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Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated Nov 20, 2019

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3.7
77%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
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Alberta Health Services CEO Verna Yiu (no image)
Verna Yiu
138 Ratings
Pros
  • "Government position means good benefits(in 42 reviews)

  • "Good pay, opportunity for growth(in 39 reviews)

Cons
  • "Salary freeze due to economic situation in the province(in 17 reviews)

  • "Large organization can lead to an impersonal feeling with policy decisions(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - Health Care Aide in Olds, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Best job ever!! Enjoy working in the facility

    Cons

    No complaints really enjoy my job

    Advice to Management

    Have none ! Everything runs smoothly

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-05
  2. "Good place to work as long as you find a good team"

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    Current Employee - Project Management 

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    - pace of work is up to you - easy to move within the organization

    Cons

    - fiscal state dominated by government attitude - slow to advance in career

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-20
  3. "It’s good to be a nurse here"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Good hourly wage, overall good benefits

    Cons

    Health care cuts where it’s ineffective

    Advice to Management

    Listen to front line workers more

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-19
  4. "Decent place"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good working environment, union job

    Cons

    Lots of slackers doing the bare minimum

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-13
  5. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Unit Clerk in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Union, benefits, staffing is easy to work with especially if you're casual .

    Cons

    Depending on where you work, there can be some bullying

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-12
  6. "Alberta Health Services"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay for the position

    Cons

    Not much opportunity to move up in company

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-06
  7. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Surgical Processor in Foothills, AB
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Unionized, priority is patient care first!

    Cons

    Hard to get in at first!

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-15
  8. "Administrative Support"

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

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great job security, good pay. Supportive work environment.

    Cons

    Can be tough to get ahead because of the union culture, but that's also what gives you job security.

    Alberta Health Services2019-10-29
  9. "meh"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, compensations & benefits

    Cons

    Too big for its own good

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-12
  10. "Challenging and interesting work but some bad team environments"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of challenging work environments in order to provide better patient care. Adaptation of newer technology.

    Cons

    Management can be inconsistent with employees and no formal process to eliminate bad workers at all levels

    Alberta Health Services2019-11-12
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