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VCU Health Reviews

Updated August 22, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great benefits, great leadership, education assistance" (in 30 reviews)

  • "Great place to work great benefits" (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pay, having to pay for parking, lack of food on night shift" (in 20 reviews)

  • "low pay low advancement ok overall" (in 9 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. "Registered Nurse"

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

    I have been working at VCU Health part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, emphasis on continuing education, opportunities for growth, exposure to the most complex patients

    Cons

    I have no complaints other than having to pay for parking downtown. Other locations do not have this issue however.

  3. "Nurse Practitioner"

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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 place if you want to advance your education
    strong benefits package
    there are many excellent coworkers

    Cons

    salaries tend to be lower than community hospital system
    nurse practitioner role not clearly defined, and expectations are always changing


  4. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    very flexible, great company to work for

    Cons

    parking was bad; had to walk 7 blocks to the building


  5. "HR Generalist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    parking can be a challenge. Just because your deck could be a good distance from your work space. There are buses that you can take if you desire though.


  6. "Care partner review"

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    Current Employee - Care Partner in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Care Partner in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at VCU Health part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great hospital and great coworkers.

    Cons

    Parking at a large hospital is either costly or risky.


  7. "VCUHS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, work from home option sometimes, great benefits

    Cons

    Low pay, hectic hours/overworked, no team member appreciation, no room for advancement from Service Desk

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees complaints and take them seriously, hire more people, show some appreciation for your overworked employess

  8. "Patient Access Rep Senior"

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

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to work and tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    Long hours
    High turnover rate


  9. "Sous chef"

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    Current Employee - Sous Chef
    Current Employee - Sous Chef

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time

    Pros

    Steady work schedule with consistent weekends alternating off

    Cons

    Simple food, easy to make


  10. "Great teaching hospital, you learn about a lot of crazy things you may not see elsewhere"

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    Current Employee - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at VCU Health full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, most management, and most coworkers

    Cons

    Medical students are everywhere and some of the ones coming up act like they don’t have common sense on when to not say something in front of patients

    Advice to Management

    Quit letting people micromanage. It makes others feel like they are incompetent when we are the ones doing our “job”


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