Seattle Children's Reviews

Updated 22 Feb 2021

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3.8
76%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
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Seattle Children's CEO Jeff Sperring
Jeff Sperring
212 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, family-centered care, positive work environments(in 46 reviews)

  • "Great work-life balance and appreciation for the work you contribute(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management is hard to work with(in 26 reviews)

  • "Claim to promote staff work life balance, and benefits, but many loopholes to get benefits(in 14 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Best place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN 

    I have been working at Seattle Children's part-time

    Pros

    Management always makes time to talk to you and engage with you despite me working nights.

    Cons

    I dont think there's a cons because i love working here

  2. "Fantastic place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Administrative 

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time

    Pros

    You can't beat the mission and I have incredible coworkers.

    Cons

    It can be high workload and stressful.


  3. "Nursing"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time

    Pros

    Good nurse-patient ratios. Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Poor salary compared to cost of living

  4. "Great place for trainees"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place for inter- and intra-organization collaboration, excellent mentorship opportunities, and good environment for a trainee.

    Cons

    Graduate trainees are considered non-employees so not all benefits (like insurance, parking, etc.) apply

  5. "Mixed environment"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Post Doctoral Fellow 

    I worked at Seattle Children's full-time

    Pros

    Highly competent and committed coworkers

    Cons

    Poor emphasis on quality of life

  6. "The acuity and the kids keep me here."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Best hospital in the region, smart/skilled coworkers, lots of different areas to work as a nurse, high acuity patients.

    Cons

    Management is notoriously disconnected from staff.

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  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Patient Account Specialist 

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time

    Pros

    People are so caring and truly want to help

    Cons

    It’s a hospital so very bureaucratic

  8. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Technician 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seattle Children's full-time

    Pros

    Good location, good shuttle services

    Cons

    I didn't see any cons

  9. "Great experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Technician in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Seattle Children's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment and lovely colleagues

    Cons

    Did not face any major issues

  10. "Awesome group of people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RN BSN 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Seattle Children's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good group of people with genuine caring for patients

    Cons

    Lack of training for Epic Go Live

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