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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  • Having to pay to park was the biggest con (in 27 reviews)

  • Waiting years to get a raise and only end up with a cost of living increase of 2% (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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 part-time

    Pros

    Very Relaxed environment and great managament

    Cons

    Very quiet but in general nothing bad really


  2. "Nurse Practitioner"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Talented providers. Reputable hospital.

    Cons

    Salaries are below average.

    Advice to Management

    Match industry salary averages.


  3. "Associate Application Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Applications Specialist in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Associate Applications Specialist in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Vanderbilt realy cares about the employees.
    The People I work with are great
    The benefits are Good
    I have the flexibility to work remote.
    They understand if I need to stay home with sick kids.

    Cons

    Sometimes the workload can be to much or not enough.
    Upper Management is not around much.
    Growth oppurtunities are limited depending on your area of expertise.

    Advice to Management

    Make staff feel important.


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  5. "Registered medical assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Medical Assistant in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Registered Medical Assistant in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are good. Well known company. Discounts on many services through vandy. Ride bus for free. Stable work. Low stress.

    Cons

    Do not allow MA's to use a full scope of their abilities. Low pay. Pay for parking. Have to see vandy md's for your own personal care.


  6. "RN"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    interesting patient population

    Cons

    denied use of your earned PTO due to staffing shortages

    Advice to Management

    Look at managers and personalities of them closely listen to the employees when we say some of them are dictators


  7. "Finance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule in the area I work.

    Cons

    rate of pay not good. No bonuses


  8. "Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    -Good for scientific experience and possible publications

    Cons

    -Possibly long hours, depends on which lab you work in


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Massive turnover, horrible HR leadership"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    benefits are decent; some people are helpful - those you support are appreciative

    Cons

    Poor leadership, massive turnover, unfair practices, favoritism, rules only apply to certain people, lack integrity and honesty

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your top performers, be consistent and fair


  10. "Excellent place to work and friendly environment."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, continued growth, and positive environment.

    Cons

    Not many cons at this point and time.


  11. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    VUMC commands excellence so it makes you want to work harder.

    Cons

    Very researched focused. Not conducive if you want to focus on teaching.



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