Children's Hospital Boston

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Children's Hospital Boston Reviews

Updated 21 February 2015
Updated 21 February 2015
47 Reviews
5.0
47 Reviews
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Children's Hospital Boston President & CEO Sandra L. Fenwick
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47 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits and hospital is economically very healthy (in 11 reviews)

  • It is great place to work and learn (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Pay is low compared to hospitals in the area (in 6 reviews)

  • big egos, no room for growth, "harvard" mentality (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    I do cleaning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hospitalist in Corpus Christi, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Hospitalist in Corpus Christi, TX (US)

    I have been working at Children's Hospital Boston part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I do well with customers

    Cons

    I didn't like my schedule

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't have experienced

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Until Every Child is Well.... :-)

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - CRC in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - CRC in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Children's Hospital Boston full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You can always find people who really care about what they're doing and why they're doing it. People do pull together. If I ever felt like I was having a bad day - I'd look around - and then realize I was only whining. These kids and their families are amazing people.

    Cons

    You'd think CHB would feel like it had a ton of money - and it may - but it seems like you're always trying to find the funds to cover this or that. It's a Harvard-Affiliated academic teaching hospital. There are politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to get feedback from your team, at all levels!

  3.  

    Volunteer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Children's Hospital Boston

    Pros

    Very friendly and accommodating environment

    Cons

    Placement issues and slow days

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  5.  

    It provided me a great hospital pharmacy experience as a pharmacy student.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Children's Hospital Boston

    Pros

    The hospital provides training for students in various parts of the pharmacy throughout the hospital. Also a great place to make connections with pharmacists.

    Cons

    Pharmacy intern management.
    Pay is low for interns compared to other hospitals in the area or retail pharmacies.
    Interns get a raise once a year.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Children's is a great

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

    I worked at Children's Hospital Boston part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The entire mission of the hospital is terrific for the patients and families. I have worked for other hospitals and the upbeat and positivity at Children's is amazing.

    Cons

    Some of the nurse managers tend to be controlling and not accept valid and constructive feedback from (non-nurse) employees who are experts on the projects we've worked on for years. I was laid off due to a "department reorganization" in a very brusk, rude, no-notice manner despite many years of employment at the hospital with excellent yearly reviews from former managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees who deal directly with patients and families ... we actually know what we are doing!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Amazing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - QI in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Intern - QI in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Children's Hospital Boston as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly work atmosphere
    Encouraging colleagues
    Great Mentors
    great compensation
    very geared to keeping publics interest at heart and at the center

    Cons

    Its a great organization to work for.
    No cons as such

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the openess and transparency

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Credentialing Specialist in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Credentialing Specialist in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Children's Hospital Boston full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and very friendly atmosphere. Work/life balance is great, supervisor was very willing to accommodate for any personal needs.

    Cons

    Compensation was below industry average.

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Talent Acquisition Consultant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Children's Hospital Boston

    Pros

    The hiring manager were fantastic and worked very well with me and I had a steady flow of candidates at all time. The hospital was working on very leading edge applications and always looking for talented technology people.

    Cons

    The pay scale was about 20% less that most technical companies in the area.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Review salary compensation on a regular basis

  10.  

    Resource Specialist

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Resource Specialist in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Resource Specialist in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Children's Hospital Boston full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great leadership, flexibility, lots of room for growth

    Cons

    No cons that I found.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Internship

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Intern - Intern in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Children's Hospital Boston as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Broad range of expereinces and a great learning environment for people interested in working with Mental Illness.

    Cons

    There are no cons at this time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is no advice to management at this time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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