CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant (Current Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – August 9, 2016
I enjoy seeing each and everyone of my patients progress. Its amazing seeing a patient overcome their injury and walk or talk and even eat regular foods. The staff play a huge role and it's amazing how fast you see improvement I enjoy working here
Medical Assistant (Former Employee) – Irving, TX – March 29, 2016
This job is the worst ever I had since moving. They leave you stuck in patients apartments all day from 8-12 hours a day and half of the time you don't get a break or they won't allow you to use the rest room. They don't value their employees. They have a point system and you will get fired for anything. If your child or spouse is hospitalized or sick they still want you to come to work and threats to give you s point or fire you if you call out. They are all about money and they are totally against everything they stand for. The pay is under wage and they let patients fall all the time and cover it up, they are always short staff , and super management from Human resource on down to the supervisors talk to you like poo!! They let patients hit and abuse staff and do not give the staff member treatment. They always have a turnover in empyloment because they hire new people at least 7-10 once a month and by the next 30 days they quit. This Job is a joke...
Rehab Tech (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – July 29, 2016
Working here was definitely an experience. I loved my patients and was a hard worker who always did my job regardless of being recognized for it or not. Felt unappreciated as time passed and treated poorly by management. They work you to death and praise the lazy ones. There are some positives to working for them. You learn how to form bonds with patients and get to help them through their journey to get better. It's amazing seeing someone go from being in a wheelchair to walking. This job is not for everyone but it will definitely help you grow as a person.
Free lunch on holidays, opportunities for overtime, see patients get better
Centre for Neuro Skills emphasizes regular training for all employees. I learned as much, if not more, working here than I did in my master's degree program. The company really strives to become the type of company people will want to work for until they retire. The people there are very intelligent, hard working and experienced. It is very busy and fast-paced, so be prepared to work very hard. It is worth it though to be able to see patients make progress on a daily basis and touch their families' lives in a positive, meaningful way.
training, occasional catered lunches, good benefits, good people to work with
Most of the time it was alright but the other time it seemed like we wasn't getting support from the supervisor. The charge nurse on my shift was very good at her job which I loved the 2nd shift we rocked.
wished that the supersvisor would stand behind her employees
Overall the patients had 24 hour care including therapy and medical attention.
Medical Assistant/Supervisor (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – August 15, 2013
A typical day at work consisted of insuring that I was properly staffed for my shift. Making sure that staff are properly trained in changing patients due to incontinence. Taking vital and insuring that all patient take there medictions as perscribed by doctors order. Administer medications via G-tube, blood sugar checks, any chief complaints from patients during the overnight hours, blood draws per doctors orders, and that the patients are safe. I also relayed any important information during my shift for the next shift that came aboard. Above all that patients were up and ready to go to leave for the clinic.
you received great 401k benefits, movie tickets at the end of the year, and a opportunity to provide assistants to patients.
Medical Administrative Receptionist (Former Employee) – Irving, TX – May 19, 2015
Learned a lot about Traumatic brain Injury. Very rich in cultural diversity. Management was poor. Often too busy to listen to your ideas and concern company-wide. Changes needed to be made for the growing company but staff's insights were never taken. My co-workers were very positive and up-lifting. Hardest part about my job was wanting to do more at times and not be able to go outside of my job duties. I felt like I wanted to help in other departments and was unable to. I loved the patients and seeing the progress they would make from the first day of treatment to the last which spoke to the great care all staff provided to patients.
Neuro Rehabilitation Specialist (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – July 17, 2014
I worked over night and the over night team became like family and definetly there for one another. I learned major responsibilities ther as well as patience for my patients. Management was great they were there for all staff and there team, you could go to them for anything. My co-workers helped eachother out during hard times. The hardiest part about working there and on over nights was staying awake. The most enjoyable part was being able to see my patient improve and relearn daily activities all over again after their TBI.
co-workers from same shift became much more than just co workers, they became your friends and helped out threw everyhting.
A typical day at work would start off with a shift meeting. Then we would go to our assigned locations. I learned a lot while here about how the mind works and how injuries can affect the brain. Management was very nice. I worked with a fun group of people. The hardest part of the job was also the most enjoyable part, and that was when the patients got better they moved to outpatient.
winning gift cards and floating holiday for your birthday if you took it.
Rehabilitation Assistant (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – November 23, 2012
A typical day at work depended on the status of the patient. Some patients were able to take care of themselves with little supervision. Others were unable to do things on their own. Ex: shower, use the bathroom, prepare meals and take care of themselves so it was the employees responsibilty to make sure the patient was well taken care of. I learned that in order to enjoy this type of work, you have to enjoy helping people. I wouldn't really know what to say about management. My co-workers were fun to work with. Especially if they enjoyed helping people. The hardest part of the job was dealing with behavioral patients because some got physically violent. The most enjoyable part of the job was the rewarding feeling of knowing you were part of the reason that the patient regained the ability to do things independantly.
Productive relaxed place to work with something new everyday
Research Assistant (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – September 3, 2014
Everyday at work I would enter data in spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, SPSS, and databases from Lotus Notes. I would gather this information from paper files and electronic medical files. My manager would always challenge us, the research assistants to work with other departments and with the brain injured patients in the facility, so everyday we would learn new things and expand our horizons. The environment in the research department was very laid back and drama free, my co-workers were easy to work with and question were always encouraged. The hardest part of my job, for me, was getting comfortable with administering test batteries to the patients. I enjoyed getting to use my skills everyday at work and feeling accomplished at the end of everyday.
always hiring, if you need money and a temp job this is for you however always short staff. Supervisor management horrible attitudes, no breaks only a 30 mins lunch and sometimes before you go home, however have your own experience. You will regret
medical department (Former Employee) – Irving Texas – February 2, 2013
Team work is essential when caring for patients. Needless to say there is no effective team work in the Nursing department. The hours are great. However unproffessionalism screams throughout the Supervisory and Human Resources, which trickles down throughout their team. Also they not only will fire you they will seek revenge by reporting you to the Texas boArd of Nursing. There is not adequate timing for effective care. This place is headed for a definite class action law suit. If you love your nursing license, Beware!
good pay, good hours
high expectations with limited resources, always short staffed
Neuro Rehabilitation Specialist (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – April 13, 2013
I worked for CNS for 9 months and being able to work with patients and see their improvements over a course of a few months was remarkable and rewarding. CNS really is a great place to work because you are able to work with such amazing people, staff and patients.
watching patients improve their lives and get back to their normal daily routines.
i am a medical assistant and was doing a cna's job (assisting pts with the restroom)
This to me felt like an regular job, no excitement but not mediocre either. Some supervisors play favorites and the job itself is very tiring. But seeing the improvment in my patients always makes it better.
Neuro Rehabilitation Specialist (Former Employee) – Bakersfield, CA – May 8, 2014
This job gave me a sense of purpose more than any other job I previously had. You truly help people through the most difficult time of their lives. Though the work was rewarding, the high turnover of employees unfortunately created an unprofessional environment. Overall, a great experience to have.