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Review averages

  • 91 employees say

    Excellent (37)
    40.659340659341%
    Good (14)
    15.384615384615%
    Satisfactory (19)
    20.879120879121%
    Subpar (21)
    23.076923076923%
    3.23
  • 45 applicants say

    Excellent (24)
    53.333333333333%
    Good (7)
    15.555555555556%
    Satisfactory (6)
    13.333333333333%
    Subpar (8)
    17.777777777778%
    3.43

Reviews for Kindred Healthcare

Reviews - What employees say

3.23 Employees say
3.43 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • Add alerts to patient profiles that make those working with them aware of contagious conditions that they may be exposed to while working with the patient so that we are better prepared, and more able to protect ourselves and other patients.

What I like about the company

I worked for a supportive manager who was always available when needed. We were allowed to work independently but had opportunities to ask questions and collaborate when needed while working with a diverse patient population.

What I dislike about the company

We were not always aware of important health information about our patients that I felt should have been made known prior to our working with them.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered
  • Company
    Kindred Healthcare
  • City
    Jacksonville
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would set up on site training for employees before they ever sat in a position to work

What I like about the company

I liked the fact that we were in a fairly decent building that was located right next to the interstate. Sometimes our supervisor would pay for our lunch but he expected us to work through it while he and the nurses would sit in the kitchen and eat. I really don't have a lot of positive things to say

What I dislike about the company

I disapprove of them putting employees in positions without properly training them and then expect them to perform like the person that just left the position who had been there for years!

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Kindred Healthcare
  • City
    Little Rock
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Making the employees be more involved in changes. Changes happen without even a mention of it. A more work friendly environment for both shifts.

What I like about the company

I have a good team environment and patient are put first. My team members really care about our patients out comes. Our night shift supervisory staff is very hands on and very supportive.

What I dislike about the company

I feel upper managment is more concerned how to save money than making our work environment capable of doing what is asked. Out dated equipment is very challanging to do a job in our present time. Technology can help make work flow go much more smoothly than trying to cost save at every turn. We don't have to have the newest equipment but at at least not the oldest.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    kindred health care
  • City
    Dayton
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

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Review averages

  • 91 employees say

    Excellent (37)
    40.659340659341%
    Good (14)
    15.384615384615%
    Satisfactory (19)
    20.879120879121%
    Subpar (21)
    23.076923076923%
    3.23
  • 45 applicants say

    Excellent (24)
    53.333333333333%
    Good (7)
    15.555555555556%
    Satisfactory (6)
    13.333333333333%
    Subpar (8)
    17.777777777778%
    3.43

kununu score comparisons

Kindred Healthcare
3.30
136 reviews

Industry average (Pharmaceuticals/Biotech)
3.09
48,686 reviews

kununu average
3.33
3,016,000 reviews