SUNY Downstate Medical Center Reviews

Updated Jun 25, 2020

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3.0
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SUNY Downstate Medical Center President  Dr. Wayne J. Riley
Dr. Wayne J. Riley
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  • "There are no Cons about the job(in 6 reviews)

  • "neighborhood potentially dangerous at night(in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great health benefits Good pension plan Diverse work environment Best cafeteria for hospital food Some of the brightest mind comes out of this institution Research is ongoing

    Cons

    Parking Non promotion from within You seriously don't expect me to criticize my place of work.

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  2. "My experience was interesting ."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Housekeeper in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience and opportunity to build resume

    Cons

    I have no cons for this job.

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  3. "Very Complaisant Environment"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Staff Assistant in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Slow, little to no growth, top heavy compensation while the lesser paid does the work, very political

  4. "Internship"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Internship in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Clean Facility, Opportunities for Growth, Good Food in Cafeteria

    Cons

    Pay could be better for the amount of work they want you to do, the organization could be better from heads of staff

  5. "Low morale"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    in central Brooklyn, fantastic patients

    Cons

    low morale, lots of institutional inefficiencies, understaffed

  6. "Pretty good place to conduct HANDS ON research"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Summer Research in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SUNY Downstate Medical Center part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of responsibilities and work to learn and grow

    Cons

    Underfunded facilities and programs so the capital isn't always top notch.

  7. "good experience"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Community Applications Counselor 

    I worked at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Assist patients with identifying HIV care

    Cons

    not a balance workflow, not enough staff

  8. "Health"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Patient Service Representative 

    I worked at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment, flexibility, and great employee

    Cons

    Salary is too low. Lack of benefits and lack of resources

  9. "Fellow"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Fellow 

    I have been working at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Good patient exposure/wide range of pathology

    Cons

    Bad ancillary staff. Poor work culture.

  10. "."

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Physician Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Downstate Medical Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good team to work with

    Cons

    Nurses are rude and have no sense or urgency.

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