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Seattle Children's Reviews

Updated 22 April 2019
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  • "biggest problem: mid - upper management" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Poor mangement, poor work-life balance" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Excellent place to work; incredible employer with an incredible mission."

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    Current Employee - Information Security Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Information Security Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employer is incredibly dedicated to the healthcare and well-being of children. Amazing technical advancements such as gene therapy in use. Solid workplace for an IT professional who wants to make a difference!

    Cons

    A handful of employees are not sufficiently motivated to contribute.

    Advice to Management

    Carefully consider the option of merit-based reviews for compensation and advancement.


  2. "Good Place to Work, Middling Opportunity for Growth"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator
    Former Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Seattle Children's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great PI, involved in interesting projects

    Cons

    Very little professional development offered, difficult to be promoted without the opportunities offered for acquiring further skills

  3. "administrative assisstant"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good management and good leadership

    Cons

    location and transportation becomes an issue

    Advice to Management

    amazing job


  4. "Solid place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work/life balance; great mission; good benefits; nice people

    Cons

    Lack of organizational focus; poor goal setting; lack of accountability; lack of teamwork across divisions and departments

    Advice to Management

    Set clear and thoughtful goals, make sure there's a sensible, resourced plan in place to achieve them. Hold yourselves and your employees more accountable. Remember that you get paid the "big bucks" to make hard choices.


  5. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great, friendly, helpful, encouraging staff!!

    Cons

    Not up to date
    Uses more than 4 archaic software systems

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you’re doing!


  6. "SCH"

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    Current Employee - Staff RN
    Current Employee - Staff RN

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    benefit, staffing, easy transit, supportive peers

    Cons

    wage, parking, management can be tricky


  7. "Solid Coding Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is above industry standard in this area, fully remote position

    Cons

    Huge organization, tones of bureaucratic crap to sift through. Issues with bullying from some managers

  8. "GOOD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    the people and the culture

    Cons

    pay, overworked, vacation time, high turnover


  9. "Has potential"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Seattle Children's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Has a good mission statement. There are some really good people that want to make Seattle Children's great. Some managers allow for employees to work from home.

    Cons

    The pay is lower and there is a lack of accountability with upper management. Poor management and leadership skills from directors.

    Advice to Management

    Actions speak louder words. Make sure your leaders don't have actions that are opposite of your values.


  10. "Focused on internal squabbling, rather than innovation"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seattle Children's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Some really nice people on staff, flexible hours, better than average diversity.

    Cons

    Thick politics and poor behavior, lot's of high school drama, lack of honesty between management.

    Advice to Management

    Know your staff from personal contact and set the tone for your reports. Clean up your middle management layer and teach them kindness.