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St. Jude Medical Reviews

Updated November 27, 2017
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Miles D. White
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Pros
  • Good work life balance but now it is Abbott (in 34 reviews)

  • The company has placed great people in leadership to keep team members motivated (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • no work life balance, stressful (in 26 reviews)

  • upper management does not relay information down (in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Product Mgr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    great company with good people

    Cons

    unease at company post merger


  2. "Accounts Receivables/Collections"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    St Jude Medical was a great place to work. Their employee centered activities and offerings make employees feel valued. The culture is friendly, it's a happy place to work.

    Cons

    Integration has caused loss of many jobs and confusion internally.

  3. "VP"

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

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced, performance-based, great mission

    Cons

    The pace of the transformation


  4. "It is now Abbott"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Arecibo, PR
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Arecibo, PR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A fast pace company, lot of opportunities to enhance your career path local and in other plants, flexibles jobs hours

    Cons

    Disorganized, never you will end your day, pay and benefits are not the best (401k 3%, vacation license is 15 days per year for the first 5 years or so), high employees turn over, unbalance life style, disorganized onboarding

    Advice to Management

    unexperienced local mid-level management


  5. "Was a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plymouth, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plymouth, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and promote within.

    Cons

    Going through a lot of changes with Abbott takeover.


  6. "People are ok Management left something to desired"

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    Former Employee - Complaint Coordinator
    Former Employee - Complaint Coordinator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work wasn't too difficult. There were times when you get pulled into crises but it wasn't that bad.

    Cons

    Management had no direction. Often times management was unavailable or didn't know what to do.


  7. "Manager"

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

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    The company is faced paced

    Cons

    Decision making was by large committee

    Advice to Management

    They need to develop a stronger culture

  8. "Ultrasound"

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    Former Employee - Ultrasound Technologist in Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - Ultrasound Technologist in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at St. Jude Medical (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Big hospital. New equipment . Great doctors

    Cons

    Cafeteria food is gross


  9. "Good employer because of a good team"

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

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time

    Pros

    Not on a clock. Have some control over your future success.

    Cons

    Never know where you will be going or when you will be done for the day


  10. "Clinical Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Data Analyst, Senior in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Clinical Data Analyst, Senior in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment, flexibility in work schedule. Mgmt listens.

    Cons

    Benefits, especially PTO should be better. Forced to take PTO during Xmas holidays reduces amount of actual PTO. Harmonization efforts with Abbott leaves some uncertainty.

    Advice to Management

    Create more advancement opportunities


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