SwedishAmerican Health System Reviews

Updated Feb 27, 2021

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3.9
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SwedishAmerican Health System Interim President and CEO Jennifer Maher
Jennifer Maher
7 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, most people are friendly to work with(in 6 reviews)

  • "Great place Learning all the time(in 4 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "So short staffed that nurses sometimes have 6-7 patients which is very dangerous(in 3 reviews)

  • "Poor upper management and new director in home care area/loosing many good nurses with new management(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      SAH

      Jan 31, 2021 - PCT/CNA 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff, managers care a lot about their employees, nice hospital

      Cons

      Location of the hospital is close to a bad neighborhood

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great employer

      Feb 27, 2021 - Surgical Technologist in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun and energetic staff to work with.

      Cons

      Some people have only worked here and still hate it.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      EDT

      Jan 19, 2021 - Emergency Department Technician in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      teamwork, ability to perform various skills, the pay is the best compared to other hospitals in the area, easy to get shifts covered

      Cons

      Strong personalities, fast pace, sometimes breaks get skipped, tech staff is always changing

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Definitely the better hospital to work at in the Rockford area

      Jan 16, 2021 - Registered Nurse, BSN in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Solid amount of Autonomy Great Coworkers

      Cons

      Very Hands-off Chief Nursing Officer Nursing leadership can be cliquey

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Enjoy so far

      Jan 6, 2021 - Medical Receptionist in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people to work with

      Cons

      I do not see at this point

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      NOT TOO BAD

      Feb 24, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Heart hospital is well organized.

      Cons

      Main building is just old and their med surge unit does not run well

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      Dec 6, 2020 - Registered Nurse 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of opportunities for growth within. Competitive pay and benefits. Managers that truly care.

      Cons

      Daycare on-site, but always waitlisted

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Career

      Dec 2, 2020 - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place Learning all the time

      Cons

      I had to work weekends

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great employees

      Nov 24, 2020 - Registered Nurse in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Workers and this company are wonderful. It’s a true family

      Cons

      Compensation perks can be lacking

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great benefits

      Dec 1, 2020 - Registered Nurse in Rockford, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, pay, cafeteria food is great.

      Cons

      Shorts staffed most of the time there for a high acuity unit.

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