Constatly Job Scared * Limited training or Support from managers
Admistrative Receptionist (Former Employee) – Louisville, KY – October 20, 2017
The only bonus of working at COR was the passion the other entry level employees had for recovery and the patients. It was once an amazing place to both work for and seek recovery however, since the retirement of the CEO, COR has changed to a numbers company. No longer respecting or acknowledging the fact that this is a "SERVICE" business provided by the employees. The founder established the how the employees were to provide recovery and treat the patients. Since the co-founder retired the employee appreciation and compassion for the patients has left the company.
The lack of information given during the 6 weeks of training leaves the employees to learn thru trial & error. With absent management many employees are left to make uninformed judgment calls during understaffed situations. Thus leaving them Job Scared and facing the possibility of being fired daily.
Within the past few months the company has changed and now are viewed by many patients and their families as a company out to drain your insurance benefits and send you out the door.
Fellow entry level employees - Patients
Management - Low Pay - Lack of Training - Unappreciated
NA (Former Employee) – Alcoa, TN – October 19, 2017
Most of the career advancement is based on some recovery nepotism. They protect who they like and get rid of the rest. Job is incredibly stressful and many people are given minimal guidance on job requirements. Salary is not great and they often have people work overtime for crises management. Therapy programs are underdeveloped and not many have evidence based backing.
I worked night shift 7p to 7a. I had to attend meetings in the middle of the day and try to sleep after or before, not the nursing meetings , but the meetings called by the rest of the company. The DON always had the meetings at 7am or 2 pm so that night shift could attend. I was constantly job scared. Night shift was always the last to know of policy changes. Everyone communicated via email. Sometimes it was hard to read emails due to job duties.
The transporting job is a very good job you can interact with patients talk to patients encourage patients. It is a very nice company to work for if you can get your foot in the door but it seems like they look more out for family.
Patients need more time to detox before assessments are given to understand what they have read and filled out.
Employee Training (Former Employee) – Louisville, TN – June 7, 2016
Working with patient's is rewarding. Stressful, management is a joke, co-workers cliquish, but not all, communication can be bad. Appears the patient's suffer from lack of understanding when admitted. Appears disorganized. Business cares more about making money.
Lack of consistency between staff. Job security, insurance and new management/CEO.
There is no job security, management does not care about the employees only the $$$ they can make. A typical day includes getting yelled at through emails, harassed by other workers or constantly questioned .. Patients are the best and only good part of this work place.
Director of Recovery Monitoring Program (Former Employee) – Louisville TN – July 6, 2013
This program came together from a man who wanted good treamtent available to anyone wanting help from alcoholism/addiction. In the first years of the program it was the most ideal place to work as everyone worked as a team toward the same goal to ensure every patient had the best possible chance for long term sobriety. The difference with this program from others was the love the employees put into their jobs, for the clients and for each other. The downside was that as it grew more sucessful, it became more corporated and as with most, people get into business to make money.
Research Assistant/Intern (Current Employee) – Alcoa, TN – March 19, 2013
Recruitment, assessment, and discharge of participants at a substance abuse treatment facility, data entry, DNA collection, follow-up calls, emails, and letters, administered the TLFB and various other substance use and intimate partner violence scales
free meals, supportive work atmosphere, beautiful facility
Cornerstone is a good place to work. I have gained knowledge regarding drug and alcolhol additions I would never I learned had I not been working for
L P N PRN (Former Employee) – Louisville, TN – September 6, 2012
Access detox patients. Administer medications per dr. Orders. Take off orders. Add prn orders per company policy. Provide nursing care as needed. Provide a safe environment. Progress notes. My co-orders are great. I respect them and enjoy working with them as a team. The hardest part of my job is the drive to and from work. The most enjoyable of my job, my patients.
relaxed atmosphere. great supervisors.
healthcare. as a prn i do not work enough hours to qualify for insurance.
LPN (Former Employee) – Alcoa, TN – April 22, 2012
They show patients the online nicer area and tour the nicer/newer area then they would get sent down to my area which was the older shabier area and they had paid alot of money and they would complain to me about their lodgings and I could not help them. Because of short staffing and multiple firings I would be required to work 16 hours with out being asked, but told. Co-workers... some would work as team players others would not as pass the buck or blame on others. I learned that you can't save all patients. Their were some over doses after discharge/ There were also some discharges that should have come sooner due to staff safety. Most enjoyable when you saw some get healthy and realized that their was life beyond drugs and alcohol
flexible hours being part of the treatment team
having detox patients by your self, cheek medication