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Stanford Health Care Reviews

Updated February 14, 2019
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Stanford Health Care President and CEO David Entwistle
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  • "Commute; due to the cost of living in the Bay Area" (in 23 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no work-life balance" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

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    "Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Positive Team Members who support one another

    Cons

    None that I can think of at this time


  2. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Tech in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Tech in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly and nice people

    Cons

    Call system is hard to balance

  3. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanford Health Care full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are great opportunities working here

    Cons

    Mindless at times. I needed a break


  4. "interview questions at stanford healthcare in Palo alto"

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment. hands on already great coworkers

    Cons

    nasty food no parking long commute


  5. "Pretty good benefit to offset lower salary"

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Growth opportunities and good benefits

    Cons

    Political and inefficient. Can be stressful to deal with the politics

    Advice to Management

    Be more like Kaiser


  6. "Positive place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers and collaboration between departments

    Cons

    High management turnover and fast paced


  7. "Interpreter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fabulous learning environment. World class medical center.

    Cons

    Conservative hierarchical organization. Hard to obtain meaningful recognition.

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiding behind your dashboards and actually commit to the people who are the reason you are in management.

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Diverse, intelligent, and compassionate analysts, managers, and directors

    Incredibly smart, passionate, and motivating executive IT clinical leadership that carry us

    Organization that is committed to being a leader in healthcare technology

    Cons

    Not everyone is a team player and our success depends very much on our collaboration

    No structure in place to really address this problem.

    Advice to Management

    A small team of A+ players can run circles around an army of B and C players


  9. "Moderately Good Pay, Poor Management and No Strucutre"

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    Former Employee - Sourcing Specialist
    Former Employee - Sourcing Specialist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stanford Health Care full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay, smart colleagues, good PTO

    Cons

    Poor Management and No Strucutre

    Advice to Management

    Clean house (mgmt house)


  10. "I can't leave this company even if my commute is so LONG"

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great pay, great benefits, tuition reimbursement, scholarship, weekend pay , etc

    Cons

    long commute, traffic, bearable bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    give your loyal employees a chance to move up the ladder