The Palo Alto Medical Foundation Reviews

Updated Apr 29, 2021

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The Palo Alto Medical Foundation CEO Richard Slavin
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Pros
  • "Great Benefits and some coworkers(in 26 reviews)

  • "Very good benefits, very nice people(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There are no cons working with PAMF(in 12 reviews)

  • "Sutter Health which now oversees all systems is a Hospital based organization who have yet to figure out the differences in running physician practices(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great organization

      Apr 25, 2021 - Physician Assistant, PA-C in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good benefits and work environment

      Cons

      transitioning APCs to PAFMG, a for profit group

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Okay

      Apr 29, 2021 - Patient Services Representative in Dublin, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      benefits are great, pto accrual is also decent, and great team environment,

      Cons

      hourly pay is less than most surrounding organizations similar-sized or larger

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 6, 2021 - Regional Facilities Operations Manager in Mountain View, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great co staff, good benefits...

      Cons

      Leadership can be a bit to leniant with repeat subordinate employees...

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Mar 24, 2021 - Patient Serives Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent benefits, competitive pay, tuition reimbursement, etc.

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      n/a

      Mar 21, 2021 - Lab Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great team environment and learning opportunities

      Cons

      no cons working at PAMF

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It’s a good place to work

      Mar 16, 2021 - Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun and caring people to work with.

      Cons

      Needs more improvement on policies and work flows.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Had potential

      Apr 4, 2021 - Nurse Educator in Mountain View, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Above average pay, great benefits

      Cons

      Awful management, plays favoritism, inexperienced people in leadership positions

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great organization to learn the ropes in the medical field.

      Feb 18, 2021 - Facilities Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits, and retirement plan are a plus. The opportunity to get assistance with schooling is a nice incentive as well.

      Cons

      Very political, not much room to advance since favoritism and the hiring of relatives/friends is very common throughout the organization. The pay is good but when compared to other healthcare organizations its just not as competitive. Management in some cases can be great however upper leadership can hinder the positive strides that departments are capable of making

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Healthcare

      Mar 4, 2021 - Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Community, Leadership, Hospitality, Teamwork, Culture.

      Cons

      Garage Parking System. Department locations.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Pediatrics

      Feb 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great doctors, state-of-art EHR, great work-life balance, easy access to specialists

      Cons

      Mid-level leaders not always well-qualified, less autonomy over productivity and schedule than before

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