Upstate Medical University Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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3.7
71%
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67%
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Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood
Gregory L. Eastwood
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, good culture, growing institution(in 16 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, room for growth, great teaching hospitals(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Human resources needs major improvement(in 4 reviews)

  • "Medbest benefits (vs state or research)(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. COVID-19

    "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Radiology Technologist in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    we had PPE during covid, did not get layed off when it got slower.

    Cons

    raises are at the mercy of the state and Union contract even if you are a rock star

  2. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everyone was great to work with

    Cons

    Human resources needs major improvement


  3. "rn L&D"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RN L&D in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University part-time

    Pros

    Mostly just the retirement benefits

    Cons

    rules to follow, low pay

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Epic Applications Analyst in Syracuse, NY

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time

    Pros

    Diverse and nice people to work with

    Cons

    Slow moving in certain areas

  5. "Meh, its ok."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, Critical Care in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    it's hard to come up with something

    Cons

    Schedule is highly inconsistent, staffing of the unit is poor and often results in problems, low morale on unit, completely understaffed in terms of unit leadership

  6. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Nys Licensed Physical Therapist 

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    This is a good organization

    Cons

    This can be a very hectic environment

  7. "love it!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Staff RN in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time

    Pros

    There's an opportunity for growth and to explore other positions, units, etc.

    Cons

    i can't think of any cons

  8. "Overall Great Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Diverse patient population, great coworkers, teaching hospital.

    Cons

    Low pay and no consistent training plan.

  9. "First Job, Great Start"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Passionate employees, good starting pay for relative experience, plenty of room for growth

    Cons

    Some lackluster leadership and high leadership turnover p

  10. "Meh."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    If in a union, job security. Salary. Benefits. If research or Med Best, pass on the jobs.

    Cons

    Toxic environment, back stabbing, lack of respect from superiors.

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