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Lifespan Reviews

Updated 15 October 2018
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Lifespan President and CEO Timothy J. Babineau
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Pros
  • "They have good benefits only if you see dr's associated with the hospitals" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and people who truly care about our patients" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance is not respected, you are expected to stay late (while managers leave before you) and expectation is to work through lunch" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Middle and upper management are out of touch with daily concerns" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Unit Secretary"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Secretary in Providence, RI (US)
    Former Employee - Secretary in Providence, RI (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lifespan part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Personal growth, tution reimbursement, benefits

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say, I had a great experience working for this company.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "Needs Improvements"

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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 Lifespan full-time

    Pros

    Cost of medical benefits are low

    Cons

    Little room for career advancement

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst - Heavy employee turnover tells the story."

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    Current Employee - Epic Applications Analyst in Providence, RI (US)
    Current Employee - Epic Applications Analyst in Providence, RI (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lifespan full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Location; decent benefits (with limitations).

    Cons

    Entrenched middle management that only pays lip service to employee concerns; managers have no training and poor skills; micromanage employees; you are just a drone with little or no opportunity for training or advancement. A paranoid work environment with no trust of employees. Managers and directors will quickly throw employees “under the bus.” There is no middle management turnover but a huge employee turnover. The company can’t fill analyst jobs fast enough due to turnover which further impacts employee workloads.

    Advice to Management

    Clean house in middle management ranks (directors and managers). The corporate culture won’t change when they same remain in place.


  4. "Claims Follow Up Representative"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Providence, RI (US)
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Providence, RI (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lifespan full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Competitive salary
    System is user friendly, good resource tools which makes workflow smoother

    Cons

    Way too many...
    Too much micromanaging
    We are just a number
    The most robotic place I have ever worked for
    Morale is awful
    Employees prospective is not valued or even considered
    Not flexible
    Management is unorganized, constantly switching workflow assignments
    Too much cattiness and tattle tailing


  5. "Good Entry Level"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Assistant in Providence, RI (US)
    Current Employee - Department Assistant in Providence, RI (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lifespan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A good place to start if you are interested in getting your foot in the door.

    Cons

    Not very challenging, lots of down time, feels like I am wasting my degree away.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Good employees don’t work here"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Providence, RI (US)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Providence, RI (US)
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lifespan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No supervision wish there was more

    Cons

    Bad culture, non efficient management

    Advice to Management

    Start from scratch


  7. "Policy and management can be more transparent"

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

    I worked at Lifespan full-time

    Pros

    The living cost is relatively low.

    Cons

    Policy and management are not transparent.

  8. "Acute rehab physical therapist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lifespan full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment ......

    Cons

    Decreased pay, non profit hospital


  9. "Clinical Research Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good hours and vacation time.

    Cons

    The general outlook on research in the hospital


  10. Helpful (1)

    "administrative"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lifespan full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    benefits are not the worse

    Cons

    management hires friends/ lack of diversity in management
    Code of Conduct only applies to some..HR will always back management

    Advice to Management

    Stop Bullying


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