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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Some teams are very interactive with competent doctors, social workers, case managers and nurses (in 2 reviews)

  • Dedicated staff, rewarding patient population, excellent team to be a member of at the employee level (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • They don't provide professional staff with the tools they need to get the job done (in 2 reviews)

  • For the three months I was there, it was very obvious that staff in many departments simply did not have enough help to meet the demand (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "It was a great experience and allowed me to become a supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Practice Coordinator in Trenton, NJ
    Current Employee - Practice Coordinator in Trenton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with a diverse and multicultural environment

    Cons

    We the job moved an hour away


  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Materials Management Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Materials Management Associate in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    One of the hospitals which do a lot of charity

    Cons

    Didnt see any thing bad here

  3. "ER-Patient Access Rep"

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    Current Employee - ER Patient Access Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - ER Patient Access Representative in Philadelphia, PA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Always avaliable and flexible hours

    Cons

    Very busy, High pace and volume of work


  4. "Communication specialist"

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    Current Employee - EMT-Basic in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - EMT-Basic in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I love the people I meet. Seeing the kids who we help! Talking to certain facilities the nurses and doctors are awesome.

    Cons

    Watching abused kids come in. The codes come thru the doors.

    Advice to Management

    I am a very fast learner. I am a hard worker and I am also on time for my shift.


  5. "great place to work at"

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

    Pros

    Easy interview easy job

    Cons

    Long hours they don't allow you to change shifts

    Advice to Management

    Allow options to change shifts


  6. "I really like my job"

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    Current Employee - Unit Secretary in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Unit Secretary in Philadelphia, PA
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    I have been working at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    MY and I stress MY unit is VERY fair and professional. Im not sure If I can say the same about every unit or department. My manager and director are flexible, personable and fair. Most of my coworkers are friendly and caring. I feel very blessed to work here.

    Cons

    They dont pay enough for the quality of work.

    Advice to Management

    PAY EMPLOYEES WHAT THEY ARE DUE...I really wished St. CHRIS paid a little bit more. If they did they would be the perfect 5 star job!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Hospital...for some things"

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    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are many great doctors and staff. Great orientations. Love that it's the only certified pediatric burn hospital around.

    Cons

    There are some specialtites that I would not bring my child to, but there are many that I would. Certain hospitals have a nitch and some you should just go elsewhere.

  8. "Certified nursing assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children part-time

    Pros

    It was great experience being able to to help people.

    Cons

    As a C.N.A. not getting the acknowledgement of the good work we did was degrading & definitely not comfortable. I loved what I did but I was not appreciated.

    Advice to Management

    Be loyal & truthful and I would be one of your best employees.


  9. "Nice place to work"

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    Former Employee - Weekend Program Staff Nurse in Bensalem, PA
    Former Employee - Weekend Program Staff Nurse in Bensalem, PA
    Recommends

    I worked at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment... supportive environment

    Cons

    I have noticed instability with jobs and many layoffs


  10. "e"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (More than a year)

    Pros

    helping children with disability that can cause life problems in the future and that they always have support because volunteers work there

    Cons

    not enough pay the doctors and employees always quit the dont; let you know when something is going on in the hospital no communitcation

    Advice to Management

    consider employees more give incentives to hourly employees come up with ways to make it a community


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