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Sickkids Reviews

Updated 20 April, 2019
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  • "No cons I can think of in particular" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Lots of work to do, work/life balance can be a struggle" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Good environment, nice people, room for growth

    Cons

    None that i can think of


  2. "Bioinformatics Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    - Great learning experience and work environment

    Cons

    - Disconnect between lab techs and bioinformaticians

  3. "Beautiful on the outside"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good benefits
    - amazing physicians

    Cons

    - negative environment
    - manager only gives growth opportunities to her favorites
    - not many growth opportunities
    - negative environment
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    Advice to Management

    Re-evaluate the business managers you have, they are not capable of leading their teams.


  4. "SickKids is generally a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sickkids full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive wages, good benefits, employer emphasis on work life balance,

    Cons

    There is a lack of gender diversity.

    Advice to Management

    To achieve better gender diversity, hire more men in roles such as nursing, administrative and health management position.


  5. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids part-time

    Pros

    Great learning opportunity and very supportive staff.

    Cons

    No cons I can think of in particular.


  6. "Junior Data clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sickkids part-time

    Pros

    Good environment to be in

    Cons

    Low base pay, no real Cons


  7. "registered nurse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    very good environment, very professional

    Cons

    low salary in comparison with the other hospitals

  8. "Rn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Good team to work with

    Cons

    Hours are long and exhausting

    Advice to Management

    Scheduling should be improved so nurses can have s life outside of work


  9. "Technologist II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Great learning environment
    Good benefits package

    Cons

    low salary considering cost of living in Toronto


  10. "Sickkids is great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work! Good benefits.

    Cons

    Salary increases do not reflect inflation rate.