St. Michael's Hospital Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2020

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St. Michael's Hospital President and CEO Tim Rutledge
Tim Rutledge
6 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment, friendly staff(in 14 reviews)

  • "Since the hospital has been redesigning and enhancing their supply chain processes, the opportunities to learn and get hired by the hospital are high(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Physicians might have to always be on call and work long hours(in 6 reviews)

  • "The traffic getting downtown can be a hassle if yo live outside the city(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Physician in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    collaborative, engaging, research, collegiality, high quality, nice place to work

    Cons

    older facility (although new tower being opened), still use pagers and too much paper in the medical records, limited food options on site.

  2. "Interesting population and career"

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

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Downtown, busy, interesting, always learning, good colleagues

    Cons

    BUSY, often short-staffer for nurses, can be high stress at times

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  3. "It's an okay place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Clinical Pharmacist 

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent teaching hospital with diverse acuity of patients

    Cons

    Poor morale amongst staff due to inadequate management

  4. "PTA assistant. Patient transport (Porter)"

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

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great employers, friendly coworkers. Competitive salary

    Cons

    Health care cuts are cutting jobs

  5. "Patient Transport Assistant - (PORTER)"

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

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Good employers - Friendly Coworkers - Competitive Salary - Great benefits / pension

    Cons

    Current health care cuts are eliminating positions, and demanding more qualification for current roles

  6. "Good place to work. Downtown Toronto."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Saint Michaels Hospital has a good environment for personal development.

    Cons

    The structure of Li Ka Shing building is not the best.

  7. "Great Care, Great Staff"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    intelligent, hardworking, caring staff, big on research and evidence-supported practice, big on teaching/mentorship, good hospital to start as a new grad

    Cons

    difficult commute, poor equipment, old building, lack of recognition

  8. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Teaching hospital, Good resources, high patient acuity, good staff retention.

    Cons

    Older areas of building are not the best for patient care.

  9. "Constant mess"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Administraive Assistant 

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, sense of accomplishment, accessible downtown location

    Cons

    They are constantly changing the leadership, the structure, the building.... It's really nerve wrecking. If you're not a clinician, you're also kind of considered a lower class citizen.

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  10. "Research Coordinator at St. Michael's Hospital experience - interesting research, lacks communication"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Research Coordinator 

    I have been working at St. Michael's Hospital part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very innovative research, accomplished supervisors to learn from

    Cons

    Difficult to contact HR, lacked communication

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