Spectrum Health Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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Spectrum Health President and Chief Executive Officer  Tina Freese Decker
Tina Freese Decker
9 Ratings
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  • "Depending on department, there is high turnover so you sometimes you have to be either constantly training or working short staffed(in 19 reviews)

  • "Very large Organization making patients confused about arriving at the correct location(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Menu Clerk in Niles, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, PTO, Flexibility, the management is great and the crew I work with are great.

    Cons

    Sometimes we are understaffed so I end up working a lot of hours.

  2. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Billing Specialist 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time

    Pros

    Flex schedule, diverse culture, work life balance

    Cons

    No sick pay, slow personal growth


  3. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in East Grand Ra, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best culture of any hospital I’ve worked for; huge focus on safety and evidence based practice; no tolerance of bullying; professional development was supported and encouraged

    Cons

    Lower pay than other hospitals in the area; staffing budgets were often inadequate

  4. "great people"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Nursing Technician in Grand Rapids, MI

    I worked at Spectrum Health part-time

    Pros

    good coworkers, nice facilities, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    typical management, low pay, low pay, low pay

  5. "Good Job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good advancement opportunities, many different specialty areas to choose from

    Cons

    Corporate feeling, can get lost in the shuffle easily

  6. "Above average but still corporate feel"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and movement opportunities.

    Cons

    Turnover. Need better investment in keeping entry level employees-they’re often the first people patients interact with.

  7. "Nurse Technician at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nurse Technician in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Utilization of Core Scheduling allowed for planning a year in advance

    Cons

    Potential to work in unfamiliar department on occasion

  8. "Transformation?"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect in Grand Rapids, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    work life balance, compensation, great peer coworkers

    Cons

    modernization not valued, we have always done it this way, not looking beyond organization to see what market and industry improvements are being successfully leveraged

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  9. "Great Learning Opportunities and Great Evolving Leaderships"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time

    Pros

    - Great autonomy and flexibility - Managers will listen and support you - Can be flexible if you have kids

    Cons

    - Can feel isolated depending where your projects are - Some politics involved - Culture can feel fake at times

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  10. "Great team but out of touch upper level administration"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Dietitian in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Dedicated, passionate & supportive coworkers

    Cons

    Overall feeling from upper management was “everyone IS replaceable ”

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