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VCU Health Reviews

Updated June 17, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great benefits, great leadership, education assistance" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Great place to work great benefits" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pay, having to pay for parking, lack of food on night shift" (in 19 reviews)

  • "low pay scale, paying for parking" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great leadership, education assistance

    Cons

    Very busy health system on a daily basis

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "VCU Health is a great opportunity to further education."

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    Current Employee - Patient Access Representative
    Current Employee - Patient Access Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great health, education, and home purchasing assistance.

    Cons

    low wages, short staffed, high workload, high stress

  3. "Security"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VCU Health full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    To help others thats need to be help
    They loveble

    Cons

    Pay, employers, playful, calls, no work

    Advice to Management

    Stay on top of their employers


  4. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits package and great events.

    Cons

    Lower pay than other facilities in the area.


  5. "Clinical Senior Leadership Outstanding!"

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    Current Employee - Management in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Management in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Tremendous medical benefits and talented people.

    Cons

    Lacking maturity in some areas of IT program development and organizational procedures.

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees and allow them to provide you with the truth to what is actually happening in the environment so as senior leaders you can make more informed decisions.


  6. "Careful of the MRICU"

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    Former Employee - ICU RN in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - ICU RN in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VCU Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful teamwork
    Rigorous training period
    Good introduction to ICU setting if a new grad.

    Cons

    Turnover rate very high
    RN’s one year out of school asked to precept
    At times feels unsafe work environment
    Management will not write a letter of rec unless you stay two years on unit
    Rotating days/night shifts

    Advice to Management

    Replacing management on this unit, and hiring from someone who knows what they are doing. Just look at the turn over rates on the MRICU, arguably highest at vcu.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Work Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at VCU Health part-time

    Pros

    Management is great! Their benefits are awesome. Coworkers are very encouraging.

    Cons

    Nothing to mention any bad comments.

  8. "Staff RN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits (i.e. health and dental insurance, etc.)

    Cons

    Lacking competitive pay and salary for area


  9. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, chance to care for underserved population

    Cons

    Parking, need more attention to nurse satisfaction

    Advice to Management

    Put staff satisfaction first


  10. "Clinical Social Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Rewarding job. Health benefits good. Updated building with lots of lunch options and food courts around

    Cons

    Parking impossible or far. Salary low and work load high


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