Registered Nurse (Current Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 26, 2018
Great place to work. I love the night shift. Some floors are better than others to work on, but my floor is amazing. We focus alot on safety and fairness. Everyone is very supportive. They focus on excellent training, especially for new grads. There's a lot of opportunity for career advancement.
Adminadtrative Assistant/ Unit Coordidnator (Current Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 17, 2018
People care here. Hoag is an amazing place to start working. The only down fall is they pay the low end of the scale on almost every position. However, the staff is not working “just for the money”. Staff is genuine and thoughtful; with big hearts.
Dedicated and conscientious employees working towards the same goal of caring and curing
Laboratory Technician I (Former Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 12, 2018
Working in the Cell Biology Lab was a very rewarding experience that offered extensive training and opportunities to learn and grow within the position. Collaboration with clinical functions was satisfying.
Phlebotomist (Training) (Former Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 11, 2018
Typical days at work are busy, and filled with compassionate approaches to patients. I learned the different ways to look for veins, how to decrease patient discomfort, proper bedside manner, how to approach grieving patients, and practiced order of draw. Management was available at all times, and workplace culture was mellow. The hardest part of the job was causing patient discomfort, but the most enjoyable part of the job was taking care of the patients with a sense of urgency.
active Medical Staff member (Former Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 7, 2018
I was not paid by the hospital to be on staff. I was only paid to be physician advisor to the hospital. It was fine because I got along with everyone. Balancing the physician advisor position, chair of the Department of Medicine and private practice in Internal Medicine was not easy.
Registered Nurse (Former Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 7, 2018
Co-workers and charge nurses were great to work with, felt very supported by them. Management left a lot to be desired. Director didn't even know the nurses on night shift by name let alone advocated for them.
Registered Nurse and worked in multiple high stress departments
Clinical RN III (Former Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – June 7, 2018
Team work was key in the Emergency Department seeing over 200 patients per day, stressful given what problem the patient was there to be seen. The management had a "thru put plan" and there was lots of stress trying to get the patients taken care of.
Pharmacy Technician (Current Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – May 30, 2018
This hospital has a good set of values and overall a great mission. The campus is beautiful, but with a ten story tower to the west and a seven story tower to the east, it can be overwhelming by its shear size. The pharmacy department has amble amounts of staff. Various pharmacists and technicians going about their daily assignments. There are no per diem technicians to help with coverage for call offs and pto requests. Combine that with sporadic scheduling that seems to occur only two weeks at a time and you result with a poor work/life balance. If you need a day off for a doctors appointment or something it’s pretty much up to you to find coverage. People working here are nice and everyone seems to have longevity averaging 7-9 years. It’s a great place to learn as a new grad because you will learn everything there is to learn about Inpatient Pharmacy. If you’re seasoned you will have a harder time adapting to the culture.
Ocean views, Nice colleagues, night shift differential
Poor work and life balance, Strict attendance policies
Busy work environment with a lot of learning opportunities
Operating Room Assistant (Current Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – April 26, 2018
Working mostly on the weekends i was by myself in terms of other ORA's with the occasional person on call in case of heavy caseloads. The day starts out with picking up patients on a list and stocking th Operating Rooms so they are ready for the day. Then it goes into moving equipment needed for each case and cleaning up afterwards, so that the room may be used again. During each case requires listening and being attentive to the needs of the nurses, doctors and tech in each room, grabbing them extra supplies as needed.
Lead/Food server/Grill cook (Current Employee) – Irvine, CA – April 22, 2018
depending on what department you work, depends on chances of moving up. As for the kitchen, no way of moving up, but solid pay for the kitchen. down side, you wont learn much as in culinary techniques or knowledge, but you do work under pressure which is great. Management has favorites, but co workers all help each other out.
Patient Care Assistant (PCA) (Current Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – April 5, 2018
Great company to work for if you are getting started in the medical field, specifically nursing. Highly recommend nursing students to apply for PCA or ECT role. Upon graduation and obtaining license, most units will move employees up to fulfill RN role.
Official response from Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
April 16, 2018
Thank you so much for your feedback. We try our best to create as many opportunities as possible to hire new graduate RN's into Hoag. One of the most effective ways we accomplish this is by hiring new grad RN's "all year round" into our clinical support roles, i.e. PCA, ECT, and CC/TT.
The majority of RN Residency programs that are our there are only offered twice per year leaving new grads often times discouraged due to the limited opportunities available.
At Hoag, we wanted to change that and provide new grad RN's and nursing students with the opportunity to start work immediately, so they can begin building their experience for a successful and rewarding career here at Hoag.
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Great company to work for!
Patient Transport (Current Employee) – Newport Beach, CA – March 18, 2018
The culture at Hoag is caring and respect for employees and patients. The hospital has amazing nurses, physicians and support staff. The hospital's campus is beautiful.