Finance Assistant (Former Employee) – Bronx, NY – May 7, 2018
They worry more about gossip very unprofessional from management to the staff only the staff that are smart enough leave. Horrible pay, no breaks, dirty unsafe environment, they don’t care about the safety or well being of the staff. They are horrible. Please run do not accept any job offer. What they write down to lure you in is a lie..... RUN
Horrible work environment, salary huh teenagers make more than what they offer to pay
As a general manager, I am a leader for my team!!!
General Manager (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – April 24, 2018
As a general manager at Essen, I continue to improve as leader every day. Here at Essen the work is demanding but it’s also rewarding. I have learned so much in In just 18 months. The organization is growing very fast and in that time we all have learned to grow together. The executive team is very supportive as well as compassionate to their staff. I am secure that I can go to my supervisors with any issues including staff or patient involvement. At my location I work very closely with the CMO, this gives me the opportunity to see how much the patients love him. This is part of why I love working here.
Medical Assistant Site Supervisor (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – April 12, 2018
Essen medical purchase the company I worked for prior and made many changes. They co-locate sites which meats they have primary and urgent care which becomes a little stressful when we only have one doctor and two staff members. I love my job and my patients. Essen does not allow any OT even when they drown you in work.
Call Center Representative (Former Employee) – 1434 Williamsbridge Road – April 2, 2018
This as the worst company I worked for. Very unprofessional environment. No formal training for the position. You sit next to the team lead for a day or two and then you're put on your own. It was a very cut throat environment, and management was extremely unprofessional.
Specialty Handler (Former Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 30, 2018
If you're new to the medical field and are looking to gain experience and this is a great place to start but I wouldn't recommend staying anything more than a year. Management has poor communication skills with the staff. There's really no appreciation towards the staff and their work and no matter how good you are at your job there's loyalty. Administration only cares about the number of patients they pull in and their general managers that deal with Administration will never back you up if there's an issue. The doctors on the other hand are great and if you have a good relationship with them they will teach you everything you need to know. Biggest problem is there's no room for growth they continue to hire from outside and have well trained staff train they're so-called supervisor's.
Work with great doctors, help the community, gain experience
Short breaks, low pay, not much room for growth, no appreciation for office staffs work
Front Desk Receptionist (Former Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 20, 2018
Management is terrible. Essen needs to take the time to get to understand their employee's instead of throwing them into the wild without training. Staff is great, management is the biggest issue. Doctor's, NP'S, IMG'S and the twenty thousand other managers Essen has are allowed to fire you. You are not allowed to make over time. Be prepared to be sent home early if you do. Trying to improve your career can even get you fired. The job is willing to get rid of employees extremely fast.
House calls (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 14, 2018
Provide paid opportunities for IMGs to learn about US health care system. Get experience, help with LOR, PCP program, different options to work, friendly environment, help with interviews preparation and much more
Should match with 401K contribution and standardize yearly salary raise
Outreach Liaison (Current Employee) – New York, NY – March 12, 2018
It’s a competitive place. I’m into marketing and it was very hard to try to keep up but still did it. Also no matter the weather Essen health care employees are out and about making moves on seeing patients and enrolling them to our programs
General Manager (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 12, 2018
Essen (allegedly) strives to "provide the highest quality personalized medical care" but all they really care about are numbers. As a GM, I spend my days frantically searching for patients to reach the impossible goals set by the very curt, COO.
There is not a single employee in this company who can write a proper, concise email - including upper management. That's pretty telling of a rapidly growing company who continues to open new offices, but has no available staff.
PTO is a joke. Sick, vacation & personal days are all a part of PTO - not separate. GM's are allotted 10 PTO days & as told by Payroll, you must work 40 hr work weeks for at least 3 months to accrue even 8 hrs. Also, there is no overtime - even if you somehow go over 40 hrs, they will never pay for it. They don't even order pens or post-its for their staff. Why? Because this rapidly growing company can't afford it.
Care Coordinator (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 9, 2018
The position I applied for is not even the position I was placed in. I do a lot of work and I believe I do not get paid enough for the amount of work I do. My supervisor is good, but I believe the upper management is not as good. My co workers I work with are great but some of them do not do their job! Favoritism is a huge problem in this job and there is really no room to move up! I did learn a lot and gained a lot of great experience but it isnt great because the pay isnt good.
Learned a lot
No room to move up, No good benefits or paid time off
Care Coordinator (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 8, 2018
If you are looking for a place to start out and gain experience, try Essen. Upper management is not invested in their employees as they claim to be. There is very little room for growth, little to no raises. Employees are only allowed minimum amount of PTO days. They do not include vacation or sick days
Coordinator (Former Employee) – Bronx, NY – March 4, 2018
Staff is ratchet, ghetto and combative. Management does not address issue bought to their attention. Family members hold supervisor and manager positions and have no knowledge of what, when, and how to supervise nor manage. Terrible place to work for a recent grad of any field administrative or clinical. Little to no training provided. DO NOT WORK FOR THIS COMPANY.
Clinical medical assistant internship (Former Employee) – New York, NY – February 27, 2018
This job was an internship as a medical assistant, and me experience was stressful. It was an internship for foreign doctors in Home Call. The typical day in EssenMed was Home by home with a health provider taking vital sing and reviewing the needs of each patient. Then we went back to the office for file out the electronically medical record for all the patient that we saw in the day. I learned to use the EMR electronically records only. The workplace culture was good, almost all the foreign medical doctors was latinos, but the manager did not like that anybody speak in their own lenguaje, only in English, I don`t know why. The hardest part of the job was to tape every information in the electronically record because we spend a lot of hours in this process. The most enjoyable part of the job was to be with people of my same culture.
cannot speak your own lenguaje with others in front of the manager