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University of Chicago Hospital Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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University of Chicago Hospital President Sharon O'Keefe
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  • No growth opportunities, management is inflexible, no work/life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • low pay, no parking, no room for advanced compensation (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Medical Technologist"

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    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, reliable job security, low stress job.

    Cons

    Long personal commute, lack of career advancement, disconnect between salary and hourly workers.

    Advice to Management

    Understand what motivates and drives people and you'll get more loyalty.


  2. "Nice stepping stone"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work with very smart people, good benefits, fair pay

    Cons

    Stressful, lack of investment/training in employees, lack of opportunity for professional development.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Forefront?"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity for research experience

    Cons

    Low salary, department is shady


  4. "Abstractor/Coder"

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    Current Employee - Coder in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Coder in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent Benefits
    In spite of the location, there are multiple parking options available
    Some advancement opportunities depending on your area of interest

    Cons

    Salaries could be a bit higher for most positions
    The ability to work from home for those positions which are eligible has not been seriously considered


  5. "Research Assistant in the Hospital"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Ability to learn more about relevant techniques for desired field
    - Great job to have in between college and graduate school

    Cons

    - Pay is lower than other Chicago Universities
    - Opportunity to publish is not equal among all the RA's
    - No overtime, use of 'comp time'

    Advice to Management

    Even a small increase in pay would go a long way.


  6. "MRI Tech"

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    Current Employee - MRI Tech in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - MRI Tech in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits and opportunities for growth

    Cons

    In some instances you have to know someone to move up


  7. "Its ok"

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    Current Employee - Critical Care Outreach Nurse in Bellwood, IL
    Current Employee - Critical Care Outreach Nurse in Bellwood, IL

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Access to technology and information

    Cons

    Can be a lot of red tape

  8. "Forefront of ...."

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    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Healthcare perks; notoriety of institution; some great departments and managers; good benefit package; can matriculate through institution for career growth rarely losing seniority; institution always growing; meet great world-renowned faculty and staff.

    Cons

    Some departments and management is too rigid on rules; not a lot of flexibility on working from home; technology is good but not always the best. Not enough staffing to meet current growth. Can be overwhelming.

    Advice to Management

    Make work from home options available to all staff when possible; consider workload challenges when downsizing and streamlining by including input of team it will affect.


  9. "n/a"

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Specialist/Lab Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Research Specialist/Lab Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago Hospital (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, low stress, fun work enviornment

    Cons

    low pay, no parking, no room for advanced compensation


  10. "My Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work environment, and work/life balance

    Cons

    Large hospital, not a lot of opportunity for individualized attention.

    Advice to Management

    None of think of, in all honesty


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