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UT Southwestern Medical Center Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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UT Southwestern Medical Center President Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D.
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  • You have to pay for parking while being an employee (in 13 reviews)

  • No real room for growth or expansion of skill set (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great medical benefits, no cost for employee, very reasonable for family member additions.
    Lots of time off through paid vacation, floating holidays and sick leave.
    Room for professional education and internal promotion.
    Great environment, convenient location, constant expansion and improvement of facilities.
    Lots of additional discounts and perks offered to employees.

    Cons

    Salaries are on the low side of Dallas average.


  2. "Great Organization - Lots of Bureaucracy though because it's State Gov't"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many job/career opportunities for all types.

    Cons

    Innovation is encouraged but rarely acted on, because it's a state institution.

    Advice to Management

    Continue listening to your employees.

  3. "Best Job Ever!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing and Talented Staff. Fun place to work and gain experience within your scope of practice.

    Cons

    Med Students and Codes...Hair Pulling at Times.

    Advice to Management

    I loved the peer to peer interviewing process. Please continue with this process. After all we have to work side by side.


  4. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Insurance is awesome for single people

    Cons

    The downfall is being paid monthly.


  5. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great institute in academia of life sciences

    Cons

    Not well-recognized in non-academic world

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "UT A cool journey"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    UT Southwestern offers amazing benefits.
    There are many opportunities to grow.
    And amazing friendly employees.

    Cons

    Low compensation
    Charges for parking
    Overworked

    Advice to Management

    Make sure to lead your employees, by understanding their duties so you can be more relatable to their experience.


  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You have pretty good access to excellent scientists and clinicians to do research.

    Cons

    Lack of engineering collaborator.

  8. "Department Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Free benefits, development classes, friendly people, university setting

    Cons

    Blackballing, various departments and very ill-managed


  9. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance is there

    Cons

    Too much focussed on steering students to academic career


  10. "Unit Secretary"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, great pay, and lots of overtime.

    Cons

    Hours and hard to move around to another unit.


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