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Stanford Health Care Reviews

Updated June 18, 2018
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Stanford Health Care President and CEO David Entwistle
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  1. "Medical assistant"

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work in. Very positive employees all around.

    Cons

    Commuting to Stanford can be dreadful.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  2. "Great experience!!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Stanford, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers and work flexibility

    Cons

    Highly political environment with leadership turnover

    Advice to Management

    Lots of leadership change and unsure what advice to give anymore

  3. "Great Workplace"

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

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Great overall workplace, benefits are amazing and the culture is awesome.

    Cons

    If visiting the main hospital you will have to pay for parking.


  4. "former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work environment! Great team.

    Cons

    Nothing against the employer, my family just couldn't afford the Bay Area.


  5. "Charge nurse"

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    Current Employee - Charge RN
    Current Employee - Charge RN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team work and great coworkers

    Cons

    Can be a Busy hectic work environment


  6. "Surgery director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Pleasanton, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible practices, updating equipment electronic computer charting

    Cons

    Unfair practices change of culture

    Advice to Management

    Standardize practices


  7. "Cons outweigh the Pros"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Palo Alto, CA

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

    Pros

    Decent pay with great benefits
    Excellent employee recognition program
    Customer service training is exceptional

    Cons

    Negative, high pressure work environment
    Miserable upper management
    No support - if you have questions, you're out of luck
    Long hours with no breaks
    Absolutely no work-life balance
    Few career advancement opportunites

  8. "Nursing assistant"

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    Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    We get 2 raises a year. They pay for school. They are pro school.

    Cons

    They work you for your money.


  9. "Smart people, but change is slow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Great mission. Awesome to be part of an organization that is doing good in the world.

    Cons

    Too much power in the hands of the doctors, so slow to change. It takes forever and an act of God to get anything done.

    Advice to Management

    Stanford is know for innovation and challenging the status quo in medicine. Foster that same spirit when it comes to clinical operations.


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    "Culture"

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant IV in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Office Assistant IV in Palo Alto, CA

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

    Pros

    Great medical and dental benefits and 401k.

    Cons

    The negative work environment can be mentally draining at times.


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