Hamilton Health Sciences Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2020

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3.5
47%
Recommend to a Friend
64%
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Hamilton Health Sciences CEO Rob MacIsaac
Rob MacIsaac
25 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, pay, lieu pay was 13% plus 6% vacation(in 9 reviews)

  • "There is good pay, benefits, and pension(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Unionized environment can be a negative/ lack flexibility(in 4 reviews)

  • "Be prepared to work short staffed 50-80% of your shifts(in 3 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Intern"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    learned a lot, helpful staff

    Cons

    busy, often worked over hours

  2. "Great job, decent/okay pay"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner in Burlington, ON

    I worked at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    They are professional and maintain an amazing standard of care for patients.

    Cons

    The hours are long and the pay isn't great

  3. "You are just a number"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, Medicine in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Multiple sites within HHS to work at. Room for advancement.

    Cons

    Statistics and budget comes before patient welfare.

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  4. "Overall good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Decision Support Analyst in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Big health industry with nice people

    Cons

    Benefit is not 100%. Have to pay into premium

  5. "Good work place in general"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Hamilton Health Sciences part-time

    Pros

    Good management and safe environment

    Cons

    Unfriendly coworker sometimes, not willing to offer help

  6. "Working with children"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Infant Parent Program Supervisor 

    I have been working at Hamilton Health Sciences part-time

    Pros

    I enjoy walking into work and getting to see what children I'm working with those days and what personalities they have in store.

    Cons

    I find no cons in working at my job.

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  7. "HR"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RN W/Degree in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some employees are supportive and friendly.

    Cons

    The way they treat people after a post is terminated is draconian and harsh.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Hamilton Health Sciences"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Biomedical Engineering Technologist in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, defined benefits pension plan.

    Cons

    Toxic workplace, management tolerates and sometimes engages in bullying. Management communicates contempt and intolerance towards disabled, sick or injured employees.

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  9. "Practical nursing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Practical Nurse in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hamilton Health Sciences part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible shift schedules and convinient selection of days, nights, weekends

    Cons

    Mandatory union membership. No ability to negotiate wages and benefits

  10. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse 

    I worked at Hamilton Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Lots of hours Good experience Challenging work

    Cons

    Difficult to communicate with management sometimes

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