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University of Chicago Hospital Reviews

Updated April 13, 2017
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  • low pay, no parking, no room for advanced compensation (in 6 reviews)

  • But patient care is one of the primary missions here (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Interesting place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Super smart people who challenge you (in a positive way) each day.

    Cons

    Some of the facilities are quite old.


  2. "University of Chicago Medicine"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Complex tertiary & quaternary care
    New facility
    New ORs and procedure suites
    Great ICU staff and RNs

    Cons

    Prioritize cost over staff
    High turnover of floor staff
    Minimal consultation with clinical staff when making administrative decisions

    Advice to Management

    Increase involvement of clinical staff - RNs through residents - when making administrative decisions including rolling out new floors, units, EMRs, etc


  3. "weak methodology, waste of DEA clearance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    looks great on your resume

    Cons

    you don't actually do anything


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  5. "Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, friendly management

    Cons

    Difficult to advance, poor social life sometimes


  6. "Reconsider working here"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician
    Former Employee - Lab Technician
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Chicago Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The pay is about the main reason I liked working there

    Cons

    Management, is horrible! They treat certain employees to their likings! Managers get away with so much dirt. Very hostile environment..

    Advice to Management

    Find managers that are not afraid to MANAGE!!!


  7. "Abstractor/Coder"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  8. "staff RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    caring, efficient, excellent teamwork, respectful to employees

    Cons

    the surrounding environment is not that safe, especially when you park in the street


  9. "good benefits"

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

    I have been working at University of Chicago Hospital full-time

    Pros

    great benefits. 100% tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    short staffed on most occasions


  10. "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.


  11. "Patient Service Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Chicago Hospital part-time

    Pros

    All the Staff were friendly and professional.

    Cons

    Daily parking was a challenge.


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