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Shands at the University of Florida Reviews

Updated August 9, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to work, room for growth (in 11 reviews)

  • Great benefits, pay, and positive co-workers (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Have yo pay for parking when you work there (in 4 reviews)

  • Parking, salary cap, little room for advancement for staff nurses (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "keep it real"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stock Tech in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Stock Tech in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    lots of benefits, and good people to work with

    Cons

    doctors and nurses think they are better than the people lower than them

    Advice to Management

    follow gods rules and treat everyone good


  2. "Unit Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Unit Supervisor in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Unit Supervisor in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very great place to work.

    Cons

    Not a lot of area to move up in the clerical field.

  3. "Patient Care Assistant"

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

    I worked at Shands at the University of Florida part-time

    Pros

    They are a teaching hospital and there is always room to advance

    Cons

    You have to pay for parking even if you work there


  4. "Getting worse over the time"

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

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good reputation among patients.
    Still some of the best doctors works there.

    Cons

    All management care about is productivity. Employee well being has been pushed to side.


  5. "No better place to work..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nursing in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Nursing in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Huge potential for upward mobility! Culture is better than any hospital I have ever worked for.

    Cons

    Parking is difficult because of the hospital's close proximity to the University.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to feedback from staff. Focus on the patient and things will fall into place.


  6. "Reimbursement & Tax Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Great place to live and work.

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities in this location.


  7. "Nursing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Academic medical center with multiple specialty areas, Magnet credentialed, excellent professional and career support, and a location that offers a great place to live and work.

    Cons

    Parking can be challenging, but there's a good public transportation system.

  8. "Financial Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience if you are pursuing a career in healthcare.

    Cons

    Too much gossip and favoritism. Sometimes not worth the money for the work you do. Never seem to be satisfied


  9. "Coder"

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    Former Employee - Medical Coder in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Medical Coder in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shands at the University of Florida part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and central location

    Cons

    A lot of crime in this area.

    Advice to Management

    hire qualified people


  10. "rehabilitation physical therapy"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Therapist in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Therapist in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shands at the University of Florida full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, multidisciplinary work teams, competitive salary good work life balance,excellent continuing education benefits

    Cons

    Periodic times when could use more staff

    Advice to Management

    provide staff to level of need production metrics are meeting target levels


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