Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Employee Reviews

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Okay place to work
Account Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJanuary 7, 2019
The culture was okay when working with in the teams. It was a lot of travel. the work culture was okay the only thing about working here is helping people. The management is not for helping and uplifting the employees.
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Productive and fun workplace with unsupportive superiors
Apheresis Technician (Former Employee) –  Sugar Land, TXDecember 12, 2018
I loved my job here, and my fellow coworkers but, Once your supervisor has their mind made up of you, they coherse other coworkers until they gather enough paperwork against you to get rid of you.
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Enjoyed working there
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXOctober 31, 2018
I enjoyed my time at Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center I really. enjoyed working at a smaller sized company , with flexible hours and great company benefits.
Pros
Flexible Hours, ability to work from home.
Cons
commute time to office.
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Great place to work and help save lives.
Phlebotomist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXOctober 28, 2018
The blood center is am amazing place to work. They really care about their donors and recipients. They are all about collecting as much as blood needed for transfusion purposes to help save lives!
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Great company to work for but not for everyone
DONOR RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXOctober 21, 2018
The people is what makes this job great.
The job is very hard but the people make it worth it. The management is very supportive and the workplace culture is great. However, the position doesn't really provide you flexibility as much as they say because you are working around the clock. Blood drives are scheduled at any day of the week so you're bound to be called or bound to visit these drives.
Pros
People
Cons
benefits, lack of flexibility
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The most enjoyable part of the job is the staff. Always a new process to implement, learn and train staff makes this job fun and exciting.
Assistant Laboratory Manager (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXOctober 3, 2018
The company is great. The management needs to be changed. Employees are expected to perform additional task(s) as assigned for the good of the organization, department and team. Management message to employees is going above and beyond is their job. This makes for a low moral, unappreciated and disgruntle work environment.
Pros
The company is always reaching for growth and improvements.
Cons
Managment needs to appreciate employees
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Needs hr realignment
staff and customers (Former Employee) –  Houston texasSeptember 3, 2018
Great place to work but needs complete overhaul of management staff at all levels. Lack of proper competent management results in the loss / dismissal of great employees
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Pay
Cons
Management
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Great company
Inventory Associate II (Lead) (Current Employee) –  Houston, TxAugust 21, 2018
The company is a non profit organization that has the community in mind. It would be perfect if you come into the job with a degree and into the position you want to pursue a career in, as well as being competitive to the market salary/pay rate.
Pros
Immediate benefits
Cons
Low salary/ pay rate
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Interesting place to work
Training Specialist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 19, 2018
I worked as a training Specialist. It is a mid-sized organization composed of several facilities located through-out the greater Houston area. The position consisted of developing and facilitating training for new hires and incumbents, so I was able to interact with employees from many different departments. The company encourages comradery among the departments. Overall, most staff are very open and friendly and the executives foster a culture of cohesiveness.
Pros
medium sized organization; most staff very personable
Cons
not much room for advancement
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Great Non Profit
Donor Recruitment Representative (Current Employee) –  Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TXAugust 16, 2018
This company is very mission driven but maintains work/life balance as a priority for it's employees. I would recommend this company to a friend or family member
Pros
Work/Life balance
Cons
Staffing stability
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Great starting job
Document QC Specialist (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 23, 2018
I leaned how help and understand people better. I supervised when the superior was on vacation. The workplace culture is great. The most enjoyable part of my job are the people.
Pros
Great starting job
Cons
Pay could be better
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Treatment of employees very poor
Mobile Donor Phlebotomist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 10, 2018
Some managers abuse their authority.
Added duties with no additional compensation.
Unsafe acts allowed while loading and unloading.
Poor problem solving by supervisors when a donor is disrespectful.
Pros
Travel
Cons
Short break
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Great Place to Work
Human Resources Director (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 9, 2018
The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is a strong non-profit organization with the mission of saving lives. Employees are highly dedicated to the mission and their jobs. A great place to work.
Pros
Co-workers great
Cons
none
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OK Place
Lead Driver (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 9, 2018
The day consists of loading and unloading machines and products from vans and coaches. The only issue I have is the 2 hour drive to work and 2 hour drive home.
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Apheresis Tech II (Former Employee) –  College Station, TXJuly 9, 2018
Ok, environment to work with same great people. However, can be very stressful and requires a lot of work. You have to work long hours, travel, and weekends if scheduled. Setup and then unpack equipment plus drive to different areas.
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Unjust management
N/A (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJune 10, 2018
The job itself was easy if you're good at memorizing SOPs. The upper management will pretend to care but they don't, a lot of backstabbing be careful who you make friends with.
You don't matter to them even if you're good at phlebotomy and you have a great attendance. They will smile to your face and turn around and stab you in the back.
Pros
Pay, paid holidays.
Cons
Management, area coaches, HR department, co-workers.
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great company
Mobile Phlebotomist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJune 5, 2018
I enjoyed my time at Gulf Coast. The team worked together for a great cause which was to save lives everyday by collecting units of blood for life saving transfusions
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Great mission. Good place to work. Great co-workers
Director, Education & Training (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXJune 3, 2018
The organization has a great training department and multiple opportunities to grow and develop. They frequently promote from within. The mission of the organization is the best. You go to work everyday knowing that you are saving lives.
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Good entry level job
Componet tech/Lead tech (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXMay 30, 2018
Good pay and benefits. Good. Long hours at times (12-18). Enclosed environment with the same people. Too many head strong people. More demands then leadership.
Pros
Pay
Cons
People
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Fun, but challenging place to work
Mobile Phlebotomist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXMay 23, 2018
Great company with amazing employees and top class training. You will be very well trained and have a lot of fun. The pay is great for entry level phlebotomists, and there is a lot of opportunity for overtime.

However, the hours will drain you. Working every Sunday can be very tiring, as well at going to work as early as 4am.
Pros
Fun enviornment, amazing people, good pay
Cons
Long hours, hard on social life
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