Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Employee Reviews

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a typical day at Sunnybrook
Intermediate Clerk (Current Employee) –  North York, ON26 October 2016
prepping charts for delivery for different clinics and doctors. sorting reports. getting charts from storage, pulling and bundling between 150 - 300 charts per day. Assisting patients and visitors with directions throughout hospital. working as a team with coworkers.
Pros
good coworkers
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good place to work
Registered Nurse - Pre Admit Clinic (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON1 October 2016
they encourage continuing education. Hospital has one of the larger trauma departments and a large cancer centre along with many specialty areas to work in.
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Average, could be better could be worse
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 September 2016
recognizable company, and there is a lot to learn, but it is a high pressure high stress environment. everything is a rush, and you always feel like youre about to get fired.
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Busy and great place to work
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 September 2016
Excellent working environment.
A great place to learn new things.
The location is easy to access.
The co-workers were great.
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Going to Miss this place
Medical Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  North York, ON31 August 2016
I really enjoyed my time while working at Sunnybrook. My boss was amazing and it was great working with her because it was only two of us. The general environment at Sunnybrook is extremely clean and comfortable. Although it is a hospital it does not feel like a hospital, it is very warm and inviting, even for patients and visitors.
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Big experience
Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 July 2016
A lot of work, but invaluable experience on many aspects. A rare chance to gain experience with Physicists, Radiologists, as well as supervising students and intern. The non-ending work makes minimum number of hours way more than normal hours.
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Large Hospital
Emergency Nurse (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 July 2016
Many employees, therefore you feel like a number. Experiencing same constraints as most hospitals due to government cut backs. Difficult to get time off due to high turnover rates and sick time.
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co-workers are good.
Cleaner/Janitor (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON13 June 2016
I was hired by a third party company as a cleaner. I like my environment and my co-workers, the only thing that i was not happy about is the boss of our company. He's abusing people, over using his power towards us.
Pros
co-workers
Cons
the BOSS
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Fun to work with Colleagues
Research Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON19 May 2016
I enjoyed the people I worked with. The Principal Investigator was knowledgeable, courteous and kind. I love my work and was able to make personal connections with MS patients.
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Bad management , not supportive
Project Coordinator, Quality Improvement Program (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 April 2016
Worked there for 4 years in a job a loved. Turns out the person doing the best job is the one who gets let go and the person doing a poor job, always late, poor communicator gets to keep theirs. Management wasnt supportive of concerns of a person with over 20 years experience over a inexperienced, younger person who always complains. Isnt it about getting the work done properly.
Underhanded HR department who makes these terrible choices without informing the direct supervisor of the workers. People left in a lurch. Makes the whole department look bad, concerned about quality of research data coming out of a World Class hospital!!!
Everyone left on edge for their jobs. I was proud to work there until this happened
Pros
gym. reasonable parking
Cons
traffic chaos at times, non supportive manager, underqualified managers
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Great place to work!
Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON23 March 2016
Overall, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre was a great place to work!
Supportive staff, wonderful management
Great training programs and work life opportunities
Pros
Valuable working experience, wonderful connections
Cons
Expensive parking, short breaks
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Productive workplace.
Medical Transcriptionist/Editor (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON18 March 2016
Overall rating of hospitals I have had the opportunity to be affiliated with as well as coworkers was very enjoyable and a great learning experience.
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Efective, productive work enviroment
Registered Practical Nurse (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON16 March 2016
working for a busy orthopedic, medical unit, independent and reliable worker.
work effective under pressure and managed to achieve goals.
Strategically help team achieve daily goals.
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Productive
Divisional Manager - Division of General Surgery (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON15 March 2016
A high paced enjoyable position and environment.
A large part of the position is education based and the other part is management based.
Pros
Flexible schedule and employer
Cons
N/A
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great place to work
Staff Registered Nurse - Ross Tilley Burn Centre (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 January 2016
Sunnybrook is one of the leading hospitals in Toronto and the GTA, providing many health services. Benefits are good but not all on par with the Univeristy health network.
Pros
Large Hospital
Cons
Could be better with benefits
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Productive, lots to do
Senior Corporate Financial Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON20 January 2016
Never a dull moment, lots to do and learn, advancement is tough. Great colleagues. Fun times. Lot of medical terms to learn. Great people. Would recommend.
Pros
start late
Cons
long hours
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see below
Medical Laboratory Technologist (Current Employee) –  North York, ON1 January 2016
An excellent teaching hospital. Well kept grounds. Excellent in patient care. The Laboratory staff are patient care driven, very knowledgeable and meticulous in test sampling and Qc analysis and performance.
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the most enjoyable part of the job
HVAC Tech. (Current Employee) –  toronto on.30 September 2015
being in charge of your own sections of the hospital,
pride in your work,
you keep your systems in top condition and your clients happy and comfortable, is very rewarding,
report back to manager only when you have to hire out side contractors to do construction jobs
Pros
lots of over time
Cons
low pay
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LTSW
Preceptored RN (Former Employee) –  toronto, on21 September 2015
Had an amazing experience working with Veterans at Sunnybrook. Learned much about their physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health/illness.
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Great workplace
Researcher (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON10 August 2015
Sunnybrook Hospital is a great place with supportive senior management! The hospital respects diversity. Besides, health and safety policies are so strong.
Pros
NA
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3.8
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3.5
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