This is not a nice place to work. The employee means nothing to the company. Most managers have a click of a few employees they like. If you are not in the click then working here is pure hell.
Support from management
NEVER. you are told to deal with it or leave
they encourage employees to tell on each other if you dare to talk about the job if your unhappy about something. They strongly encourage reporting your co workers for everything.
Freedom to work independently
never. they are always sending the click to check on you and belittle you
They will pull in the office daily and yell at you that is their communication
You only get opportunities if tour managements best friend
Attitude towards older colleagues
They treat older employees horrible and will make their life hell until they quit
You can only advance if you prove that you are a narc and will turn everyone in for everything
Overall compensation for your work
I am very under paid. i have been here eleven years and people starting in my position start out making more money then me. NOT FAIR
Office / Work Environment
Its very cold and only managers can have a heater .
Thats funny. Hell no they dont. The only people allowed to take a break every half hour is smokers. The encourage smokers to take as many breaks as they need to smoke but non smokers are only allowed a lunch break
They only care about the company. Your needs mean nothing and they tell you that to your face
I am embarrassed to admit i work for allegheny health network.
Employees are not allowed to park in handicap parking . If you are handicap you are not allowed to work here . You are considered a liability. An employees who walked with a cane was told her cane was a weapon and was not allowed to use it . If she had to have the cane then she did not have a job
If your lucky you get trained properly. Mostly you are thrown with someone who does not talk to you and does not want to be around you. Training last 1-2 days then you are on your own
very challenging no one helps anyone and you are not allowed to complain or ask for help
Inclusive / Diverse
you are not allowed to have an opinion about anything. if you do have an opinion and you say it. you will be pulled into the office and told about it
Suggestions for improvement
- Hire new management . Do not hire from with in. Mandatory training yearly on how to treat people. Strict policies on bullying including from management. Somewhere to report this that is neutral not connected to AHN because they can not be trusted. Handicap parking for employees.
What I like about the company
I have worked for them for eleven years and i have no positive experiences. I did lose weight from being told i am over the weight limit to do my job. i am a medical secretary. I have taken up smoking so i can have a break . you dont get one if you dont smoke. I no longer speak to people because anything you say will be used against you some how. I dont celebrate holidays because i only get 1 a year off some one has to work holidays im told. I also learned that what is written on paper is not what truely happens. They are professional liars. Very Very sneaky .
What I dislike about the company
Managers need to stop harrassing the employees and they need to stop having their little clicks. They all have them . They wont admit to it. Lorraine Azzaroni is the biggest and worst of the bunch she has Bill Englert wrapped around her little finger. He is well aware of all the harrassing going on i have written to him personally about it . I reported Lorraine to him he is her boss. Bill had lorraine call me from his office and put me on speaker phone and she yelled at me for reporting her and when i tried to defend myself she hung up on me then the next day she pulled me in the office and i was screamed at for over 1 hour until i was in tears and lorraine was smiling. Lorraine and Bill allow smokers to have a break every half hour and non smokers are not allowed to leave their post unless its their half hour lunch . Lorraine also allowed only 1 of 2 secretaries to take every holiday off from thanksgiving to new years off including having a weeks vacation from christmas to new year. The two secretaries were suppose to work every other holiday and no one was allowed vacation during this time but this secretary is in lorraines click and the other who was me was not. I reported this to bill and when it got back to lorraine i got screamed at again and i had to work every holiday alone. This is how it works although they will deny it. I am also handicap and was not allowed to park in a handicap parking . Horrible company. Only a good place if your the bosses family or close friend. This place needs to have all new management and they need alot of training on how to treat people because they are very rude to employees who are not in the managements clicks.