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Riverside Health System (Virginia) Reviews

Updated July 26, 2017
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Riverside Health System (Virginia) President and CEO William B. Downey
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Pros
  • If you are passionate about impacting lives and truly making a difference, this is the organization for you (in 4 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is being addressed in my workgroup (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Pay is low for needed areas and high for unneeded areas (in 5 reviews)

  • there is not much recognition for working long hours (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work!"

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

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time

    Pros

    Progressive Health system lead by a Chief Nursing Officer who has the nurses of the system at the center of every decision. Feel supported as a nurse in my position with Riverside.

    Cons

    Riverside does an excellent job managing the many changes of healthcare

    Riverside Health System (Virginia) Response

    Mar 21, 2017 – Senior Vice President, Human Resources

    Thank you for your kind words--you are correct, there is a lot of change in this industry. It keeps things interesting though!


  2. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Saluda, VA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Saluda, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nice, family like atmosphere where people care about each other

    Cons

    rural community where people get to know each other

  3. "Very Friendly atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support in Newport News, VA
    Current Employee - Technical Support in Newport News, VA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone who works here is very friendly and they want you to succeed. Definitely felt welcomed. They also like to hire from within, which is very helpful if you are looking for a place to work long-term.

    Cons

    So far, I have not encountered any cons


  4. "So far...."

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    Current Employee - Stock Room Tech in Newport News, VA
    Current Employee - Stock Room Tech in Newport News, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great food at great prices (at my hospital anyways,) friendly environment( mostly,) chances for overtime are plenty as well.

    Cons

    Pay is low starting out possibly due to the type of business the hospital is in, but kind of makes up for it with the pay differentials. Nothing else comes to mind except their stocking system is very outdated.


  5. "Would Not Recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It’s so sad to say but there are not any pros about this company. Each facility is different and there is a possibility to meet some awesome people but the health system overall needs help.

    Cons

    This company is not innovative AT ALL. Their competitors are leaving them in dust especially when it comes to technology, employee retention & appreciation. If you want to be overworked, underpaid and not have work-life balance, then this is the place for you.

    Advice to Management

    The “C-suite” really needs some diversity. There’s a lot of “snow” and men at the top and if you want to be successful and continue to grow, your senior leadership needs to represent society. Management, please start appreciating and valuing your employees. If you don’t you will continue to lose them. It’s sad that this organization has so much potential but the leaders are so stuck in their ways that they refuse to see it. Take your blinders off and look around you, then maybe change will begin to happen.


  6. "RN"

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

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time

    Pros

    Reputation is excellent in industry

    Cons

    Slightly Farther Drive to work


  7. "Lifeguard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Some pros to this company were flexible hours and a complementary gym membership. A great place to be a part time employee.

    Cons

    Some of the cons of being a guard at Riverside Heath group were not having a large variation in moving hours week to week with the schedule.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to on the path of running a great health network in South Eastern Virginia. Grateful for my time as an employee in the network.

  8. "Physician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time

    Pros

    High quality staff, good facilities

    Cons

    Poor management, lack of respect for employees, poor compensation, lack of recognition to employee contributions


  9. "Great workplace!"

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Newport News, VA

    I worked at Riverside Health System (Virginia) part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Depends on your office but it's generally a nice environment. Few dull days. Good pay and educational assistance. Most people you work with are pretty great!

    Cons

    Can sometimes be stressful due to the fast pace and/or dealing with patients.


  10. "Manager"

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

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent environment. Patient and staff focused. The mission is seen everyday

    Cons

    Benefit costs and PTO accrual.


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