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Updated July 27, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits and paid time off (in 37 reviews)

  • As far as pay and benefits go, I have to say I was awestruck when I learned about their starting pay (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance seems to depend on department (in 7 reviews)

  • No parking places unless pay daily rate for the garage or on the street (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Satisfied"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Senior Research Assistant
    Recommends

    I have been working at OHSU part-time

    Pros

    Love working here, great and professional environment.

    Cons

    Big campus so a lot of walking.


  2. "Medical Technologist"

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    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at OHSU full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, discounts for local business, quality cafes and cafeterias, Tram with view, employees are diverse and experts

    Cons

    organization just too large, too many people in charge, parking and commute terrible

    Advice to Management

    provide opportunities for growth, continuing education, team building to avoid burnout

  3. "Worked as an admin assistant"

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

    I worked at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits and great people

    Cons

    While the union guarantees pay raises every year, makes it very difficult to get a merit-based raise.


  4. "Just ok."

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

    I have been working at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    Great work schedule flexibility

    Cons

    Lack of transparency from leadership, also pay is less than average for the area.


  5. "phD student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at OHSU full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    atmosphere, education, collaboration, stipend, summer farmer's market

    Cons

    dependent health care is nonsense

    Advice to Management

    Keep your promises to students. When you offer dependent health care, do not revoke it halfway through their PhD


  6. "I have worked here for 8 years, I like it very much."

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

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

    Pros

    Help people, opportunity for advancement, interesting work

    Cons

    change is slow, if you push too hard people act micro-aggressive. slow and steady is the key.


  7. "Good organization if Portland wasn't so expensive"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Assistant in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Senior Research Assistant in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at OHSU full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and opportunities to learn new things. Some nice growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Terrible salary and career advancement without leaving the organization. Salary growth for us little folks is essentially non-existent.

    Advice to Management

    Pay us better

  8. "Marketing Manager"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OHSU (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great mission - healthcare, education and medical research combined!

    Cons

    Healthcare delivery is messy and funding is always an issue.


  9. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Great coworkers.

    Cons

    Currently experiencing budget pressure.


  10. "I was a resident there"

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    Former Employee - Resident Physician
    Former Employee - Resident Physician

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

    Pros

    friendly while I was a resident

    Cons

    worked hard while I was a resident

    Advice to Management

    good work


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