Southview Acres Health Care Center Employee Reviews in United States

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fast paced, but fun environment
Dietary aide (Current Employee) –  West Saint Paul, MNApril 8, 2015
A typical day at work is busy but manageable. There are a lot of small details to remember in order to complete the job successfully. Involves teamwork and communication but also involves individual work. The biggest lesson I leaned from working here is the benefit of taking criticism form your coworkers. This was an issue in our kitchen and I believe we would benefit greatly from helping each other out maturely as a team instead of tattling. The hardest part of the job is organizing your time which is very flexible. In other words, there is room to rearrange your schedule around what tasks you want to finish first. The most enjoyable part of the job is interacting with my coworkers, some of which have become good friends of mine and interacting with the residents.
Pros
flexible hours, good pay
Cons
benefits of dietary aides compared to nurse assistants
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Wonderful facility both for residents and staff
Director of HIM (Former Employee) –  West St PaulApril 13, 2013
A typical day in the life of a Health Information Management Director was busy but rewarding. Management were continually supportive and encouraging. I had a good working relationship with everyone I encountered. The hardest part of the job was also the most enjoyable part of the job. Southview has a great raport with residents which makes them want to return there for care. That makes times there busier than others. Balancing both was a challenge and a reward. For anyone looking for a rewarding place to work, I highly recommend Southview Acres Health Care Center. The owners care more about this facility than I found working anywhere else.
Pros
supportive management and owner
Cons
busy but very rewarding
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Productive workplace with daily tasks to follow through and implement
Health Unit Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Saint Paul, MNDecember 4, 2012
A typical day at work involves transcribing Physician orders, working with Nurses, Nurse Managers, Nursing Assistants, and many other staffs to ensure effective patient cares and quality. I have learned many amazing skills that have strengthened my competency levels, along with knowledge from many expertises that everyone brings to the table. I have also gained leadership skills as well as gaining exceptional customer service skills. The hardest part of the job was trying to do better, when we didn't have the correct tools and procedures. The most enjoyable part is my magnificant team and Nurse Managers.
Pros
working with great staff members and making lives of residents brighter
Cons
not having effective tools to make workplace more effective
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Fun patient, warm environment
Nursing Assistant (Former Employee) –  West Saint Paul, MNJanuary 24, 2013
I like the comfortable, friendly, and fun environment. On a typical day or daily job is basically the same. I punch in, prepared all the towels/washcloths, and robes to all the patients I am going to take cared of it that night; asked if they needed more water to their water pitcher; clean their rooms; answer all lights that goes off. Sometimes my co-workers are very cooperate and helpful. The hardest part of the job is sometimes I get a cranky patient; meaning he/she wants everything done their own way or else they are not going to be happy. I most part that I enjoyed the job is the fun and warm and friendly patient that I get to work with.
Pros
good/clean healthcare/santizier
Cons
short breaks/
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I love all my residents and I get along with all my co-workers
Certified Nurse Assistant (Current Employee) –  Saint Paul, MNApril 11, 2012
I have to start getting my residents up when I get there. After they are all up then they go eat brunch, I help feed the people that need help. I take some of them to the bathroom if they need help. Lay some down, chart everything I have did for them.
I have learned how to care for the elderly.
I get along with all my co-workers.
The hardest part of my job is moving the machines with heavy people.
I love who I take care of.
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Great enviroment
Housekeeping/Laundry (Former Employee) –  West Saint Paul, MNSeptember 11, 2014
I learned to have lots of patients with residents and customers, great coworkers and supervisor. Working with the residents was very enjoyable and made the days much easier.
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3.7
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