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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Reviews

Updated February 25, 2017
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center President and CEO Jeffrey R. Balser
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  • Having to pay to park was the biggest con (in 26 reviews)

  • Poor, poor pay considering the cost of living in Nashville (way over inflated right now) (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "great work environment, good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    academic hospital, tuition benefits, 403B matching

    Cons

    lower pay than other hospitals in town


  2. "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team work and great support from a large group of coworkers

    Cons

    Your day is ever changing; flexibility is key


  3. "Registered Nurse"

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

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Staffing ratios; benefits, including tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    must pay for parking; navigating campus; lower end of pay scale in area; cost of living in Nashville


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  5. "VUMC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    very rewarding work. amazing research

    Cons

    parking and traffic can be a nightmare


  6. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great learning environment and opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Lower pay than some surrounding hospitals


  7. "Vanderbilt RN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, good resources, flexible pto hours

    Cons

    bad "occurence" policy and bad sick policy


  8. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Great institution

    Cons

    None at all great place

    Advice to Management

    No advice


  9. "LMSW"

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    Former Employee - LMSW in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - LMSW in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    a lot of opportunity to learn different medical specialties and further education

    Cons

    poor organization of department, no standard of work flow

    Advice to Management

    needs a manager with organization skills and former transition management experience


  10. "Great Opportunity for Learning"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Focused on education and teaching; many opportunities as being a part of a large institution; build connections and relationships

    Cons

    HR isn't as helpful; there is some emphasis on status


  11. "Great place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good boss, good co-workers, easy place to work

    Cons

    None--see comments above regarding pros



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