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Stanford Health Care Reviews

Updated November 17, 2017
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Stanford Health Care President and CEO David Entwistle
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Pros
  • A positive environment, a great physical plant, excellent pay and benefits (in 16 reviews)

  • Great benefits and work/life balance, high salaries (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • Commute; due to the cost of living in the Bay Area (in 22 reviews)

  • Work life balance is difficult to achieve (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "The best place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff RN in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Staff RN in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, time-off, supportive management and great people

    Cons

    Very busy most of the time

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing@!


  2. "Registered nurse"

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    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to learn and grow and be encouraged. Encourages growth and education.

    Cons

    Lots of residents, unable to provide all care, too many budget cuts, things becoming too cheap.

  3. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I have been working at Stanford for 10 years. This is the unit will offer "float nurses" to give you breaks.

    Cons

    Due to constant budget cuts, we struggle to work harder and less efficiency.

    Advice to Management

    Upper mangement implement a lot of changes to drive better outcomes but sometimes these implementation are not the solutions to the underlying problems.


  4. "Too big to manager employees properly"

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

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Good facilities

    Cons

    poor management
    C-I care is for show only. most employees are really rude.
    short staffed department due to cost cutting
    employees have to pay for parking everyday

    Advice to Management

    take feedback seriously when you doing C-I - care rounds. no changes can be seen after feedback is taken.


  5. "Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and advance.

    Cons

    No cons to report for the instruction.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "benefits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 salary and great benefits

    Cons

    workload is crazy and there are too many rules


  7. "Longs Hours with little support from management"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager
    Current Employee - Program Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities to participate in industry leading projects and medical care

    Cons

    Expected to work long hours, doesn't like to look internally for positions, poor benefits

    Advice to Management

    Talk to your employees and be more aware of morale in employees.

  8. "Stanford Health Care"

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

    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Hospital has great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Hospital is very high maintanence


  9. Helpful (1)

    "RN"

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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

    Quality of care for patients excellent. World class hospital.

    Cons

    Most RN are now hired for rotating shifts.

    Advice to Management

    Open more part-time benefited positions.


  10. "Sr system analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    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

    Friendly work ennvironment. Lots of flexibility in work.

    Cons

    Growth opportunities are very less for people below lead category


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