Registered Medical Assistant (Former Employee) – Winston-Salem, NC – December 14, 2017
I do love working at wake forest, however, it is really a very stressful place to work at. the attitude of most of the ppl I worked with are savage and cut-throat. you have to be part of the a clique within the management to have security with your job, and most of the coworkers I had has no respect and they talk behind your back all the time.
Good benefits and pay
not worth losing your mind over some savage co-workers.
The typical day at work was good. I learned a lot at the the Institution with experience and is also a Certified Sterile Processor. Have a good Teamwork. The workplace is setup very nicely, The work is always hard because the Operating Room is also busy.. The enjoyable part of the job is working together when the job is busy.
Career mobility from within is somewhat difficult. You are not permitted to transfer positions until you have been in a position for a minimum of 6 months, so if you are unhappy or feel unsafe in a position, you are basically stuck. HR moves extremely slowly in the hiring process from time of application to interview to offer- sometimes taking as long as 6 months.
Registered Medical Assistant (Former Employee) – Winston-Salem, NC – November 20, 2017
Management can be better. I worked in a multispecialty clinic and I felt like if you are not one of the managers "favorites" you got left out of everything. MAs where not important it was all about the nurses and felt like we were limited on what we can do like just rooming patients all day when we can do so much more than that. Salary wasn't great compared to other companies in the area. However they did offer good benefits.
Wonderful learning opportunities if you are willing to jump in. Great doctors and supporting staff. Definitely had a hirearchy where many nurses felt as though they were higher up on the totem pole so to speak and everyone else was below them. Unfortunately observed and personally had several instances where false accusations were leveled by conniving nurses and supervisors.
Opportunities to learn and grow in your field of specialty
Big company where the little guy can get screwed over easily
Patient Service Representative I (Former Employee) – Winston-Salem, NC – October 12, 2017
The management wasn't fair in departmental decisions, the pay wasn't up to standards with other medical facilities. The layoff destroyed families and they didn't offer to move people to other departments.
Seniority means nothing. They will promote someone who just started and had no experience before they advance current employees. You have more responsibilities of tech managers and lead techs, but with no compensation or recognition.
I wouldn't recommend employment here. The company doesn't care about lower level employees. The workload is heavy and unrealistic for one person. The only enjoyable part of my job is being able to make a patient's day.