Cerner

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Cerner Reviews

Updated 14 December 2014
Updated 14 December 2014
761 Reviews
3.5
761 Reviews
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Cerner Chairman, CEO & President Neal L. Patterson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They will make you work at least 65 hours a week, no work life balance at all (in 21 reviews)

  • Cerner is a great place to learn something about anything you maybe interested in (in 41 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance for the benefit of associate wellness needs addressed from top/down (in 75 reviews)

  • Long hours, some employees fresh out of college and need guidance in corporate settings (in 67 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    It's a job.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner

    Pros

    It's a job. I'm employed.

    Cons

    If you have a two year degree you are locked in for three solid years at the same level with no opportunity to climb the ladder even when you're performing as well as and doing the same job as the people with four year degrees.

  2.  

    Engagement Controller

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engagement Controller in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Engagement Controller in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I worked at Cerner full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You're on your own schedule (assuming you don't schedule any meetings). Great experience with project management: financial aspect (great learning experience), event planning, administrative tasks, a lot of networking within the company and also with external clients. The team is great! Management encouraged us to develop which ever skills we wanted to help us grow in our career. If ever I needed help, all I had to do was ask. The chance to travel: I got to go abroad and to many places with in the US! Great company!! Work hard and you will be recognized. Easy to get promoted. Only reason I left was because my boyfriend was relocated and I couldn't work remotely.

    Cons

    It got a bit administrative at times: granting access, taking notes during meetings, etc. but it was good to get the experience. Some projects are very large and can be very demanding. Nothing a good attitude and communication can't fix.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company with tons of growth potential

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    High impact and exciting Work, amazing gym, fun corporate events.

    Cons

    high deductible insurance plan, very strict annual raise guidelines which means only one person per year on your team can get a 'good' review and a decent raise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More flexibility in annual performance review ratings.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to learn

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very good place to learn.

    Cons

    Have come up with any.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Tech Environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at Cerner as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    it benefit your career which will extend your career opportunities.

    Cons

    can have long hours to work and to move between different roles.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Software Engineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Pros or Cons, depends on the team. I am ended up in a good team and I am loving it. Working with talented and selfless people is always fun!

    Cons

    Don't see much. Things worked well with me!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    excellent place to work. decent people around. hassle-free life. quite satisfying. love the culture.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    friendly atmosphere and managers are quite understand and approachable.

    Cons

    leadership roles need to be increased. growth as leaders is slow

    Approves of CEO
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    Great place for an intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I worked at Cerner as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Had a lot of great learning opportunities for all the interns at the company including hackathons, baseball games, trivia, and a bunch of other fun activities. Projects are a lot of fun (at least mine was) and I actually felt like I was working on something meaningful

    Cons

    Getting started was very slow. Making sure you had all the right equipment and access rights took a couple of weeks so you struggle to find things to do during the day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be prepared for incoming interns, make sure to have all their access rights and equipment ready on day one so they can get to work immediately

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Architect in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Architect in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture, mission, technology, flexibility, benefits.

    Cons

    Work/life balance for the benefit of associate wellness needs addressed from top/down.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nice Place to Work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cerner as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Amazing corporate environment, work-life balance as well as peers to promotes talent and leadership skills to help you grow further

    Cons

    no cons except my family lived in NJ so on personal level travel was bit tiring whenever I would visit family.

    but on professional side - no cons at all

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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