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Planned Parenthood Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Pros
  • Positive work environment and professional staff (in 25 reviews)

  • PP is contributing to our communities with affordable and reliable health care access (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Little room for growth unless you want to strive for a lead clinician role (in 15 reviews)

  • Low pay, senior management did not interact with employees (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    It's great learning experience if you want to work in the medical field.
    You'll get to feel great about the work that you do.
    Generally flexible about hours
    Majority female staff

    Cons

    You'll be undercompensated for your work in comparison to other companies


  2. "Great organization"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Fort Collins, CO
    Current Employee - Manager in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good benefits, great mission

    Cons

    Long work days, occasional protester activity

  3. "Program Coordinator"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working towards a great cause with fellow employees!
    Opportunities to grow.
    Community based organization.
    Able to obtain higher education while working.

    Cons

    Ensuring that you're mentally prepared everyday for the political challenges that the organization is up against.
    Not enough staff appreciation.

    Advice to Management

    More staff appreciation at the health center level.


  4. "Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Director in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    beloved organization, cares about patients, staff like family

    Cons

    under constant attack which can make certain tasks difficult


  5. "Contact Center Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Planned Parenthood part-time

    Pros

    provides a very needed service that goes underappreciated

    Cons

    little supervision for new folks. working environment very poor.


  6. "Talked about safe sex to middle school kids"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Planned Parenthood part-time

    Pros

    Talking to young peers about safe sex

    Cons

    There was not any con's at planned parent hood


  7. "Medical Assistatn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    important work, office energy is generally positive and encouraging

    Cons

    little room for growth within company

  8. "Good work environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - GL Accountant in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - GL Accountant in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, laid back atmosphere, working for a non profit

    Cons

    bad pay, no growth, Protestors

    Advice to Management

    Better training, Pay your employees enough so they can eat, mobility


  9. "Marketing Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Sarasota, FL
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic mission, leadership and organization. Very much enjoyed working there.

    Cons

    The losers who stand outside to protest. Like they are there to judge the world.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the brave, strong work. I admire all of you and what you do for women.


  10. "Structure"

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    Former Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in Tri Cities, WA
    Former Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in Tri Cities, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    None, the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing. Everyone is confused and committing errors.

    Cons

    There is no structure working at Planned Parenthood. Patients must be extra careful, staff must have paid for their certificate on a street corner.


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