Singapore General Hospital
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management sucks and dealing with many types of people

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if very fast paced working environment. management sucks, favoritism all the time. have to block annual leave one year in advanced. very difficult to get annual leave in last quarter of the year. have to work on weekends, difficult to ask for leave even when really needed for family matters. was given off on public holiday but was put as on-call if ever have overflowing of cases to attend and many more cons.
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Good place to learn

SGH has a diverse plethora of cases and discipline to choose from that there will always be something for you to learn. In terms of work life balance it is totally dependant on which department you are working at.
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Fun but stressful + micromanaging supervisor

Worked at inpatient pharmacy in sgh. Had 3 months probation then worked as a confirmed staff. It’s not the usual 9-5 job, it’s shift based. Due to lack of manpower, sometimes we have to work 7 days a week or 13 days straight. Majority of the people there are fun and enjoyable to work with but some is just micromanaging and insensitive They are very open to you wanting to take up leadership position and will train you if you have potential. Be sure to work hard if you get accepted

Pros

Occasional free lunch, enjoyable work colleagues

Cons

Micromanaging
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Professional Growth

Nice place to learn new knowledge and experience.. High workload, high oncall work..Working shift is horrible to accommodate manpower and patient load issueUnfairness promotion in the workplace..
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Collaborative work place that places patients interest at heart

Pros: Highly collaborative workplace, good benefits packages, flexible working arrangements, many things to learnCons: Slow career progression, hierarchical
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Good place to work but you must a heart of compassionate

Is a good place to work but you must always have a right mindset and a passion to serve the society to last on. Workload can be heavy but is meaningful.

Pros

Job security

Cons

Heavy workload
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Good work experience

Work experience with them was good. It will matter only the compensation is not fair to all nurses especially the foreign hired, the salary & benefits are far behind from the local nurses.That’s why they can’t keep a hardworking and skillful nurses to stay with them long.
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Good workplace but pay is not enough to meet cost of living.

Good workplace but pay is not enough to meet cost of living.SGH supports in every aspect including taking courses and advancing the career, but the pay is not enough to support a family in Singapore.
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Potential for growth but unfortunately hindered by poor management

Despite being a leader in healthcare, the experience gained is greatly curbed. The management functions by instilling fear into their employees and will resort to interrogations about private matters. The departments attrition rate speaks for itself.

Pros

Wide range of specialities

Cons

Invasive management
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Stressful work - MSW

Bad leaders who scold n intimidate. Staff overworked and expected to do so. Pay was decent but no work life balance. Overall, would not recommend this place to work in as a msw
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Good benefits

Good employee benefits, opportunities for learning, shift work, good bonus, nice colleagues and a conducive environment for working, good place to start as first job after graduation
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good welfare

There are ample collaborative projects, courses (professional and general skills upgrade), and opportunity to volunteer during pandemic. Mentoring programs available for networking,
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Stressful environment, good opportunity to learn as exposure is great.

The turnover in my department was really high, new staff are not supported. If you are willing to suck it up and stay, you will learn a lot. You will become a better nurse for sure but probably a jaded, burnt out one.

Pros

good pay

Cons

short breaks, overworking people
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State of Art Surgical departments

I had my experience mostly in GI cancer Surgery in 2004-2006. Top rated experience and standard of care. Great work culture. Well connected, located in the heart of the City. Huge Campus. Spacious.

Pros

Well equipped

Cons

Long hours
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You will enjoy the job if you enjoy meeting and helping the weak and sickly to regain their health.

Healthcare is a rising sun industry. You will pick up many health tips from Medical Professionals, Service Providers and even patients during your course of work. Never a dull moment working in Hospital and clinic setting.

Pros

Good staff welfare, many opportunities to upgrade and stay relevant.

Cons

Work in germs and disease environment, but exercising Infection Control will keep them at bay. At times, will encounter demanding and difficult customers.
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The most enjoyable part of the job!

The most enjoyable part of the job is team work. To survive a busy shift in ICU requires a good team work spirit. During a busy admission in ICU is so important to have lots of help from everyone.
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a fun place to work

A fast pace workplace and you need to know how to manage your time promptly. It is a fun place to work as you will learn new things every now and then.

Cons

Long hours
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Excellent

Different division pay different starting pay for same entry level. The team of workers are passionate and co operative. Every second at work is really work alone.
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Difficult to promote

lots of human factor nowadays, unlike in the past.
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Progression to the next level is slow

Job security is ensure but exposure to new ideas are limited. The progression to the next level is limited to quota, even if you do perform well. External training are limited.
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Looking for staff nurse job

I have working experience for 4 years in medical ward. I'm willing to any kind of discipline. During working period I'm went for course and training. I'm guide students.
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Based on 138 reviews

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3.3 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.2 out of 5 stars for Management
3.3 out of 5 stars for Culture

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