Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD
3.8 of 5 14 reviews
www.holycrosshealth.org 1000 to 5000 Employees

Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD Reviews

Updated Nov 11, 2013

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Not the greatest experience but not the worst either

Employee (Former Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I worked at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD full-time for more than 8 years

ProsOffers consistent opportunities to further professional education

ConsNeeds improvement in a number of areas professional, cultural and clinical

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage and consistently practice a culture of respect for the professional and clinical staff as well as the patients you serve and patient satisfaction scores will rise and exceed previous numbers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Easy, non challenging work environment

Registered Nurse (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I have been working at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD full-time for more than a year

ProsHigh grades for computer software
Less than average patient loads
Decent Pay
Excellent SICUt

ConsMany RNs and front line staff are unable to communicate clearly due to language barriers. Poor customer service on general floors and ICU
High turnover of RNs after they fulfill contract obligations

Advice to Senior ManagementRemove "senior" staff that no longer care about the company's vision.
Hire a work force that is able to speak English. Many licensed professional lack the ability to communicate effectively to the patients you serve.
Reach for Magnet Status! Until you do so, you will continue to have a weak, unproductive work force.
Find out why respiratory therapists are not helping RNs - they don't answer the phone or spend much time on the unit.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD full-time for more than a year

ProsThey've taken as good care of me as we take care of our patients

ConsIt's a hospital so it's working in a top down environment.

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Awesome place to work

Physical Therapist (Former Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I worked at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD part-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible schedules, respect of work life balance

ConsParking is limited during the week

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work overall

Registered Nurse (Former Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I worked at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD full-time for more than a year

ProsClean, nice hospital. Easygoing.
self scheduling is easy.
liked the managers for the most part.

Consnot the best cafe.
needs better pay.
kaiser insurance not the best

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Nice place to work

Health Unit Coordinator (Former Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I worked at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD part-time for less than a year

ProsNice working environment
Provide adequate training
Great benefits

ConsOvertired employees
Understaffed unit
Low salary offered

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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SURG TECH (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I have been working at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD part-time for more than 5 years

Prossomewhat flexible schedule tries to accomadate most

Consneed more staff to be flexible for all
staffing shortage is extremely crucial
workers underpaid and highly overworked

Advice to Senior ManagementHIGHER NURSES ASAP

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very demanding work load

Registered Nurse (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I have been working at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD full-time for more than 3 years

ProsInteresting cases and patients with lots of opportunity to learn

ConsUnderstaffed; Nurse:patient ratio in postpartum is 1:5 or 6 mother/baby couples

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more nurses and techs

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A learning experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I have been working at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD

ProsMentorship, mission driven, transparent leadership

ConsLacking sound judgement in policy development

Advice to Senior ManagementSeek feedback from managers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very Good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Silver Spring, MD (US)

I have been working at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring MD

Pros- Holy Cross Hospital understands the needs of the student workers and provides very flexible work schedule.
- Very good administration who cares about employers

Cons- Compensation in terms of pay and bonuses is not competitive enough as compared to other hospitals within the area. The work load is much higher as compared to other hospitals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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