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Parkland Health & Hospital System Reviews

Updated March 16, 2019
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Frederick P. Cerise, MD, MPH
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  • "To much Politics, favoritism, slim career promotion on upper management" (in 10 reviews)

  • "Schedules, rigid management styles, "points" system for call-ins with no lee-way given for doctors notes or emergencies, poor work-life balance" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Staff Nurse in the SICU"

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    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people and teaching facility

    Cons

    Wished we were paid more.


  2. "Values-driven public hospital system"

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    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong sense of mission, excellent work-life balance, abundant opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Mediocre compensation, entrenched middle management

    Advice to Management

    Reward excellence rather than tenure. Encourage and foster innovation.

  3. "Striving towards excellence"

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    Current Employee - EVS Manager in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - EVS Manager in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    hours, benefits and salary

    Cons

    Chain of command operation. Employees does not have a set chain of command. They are allowed to fabricate information without any repercussions.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize a standard chain-of-command so that employees are not allowed to go straight to HR with situations that should be resolved at its lower levels before going to HR.


  4. "Ok place to work"

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    Former Employee - Pfs Financial Counselor
    Former Employee - Pfs Financial Counselor

    I worked at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, like family

    Cons

    Hard to move advance & low pay.


  5. "Parkland"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It helps an underprivileged part of the community that is often disregarded at other hospitals.

    Cons

    There is a lot of red tape, it seems to be multiple years behind more advanced systems


  6. "Has it’s benefits"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Social Worker in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time

    Pros

    Known work schedule, diverse client population, compensation is fair, departmental management is good and easy to connect with

    Cons

    Benefits, little to no perks, difficult to obtain raises, no promotion potential- but they may be changing this.

    Advice to Management

    It would be a good idea to enhance benefit packages without a buy up requirement, especially for STD.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not terrible, not fantastic."

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Parkland Health & Hospital System (More than a year)

    Pros

    I love the people I work with. In the ER we have many high-energy, fun personalities.

    Cons

    We are a little overworked and underpaid. We also have little flexibility with PTO. We also only have one bank of PTO, no sick days, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Change the PTO and point system.

  8. "Medical Scribing"

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    Former Employee - Medical Scribe in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Medical Scribe in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parkland Health & Hospital System (Less than a year)

    Pros

    high intensity workplace with lots to learn

    Cons

    long time on your feet, 10 hours shifts, very little training


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Health Unit Coordinator
    Current Employee - Health Unit Coordinator

    I have been working at Parkland Health & Hospital System full-time

    Pros

    Love the staff and patients

    Cons

    Takes forever to get hired


  10. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - PRN in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - PRN in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Parkland Health & Hospital System (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Caring and attentive to patients needs

    Cons

    Worked under contract which expired