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Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated 17 November, 2018
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  • "core flex, poor work life balance" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Little to no input into duties or environment, leaving staff to feel powerless, dejected, and disenfranchised" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job Security
    Work Life Balance
    Great Perks

    Cons

    Chances of growth can be limited
    Slow paced environment


  2. "Physiotherapist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Paid vacation, benefits, flex spending account

    Cons

    Large organization, can take longer to get things done. Lots of make work projects and initiatives.

    Advice to Management

    Lucky to have great management

  3. "Secretary"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at Alberta Health Services part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    job security, lots of room to move around within the company, good salary

    Cons

    I was bullied at two different placements and HR/management did nothing, managers pick favourites, the hiring system is unfair, will interview people they have no intention of hiring, most departments are overworked and understaffed, NO overtime pay or managers make it extremely difficult to get any

    Advice to Management

    management can't change as it's a government agency


  4. "Good salary and working environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Starting salaries are good, working environments are safe with high standard of safety.

    Cons

    Depending on the type of job and your qualifications, there might not be lot of opportunities to move up the ladder. Also depending upon the work, you might have rotating shifts so managing life might be a little challenging.


  5. "Very supportive environment"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Supportive teams in departments. Very good overall values

    Cons

    Organization is large and it is easy to fall fall through the cracks


  6. "Nurse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alberta Health Services part-time

    Pros

    lots of opportunities and advancements available!

    Cons

    very competitive and work environment can be very stressful


  7. "registered nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    good wage, lots of parking for staff; friendly work cultures and nice facility.

    Cons

    they charge hot water in the cafeteria.

    Advice to Management

    should focus on the staff's work sastisfaction

  8. Helpful (1)

    "System Analyst II"

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst II in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst II in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stable, no pressure, good benefits

    Cons

    government job, everything is slow


  9. "Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    -Good work life balance
    -Job Security

    Cons

    - lazy do nothing culture
    - very political


  10. "Healthcare Provider"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Job security. Decent wage. Opportunity to join initiatives. Good educational opportunities.

    Cons

    Terrible benefit plan despite being a healthcare worker. Wage freezes.


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