Sparrow Health System Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2020

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3.7
64%
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87%
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Sparrow Health System President and CEO James F. Dover
James F. Dover
9 Ratings
Pros
  • "Enjoyed working with the other employees and great benefits(in 18 reviews)

  • "Good pay, Good benefits, friendly staff(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Short staffed , lot of draws around 3am , can get stuck with Whiny staff(in 14 reviews)

  • "Upper management needs to listen to suggestions(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Part Time Employee"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Swim Instructor 

    I worked at Sparrow Health System part-time

    Pros

    Great management and facility, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Sometimes required to go to meetings outside of work.

  2. "Great Company, Not much room for upwards growth"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great work environment - Truthfully a healthy work/life balance -Friendly Peers/Management

    Cons

    -Not a lot of opportunity/room for professional growth


  3. "Great pay; unhappy coworkers"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Microbiology Lab Technician in Lansing, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Good pay including shift differential and overtime -Room for promotion -Benefits are good -Parking garage space

    Cons

    -Everyone is unhappy -To management, you're just a replaceable individual no matter who you are -The union protects lazy workers

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  4. "Overall?"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Phlebotomist in Lansing, MI
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, ok pay. Pto accrual etc.

    Cons

    They son not care that they have racist people working for them. They do not care about your well being as an employee. They y’all a good game about inclusion and family and love, but it’s all smoke.

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  5. "RN"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Staff RN 

    I have been working at Sparrow Health System full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. great environment

    Cons

    Some other employees take rudely to student nurses

  6. "Only care about clinical staff"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Receptionist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sparrow Health System part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay is decent, shift differentials

    Cons

    Support staff is not respected, short staffed, terrible coordination, poor communication, low overall morale

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  7. "Team oriented high performance workplace where ideas are shared."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Database Administrator/App Developer in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great synergy between team mates.

    Cons

    An environment of exceedingly high expectations which is both good and bad.

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  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Physician in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Care about their work force

    Cons

    None that I know of

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  9. "Politics"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The health benefits, and the 401k match.

    Cons

    If you don't play their game of politics or brown nose you get nowhere and you get black balled to other companies who you try to get employment from.

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  10. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cardiac Sonographer in Lansing, MI

    I have been working at Sparrow Health System full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Cares about retaining skilled employees.

    Cons

    Like any business volume is important.

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