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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock Reviews

Updated April 3, 2017
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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D.
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Pros
  • Have very good benefits and nice working environment (in 15 reviews)

  • Great benefits, great place to work (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, little opportunities for young talent, redneck managers (in 7 reviews)

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

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  1. "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


  2. "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.


  3. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good connections, large organization, room to grow depending on what department you work in; good company mission and vision

    Cons

    Medical personnel are put on a much higher pedestal than business administration and staff; one department can be great and another can be not great to work for

    Advice to Management

    Promote more within.


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  5. "Biostatistician"

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    Former Employee - Bio Statistician in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Bio Statistician in Little Rock, AR

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. generous 10% match on retirement.

    Cons

    slow salary increase. difficult to get classified into a higher paid position.


  6. "UAMS"

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

    I have been working at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time

    Pros

    UAMS is a teaching hospital you can gain knowledge and experience.

    Cons

    It can be fast paced, some feel that it is difficult working with resident physicians.

    Advice to Management

    Most are very involved while some are less.


  7. "Systems Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Excellent team building, benefits, advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Salary below market value, limited training

    Advice to Management

    Move forward with a compensation plan that will increase motivation.


  8. "ISA Housekeeping"

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    Former Employee - Housekeeping/Institutional Service Assistant in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Housekeeping/Institutional Service Assistant in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work very little supervision.

    Cons

    Not enough pay to be a state employee.Contractors make more money than the actually people that work for the hospital.

    Advice to Management

    Great Supervisors and Operations Manager


  9. "Desktop support"

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

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

    Pros

    Great work environment and co-workers. Excellent benefits!

    Cons

    Pay is on the low side. Can get very hectic. Inpatient customers.


  10. "Quantity of work over quality is the standard."

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    Former Employee - Information Tech in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Information Tech in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and good team to work with although management is lackluster at best.

    Cons

    Ineffective management, high turnover rate.

    Advice to Management

    Don't lie, and manage for the team not just your own advancement.


  11. "Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Have very good benefits and nice working environment.

    Cons

    Doesn't pay much and terrible management. Can't keep people there and high turnover rate.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and show more appreciation.



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