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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Reviews

Updated July 30, 2018
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital President & CEO Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.
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Pros
  • "Good benefits, great work environment" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, great location, nice people" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Also when you work on hospital units there is no room for growth" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Low pay, short staffed, little focus on RN satisfaction" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "resident physician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Nice support and location. Great fitness center. Good medical, dental, vision plan.

    Cons

    Salary may not as good as other places.


  2. "Worked tere many years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time

    Pros

    - location
    - co workers
    - pay is decent but not amazing

    Cons

    - work areas for medical personal are not ideal (break rooms etc)

  3. "Good place to work, somtimes understaffed"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great teamwork between all staff members

    Cons

    Management sometimes do not understand or remember how bedside nursing can be stressful with low staff, or by adding on more responsibilities for nurses.


  4. "Staff RN"

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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 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Good health benefits, and great co workers.

    Cons

    Work load and responsibility increases with no increase in pay.


  5. "pros and cons of large hospital - resources are great but feels too much like a money making machine"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time

    Pros

    excellent resources, facilities, technology and patient care

    Cons

    feels like working for a large business rather than a place that cares for patients - emphasis feels like it is on making money


  6. "OT salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Supportive for specialty services and growth

    Cons

    Nothing negative, all places go through busy ups and downs


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    "Inconsistent management"

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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 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time

    Pros

    I've gotten to build a solid network of people with whom I enjoy working and can rely on.

    Cons

    Management plays heavy favorites, and inconsistently micromanages, coming down harder on the workers and not as hard on those who don't work.

    Advice to Management

    Be present. They're missing the things they should be paying attention to and focusing on things that don't matter.

  8. "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great fellow employees and some good supervisors. Benefits are pretty good especially if you use Jefferson medical staff.

    Cons

    Union pay rate is low company to alot of other hospitals. Equipment is outdated

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the dead weight in public safety management and invest in security. You're a modern medical center and university. Look at places like Hershey Medical Center and other medical center's with a security and police staff. Start hiring police officers with actual police training and redesign the process for security officers to gain promotions. Allow officers to transfer to some of the hospitals near their homes


  9. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good health benefits
    Willing to train new employees

    Cons

    Poorly managed,
    Poor pay,
    Poor phone system


  10. "Pharmacy"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist
    Current Employee - Pharmacist
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty good health benefits and retirement plan.

    Cons

    Horrible management that will make you want to quit your job.


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