Fast paced but challenging. I was able to "promote" internally moving into an Administrative/Management position.
Administrative Assistant II (Former Employee) – Springfield, MO – July 3, 2018
Best part of my job at Mercy were my coworkers. Most were people of strong character and integrity. Being a "Catholic" faith-based hospital, there was an emphasis on the importance of our Christian faith. In the beginning of my employment, the Sisters of Mercy were still making rounds in the hospital, praying with patients and on "Mercy Day" even had special 'blessing prayer' in departments. I do feel, at the latter part of my employment, more money was spent on building new campuses, buildings, & expanding the "business end" rather than improving employee working conditions &/or policies, etc. No employee who retired or relocated out of our dept was "replaced" and since Patient Care was our main goal, we had to assume extra work loads, making my job stressful and regretfully, less enjoyable. Hopefully things have improved as the economy has grown stronger.
Compared to other companies, healthcare was available & affordable. Also, I worked with medical personnel who were top in their field/specialty. It was a "team" effort.
Overworked, long hours due to budget cuts. Personnel who left, not replaced.