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UMC Health System Reviews

Updated February 13, 2017
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  1. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UMC Health System full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and competitive pay.

    Cons

    Health benefits are exclusive to UMC system.


  2. "Best Place in Texas is a Joke"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RN Cardiac Center in Lubbock, TX
    Current Employee - RN Cardiac Center in Lubbock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UMC Health System full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Management cares about one thing, projecting a positive front to the world.

    Cons

    Over worked, crooked practices abound. The COO and CEO are snake oil salesmen at best. Stole MILLIONS by falsely billing Medicare, settled with US Justice Department for a $4 Million criminal fine and passed it off to employees and public as "it is difficult to bill correctly."

    I work with cardiologists who tell me how they are given kick-backs. This place is like a cult, if you don't drink the cool-aid, they try to destroy your entire life. I would be scared to cross these people. It is like the "Christian Mafia", with god father being the COO.

    In last 10 years, I have seen him crush and destroy the practice and lives of an internal medicine doctor, drove another to suicide, crushed a female doctor he didn't like and set up a guy who was charged criminally for some of the hospital's bad dealings.

    This place is worse than anything you could imagine taking place, but with a PR machine that makes everything look pure and white. And speaking of white, don't expect to advance if you aren't. They have ONE token minority Vice President out of about 20.

    One day, you're physician of the year or employee of the year. Then you cross the COO and you're accused of stealing, being a drug user, or billing illegally. This place is hell. I am looking to leave Texas and healthcare just so I am out of the grasps of this evilness.

    Advice to Management

    Someone needs to take a very hard look at the Chief Operating Officer! He is an evil and hate-filled man who plays favorites and delights in destroying the lives of people who question him.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "nurse"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RN Staff Nurse
    Former Employee - RN Staff Nurse
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    use of in house pharmacy

    Cons

    not trust worthy; management not always trustworthy

    Advice to Management

    be honest; be fair


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  5. "Best Employer!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UMC Health System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture. Great opportunities. Very supportive.

    Cons

    Difficult to leave because it is such a great culture. Like family.


  6. "Get there and Stay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the family atmosphere that was show cased in most of the areas that I worked. The pay, benefits, and most things were really good.

    Cons

    I do not have any negative things to say about this company. There will always be something about your job that you do not like but I find that to be one sided so I have nothing.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "I would give a two star, but then I'd be lying."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Lubbock, TX
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Lubbock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UMC Health System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Paid on time, in full, decent schedule (not great, but decent), pretty nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Employed majority of college students who dictated their schedule, management who played favorites (BIG TIME), You are defintely replaceable, shady promotions, discrimination, Never going to change (even though they rethink EVERY SINGLE thing), no room for growth in career (it's very political, who you know..who you drink with..who you hang out with).No exit interview...or being the BEST place to work in Texas it doesn't see where it needs to improve or seem to care on how to fix it. Management is out of touch, but plays favorite.

    Advice to Management

    If you want to put "ownership" out there, see where you can take "ownership" and do something about it. If you are going to promote someone..follow thru with it and if they don't take it serious...do SOMETHING ABOUT IT.


  8. "Technology support specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UMC Health System full-time

    Pros

    Some of the best reasons to work at UMC health system are the people. Everybody works is the team here.

    Cons

    Some of the downsides to working here are the long hours but the pay really is good for this area.


  9. "Employement"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UMC Health System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    At UMC the work environment is amazing, everyone is very helpful.

    Cons

    The patient census is very high, right now the hospital is under staffed.


  10. "Great organization."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UMC Health System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    UMC is a great organization that lives their culture. CEO & COO truly work hard to make this a great company.

    Cons

    Some senior leadership is out of touch with what is going on.


  11. "Umc"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people, lots of opportunity to advance, offer great benefits for fulltime employees, many internal positions if can get your foot in the door

    Cons

    Only per diem, no benefits, no real con's as of right now.........



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