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OHSU Reviews

Updated December 11, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits and paid time off (in 42 reviews)

  • Portland offers good work-life balance (in 15 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. "OHSU"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits, awesome purpose, great diversity.

    Cons

    Lower pay not offset by benefit package, parking (almost impossible, use the bus).


  2. "Huge bureaucracy: So much potential but progress very slow moving"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    Purpose of mission, communication from CEO.

    Cons

    Highly political environment, collaboration across institutes, terrible employee and leadership performance in IT.

  3. "RA2"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, vacation and sick leave

    Cons

    No cost of living compensation


  4. "Working there!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Portland, OR
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The name, or impression.

    Cons

    Low pay, and parking lot not free for employees.

    Advice to Management

    My manager is great. Nothing negative or advice I have.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative Coordinator"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get trained
    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Management sucks
    Very very very political place


  6. Helpful (1)

    "It's an okay place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Various employee discounts through vendors and other big companies in Portland like Nike and Addidas

    Cons

    The salary is not good at all. It under pays.

    Advice to Management

    I never had a problem that will allowing to test the management. However, my boss is very cool and understanding in different ways.


  7. "Review of Postdoc work at OHSU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    Healthcare benefits are very good and they are free. Postdocs now receive retirement benefits as well.

    Cons

    Postdocs are not treated as normal faculty and thus the benefits are less competitive than other organizations. Retirement benefits for postdocs are newly available, but vacation is still limited to half.

  8. "former employee"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at OHSU full-time

    Pros

    OHSU does a lot for the community

    Cons

    Too big of a company for me


  9. "Nurse"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nurse in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Nurse in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at OHSU full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hospital Training has been wonderful, these instructors from University and OHSU hospital are very professional and skillful.

    Cons

    But in the department, over-qualify, over work load, bully, discrimination often happened

    Advice to Management

    Be safe for your arrangement to a nurse


  10. "Ambulatory RN"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RN, Bsn in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - RN, Bsn in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, vacation time, sick time,

    Cons

    Union rules allow for decrease in professionalism
    Medical assistants
    Lack of staff


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