UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Reviews

Updated May 27, 2020

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UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals CEO; CEO, UCSF Children's Hospital Mark R. Laret
Mark R. Laret
171 Ratings
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  1. "Great place!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time

    Pros

    Good place to be a nurse!

    Cons

    Does not apply to this.

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-04-12
  2. "My review"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Animal Care Technician in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great staff to work with in the LARC facility.

    Cons

    A very long commute from Sunnyvale, Ca.

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-05-27
  3. "Low compensation relative to workload and performance expectations"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ambulatory Program Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time

    Pros

    health insurance benefit package leave options (family, medical, emergency)

    Cons

    Generally Low salary for classifications outside of clinical providers Unionized admin salaries can exceed supervisors

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-05-19
  4. "LVN Pediatric Specialties"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior LVN 

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time

    Pros

    Providers are nice and very talented Learned a lot Depending on the manager, you can really grow personally and professionally

    Cons

    Department turnover is high and the culture isn’t the best

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-04-24
  5. "Attending Pathologist and Hematopathologist"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Professor in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    UCSF is a terrific clinical and research institution, and it is easy to find talented colleagues and collaborators in all areas.

    Cons

    Given that UCSF is spread over 5 campuses throughout the city, it can be challenging to keep in close touch with colleagues and collaborators.

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-03-31
  6. "Entry Level"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience, Great Co-workers, Proactive people

    Cons

    Overworked, low pay, unstable working hours

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-04-09
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    "Great pay and environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Highest pay in the country, Union-representation, get to be a part of lots of extremely innovative medical technologies and advancements, work with some of the most intelligent and motivated people in the industry

    Cons

    Hard to advance your career or transfer from one unit to the next

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-02-26
  8. "Nurse"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, and good culture of excellence.

    Cons

    Patients have incredible complexity and severity of illness. We are a tertiary center for much of Northern California.

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-02-19
  9. "Great unit and amazing staff"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - LVN 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very supportive staff that takes care of everyone

    Cons

    High turnover on the management side, feels like a lot of rules are arbitrary and end up getting reversed months later

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-03-05
  10. "Recommended"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Resourceful and dynamic work environment

    Cons

    Your experience will highly depend on your supervisor

    UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals2020-02-09
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