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Sunrise Senior Living Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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Pros
  • Love the residents they're part of my family (in 17 reviews)

  • It has an overall great team members that you will enjoy working with (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • Short staffed limited amt of nurses (in 25 reviews)

  • Too much gossiping within upper management (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong teams who are working together.

    Cons

    Hard work, 24 hours a day coverage.


  2. "server"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Server Waiter in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Food Server Waiter in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    customer service and enjoing helping the people

    Cons

    customers and all the employee


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Health Care Manager (LVN)"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Health Care Manager in Danville, CA
    Current Employee - Health Care Manager in Danville, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Close knit working environment. Offer good benefits.

    Cons

    2 hour 1/2 commute round trip.

    Advice to Management

    To get involved in the "Mass Transit Subsidy Services" other companies join to help people with commuting.


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  5. Helpful (4)

    "Working"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Care Manager in Johns Creek, GA
    Current Employee - Care Manager in Johns Creek, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    +Friendly staff
    +Flexible working hours
    +The core values are good

    Cons

    +Frequently short staffed, you end up doing other team members task.
    +Low wage.
    +Management is too relax about the staff.

    Advice to Management

    +Invest more on your staff (wage).
    +Management needs to fire unreliable staff members.
    +Acknowledge team members who exceeds the expectation.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Coordinator"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Flossmoor, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Flossmoor, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time

    Pros

    Amazing residents, competitive pay, lots of training and room for advancement.

    Cons

    As in all healthcare positions, overworked.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Sunrise senior"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Care Manager in Fleetwood, NY
    Former Employee - Care Manager in Fleetwood, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sunrise Senior Living full-time

    Pros

    Meeting different people (residents)
    Relationships with residents. You grow to love them

    Cons

    Management is not the best.. the company is more about the money than the employees or residents

    Advice to Management

    Get more involved in the every day lives of the residents. Also take advice from care givers as they are more involved and they truly want what's best for each resident


  8. "Activities and Volunteer Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Activities and Volunteer Coordinator in Lake Forest, CA
    Current Employee - Activities and Volunteer Coordinator in Lake Forest, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful resident, company culture is top notch and instilled from day one. Some bad seeds can bring the whole team down.

    Cons

    Work life balance can be difficult to manage, high turnover rates, and non-competitive rates for team members.


  9. "Care Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Care Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Care Manager in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Love the residents they're part of my family. Work with a great team of care managers.

    Cons

    Hate losing residents when they pass.


  10. "Sunrise"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Sales in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Director of Sales in White Plains, NY

    I worked at Sunrise Senior Living (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Lack of growth potential they will run you into the ground.


  11. "Work Experience"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse/Medication Aide in Morris Plains, NJ
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse/Medication Aide in Morris Plains, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Residents and families are wonderful.
    ED is caring and working toward a great working environment
    Executive Director listens and is open to new ideas.
    New employees come in ready to work and energized.

    Cons

    Senior employees are set in their ways and are against change even when the change benefits their work experience. Not open to change.

    Advice to Management

    Weekly inservices need to take place until staff is extremely comfortable with day to day jobs


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