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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Reviews

Updated April 21, 2017
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital President & CEO Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.
Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.
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Pros
  • They offer great benefits and are located in a great location within the city (in 9 reviews)

  • Competitive hourly wage compared to other Center City hospitals (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • No room for advancement, Jefferson is paid 40 percent less than the other area hospitals, and pension is nothing even after 30 years (in 5 reviews)

  • more flexibility for work life balance (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "A good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair pay, friendly and competent coworkers.

    Cons

    parking in the city is expensive


  2. "Nurse Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nurse Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Nurse Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Autonomy and administrative support was outstanding.
    THE PEOPLE WERE AMAZING AMD VERY DEDICATED AND LOYAL!
    Clinical staff were allowed to focus on clinical operations.
    Small town atmosphere in big health system.
    Top health system in the US.
    Top clinical staff in the country.

    Cons

    Salary levels were a little low.
    Staff felt empowered to make change but need continued training to cultivate this innovative thinking.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to implement leadership and training initiatives and support clinical staff with Lean and Six Sigma.


  3. "One of the best hospitals in Philadelphia"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and appreciation of employees

    Cons

    Department VP only deals with his favorites

    Advice to Management

    Spend sometime in your own departments


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  5. "Great Culture and Teamwork"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The culture of the hospital is one of the best in Philadelphia. The nurses really do care about their patients and it seems more than just a paycheck.
    Benefits are very nice.
    Nurse/Doctor relationship is good.

    Cons

    They do not hire many support staff for RN. Majority of the time RNs have a patient assignment up to 7 patients without a CNA/Tech assisting them.


  6. "pleasant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    friendly environment; top notch care

    Cons

    difficult to think of any for per diem position. parking fee.


  7. "Clinical pharmacist for a satelite"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    State of the Art Clinical Pharmacy Practice

    Cons

    Commuting in and out of the city


  8. "Best Healthcare experience, I ever experienced as an employee."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I worked with the best group of people and patient's.

    Cons

    Very hard Losing patient's with cancer.


  9. "Great Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to move forward in career. Benefits package was good. The culture of the hospital felt positive.

    Cons

    Sometimes security issues during the night.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Generally a very friendly staff which makes work life so much easier."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Top ranked hospital
    always busy
    good customer service

    Cons

    center city parking
    vulnerable to illness


  11. "Great Work Environment - Very smart people"

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    Former Employee - Resident In General Surgery in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Resident In General Surgery in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, great work environment

    Cons

    EMR/EHR a little behind the times.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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