Queensland Health Reviews

Updated 30 Jul 2020

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4.0
74%
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91%
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Queensland Health Director General  Michael Walsh (no image)
Michael Walsh
32 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Plenty of politics and red tape(in 15 reviews)

  • "Maybe management top heavy where the core of healthcare is the nurse on the floor which is at most times lacking(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Meaningful work and great pay"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Principal Policy Adviser - Health in Brisbane

    I have been working at Queensland Health full-time

    Pros

    Great salary, meaningful work, work life balance.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and red tape, lack of innovation, slow progress, poor performance management

  2. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Occupational Therapist in Townsville
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Queensland Health part-time

    Pros

    Excellent workplace, supportive, good PD experiences and enjoyable work

    Cons

    Large departments, very busy work environment


  3. "QLD health salary"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Brisbane

    I have been working at Queensland Health part-time

    Pros

    Salary package, career growth and flexibility especially having little children in the family

    Cons

    Shift work, physical exhaustion and work loading

  4. "Fantastic work place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Brisbane

    I have been working at Queensland Health part-time

    Pros

    Great patient to nurse ratios

    Cons

    Parking is difficult at time

  5. "Improving"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Brisbane

    I have been working at Queensland Health full-time

    Pros

    There has been a definite shift to mental health and wellness. Leave and benefit entitlements are great.

    Cons

    Very dependent upon your department, not all are progressive.

  6. "Good place to work."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Brisbane

    I have been working at Queensland Health full-time

    Pros

    diverse workplace, good employee benefits, motivated staff

    Cons

    Buerocracy, red tape, slow process, difficulties with performance management for employees who are unmotivated / not performing

  7. "Recommendable"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Queensland Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great experience Experienced teams and professionals Great remuneration

    Cons

    Poor flexibility of leave Teams can be stagnant A lot of internal politics

  8. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Queensland Health full-time

    Pros

    Good people and stable employment.

    Cons

    Can be challenging to change processes

  9. "Varied role"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Environmental Health Officer in Brisbane

    I worked at Queensland Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance and benefits

    Cons

    Very heavy enforcement focus

  10. "Great salary! Plus other benefits, great management and opportunities for ongoing learning"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Townsville
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Queensland Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High salary for registered nurses, massive nursing and midwifery union, friendly staff members from cleaners to doctors

    Cons

    Can get short-staffed at times

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