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not a place to live or thrive
clinician (Former Employee), Crownpoint,NMJuly 1, 2014
Pros: none that i can think of
Cons: treated unethically
I had this job...worst place of employment in a 33 year career
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Job in College
Program Analyst (Former Employee), Washington, DCJune 24, 2014
It was a just a job to help me get through college. However, I do remember that for the most part it's quiet and rather slow. If action and change is what you want, then you probably shouldn't go with this company. However, it's probably a great place if you prefer the slower pace.
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I worked in switchboard
INFORMATION RECEPTIONIST (Former Employee), Poplar, MTJune 12, 2014
I worked for my tribe and it was very meaningful and fulfilling experience.
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Productive and nice workplace.
Research technologist, Biologist positions (Former Employee), MarylandJune 6, 2014
I'll prefer five days a working schedule. I am expert on molecular biologist. And also I am a good manager for the perfect scientific environment. Always I have a good connections with my co-workers. And I love to do science with fun.
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Dependeable, trustworthly, on time never take off
Intake Manager (Former Employee), Sacramento, CAMay 29, 2014
Pros: need to move on
Cons: need something closer to home
Customer Services ranging up customers assist them in every way, unload trucks, restock shevles,
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fast paced, friendly people
RN-clinical (Current Employee), Pine Ridge, SDMay 25, 2014
Pros: good healh benefits
Cons: rural area, limited housing
This position is a rewarding job because I encounter a variety of health issues that are challenging. This gives me the opportunity to
keep current on all health disparities.
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Program Manageent
Program Manager (Current Employee), Bethesda, MDMay 22, 2014
Standing up a PMO and total ownership and management of all operational escalations and projects
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Nutrition Health Care and Physical Education for Native American Indians
Public Health Nutritionist (Current Employee), McDermitt, NVMarch 29, 2014
Pros: working with native american indians of all ages
Cons: very remote and rural requires alot of driving
Planning health presentations and exercise activities for Native American Indians of all ages at risk for Diabetes and related complications.

Diabetic Education to patients and families seen at the IHS clinic. Documentation into EHR.

Diabetic Audit Data entry into RPMS
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Learned how to work with a culture very different than mine & how to work with little equipment or guidance.
Clinical staff nurse, Shift Supervisor (Former Employee), Shiprock, NM Whiteriver, AZMarch 13, 2014
Pros: government benefits, incredible learning experience
Cons: indian preference, apathy
Worked at two different hospitals on different reservations from 1985-1996. Shiprock, NM & Whiteriver, AZ. Was my first nursing job and I am glad as I learned tons in part as these sites are so remote we had to do everything. I worked Med/Surg, ICU. and ER. Saw lots of trauma and severe infections. Collaboration could be challenging as regardless of – more... how much the natives loved you, you are never really one of them. I learned to be diplomatic and respectful. We had great medical staff but they are fresh out of school. You rely on your brain and intuition as services are often difficult to access. I have done so many things in my career partly because of IHS, There is no where you will get the experience you get on the Rez! – less
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Dirty Clinic and Poor Health Standards!
RN Manager (Former Employee), San Jose CAFebruary 19, 2014
Pros: the only native american working there is the janitor...(i am not kidding)
Cons: everything
Stay away from this place!!!
I was employed here only 2 weeks. In that time I tried to get the employees to clean the rooms after every patient with bleach instead of just changing the paper on the beds. I was met with aggression and with excuses such as the smell of bleach gives the assistants a migrane. Patients were coming in with colds, disease – more... and infection and then well babies and elderly, one right after the other. The equipment was not being cleaned, the urine was being left on the counter for hours where newborn shots were prepared, and the staff ate in the same area. It was filthy. Instead of changing practice they let me go and I was happy to leave. – less
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Program Manger Assistant (Former Employee), Bethesda, MDFebruary 4, 2014
Pros: advancement
Cons: n/a
Productive work place, I worked for this company. Loved the people.
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good job
Cage Wash Attendant (Current Employee), Rockville, MDJanuary 29, 2014
this job was good, it was very fast pace the manager did care about there employees.
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National Institute of Health: privilege to work there
Biological Aide (Former Employee), Bethesda, MDJanuary 23, 2014
Pros: great experience
Cons: ...
As a biological aide, I grew monoclonal cells of interest and tested them for their ability to produce antibodies. I learned about sterile technique in the handling of cells, making broth, and maintaining incubators. The hardest part of the job was dealing with contamination of colonies. The most enjoyable part was learning about this branch of science.
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Hard working
Volunteer (Former Employee), TXJanuary 22, 2014
Help a post doc with his research and extract RNA run RT-PCR's learned a lot of cell culture and how to present a research paper as well as a poster.
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good at design , development and testing.complete sdlc
Sr. Java Developer - Government Contractor (Former Employee), Bethesda, MDJanuary 17, 2014
worked on critical modules, excellent problem solving skills.
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Great opportunity to work for the government & great opportunity for growth.
Executive Assistant - Office of Regional Director (Former Employee), Aberdeen, SDJanuary 9, 2014
Great opportunity to work for the government & great opportunity for growth.
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Fun workplace and very productive
Medicaid Eligibility Specialist II (Current Employee), Athens, TXJanuary 5, 2014
Answering inbound calls and answer questions about their case's. Being able to navigate on a computer is mandatory in order to be able to survive at this job.
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Great Organizaton to work for
Client Services Manager (Former Employee), Rockville, MDDecember 23, 2013
Pros: flexible work schedule
Cons: lay offs as a contractor
Fast paced organizaton that cares about its emploiyees. As a contractor there was a lot of flexibility with the work schedule. Collaborated with a great team of people.
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Working with the doctors
Project Coordinator (Former Employee), Bethesda, MDDecember 15, 2013
Pros: finding the information for the doctors
Cons: long ride to work
Typed and filed correspondence
Gathered medical literature to be sent to doctors in other locations
Faxing and Photocopying medical records
Answer Telephone and take messages of doctors
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pleasure to work here
Clinical lab in-charge (Former Employee), vadodaraDecember 4, 2013
It help us to chance to grow. very good for beginners and experience persons

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