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Penrose St. Francis Hospital Reviews

Updated February 24, 2017
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  1. "Medical Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Penrose St. Francis Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Management, relationships, and friendly providers

    Cons

    Late hours-Closes at 7 pm

    Advice to Management

    other non-hospital places are closed at 5pm, follow suit to have happier workers


  2. "Registered nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Penrose St. Francis Hospital part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice clean hospital, great staff, continuing education offered

    Cons

    Low pay (starting salaries much lower than other local hospitals) mediocre benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your nurses more money!


  3. "Patient access"

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    Former Employee - Patient Access Representative in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Patient Access Representative in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Penrose St. Francis Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Good experience with clinical staff

    Cons

    Work overload was way too much and the manager didn't care if you had a life other than the one you had there

    Advice to Management

    Be considerate and responsible for employees and try to be more compassionate and hands on


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  5. "Chaplain Residency"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Penrose St. Francis Hospital full-time

    Pros

    My CPE supervisor and the Spiritual Care department at this hospital were wonderful. Rock solid CPE program.
    Great interdisciplinary team integration.

    Cons

    Required weekend on-call rotation was tough but comes with the territory.


  6. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Penrose St. Francis Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful view of Pikes Peak, many outdoor activities, family friendly city.

    Cons

    Because this is a military town with an influx of nurses the pay is very low in respect to the cost of living. The hospital functions as a community hospital that desires to compete with the medical market of Denver, however the pay and benefits are lacking. Staffing is poor with high and dangerous patient/nurse ratios and mandatory call shifts are used as regular staffing. Quality of life is low. There is no sense of appreciation of staff. Management functions with no concept of the staff.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your nurses and employees and they will take care of the patients.


  7. "Awesome place to work as a nurse!"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Penrose St. Francis Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Just celebrated 10 years with Penrose St. Francis. I've been a nurse for 24 years and prior to PSF worked a average of 3 years at any given hospital and then I was just done. This place cares for their associates. Benefits are plenty and care and compassion aren't just for our patients.

    Cons

    Not the highest paying player in town, but the culture makes up for the money.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for taking care of your bedside caregivers!


  8. "Office Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Office Specialist III in Prairieville, LA
    Former Employee - Office Specialist III in Prairieville, LA

    I worked at Penrose St. Francis Hospital (More than a year)

    Pros

    Able to transfer within the hospital.

    Cons

    Pay raises and bonuses weren't satisfying.


  9. "RN Float Pool, Wound Care"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Penrose St. Francis Hospital part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good staff and good teamwork usually.
    Decent benefits

    Cons

    Not enough parking. Had to take a shuttle


  10. "volunteer floater"

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    Former Employee - Floater in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Floater in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends

    Pros

    I loved the experience. Kind staff, helpful people

    Cons

    none to share, nothing to report

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  11. "Staffing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Penrose St. Francis Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Family atmosphere. Great rehab team!

    Cons

    Unequal pay and favorites.

    Advice to Management

    Employee recognition is key. Managers should not get 10% raises when employees get 1% raises.



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