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Spectrum Health Reviews

Updated January 13, 2019
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Pros
  • "good place to work, flexible work life balance" (in 17 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, family friendly environment, always looking to expand on their knowledge" (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very large Organization making patients confused about arriving at the correct location" (in 17 reviews)

  • "The floors occasionally run short-staffed" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Ample Opportunities"

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

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time

    Pros

    Training, advancement opportunities, collaboration and acknowledgement

    Cons

    Pay scale and review process can be slow


  2. "Nurse Manager"

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    Current Employee - Nurse Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Nurse Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The facility is new and beautiful. The workspaces are organized. The leaders are very focused on providing quality care.

    Cons

    Great place to advance your career but that causes the facility to always be looking for nursing staff.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  3. "Improvement specialist"

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

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time

    Pros

    Progressive company. Respects its employees

    Cons

    Communication of changes was inconsistent

    Advice to Management

    Over communicate


  4. "Healthcare"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Meaningful work, multi-faceted, patient-centered care

    Cons

    Not strong on research, too much politics for a non-profit organization

    Advice to Management

    Support translational research, scientists and their unique needs (financial, time flexibility, recognition/marketing...) in order to bring proven, beneficial life-saving therapies to the bedside


  5. "Glass ceiling"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great pay, front line staff are dedicated

    Cons

    Zero opportunity for minorities to grow pass a manager or director positions

    Advice to Management

    Learn about people who doesn’t sound or look a thing like all of you


  6. "Human Services organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Spectrum Health (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Assist families with mental health and substance abuse disorders

    Cons

    No room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Offer higher salary incentives


  7. "Environmental Services Tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Spectrum Health part-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, laid back environment, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Pay and benefits could be better

  8. "Medical Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Grand Rapids, MI

    I worked at Spectrum Health full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Patient Care is number one
    Physicians great to work with
    Benefits and pay are good

    Cons

    Very large Organization making patients confused about arriving at the correct location


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Another corporation sucking up money"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are good and working staff GREAT.

    Cons

    Poor communication from managers.


  10. Helpful (1)

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time

    Pros

    good place to work, flexible work life balance

    Cons

    senior leadership is blind to true problems and solutions. throws reorg at everything just to hope it gets better

    Advice to Management

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