RN (Former Employee) – Kansas City, KS – August 12, 2017
KU is the place to work in KC. It is the top rated hospital so having it on your resume will definitely open doors. Working on the units there is the epitome of the gossipy nurses station. People definitely have cliques and talk about each other behind their backs. Not a very supportive work environment.
Patient Service Representative (Former Employee) – Kansas City, KS – August 9, 2017
Excellent company to work for. The outpatient facilities were all located in one building and easy to get to . The pay was very good and the hours were amazing. Usually with outpatient facilities you only work no later than 6pm. that is very helpful when raising a family.
Great place to work ... limited opportunities for advancement
Director (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – August 8, 2017
The University of Kansas Health System is a great place to work. They truly care about every patient and always put them first. The culture is great ... people caring. It's such a nice place to work ... turnover is low and there is little room to advance. People are team oriented ... kind. The work load can be heavy ... be prepared to hit the ground running and wear comfortable shoes ... it's a big campus and growing very fast.
Grunt (Former Employee) – Kansas City, KS – August 1, 2017
They make it sound good, reality is another thing. Old, outdated computer technology makes work take longer than it should. Promises to upgrade never turn to fruition. Assembly line feel, without everyone pulling their own weight.
A typical day is go non-stop for eight hours. It begins to grind you down, quickly. There are too many 'protected' employees. The culture is not beneficial to a productive, happy workforce.
Unit Secretary (Former Employee) – Kansas City, KS – July 25, 2017
This was a great place to work while in college. I figured out that I did not really want to be in the field. It was very busy at some point and then slow. It was a great work life balance because you leave work when you clock out. You do not take that home with you. Hardest part was dealing with patients or family members who were hysterical
KS. Full Time. Unit Coordinator (Charge Nurse) (Current Employee) – Westwood, KS – July 15, 2017
I worked at a face paced clinic. It was busy and hard work, but the people I worked with made it fun. We all helped each other out whenever we needed it. The leadership team was extremely supportive, which was helpful as well.
Nutrition Assistant (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – July 5, 2017
i had a very interesting time working at ku. what it taught me is to strive for better than what i was currently doing, the supervisor team weren't cooperative and not understanding. The co-workers we are were like a big family, even still til this day i appreciate the experience i had with the department and co-workers.
Very rewarding career as I am able to assist patients with various needs involving their health and well being.
Outpatient Registration Representative (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – July 2, 2017
Very humbling experience on daily basis. You never know what a person is dealing with in their personal life an professional life and how their health impacts those things.
Being exposed directly to patients that are experiencing hard times due to their health, I have learned to be very grateful for life and great health. For that, I have learned to have much more compassion and empathy for all.
Radiologic Technologist (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – June 27, 2017
The hospital is always advancing, whether it's equipment, updates to appearance, or adding new facilities. It's been an honor to be part of such a great hospital. The best part of the job is the opportunity to be part of somebody's life experience, hopefully their road to recovery, and also to give each patient my best and highest quality care. The hardest part of the job is to find a parking space during the middle of the day. The management staff has the hospital's vision and mission at the front of all decisions, while keeping due respect to it's employees. I've learned countless work and life skills while working here.
excellent benefits, very few things are outdated
parking availability, but that should change very soon
Very productive and patient oriented team that I work with. Must multi task and perform various job duties at all time, enjoy patient care.
LPN FULL-TIME (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – June 26, 2017
A typical day could involve a multitude of job functions that may hit you as soon as you walk in the door or at the end of the day. It can be fast paced and can get stressful at times. Helping the patients and other team members diffuses the stress and makes work enjoyable and worth it. Management is supportive and jumps in to help as do other members of the team. There is a constant influx of new information and things to learn, but if it assists in any way to take better care of patients then it is well worth it, and I believe it is always a plus to have all the skills you can in the ever changing world of healthcare.
Patient Registration Representative (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – June 18, 2017
I work in the Medical Office Building, it is very fast paced. Working as a Patient Registration Rep, I check patients in and out of their scheduled appointments with their primary care providers. Getting to help the patients is extremely satisfying, however, there is a lot of turnover in this department due to management and workloads. There is not enough room and people are piled on top of each other, yet they continue to add more patients. Parking at this hospital is horrible for patients and employees. A growing company is excellent, but you have to plan for the growth in all areas.
Resource Analyst (Current Employee) – Kansas City, KS – June 16, 2017
Typical day is "spreading the peanut butter": taking limited staff that we have accrued and recruited over the past month and a half leading up to the day-of and utilizing them as effectively as possible while managing staff expectations balanced against overall house safety. I learned that people are quick to get anxious and try to shift the burden or blame, but that you must understand your own position and be steadfast in your position and not be swayed by the biggest bully.
At the end of the day, though, you feel rewarded because if you did good work that means the patients ended up getting the best care you could help facilitate.
Opportunity to learn and grow in a teaching environment.
Registered Nurse Staff/Resource (Former Employee) – Kansas City, KS – June 6, 2017
On a typical work assignment PLAN, PRIORITIZE and IMPLEMENT plan of care for each patient the best as possible. Learn to ask for help. Learn to balance your professional life and family life. Time management is crucial as a RN. Diversity in workplace can be a plus. The challenging part can be meeting the demands on any given day. The most enjoyable part can be meeting/exceeding the challenges each day which is usually different for each patient, and a kind "thank you" would be kind.
Great place to learn and grow as a RN. Great benefits.