Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2020

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center CEO Julie Ann Freischlag
Julie Ann Freischlag
52 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good salary, good benefits, good work atmosphere(in 33 reviews)

  • "great place, friendly people, great weather(in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not enough support from upper management(in 11 reviews)

  • "Understaffed, low pay, difficult to take time off, disconnected management, "people mill"(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "great experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research 

    I have been working at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    friendly people helpful staff positive feedback

    Cons

    none so far possibly location if you prefer larger cities

  2. "Exercise Physiologist"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Exercise Physiologist in Winston-Salem, NC

    I have been working at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Good system to work for

    Cons

    Low pay for exercise physiologist

  3. "Research track"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and coworkers are good.

    Cons

    Work culture lacks of flexibility.

  4. "Meh"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Patients are always the pros

    Cons

    Everything else, money, culture, etc etc

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  5. "Excellent"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN 
    Recommends

    I worked at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Wonderful medical center with great leadership

    Cons

    Patient workload could be challenging

  6. "One of my favorite jobs"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Clemmons, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Valued as an employee, friendly co workers, nice a managers

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth there

  7. "Great hospital to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Winston-Salem, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Generous retirement investment plan, affordable health insurance, decent PTO, sound management structure, many affiliate discounts, adequate hospital-level employee training

    Cons

    Middle management is lackluster in some departments: poor communication, favoritism, failure to cultivate teamwork/camaraderie, inability to provide employees with constructive feedback on their work, lack of education about relevant topics

  8. "The best"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instrument Technician 

    I have been working at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    They are Good when it comes to their employees

    Cons

    They have no unified Union for employees

  9. "Standard for a Hospital"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Transplant Coordinator in Winston-Salem, NC

    I have been working at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Fair compensation, employer match for retirement fund

    Cons

    Racism/ageism/sexism among departmental leadership, system is too large to value individual employees

  10. "Chaplain"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chaplain Resident/Fellow in Winston-Salem, NC

    I have been working at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Care for the patients and the community

    Cons

    Don't really have any at this time

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