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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Reviews

Updated February 13, 2019
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  • "Sometimes changes occur so quickly no one has time to make them habits before the next change - so it feels like everyone is spinning their wheels" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Food service"

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    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Love my team and the people I work for and with .

    Cons

    Nothing is wrong !! Everything they do is very good

    Advice to Management

    Love it


  2. "Ok Company"

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    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good training and pleasant coworkers.

    Cons

    Management staff was horrible. Functioned like a High School club rather than professional adults.

  3. "Worst company to work for, unless you're desperate."

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    Former Employee - Sterile Processing Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Sterile Processing Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company provided good benefits and tuition assistance.

    Cons

    Everything except the benefits. Rude medical staff, mistreatment and taking advantage of employees, etc.

    Advice to Management

    You need to understand that your employees are people and you can't treat them any kind of way. This is why your losing many good ones.


  4. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers and flexible work hours

    Cons

    The pay is not great but the benefits are good


  5. "Laboratory Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Job Stability, the work can be diverse and interesting, and making a difference by helping someone can be a very gratifying aspect of the job.

    Cons

    Frustration from working long hours, You may have to work holidays, nights and weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Equal opportunity


  6. "Norfolk Telemetry"

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    Current Employee - Monitor Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Monitor Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    benefits, self scheduling amount 36/weekly, good work experience

    Cons

    pay could be better,, reinforcement of procedures could be improved

    Advice to Management

    management is actually in a good place now


  7. "Surgical Tech"

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    Current Employee - Certified Surgical Technologist in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Certified Surgical Technologist in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity for experience in trauma and many surgical specialties

    Cons

    The call can be a lot

  8. "Medical"

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    Former Employee - Medical Receptionist in Chesapeake, VA
    Former Employee - Medical Receptionist in Chesapeake, VA

    I worked at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, patient care, and customer service.

    Cons

    Long hours, work hard no one cares

    Advice to Management

    Be more understanding


  9. "RN"

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great staff, teamwork and modern facilities

    Cons

    Staffing
    Mandatory
    on call shifts per pay period

    Advice to Management

    Improve Census grid


  10. "OR RN"

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

    I worked at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    great team members, nurses working with you are in trenches as well trying to make a difference

    Cons

    lower pay, staffing sucks and work way more call than hired to do