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Pharmacist (Former Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON30 November 2017
Pharmacy management and senior leaders do not support staff They lack experience in doing the actual work, and are great smooth talkers. They speak of engagement but lacks action. Instead they are always ready to point the blame on staff when there is a mistake, despite staff that work very hard and who go above and beyond. Senior management paints a very different picture of the processes when in fact, it’s flawed with mistakes and an accident waiting to happen. There are staff who have their contracts renewed for many years, and yet will never get a full time position because the hospital tries to cut costs. There is no reward for hard work! They could have the best Hospital software and technology in the world, but if they don’t Support staff how can the hospital staff provide a “world class healthcare experience” which is their vision.
Pros
Good pharmacists and technicians who care
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Such a fun and enjoyable place to work
Surgical Nurse (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON23 November 2017
This is a happy and fun hosptial to work at. Everyone was so kind and managers wanted nothing but the best for their staff. They were kind and understanding.
Pros
Amazing Manager
Cons
Not able to have any openings in LnD
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fun and great place to work
Dialysis Technician (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON3 November 2017
its a good environment to work at. Staffs at mackenzie health are very kind and appreciative. Work and family life are balanced. flexible shifts available
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I had a great experience working there
Clinical Pharmacist (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON3 August 2017
Healthcare workers are professional, friendly and all striving for excellence.
It is a patient focus facility, and the hospital is an state of he art hospital.
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Great place to work
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON31 July 2017
The hospital is a great place to work. I've had the opportunity to meet employees from all different fields in the hospital, all of them respectful and kind.
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Level of teamwork is exceptional
Registered Practical Nurse (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON10 May 2017
We provide a high quality of nursing care to our patients and their families utilizing the nursing process, following established standards of practice both within the hospital and the profession.
Pros
Health care staff very knowledgeable and apporoachable
Cons
Current pay, not consistent with competitive unions in GTA
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Caretaker (Former Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON4 May 2017
I worked as a volunteer. great environment and the people you meet are amazing. Would try again if the opportunity presents itself. The skills i obtained was leadership and multitasking. culture and management are great as well.
Pros
fulfillment, experience, and meet great people
Cons
none
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Administrative Assistant - Director (Former Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON4 April 2017
Mackenzie Health is a great place to work. The environment and culture is modeled towards its patients and staff.

Executive and management staff are very open and friendly. The physicians are helpful and generous
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new innovations to improve health care delivery.
Registered Nurse (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON25 February 2017
mackenzie richmond hill hospital is a great place to work. it is a hospital committed to safety & quality patient care. it is a place committed to safe & caring environment where everyone is treated with kindness, dignity, compassion, courtesy & respect.
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I dont want to write a review
Nurse (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON9 January 2017
I work with Great Co workers. 12 hour shifts, days and nights. Great management on some of the units. Work on medicine/dialysis/oncology unit with very busy days
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Amazing patients and nurses
Volunteer (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON21 December 2016
Mackenzie health itself is a great place to work or volunteer. The patients have taught me so much on acceptance and on resilience. I have witnessed patients experience terrible illnesses but they have always been friendly to me and rarely complain. Mackenzie health will teach you to be a responsible and independent person and will teach you so much on how to be exceptional at customer/ patient care.The management is considerate, and the hours are always flexible.
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Great people!
Instructor Therapist (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON28 October 2016
-Team based approach to service.
-Collaborative approach to building new initiatives.
-Very good opportunities for professional development and learning new skills.
-Data driven.
-Very good hours.
Pros
Making a difference in my community
Cons
Salary is moderate
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Patient Access Representative (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON25 September 2016
Working at Mackenzie Health has been a great experience.
Co-workers and management are very helpful and appreciative
Pros
good management, pleasant co-workers
Cons
work hours are all over the place, some people do not pull their weight
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Pharmacy Dept is good.
Pharmacy Technician (Current Employee) –  Newmarket, ON25 August 2016
Mackenzie Health is moving forward with bar-coding to help with patient care and provide a safer environment.I believe it is a great idea and a positive for patient care.
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Fast Paced Environment Where Attention To Detail Is Essential
Patient Trasnporter (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON15 August 2016
A great team of nurses, tech's and dr's come together to make Mackenzie Health an impeccable hospital.

I am responsible for taking patients to and from various diagnostic imaging tests and surgeries. My job is heavily focused on punctuality and safety of patients.
Pros
An eye opener to life
Cons
Relationships made with people terminally ill.
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Patient Transporter (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON27 July 2016
What a place to work. Mackenzie Health has taught me so much about the world we live in, health care, culture, ethic, family values
and the list continues. Working in an emergency room things change by the minute. If there is one thing i will take away from Mackenzie Health is that they are a real TEAM oriented bunch. Working together in cohesion I've seen on numerous occasions literally saves lives.
I have an immense respect for the nursing staff, tech's, Dr and everybody else that makes the hospital run as smooth as it does.
Pros
You develop some fantastic relationships with coworkers and patients.
Cons
Its hard to disassociate feelings from work.
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TOXIC ENVIRONMENT.......Constantly being watched by power tripping managers
Clerical (Former Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON26 October 2015
Toxic environment.......Human resources does not do their job and allows management to abuse staff. Was proud to work for this organization until new management came in with personal agenda. If you come to work, do your job, keep your mouth shut and say yes to everything...............this is the place for you.
Pros
None
Cons
Poor mangement, Useless Human Resources
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Exciting, stressful, demanding
Charge Nurse (Former Employee) –  RichmondHill21 September 2015
In charge of organizing work assignments according to acuity and staff experience.
changing assignments according to city which was changing at a moments notice.
responsible for all staff on shift and acting as a resource when needed
conflict resolution between staff or pt. and staff.
Floor staff helping women in labour and delivery.
Enjoyed being part of the creation of a new family.
difficult working with families experiencing a loss
Pros
Able to change shifts to accommodate family life
Cons
shift work
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Toxic environment that sucks the life force out of you
Service (Former Employee) –  Richmond Hill15 August 2015
One of the worst places to work. Your best day will be the day you quit or get terminated. Incredible that health minister has not shut the establishment down for the way the management treat their staff. Unless you are willing to kiss up to management you will never get promoted even though you have the qualifications. If you have a backbone and stand up for your rights management retaliates against you.
Pros
None
Cons
Management is horrible.
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work life balance
CT Medical Radiation Technologist (Current Employee) –  richmond hill toronto3 July 2015
Depending on your nature and skill set depends on your work environment and how you fit in and develop. The shifts are variable, as there is a 24 hour shift pattern.
there is a lot of communication issues between departments, which makes everyone's day much busier, this makes the job difficult. the most enjoyable part of the day is first thing in the morning and last thing in your shift.
Pros
nice, friendly amenable staff in most departments
Cons
expensive &poor parking facilities for staff
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