Sickkids Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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4.1
88%
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93%
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Sickkids President and CEO Ronald Cohn
Ronald Cohn
21 Ratings
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  • "No cons I can think of in particular(in 11 reviews)

  • "low salary considering cost of living in Toronto(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Proud to have worked there"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pathologist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sickkids full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Well respected teaching hospital - Residents receive plenty of guidance from senior consultants and clinician - Collegial work environment, no office politics

    Cons

    - Charles Smith who I had the misfortune of working with for over a decade was an aberration

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  2. "PhD Graduate Student experience at the PGCRL"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Workperks are great, location is great. Research tower is great.

    Cons

    None! It's a fantastic place to work and very collaborative.

  3. "SickKids CCMH"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Early Childhood Educator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Free programs to families for early intervention and service provider if needed.

    Cons

    Need to be more awareness and locations.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sickkids is a great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Great organizational structure and resources

    Cons

    I don't think there are any

  5. "memorable experience working with inpatient children of all ages"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Child Life Volunteer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    the staff is very kind and are always there to help if needed

    Cons

    When there is not much to do you have to find ways to make yourself busy

  6. Helpful (1)

    "SickKids is a great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    It is a great place to get postdoctoral experience; top quality research is produced here

    Cons

    I don't have any cons to share

  7. "Great workplace"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A great place to do research.

    Cons

    I haven't seen any cons personally.

  8. "Wonderfull experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to growth in the area of global health

    Cons

    Low salary and lack of visibility in term of career developpement

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Very positive experience, strongly recommend working for SickKids"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Great at providing tools for professional development, great working and professional environment, great support system.

    Cons

    Difficult to change director's minds about business directions.

  10. "It depends."

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - this would identify me 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sickkids full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Most staff genuinely care about their colleagues, their work and the kids and families.

    Cons

    Like anywhere, one hostile supervisor can spoil a good thing. Dept is too small to name as it'd bd identifying.

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