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Rady Children's Hospital Reviews

Updated February 20, 2018
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Pros
  • Great benefits, good sick and paid leave, love the patients (in 9 reviews)

  • kind staff, committed to helping children, good benefits, flexible schedule (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Nothing bad to say about this company (in 3 reviews)

  • Hard to Get a Full time position with benefits (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Rady Children's Hospital"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rady Children's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Genuine, Caring, Mission Driven Staff for Children and their Families.

    Cons

    Processes need to be standardized and built into the work culture. Too much time spent calling one group after another in order to find the right one who is responsible for the work to get done.


  2. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very polite staff and ability to collaborate with physicians.

    Cons

    Needs improvement upon management strategies.

    Advice to Management

    Propose more specific policy implementations and collaboration with the nurses.

  3. "Ophthalmic Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    You get to help assist treating awesome kids

    Cons

    Some workdays you might miss your lunch and breaks due to working alone with the physician.

    Advice to Management

    Try your best to keep a full staff (at least two techs per Dr). Show the company leaders time cards to justify the need.


  4. "Admin Authorizations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great team members to work with

    Cons

    Politics in management is so bad

    Advice to Management

    Please listen to your team. You don't understand what your team is going through with their daily tasks


  5. "I give access to staff members."

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    Current Employee - Identity and Access Management in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Identity and Access Management in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working with staff in helping them get access so they can help the families out by charting and diagnosing

    Cons

    Low pay for a lot of work.


  6. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Rarely asked to work more than 40 hrs/week

    Cons

    Traffic around the campus is bad


  7. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rady Children's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work for, I mean your goal is to help kids, there is nothing better than that.

    Cons

    I would have like more hands on training

  8. "Only Children's Hospital in SD has pros and cons"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker II in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Social Worker II in San Diego, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Rady Children's Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Clinical opportunities
    Positive reputation in community
    Helping vulnerable families

    Cons

    Former CEO pushed conservative views into organizational trainings and meetings
    Mandated to attend anti union meeting while canceling sessions with clients
    Management does not want substantive suggestions for improvement and will silence anyone with major suggestions for changes in organizational culture
    Unlike LA, RCHSD is the only children's hospital so you have to take it or leave it

    Advice to Management

    Be open to change. It will improve the bottom line.


  9. "Patient Care Assitant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment, friendly staff, people love what they do

    Cons

    Pay, management, often understaffed for PCA's


  10. "NICU RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rady Children's Hospital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers, flexibility, room for growth, magnet status

    Cons

    Pay, retirement needs improve, more assistance with night shift


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