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Fresenius Medical Care - North America Reviews

Updated 20 January 2019
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Fresenius Medical Care - North America CEO Fresenius Medical Care North America and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Rice Powell
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  • "Long hours with little room for advancement unless you become a nurse" (in 61 reviews)

  • "Upper Management refuses to set a clear number of patient volume, often it lead to burn out of staff" (in 57 reviews)

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  1. "Great training program"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time

    Pros

    Have an in-depth program to teach and test all aspects of the job and client interaction

    Cons

    Sometimes felt like we could have used another employee at our location as was very busy. But this was soon to be resolved so not a true con. More an observation


  2. "Overall an OK company I guess"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time

    Pros

    large company, good benefits, good coworkers

    Cons

    Bad management decisions, slow pace, poor communication and technology

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your IT

  3. "Plenty of hours"

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    Former Employee - Acute Dialysis RN
    Former Employee - Acute Dialysis RN

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of hours. Great team.

    Cons

    Can be long days without breaks!

    Advice to Management

    Come out and help!


  4. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Employee Services Representative in Waltham, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Employee Services Representative in Waltham, MA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people and stable company. Very transparent on overall business plan. Accessibility to management. Lots of growth potential. Affordable health plans. 401k match.

    Cons

    PTO includes sick days, so can be eaten up quickly.

    Advice to Management

    More emphasis on people rather than business needs.


  5. "FTN has been lucrative"

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    Current Employee - Travel Nurse in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Travel Nurse in Chicago, IL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay is better than agency

    Cons

    Recruiters ate newer an not the most organized


  6. "Administrative Assistant II"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Rochester, NH (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Rochester, NH (US)

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Fair wages.

    Cons

    Little room for advancement for non RN


  7. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Dietitian in Saint Petersburg, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Dietitian in Saint Petersburg, FL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Overall I feel like this job is a good balance of patient interaction, clinical and documentation. I feel supported in my role, and sometimes there is a lot of pressure but I generally don't find it too overbearing of stressful.

    Cons

    Sometimes it feels like the percent of certain outcomes is all that matters, and sometimes there is a lot of pressure to meet certain goals.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Good"

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    Former Employee - Pct in Marion, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Pct in Marion, IN (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and rewarding job.

    Cons

    Long hours. Never enough staff.

    Advice to Management

    Patient care techs should make more money they work long hours and are the key to great patient care.


  9. "The things I like and dislike about Fresenius"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, laid back atmosphere, and longevity.

    Cons

    Redundant paperwork. The company engages in too many initiatives, which some of them are not required by Centers of Medicare & Medicaid.

    Advice to Management

    Management could use a little more objectivity when conducting employee performance reviews.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "CCHT"

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    Current Employee - Ccht
    Current Employee - Ccht
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fresenius Medical Care - North America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay. Company is willing to pay for continuing education including fronting the cost for becoming an RN.

    Cons

    Employee satisfaction is not a priority. Many employees are overworked and many clinics are understaffed and the company is very tight in regards to labor costs.

    Advice to Management

    Employee happiness can and will directly correlate with positive patient outcomes.