Cook County Health & Hospitals System
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Excellent place to work
Excellent place to work, great work culture and employee morale, encouraged career growth, flexible work schedules and friendly staff. accessible to public transportation.
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401k and Pension
Cook County Health and Hospitals System is a great place with many opportunities to secure your future, 401k and pension is a great way to start investing in your future.
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The benefits and working hard
What I have learned about this job you can gain a lot of knowledge and there is room to grow and it takes a team of people to save a life. Managements need a lot of improvement and people need to be heard for problems that can be improved. I also know that we not only need to be heard we,but need to work together all the time in a diverse community because it teaches us how to deal with the patient on a diverse level.
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The most enjoyable part of the job
Cons
I did not finish my assignments on time when their was a shortage.
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You'll survive if you have a friendly but no nonsense personality.
CCHHS is no longer what it used to be when I started. It used to be a place where it was more of a family feel environment. The leadership does not care about their employees needs nor concerns. It can be a very toxic environment because of this.
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Very good vacation pkg and health benefits
Cons
Leadership does not care about employees needs nor concerns
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Horrible work environment and culture!! I do not recommend.
Poor excuse for a healthcare facility. In every department, management covers for their favorites and your job is constantly threatened. I even had to file a discrimination case with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. A truly horrible work environment that's not worth the benefits that can be found at a more reputable hospital.
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It is very difficult to work in an enviorment were you are not respected as an employee. Your work is not taken into account by management and it is reflected by pay and limitation of growth.
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Cchhs is a haven for lazy peoplee
This hospitsl will never be a grade a hospital. I have worked with alcoholics, people who work 3hrs out of an 8hr work day. People who don't answer patient calls, people who lie, cheat, and steal to maintain an ineffective work environment. Management and employees ARE OUT FOR SELF, MOST ARE THERE

FOR A PAYCHECK Patients are intentionally ignored, and nobody cares.


And patient needs are ignored.


Calls are intentionally misdirected literally do not care about serving the patients.
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you have to pay for parking
cook county hospital is a good place to work the benefits are good .You get 11 paid holidays.Paid vacation work 40 hours week every other weekend off.
Pros
one hour lunch breaks
Cons
some times the food not good you have to order out or go out or bring your own food
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the benefits good cant trust management eeoc harassament workplace violence does not help they work you for pay thats not adequate the union does not fight for the medical assistants only nurses favorites among managers people do what they want no teamwork no respect
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benefits
Cons
management and leadership
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We were like a family at the time I was working there however many of those people have retired like myself
Because I work there for a long long time( 35 years), it was a family-type environment for me. People worked together, it was a multidisciplinary team approach. overall I enjoyed it.
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My work experience at Cook County Health was rewarding
I enjoyed my tenure at Cook County Health. The organization taught me the importance of teamwork and to hold true to the mission statement of service to all, regardless of their ability to pay. As a manager, I learned to celebrate the good employees and not focus so much on the bad employees.
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Right place for me
I’m glad I chose to work in the position I have because it was right for me. It is flexible and is suited for my personality trait. I’ve been exposed to so much in a short period of time. It does have its challenges just like any other job but It’s nothing that would make me want to leave.
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In closing, Cook County Health was a major stepping stone with many networking and character building experiences. But the pay and hours could have been better... possibly $10.00 an hour and changing the hours for a fuller schedule.
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Worse work environment
Worse than anything , horrible, dangerous, bit bitter , unnecessary politics, non professional, acrimonious, union controlled politics, a lot of hatred
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Major Disappointment
Its disorganized, dirty hospital, no supplies, upper management disconnected, whatever the doctors complain about that's what changes are made with no consideration to work load or if it even makes sense. The social work profession not respected and SW's are blamed for everything. We are only as good, if we jump when the doctors say jump and if we are "yes" people. If we run into problems, it is perceived we are not doing our job, instead of maybe there are bigger issues. The culture in the hospital is terrible, no teamwork doctors will smile in your face and write a complaint about you. You can't win for losing at this place.
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Diverse Company
You work with a diverse bunch of people. Not a whole lot of support from nursing staff. Great benefits. Enjoy working with this company, learning alot.
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Cook county was home .
I really like this app . It’s A Stepping stone for me to get my life back on track , although I have relocated cook county health and hospital systems is still home !
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I used to love it, now I hate coming to work
This place has the worst management. No support, unorganized and the morale at this clinic is the lowest it has ever been. No structure, no training, no room for advancement. New management has no clinical experience, is rude, mean and the morale at the clinic has decreased by 90% since her arrival. People cant stand to come to work and this affects how the patients are treated. As a therapist, I used to be able to provide my patients with quality care. Now it has turned into a numbers game where it feels like patients are being herded in like cattle. It is unethical and unfair to the patients we serve. Its a shame because this program has the potential for such greatness but it will forever be mediocre as long as there is no true leadership.
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My job
Great job. I love working there for the last 17 years love cleaning and talking with all the patient.I really looks for new things and just ready for a new start
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good benifits
working in environment with inmates on medical side can be very stressful sometimes. dealing with inmates who needs medical attention can be a task when you don't know if they are telling the truth or just trying to get out cell for free time
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Great patient population for compassionate workers; Horrible staff communication; lack of collaboration; Not a progressive organization.
They refused to let me shadow others within my expertise for training. I was given incorrect and lack of information so not able to do my job to full capacity. It took 2 weeks to have access to a computer and 5 weeks to get computer training for their electronic medical record. Many people sit around and talk while a few do all the work. They are bad at budgeting. I contract and had to apply for the position once it was posted. The salary they wanted to pay was 20K less than my last job for equivalent level. The salary is for an entry level (even a little below) person but the job itself requires an advanced practitioner. The nurse coordinator has a huge ego and very condescending. The clinic nurses and medical assistants are wonderful. The residents and attendees want nothing to do with the other staff unless they need to tell you what to do. The patients are wonderful and appreciate the help. I hear employees get a 15% pension and great paid time off benefits.
Pros
no micromanaging
Cons
no communication
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