beautiful campus - Central Dupage Hospital, no micromanaging.

    Cons

    Low cost of living raises, lower than average pay, worse benefits- especially time off.

    Advice to Management

    Stop ignoring repeated pleads for better benefits.


  4. "Oncology Infusion Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Staff RN in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Staff RN in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Constant research, best care in the greater Chicago area, pleasant clientele, easy commute to work

    Cons

    Poor pay, Unable to go out of network- waitlist for Northwestern providers

    Advice to Management

    Increase annual income or benefits


  5. "Great organization to work for"

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    Former Employee - Physician- Hospitalist in Winfield, IL
    Former Employee - Physician- Hospitalist in Winfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northwestern Medicine full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Collegial atmosphere. People help each other out. Great supportive staff, nurses are excellent. Social workers are excellent. Therapists are excellent. Ancillary staff at labs and diagnostics are well staffed and helpful.

    Cons

    None. Was there 6 years and have nothing bad to say about the place. Would have stayed but left for family reasons

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Social worker"

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

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

    Pros

    good salary, good transportation and good benefits.

    Cons

    Long Commute , bad schedule, no flexibility


  7. "PCT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine part-time

    Pros

    Pay is really great !

    Cons

    Management is very petty !

  8. "Good organization"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Though pricier, outstanding health insurance benefits

    Cons

    Organization is very top heavy (too many managers and directors)


  9. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Northwestern Medicine full-time

    Pros

    good staff, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of right now


  10. "RN"

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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

    Great atmosphere and culture. Very clean and well managed

    Cons

    Demanding. Upkeep is endless - Magnet status hospital


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