Guelph General Hospital
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3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Overworked, underpaid, and under appreciated. High stress, burnout and compassion fatigue.

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- Staff are overworked, under paid, and under appreciated. Management gives great lip service but won’t take action and provide staff with what they really need (I.e. mental health days, an increase in vacation, an increase in pay, sufficient benefits, wellness budget, more staff, proper equipment, etc). Burnout and compassion fatigue is high and retention is low but instead of addressing the root problems they either ignore it and hopes it goes away or tries to bandaid fix it which only lasts for the short term. - The benefits are subpar considering working in a hospital is physically, emotionally and mentally difficult. You want to see a therapist to help with your emotional and mental health - you better be prepared to pay out of pocket. You want to see a physiotherapist or registered massage therapist on a relatively consistent basis, well you need to get a physicians referral and even then the insurance company will only allow you a couple of visits before they determine you don’t need it anymore. - Want to move up in your career? Well you better be the nephew of the CEO or good friends with the VP of patient services. They won’t hire or promote people that are the most qualified or best fit for the position. - Staff aren’t properly trained for their positions which results in poor team work and patient care. Again, instead of addressing the problem management just ignores it. Management asks for feedback but when it is given they don’t implement any of the feedback. - They hired a wellness person who runs a couple of workshops on deep breathing and how to sleep better. - 

Pros

Working with and helping patients and their families.

Cons

Poor management, lack of respect and support, poor benefits and vacation, understaffed
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good place to work

pension is good - most days are good but overall surgery floor can get very busy at times - very respecrful environment to work in - decent break times

Pros

good nurses to work with

Cons

on your feet for 8 hours a day
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  • Ability to learn new things
  • Clear sense of purpose
Areas for improvement
  • Time and location flexibility
  • Energizing work tasks
  • Sense of belonging

Good enviroment

Part Time job I learned more tasks Have a good management Fun team work The hardest time of the job was working night shift in ER

Pros

Fun team work

Cons

Free lunch
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By far, my favourite and most rewarding job/career I've had

Very busy but incredibly rewarding. I work with an incredible amount of lovely people.

Pros

good pay, rewarding

Cons

Office politics within my own area certainly exist, flip flopping days and nights quite expensive benefit plan but not mandatory to have
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Based on 49 reviews

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3.6 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.4 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.2 out of 5 stars for Management
3.4 out of 5 stars for Culture

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