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University Health Network Reviews

Updated 4 July, 2018
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  • "limited room for growth, difficult to get promotions" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Limited advancement opportunities, hard to maintain a good work/life balance" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "medical laboratory technologist"

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    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Technologist in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Technologist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    union, pension, culture, opportunities, hours

    Cons

    shift work, weekends, site shift

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    - Great location
    - Great Benefits

    Cons

    - Can be bureaucracy
    - Not much room for growth

  3. "Good place to start career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great employees and work environment

    Cons

    High stress and sometimes drama


  4. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Lovely staff
    Good working schedule

    Cons

    Sometimes a lot of bureaucracy


  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University Health Network part-time

    Pros

    Supportive work environment, potential for upward mobility. Great pay. Lots of benefits for full-time staff.

    Cons

    There can often be nepotism in many of the management dealings which makes it difficult to get any recourse against bad employees


  6. "Cancer Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Great place to get experience in world class oncology research.

    Cons

    Lower pay for research employees compared to other hospitals in Toronto.


  7. "scientist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with on the research side

    Cons

    Top down management style, unfair practices, silo-infested

    Advice to Management

    Not worth it.

  8. "Senior Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Challenging environment
    Work is diverse and exciting

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for growth


  9. "Working as a nurse here"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator III (Trials Nurse) in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator III (Trials Nurse) in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    An excellent organization to work as a nurse. Many opportunities for career growth.

    Cons

    Long commuting, but this is my choice of not moving closer to Toronto.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more support for new research nurses to improve retention rates as this is not an easy nursing job.


  10. "Great vacation and benefits."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Great Vacation entitlement and benefits

    Cons

    Depending on the department, interdepartmental career advancement opportunities are limited (however, there are various internal opportunities across the institution). Workload can be unrealistic and research budgets are often limited, which creates significant burden on overworked staff


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