University Hospital Newark Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2020

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University Hospital Newark President and CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal
Dr. Shereef Elnahal
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  • "Its challenging to move forward professionally, especially for those who have been there for years(in 4 reviews)

  • "Almost consistently poor management, many staff who do the minimum, and are carried by those more conscientious(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "NJ's premier state hospital"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark part-time

    Pros

    Diversity and friendliness of staff

    Cons

    Tough population to work with

  2. "Good for experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good for experience, benefits are really good,

    Cons

    Management is is never on your side. They block you at times from being transferred into other units. Many people do the bare minimum so it's tough to go above and beyond for patients when everything gets overlooked.


  3. "Ambulatory"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Assistant in Newark, NJ

    I worked at University Hospital Newark full-time

    Pros

    Experience gained, excellent benefits, Union & pension

    Cons

    Disorganized, behind in times, stressful working environment.

  4. "Growth Opporunities"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is a state job and that means you get the benefits and has you stay there longer, your benefit and wages increase

    Cons

    In order to get a promotion, its takes time and you have to know someone in the inner circle to get the job on time

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  5. "Good benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Clerk 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible work hours.

    Cons

    Not a healthy work environment. No growth opportunity

  6. "Rating"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There is room to grow if you have a degree

    Cons

    Nepotism and the HR is slow

    University Hospital Newark Response

    October 21, 2019Director Talent Acquisition

    We appreciate your opinion and welcome a call to discuss your concerns about HR response time. Please call Eileen at 973 972 1732 Thank you.

  7. "OR nursing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exposure Exciting cases Never a dull moment

    Cons

    Pay rate not competitive Flexibility of schedule Poor interpersonal skills

  8. "Housekeeping"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Environmental Services in Newark, NJ
    Recommends

    I worked at University Hospital Newark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pays okay, steady shift,

    Cons

    Management sucks, Favoritism to some employees.

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  9. "good place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Unit Clerk in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to start and get experience

    Cons

    like many work places have to have a lot of patience

  10. "The hospital is still (years) in transition from State employed UMDNJ to private UH."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff RN 

    I have been working at University Hospital Newark full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It's a teaching hospital, you'll learn a lot here.

    Cons

    Your in the hood, it's socialized medicine, everything takes forever.

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