UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Reviews in San Francisco, CA | Glassdoor

UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals San Francisco Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals CEO; CEO, UCSF Children's Hospital Mark R. Laret
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  • High cost of living in the area (in 6 reviews)

  • There isn't even any hint of a discussion of work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Program Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager 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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of patients and their families.

    Cons

    Sometimes a disconnect in goals of the organization, the goals of providers and the the staff that support them.

    Advice to Management

    Walk your talk, i have often seen vision or mission or policies stated, but executive leadership does not demonstrate these principles.


  2. "Consulting"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Provided consulting services.
    They were open and welcomed new ideas
    Was able to implement an innovative universal interface

    Cons

    Not much, except to get to the campus parking and traffic can be hard.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job.


  3. "Hospital Assistant III"

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    Former Employee - Hospital Assistant III in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Hospital Assistant III in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Great benefits. Excellent learning environment.

    Cons

    - No parking. Cafeteria food abysmal.


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  5. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Principal Sonographer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Sonographer 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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, colleagues and San Francisco life is great. The pay for a Sonographer is commensurate with the cost of living.

    Cons

    Difficult patient population, lots of different sites to work at and varying schedules can make the job challenging. Expensive city to live in.


  6. "Poor working culture"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Academic and research reputation of the organization

    Cons

    Poor working culture, horrible management style with consistent overtime demands, anti efficiency culture, little or no communication

    Advice to Management

    The finance management I have experience have little or no healthcare. They should go back to hi-tech


  7. "Patient Account Representative"

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    Former Employee - Patient Access Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Patient Access Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, good salary, classy

    Cons

    Your expected to show your very best


  8. "ucsf"

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    Current Employee - Anesthesiologist in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anesthesiologist 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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people who are smart and kind.

    Cons

    cost of living. With a great salary, one may still find it hard to buy a house etc.


  9. "Excellent place to work and grow"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant III in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant III in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast paced environment, and we provide excellent care and service to our patients.

    Cons

    I do not have anything negative to say.

    Advice to Management

    n/as


  10. "Project Manger"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company is big and they say you can move around. Benefits are great

    Cons

    Politics Politics Politics. All about policy and bad contracts. Lower pay and they make up with benefits but they know payscale is lower.

    Advice to Management

    Wage scale in SF is not correct. Great place but wages needs to increase.


  11. "Overall great institution although cons need work"

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    Current Employee - Hospital Lab Technician in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Hospital Lab Technician in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Reputable institution, strong union (AFSCME), competitive pay and increases, good benefits, and exceptional quality of care which makes you feel good to be a part of.

    Cons

    Hard to move up to next level (HLT II) as there is very few positions offered/available. Little room for advancement without supervisory position. Poor management in some areas.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more tech II positions instead of more unneeded tech III (Supervisor).



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