Emeritus Senior Living

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Emeritus Senior Living Reviews

Updated 25 September, 2014
Updated 25 September, 2014
261 Reviews
2.6
261 Reviews
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T. Andrew Smith
8 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • enjoy the teams i work with and the ability to support others in making a positive work environment (in 8 reviews)

  • Wages were good, Residents are wonderful, staff, Department Heads are great (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management within the facility and Corporate does not follow their own policies and ethics (in 9 reviews)

  • No Christmas bonus to line staff (e (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Trying, and failing, to combine care and profit

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emeritus Senior Living full-time

    Pros

    Worked in the corporate office in Seattle. Great team members, people generally supported each other. They were always very flexible with working hours as long as you go the job done.

    Cons

    Executives and upper management could care less about you unless you were generating a profit for them out in the field.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Life Changing Career.....but very stressful!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Director
    Former Employee - Executive Director

    I worked at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The residents, their families, and your staff.

    Cons

    The residents, their families, and your staff. :-) It is imperitive to form very close relationships with your residents and their families. This can be problematic at times when you have 90+ residents and their families knocking at your door.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    This job has been enjoyable and insightful

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Department Manager  in  Kingwood, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Kingwood, TX (US)

    I have been working at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Close to my home. Somewhat flexible schedule. Has been fun people to work with.

    Cons

    Change in administration, sometimes long hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show value for employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great now defunct company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, flexible hours and does a good job promoting a good culture. Throw monthly deck parties and celebrate holidays, especially Halloween, very well.

    Cons

    I've only worked for them while they were going through a merger so chaos reigned. No one was/is sure what the chain of command is. The established processes are falling apart and management is doing an awful job giving information out. Basic questions, like how to do transfers, are still being sorted out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Wellness nurse

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Wellness Nurse  in  Canton, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Wellness Nurse in Canton, OH (US)

    I worked at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    My RCD was amazing. I stayed until I moved. She helped me feel comfortable as a new nurse. Residents were amazing.

    Cons

    Pay is low. No consistent administration

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    I work with a great group of people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emeritus Senior Living for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There are relationships formed here where the residents become like your own family and that part of the job is very rewarding. There is also the ability to move up as they will hire from within you just need to be willing to put in the time.

    Cons

    The pay is average at best and for most positions the work you put in is much more than the compensation received.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider going back to the bonus money earned for that allowed all employees a chance to make extra money each and every month or pay the positions what they are worth in the first place for the jobs that they do each and every day.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    I love working for Emeritus!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cash Management  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Cash Management in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company culture is focused on our residents and employees. It's supportive and challenging.

    Cons

    Emeritus is merging with Brookdale Senior Living so the majority of the Seattle presence is being eliminated.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - CNA/MAT  in  Broken Arrow, OK (US)
    Former Employee - CNA/MAT in Broken Arrow, OK (US)

    I worked at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, great employers, great pay.

    Cons

    Stresses of working in geriatrics.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good teams to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emeritus Senior Living for more than 10 years

    Pros

    enjoy the teams i work with and the ability to support others in making a positive work environment

    Cons

    no real cons at times it was difficult getting responses to requests, however responses eventually came

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Emeritus-Seattle Office

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Emeritus Senior Living full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work culture, location, and work/life balance. Co-workers are extremely nice and fun. Employee Morale is good and fun events are frequent.

    Cons

    Career Growth is limited while compensation and benefits tend to be on the low end of the scale.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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