- Indiana University Health, Inc.28.Oct 2019
I love my coworkers, but management is unsupportive and morale is very low.
Support from management
It depends on which unit you are a part of, either way the management is not very supportive and there is often talk about staff not working hard enough with what they have.
The corporation talks a big game about incivility, but there are no policies against it. And the aggressive and "uncivil" employees actually end up getting promoted. Management is like a mean girls club.
Freedom to work independently
At times you are treated like there's no management at all, then at other times you are treated like you are a child. It really depends on the manager.
There's a lot of thank you cards and "good job" talk, but it feels very hallow and insincere.
Mostly female nursing staff, but upper management is all old white men.
Attitude towards older colleagues
Older employees are not valued. Management spend a lot of time recruiting "new grads" and doesn't spend any time maintaining and or fostering growth in older employees.
Unfortunately, there are very few opportunities for advancement unless you push very hard.
Overall compensation for your work
They pay less than other competitors in the area and your work is much more difficult. They stopped paying shift differential and lied staying that the other local hospitals stopped paying it as well.
Office / Work Environment
The computer software and internet are very poor making the job significantly more difficult. Machines are always broken down and there's little to no IT support.
There is recycling for paper products, but the facility has been fined multiple times for medication waste in the local water supply.
They your a good work-life balance, but then punish employees who get sick and have doctor's notes or those who have extenuating circumstances like deaths in the family.
I have learned a lot over the years and I have learned to work under fire. But I am not proud to work for a company that mistreats their employees.
There are little to no handicapped bathrooms.
Big mistakes are often overlooked and the training of new employees is beyond sub-par.
Very difficult day to day operations with heavy workloads and minimal support.
Inclusive / Diverse
Management tasks about new ideas and doing things in new ways, but they often stifle ideas and shut down upward communications.
Suggestions for improvement
- Pay employees better and reinstitute shift differentials. Make staffing ratios better. Support and care for the employees. Stop taking bonuses and raises when the bedside employees are not making comparable wages.
What I like about the company
I have learned how to be an excellent nurse by learning how to work in the most difficult situations.
What I dislike about the company
Management is repetitively telling the staff that they can't do better and that it's their fault for the difficulties they face at work. Management tells staff that they aren't smart enough to do self care and that they don't try hard enough with the supplies they are given. Staffing is in shambles and admitting there's a problem, then trying to help be better than ignoring the problems.
The following benefits were offered to me
- CompanyIndiana University Health, Inc.
- Are you a Current or Former Employee?Current employee