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Planned Parenthood Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards
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Pros
  • Great work environment with staff (in 22 reviews)

  • PP is contributing to our communities with affordable and reliable health care access (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Little room for growth unless you want to strive for a lead clinician role (in 13 reviews)

  • low pay, bad medical reimbursement rates (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "PSS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    Helping the various demographics obtain services they otherwise would not have access to.

    Cons

    Understanding PP is a nonprofit and pay scales are lower than what they could be elsewhere.


  2. "Excellent Work Experience"

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant

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

    Pros

    Medical Assistants are crossed trained which makes for a more interesting job and additional job skills. Back office Medical Assistants develop skills in Primary Care as well as Reproductive Care.

    Cons

    Average compensation is the norm but there are avenues to move up in job duties that pay additional money.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage management to connect more with employees in a more regular basis.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "PPGNHI"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Technician in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Security Technician in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great mission and dedication

    Cons

    Anti supporters can be a constant irritant.


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  5. "Community Helath educator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility and great benefits package

    Cons

    Unorganized, bad management, perpetually understaffed


  6. "PPFA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    Employees are very mission drive, intelligent and passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    There is still quite a bit of chaos and lack of organization


  7. "Clinician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    Comprehensive Medical Standards and Guidelines, Strong commitment to mission

    Cons

    No representation of Advanced Practice Clinicians in upper management. APCs report to lower-level management. Not enough coverage for illnesses or vacations.


  8. "Change the world."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    PPFA is doing the work that needs to be done to make this a just and equitable world.

    Cons

    The work is very demanding and never lets up.


  9. "Lab Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great place to be involved for womans rights. non profit organization

    Cons

    not very high pay. HIgh turn around rate.


  10. "Amazing co-workers, meh management."

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    Former Employee - Call Center Assistant in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Call Center Assistant in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inspiringly smart co-workers and sense of teamwork

    Cons

    I had problems with management not giving any notice for the schedule or a predictable schedule, which made it hard to work around.

    Advice to Management

    Get feedback from your team on how to improve efficiency and manage the schedule more respectfully.


  11. "Non Profit"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    Huge room for growth and awesome benefits if you have worked there for a year

    Cons

    work life balance is lacking for management



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