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Productive and compassionate workplace.
Medical Technologist (Former Employee), Lanham, MDNovember 20, 2014
Pros: cheerful environment to work.
Cons: only one healthcare provider to chose from.
At DCH we believe our responsibility is to the patients we serve. We respect the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and find that compassion is essential to fostering healing and wholeness. My co-workers act with absolute integrity to improve the health of those we serve.
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Good place for work.
Surgical PA-C (Current Employee), marylandNovember 14, 2014
Good supporting staff and fun working environment. Plenty administration support. Compensation is lower compared to the current market.
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Great Environment Poor Compensation
Patient Accounts Coordinator (Current Employee), Lanham, MDSeptember 9, 2014
Pros: environment
Cons: pay
I am a recent college grad, and I have been working for DCH for the past 7 years throughout my college career. Once I obtained my degree I felt that I would finally be paid my worth and receive a position well suited for my degree. Instead I am given a job that offers nothing in terms up opportunity to move up and the compensation was lower than everyone – more... else in the department. – less
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This was a good job where I learned a lot of Plastic Surgery procedures.
Surgical Technologist (Former Employee), Lanham, MDJune 28, 2014
Pros: too far away from home and the pay was low.
Cons: staff were nice to work with.
The staff were very helpful and patient.
I was able to learn a lot.
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Productive and Pleasant
Medical Billing and Coding Internship (Current Employee), Lanham-Seabrook, MDMay 27, 2014
Well being that this is an internship, I come in and report to my intern manager first. I am then given specific instructions on what to do, which is mainly assisting other employees. I have obtained various skill so far in Patient registration, Insurance verification, Refunds,Patient demographic information, and basic administrative duties. I have – more... always enjoyed working and learning new skill. The added bonus is that I love what I do. – less
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high work load,expected to stay over for call-ins
former PRN respiratory therapist (Former Employee), respiratoryMay 24, 2014
Pros: co-workers
Cons: poor management communication to staff
As a former employee who was let go because I refused to stay over for a co-worker who called out, I fault HR and management for doing a lousy job in retaining key employees.As a PRN employee with no benefits,no vacation or sick time, they expected me to stay over to cover a call out. REALLY? We all have lives away from work!!
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professional medical personnel in an aging plant
BMET III (Current Employee), Lanham, MDMay 6, 2014
Pros: fairly nice physical plant, excellent cafeteria
Cons: long commute, little support from hospital employees when requested
I was lead technician in a team of three -- some trouble with staff not having had consistency in Biomedical support. Took time to build trust. A definite aura of exclusion aimed at "contract" personnel. Hospital expects in-house engagement -- at arm's length. Many good people who care for their patients.
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Excellent place to work and great staff
Analysis Clerk (Current Employee), Lanham, MDMarch 13, 2014
Pros: opportunity to advance
Cons: have to travel
Great place to work enjoyed being around the staff, I learned how to multi task and was able to learn computer skills,my supervisor is a good person to work with.
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Life @ Doctors
Unidentifible (Former Employee), Lanham, MDJanuary 29, 2014
It was an okay work environment. Not much growth and processes need to be better systemized.
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Rewarding in providing Spiritual Care to those who are in need.
Chaplain I (Former Employee), Lanham, MDNovember 22, 2013
Pros: spiritual care is rewarding serving patients, patient's families and staff.
Cons: the hospital is limited in providing chaplaincy duties.
A typical day at Doctors Community Hospital is providing emotional and spiritual support to patients, patient's families, and staff. I visit, answer to hospital codes, and referrals for patients. The day also includes, administrative duties in providing assistance in building up the Pastoral Care Program. I have learned that a Pastoral Care program – more... is more that just visitation. The healthcare environment requires more attention because it focuses on providing for people's needs. People need spiritual care to help them get through the unexpected time of being ill, sick, and death. I have good relationships with my co-workers who are focused on the same thing what I am focused on, that is providing the best spiritual care for the patients, patient's families and staff at Doctors Community Hospital. Spiritual care is necessary to show compassion, caring, encouragement, and comfort while people go through a time being uncertain and wondering how their life circumstance being sick and getting well will turn out for them. I am a Clinical Certified Chaplain called to provide emotional and spiritual support to those who are in need. – less
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Nice environment to grow and learn.
Patient care technician (Current Employee), Lanham, MDOctober 16, 2013
Very supportive of advancements. Very friendly employees. Everyone goes into the industry with the same goal to help others that are less fortunate to help themselves.
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Great Environment and friendly staff
Post-Graduate Observership (Former Employee), Lanham-Seabrook, MDSeptember 22, 2013
Hardest part of the job is being able to discern between tissues from one part of the body to the other
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Fun place to work. Enjoyed my co-workers
EVS Tech (Former Employee), Lanham, MDAugust 25, 2013
Pros: i liked everything about the hospital
Cons: there was nothing that i did not like
I loved working with the senior citizens with all that was required of me but not limited.
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Great people/poor management
Patient Service Coordinator (Former Employee), Lanham, MDJune 5, 2013
If you are looking for a great environment of people to work with and know how to keep your head down and mouth closed, this is the place for you. However, if you are looking for an opportunity to advance and think that management is fair, or that the HR department will mediate on your behalf, THIS IS NOT THE PLACE FOR YOU.
DCH is an old boys network – more... and full of nepotism. – less
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Always had to watch your back
Emergency Room Technician (EMT) (Former Employee), Lanham, MDMay 7, 2013
Somedays are good some are bad, management problems wasn't that bad
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Fast Pace environment, Very Interpersonal, High Volume of Customer Service
Unit Clerk/Secretary (Former Employee), Lanham, MDFebruary 27, 2013
Pros: fun environment, was able to meet various walks of life, and interact with patients
Cons: short staff, and sometimes required to work countless days of overtime.
Data Entry, which include not limited to: visit logging, patient demographics, communication, and physician orders.Answered multiple phone lines and documented EMS phones calls directed to appropriate caller or contact.Setup Medical air and ground transfers. Prepared and obtain authorizations for PT/OT patients prior too arrival of appointments. Developed – more... and Maintained a working knowledge of all: services and resources provided by the hospital. Directed patients and assisted physicians in urgent care procedures included but not limited to: vitals, specimen processing, blood collection. I learned various hospital functions and procedures. I worked with a excellent team, which worked well under pressure and emergency situations. My most enjoyable part was helping the patients. – less
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Doctor's Hospital
Certified Respiratory Therapist (Current Employee), Laham, MarylandJanuary 30, 2013
Pros: serves the community
Wonderful Community Hospital. Hospital for the community.
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Excellent workplace
Healthcare worker (Current Employee), LanhamDecember 26, 2012
There is a healing spirit in this hospital. The staff appear to be very kind to one another. It is a hppy place, where the patients also appear very satisfied.
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Very strong sense of community
Clinical Instructor (Current Employee), Lanham, MDDecember 14, 2012
This is a hospital where many employees have worked for a continuous 20 years or so. The employees are friendly, no matter what the job title. Technologically advanced EMR, interractive patient care system, and recent upgrade to all private hospital rooms. Love working here.
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Learning experience
unit clerk (Current Employee), lanham mdOctober 17, 2012
I have learned a lot from the workplace but , I am looking for something closer to my home.

About Doctors Community Hospital

Doctors Community Hospital is an acute care and surgical hospital serving the Washington, DC area. The not-for-profit medical – Read more