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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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Little Rock, AR

3.8
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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D.
Dan Rahn, M.D.
52 Ratings

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Pros
  • Have very good benefits and nice working environment (in 15 reviews)

  • Great benefits, great place to work (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, big headed nurses, Idiot residents (in 8 reviews)

  • Sometimes can be hard to move up (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "RN"

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    Current Employee - RN, Bsn in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - RN, Bsn in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team work and collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams

    Cons

    Teaching hospital not enough autonomy

    Advice to Management

    great management


  2. "Pay"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Specialist in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Retirement benefits are wonderful
    Vested after 2 years

    Cons

    You must pay to park or ride the shuttle to work
    No pay raise

    Advice to Management

    Exit interviews should be conducted of all employees

  3. "Social Work"

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    Current Employee - Social Worker in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Little Rock, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    10% retirement account match. Okay health insurance benefits. Good annual leave and sick leave benefits. Okay opportunities to get continuing education.

    Cons

    No raise in 22 years, only cost of living allowances.


  4. "Administrative Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR

    I worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    There are many departments to work within at any level! It is centrally located in the city although parking can be a major challenge. Everything you need is on-site from health services to lunch spots, workout facilities, library and more! Some of the best of the best doctors train and stay at UAMS.

    Cons

    Parking. Fair compensation and promotions are questionable

    Advice to Management

    Employees are not comfortable going to HR/related departments when issues surface due to lack of discretion and how things are actioned.


  5. "Programmer Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Programmer in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Programmer in Little Rock, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Integrated into health tech space. Great benefits and PTO. Interesting projects besides day to day maintenance.

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in tech department making career growth seem unattainable. High turnover and lack of documentation of tech stack.


  6. "advise for your career at UAMS"

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    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    some nice people in UAMS

    Cons

    some bad co-workers in the lab

    Advice to Management

    be more fair


  7. "Research Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    My bosses were great and every one that worked in research seems pretty nice.

    Cons

    Funding is short and your job is often dependent on grant availability.

  8. "Some good some bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great vacation and benefits
    Relaxed working environment

    Cons

    Senior employees making too much money for doing nothing
    Top heavy salary structure

    Advice to Management

    Encourage older employees to retire and open up more opportunity for advancement.


  9. "Great benefits and vacation/holiday time"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    10% 401k company match, timely reviews from management

    Cons

    Lobby Cafe is ridiculously priced and food is not that great.

    Advice to Management

    Abscal points are a terrible idea


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Improvement needed"

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    Current Employee - Surgical Technologist in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Surgical Technologist in Little Rock, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Insurance, and benefits are a plus

    Cons

    Environment is toxic with large turnover

    Advice to Management

    Culture change is a must. Building trust and taking ownership for mistakes is a starting point.


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