Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Employer Reviews
Job Work/Life Balance
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Job Work/Life Balance
Fast Pace Environment
TRANSPORTER (Current Employee), West Islip, NY – December 5, 2014
Pros: overtime is always available.
Cons: breaks maybe cut short do to high volume of transports.
A typical day includes interacting with nurses and a variety of staff members to collaborate where the patient is being transported to. Once a request has been submitted as a transporter, I must identify the patient and safely transfer them to a stretcher or wheelchair. I must be mindful of any IV fluids, catheters, or drains a patient may have. Some – more... patients require portable oxygen which I am obligated to provide. As a transporter I am also required to pick up medications from the pharmacy, products from the blood bank and deliver specimens to the laboratory. The hardest part of my job is the physical requirements. As a transporter, I am constantly moving patients and equipment throughout the hospital. This is a physically demanding position. The most enjoyable part of my job is interacting with patients and staff members. – less
Peri- Operative Assistant- Operating Room (Current Employee), 1000 Montauk Hwy, West Islip NY 11795 – May 7, 2014
Pros: very flexible schedule
Cons: no food for the night shift employees
Although I work with patients and not with customers the thought of it is exactly the same. You are looking to satisfy the patient/ customers. This includes the family that comes in with the patients before they head into surgery as well as post op, when they come to visit. I learned that working with others is very interesting. You learn about others – more... opinions and what they have learned in the past that make them a better person today. You learn about new techniques that you can apply to help the patient feel like they're at home. Management is taken very seriously because you are working with people, you need to be professional. The management department is always on top of executing an outstanding outcome for the patient while they are in our facility as well as post op. This includes follow up calls, and making sure that everything is okay. My co-workers are like my family! We all get along great and in a life or death situation communication is key to ensure a safe environment for the patient. There is no hard part in this job. You have duties that need to be completed at the end of each shift but your main priority is the patient and their status on how they are doing. It is an everyday to day experience, you always have to be on your feet and think fast because you never know what comes through the Emergency Room and up into the Operating Room. You have to know where things are and know how to multi task and have great communication with others. You need to learn how to work in groups or individually because sometimes the help you need is not always there because of short staff. The most enjoyable part of my job is to see the patient and family happy. I don't consider it a job, I consider it a life changing experience to help others! – less
Nurse Tech/Nurse Technician (Former Employee), West Islip, New York – November 28, 2013
I am a New Hire less then a month. To be exact I have been here at Good Samaritan 19 days. I do like the way managment handled my employment. It has been professional from the day I was called in for a interview from the time I started working here even up to yesterday November 27, 2013
Medical Records Clerk lI (Former Employee), West Islip, NY – September 21, 2013
Pros: laid back atmosphere
As an employee of Good Samaritan hospital, I learned how to multi task several situations at once. For example, you may be assigned to assemble charts for the day, but be required to pull charts, speak with new parents and obtain their background information, in addition to your coworkers asking questions and assisting patients that come in to request – more... health information. Because I learned how to handle multiple situations at once, it resulted in exceptional organization skills, customer service presentation, and enjoyment of a fast pace, stressful atmosphere. At the end of the day,management and the workers always worked hand in hand to accomplish the tasks of the day. – less
Thoroughly enjoyed working as a medical transcriptionist.
Medical Transcriptionist (Former Employee), West Islip, NY – June 24, 2013
I was very blessed working at Good Samaritian Hospital. After working as an in-house transcriptionist from June 2004-June 2007, I was given the opportunity to be a remote transcriptionist and work for them from home from September 2007- February 2012 where upon I returned to working as an in-house transcriptionist from February 2012-November 2012.
Secretary/Administrative Coordinator (Former Employee), West Islip, NY – May 17, 2013
My main function was to ensure that interns and residents were compliant and give feedback to the Director. I learned that residents are very driven people, so our doctors The Director were several different hats; she did her job very well My co-workers had different responsibilites than I and as a team we kept the office, residents and management happy – more... with our performance Preparing for graduation of the residents Seeing the interns and residents fulfill their dreams – less
Registered Nurse (Medical/Surgical/Telemetry) (Current Employee), West Islip, NY – February 5, 2013
I've worked at Good Samaritan Hospital for quite some time. I believe that my immediate co-workers take pride in working as a team. There has been some shift in management. I've developed articulate assessment skills and the ability to intervene during critical situations.
Clerk 2 Data Entry (Current Employee), West Islip, NY – August 29, 2012
Pros: benefits, healthcare
Cons: short staffed, hiring freezes
A typical work day is very busy; with answering phones, typing data into the computer, pulling and filing charts, and correcting billing information. I've learned many different computer software programs and how to properly handle medical information. Management has been very helpful with my advancement through the department and are willing to help – more... with any problems I may face. My co-workers and I work well together. The hardest part of my job is keeping up with the high quantity of work on certain days. The most enjoyable part of the job is when I am able to leave with all my work in for the day. – less
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee), West Islip, NY – April 6, 2012
Pros: benefits are very good at the hospital.
Cons: everyone feels that their pay should be different.
A typical day at work for me at Good Samaritan Hospital is gather data from all the units and reporting this data to senior management. My Excel computer skills have improved a great deal since I started working for the hospital. The hardest part of my job is the fact that the data I am receiving most make complete and accurate. If this data is not – more... complete and accurate the rest of the data will not be finished. – less