Compass Health Reviews

Updated 30 October 2014
Updated 30 October 2014
12 Reviews
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12 Reviews
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    So So

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Therapist in Everett, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Therapist in Everett, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    flexibility in the time you come in, friendly co-workers, chance to branch out and try new things, wooded location.

    Cons

    lots of red tape around tracking your productivity, union had to fight off company from screwing employees out of benefits, low pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Compass Health Inc. Slo County

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    Current Employee - RN Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA (US)
    Current Employee - RN Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA (US)

    I have been working at Compass Health full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most of the coworkers are nice and so are the residents

    Cons

    The upper management in the corporate office are sleeping with the employees. Someone else was right about the anonymous line not being anonymous, what a joke! They deserved to get sued. They promote people with poor work ethic, bad attitudes and no real experience, pay raises are few and far between. They turn a blind eye to illegal activity and harassment from administration

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some customer service training yourselves

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Worked there for 7 months. Patients are wonderful

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    Former Employee - RN Charge in Opelousas, LA (US)
    Former Employee - RN Charge in Opelousas, LA (US)

    I worked at Compass Health full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The pay is good.Good Benefits.

    Cons

    Lots of people not trained properly to work with psych patients.Lots of bullying especially in administration. Lots of immaturity, unprofessionalism.Key people seem to allow bullying and participate themselves.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up ,start showing professionalism and if the only way you can function is thru bullying maybe you should get out of your profession. Would not recommend this job to anybody..I worked in Opelousas may the other facilities are better. After I quit it took almost a year to replace me.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Compass Health Cares for its Community

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Secretarial in Everett, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Secretarial in Everett, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    They offer great benefits, pleasant work culture, very positive most of the time. I haven't been there really long, but I like how everyone's work is so worthwhile. The people that stay there aren't there for the money and really want to help people. Communication is very open between upper management and staff.

    Cons

    As a non-profit company wages are lower, staff can get overworked and stressed.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Poor Pay, Poor Benefits

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    Current Employee - Clinician II in Everett, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Clinician II in Everett, WA (US)

    I have been working at Compass Health part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Compass Health offers a good starting point for young therapists right out of graduate school. Opportunity to gain lots of experience working with a diverse population of primarily medicaid clientele.

    Cons

    Compass Health offers very low wages for Master's level employees ($16 hour). Productivity expectations are high, and the clientele is very challenging. Benefits are poor, and the cost of adding dependents or a spouse to insurance plan is outrageous. Many employees that I work with cannot afford to add their family to the insurance plan, so their children are also on medicaid, just like the clients we serve. I just received my annual pay raise of 37 cents, and I'm not joking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compass Health is a non-profit organization, I get that, however, there is no effort to focus on employee retention. The turnover at Compass Health is very high for a reason. Licensed, Master's level employees make less than the average receptionist with a high school diploma.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Worked there for over a year

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Health full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Helping a community in great need.

    Cons

    Administration often talks poorly about patients and other staff and gets away with it. Key people seem to allow bullying and participate themselves. Upper management does nothing about the bullying. Some hsve no people skills and should not be managing people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management, please sxhool yourselves on how to properly take care of your employees. Learn some about disabilities and bullying in the workplace.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    A lot of discontent in organization

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Agency has great guiding values

    Cons

    A lot of turnover on teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in your employees and there may be less turnover

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Bullies get rescued

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Health full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of locations and programs to work for. Ok benefits. Some employees are for real doing a good job.

    Cons

    Mgmt. provides workplace bullies a safe haven. Impossible schedule for a sustained time working all 3 shifts every single week for weeks on end (graves, swing & day). Excellent work not expected, personal friends are hired, so they are protected no matter how much work they refuse to do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to listen to employees and invest in learning how to provide a harassment-free environment and don't expect new employees especially to deal with office harassment.

  10.  

    Co-workers were friendly, floor manager promoted a team approach to care.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Health full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly and caring work environment.

    Cons

    Disparaging gaps between administration workers and health workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage a more united "culture" of care that incorporates and encourages administration and health workers to more freely communicate and interact for the end goal: professional caring and compassionate quality care.

    Recommends
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    unprofessional, poor morale, profit driven, great location, great patients

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Health

    Pros

    One of the few places to work in the San Luis Obispo County, lower level workers tend to be supportive of each other, patients are remarkable and inspiring individuals, company offers workers a chance for entering the local College's nursing program

    Cons

    The company lost over 30 employees who reported being mistreated as the reason why

    understaffed patient ratios, lack of essential supplies for patient care, letting experienced staff members to hire new people at a lower rate, false anonymous hotline, callers to the anonymous hotline are called in for retaliation, callers names are publicly given to others, promotions are given to those who are involved with upper management, work schedules are changed at any time without notifying employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please support your workers, profit is not worth more than happy patients and happy employees

    Doesn't Recommend

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