Third Party Reimbursement Specialist (Former Employee) – Mountainside, NJ – July 14, 2016
Good Company however more structure values are needed. There were several location moved. The President of the Hospital knew every employee and patient. She has an open door policy with each and everyone of us.
Therapy Aide (Former Employee) – Toms River, NJ – April 28, 2016
Some of the therapist treat you like their persons maid They leave a mess and want you to clean it up while they sit and chat with other therapist. I actually had one therapist say to me CLEAN UP ON ISLE 10 as to say come clean up my mess. They will stand directly next to something within 2 inches and ask you to hand it to them. Another therapist told a parent oh don't worry about the baby vomit the aide will get it. This job is basically house keeping plus everything else the therapist need. You'll spend your day cleaning toys and copying papers. A lot of bending and lifting therapy equipment. The turn over rate for this location is amazing... Wonder why
While I had a good internship experience at Children's, it was only due to the efforts of one of the senior psychologist who took me under her wing during my internship. My assigned supevisor was apsent typically for half the day, leaving me to my own divides for a good part of my time there.
Good internship program.
Very hands off. If your not a self starter, it's not for you.
Children's is a great place. I learned a lot, the staff was always friendly and so willing to help. They are all very caring and are all about a team effort to make the families experience a great one.
Therapy Aide (Former Employee) – New Brunswick, NJ and Hamilton, NJ – October 6, 2015
Voted one of the Best Places to Work in NJ within the last 10 years, I am proud to say I had the opportunity to be employed by such a company. This hospital's outlook of client-centered/family-centered care is a prime reasoning why several employees, such as myself, stayed there for extended periods of time.
This is truly a places that strives to live up to it's standards. Everyone greets you with a smile when you come through the door and frequently goes above and beyond to make patients and family members feel welcomed. I personally am almost brought to tears every time a parent returns to tell us how much we changed their child's life.
Loving and truly genuine people to work with.
Frequent health care plan changes. Can be very political.
Certified Nursing Aide (Former Employee) – Toms River, NJ – August 27, 2015
What I enjoyed most about working here were the children and being a part of making a difference. I did not agree with the role playing between nurses, or how as a valued employee my word was not taken seriously. I enjoyed my job, I enjoyed working hard because it was for those kids.
If you love working with peds its a fantastic place to work. Very busy place. You will never be able to say you're bored. There are times where you're so busy that you dont have time to eat or use the bathroom. But I enjoy working with the kids so I often over look that stuff
Therapist Assistant (Former Employee) – New Brunswick, NJ – July 1, 2015
Enjoyed working with the Children they made my day. Enjoyed helping and learning about other therapies. Worked alongside Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapist. Also provided Recreational programs with patients.
In working here my typical day required high levels of patient interaction through customer service with Patient registration and ensuring and demonstration good customer service skills, directing the patients to the many departments where their scheduled appointments were. Responding to phone inquiries and updating patient information where required & needed in our computer data base. Small yet sophisticated and diverse environment.
Scheduling around Childrens Needs
Small company not much room for advancement/Office politics
Where to begin? Well I been working at children's for close to 9 years now. It is my second home from home. A typical day would be just walking in through the halls in the morning, saying hello to the people, even though some don't say anything back. Still some do and some don't. When I get to my office and log on the computer. I check my emails and go through as much as I can before I start print out reports to do and once that is done, I get a fax from for more cash breakout to start my day going. Then I proceed onto more time consuming stuff. Bank reconciliation, helping out with spreadsheets, journal entries, stop checks, and etc etc on. Lots of bank reconciliation which should be a 2 person position. What have I learn is that when you try your best it is still not enough and that you dedicate yourself to the work and be loyal and humble it comes back to bite you in the end. Management is one of the problems as children's is losing focus on many issues with their employees. They expect you to be overwork and not be paid for it and that they can reap the benefits. You have a deadline and they expect you to get things done accurately and on time. I am pretty sure I am not the only one who is in this type of situation and I recognize that and respect that for all who has gone through this. My coworkers are awesome. If it wasn't for them I wouldn't be here today. Management doesn't seem to get the concept that if you start piling up more work on an individual things will not get completed on time. The coworkers are awesome and I enjoy my time being with them as we have a verymore... diverse group of people. The hardest part of the job for me was to continue to focus on the objectives trying to keep a positive environment. The most enjoyable moment is eating lunch with my coworkers or going out with them. Sharing stories and ideas and accomplishments.less
PAR (Current Employee) – Mountainside, NJ – August 12, 2014
CSH is a wonderful place to bring children for all of the services they offer BUT management, administration and the people you work around are HORRIBLE. The only thing keeping me here is the children (I enjoy seeing them and helping them) and the fact that I havent found something else as of yet. You are overworked, highly underpaid and managers are always adding onto your workload even though you aleady have mountain of work to do. Manager in PAS is very lazy, she does absolutely nothing and passes off her responsibilities on her staff. By Weds of every week, most staff is already burned out. There is lots of favoritism played in that dept as well as managers and administration playing dumb as to what really goes on around there. You have a few that bust their behinds at work faithfully everyday and you have some that does absolutely nothing and clinicians and other staff have made complaints yet, they still have a job. I've been here quite a while and every month someone is fired or resigns and they are back to hiring or bringing in temps. If you can find or do better, I suggest not working here at CSH. Also in the winter time, expect to put your life at jeopardy by traveling in the ice and snow because they still expect you to arrive to work and on time even though a state of emergency has been declared and if you do decide that your life is more valueable and take off for that day, you are forced to use your vacation time and guess what; once you decide its time for a vacation, you cant take one because you've used all of your days during the winter storms. This place andmore... their policies and ethics are a complete joke.less
helping the children
no room for growth, horrible inclement weather policy, insufficient management & administration
Former employee (Former Employee) – NJ – June 21, 2014
A typical work day at children's includes doing other people's work. Being harassed on a daily basis and unfair treatment of employees. I learned that if you can manipulate management you can get away with anything such as calling out, taking excessive breaks and doing nothing all day. Management does not monitor what employees are doing. Co workers- some are great and others are hard to work with and are not friendly. Management in denial about issues.