Hospital for Special Surgery Reviews

Updated 21 May 2020

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4.2
79%
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Hospital for Special Surgery President and CEO Lou Shapiro
Lou Shapiro
125 Ratings
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  • "nothing negative to say about HSS(in 7 reviews)

  • "I have no cons to say, this a great hospital with potential to grow(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great work environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Patient Care Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great pay, work environment, co-workers

    Cons

    Management sometime let things slip through the crack or over-manage certain aspects

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-05-11
  2. "Best place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, great team work, excellent benefits, flexible scheduling.

    Cons

    There are no present cons

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-04-23
  3. "Great place to work. Great compensation"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical Nurse Educator in New York, NY

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Management was willing to listen to solutions and ideas.

    Cons

    None. Left due to relocation

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-04-19
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Not supportive environment."

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Physician Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Well paid compared to similar jobs.

    Cons

    No support from management. Employees not treated the same. Extreme nepotism.

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-05-21
  5. "Research associate"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing job was a pleasure to work there

    Cons

    No real downside I loved it there

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-04-10
  6. "I enjoyed working here"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in New York, NY

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly and welcoming work environment, not a bad work load, very well staffed

    Cons

    Commute was too far for me.

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-04-09
  7. Helpful (2)

    "10/10 would not recommend"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    average salary and vacation days (if they let you)

    Cons

    Operations stuck in the 90s, be weary if you have any experience or ideas; lack of diversity in senior leadership ; untrained managers with lack of interpersonal skills or experience leading others; all about who you buddy up with in order to move up (youll know if youre on the out)

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    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-03-21
  8. "Great Experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Physical Therapist Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Positive team, welcoming environment, busy work to make the day fly by!

    Cons

    No upward trajectory, but this was limited by a large gap in the assistant vs. physical therapist role.

    Hospital for Special Surgery2020-01-27
  9. "n/a"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Registrar 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Vacation time and work load

    Cons

    management doesn't take time to address issues

    Hospital for Special Surgery2019-11-27
  10. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - RN Case Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hospital for Special Surgery full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Professional staff, friendly environment, high-quality leadership. Great benefits and time off. Excellent, competitive pay.

    Cons

    None that comes to mind.

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    Hospital for Special Surgery2019-11-07
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