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Texas Department of State Health Services Reviews

Updated October 2, 2018
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Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner John William Hellerstedt
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Pros
  • "Good benefits, work/life balance" (in 10 reviews)

  • "A great place to work with great benefits and co-workers and managers" (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay and a lot of traveling is involved" (in 11 reviews)

  • "They both have control issues and it is not a good work environment to have someone breathing down your neck and then tattling to the boss" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Surveillance Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A great place to work with great benefits and co-workers and managers.

    Cons

    none that mattered to me

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Data Entry Operator III"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Busy enough to make the day go by fast.

    Cons

    Too much work and not enough employees to meet deadlines. This creates stress on employees. No raises or ways to move up.

  3. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great health and retirement benefits. Good for people who are conservative and slow to change.

    Cons

    Not innovative and behind current technologies. Pay is not competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Be open to your employee feedback.


  4. "Compliance Officer"

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

    I have been working at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Generous leave, many holidays, flexible

    Cons

    Opportunity for growth is hindered by management playing favorites. Salary not reflective of education and experience. Raises are non-existent.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair with employees and fight for higher wages.


  5. "Great all around compensation and flexibility"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, casual work environment, room for growth and personal development

    Cons

    Ineffective performance management systems, slow clunky organizational structure


  6. "Accountant III"

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    Former Employee - Accountant III in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Accountant III in Austin, TX

    I worked at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It was a very simple job. It was easy to learn and keep up with any changes.

    Cons

    It was monotonousTedious and Continuous. I would like more of a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    I would like to be offered more of a challenge. I can do a lot more. I have the experience and education. I would like to be more helpful.


  7. "No potential"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time

    Pros

    No weekends, met alot of good people. Retirement

    Cons

    Low pay, benefits too high, dead end position.

  8. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, pensions still provided. Good health insurance

    Cons

    Chaotic. Poor balance between work and family.


  9. "Hard Work"

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    Former Employee - Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional in Harlingen, TX
    Former Employee - Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional in Harlingen, TX

    I worked at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Documentation requirements keep you from working closely with the patients.

    Advice to Management

    Consolidate paperwork.


  10. "Cook 3"

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    Current Employee - Cook III in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Cook III in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Texas Department of State Health Services (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Leave on time, know schedule a month in advance

    Cons

    No overtime, benefits package while free is not as good


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