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Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated 19 January, 2019
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  1. "Health Care Aide"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Health Care Aide in Innisfail, AB
    Former Employee - Health Care Aide in Innisfail, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great management....awesome people to work with and you get to work with the most amazing residents💗

    Cons

    I had no downside....i loved my job and the people I worked for were amazing

    Advice to Management

    Keep doin what your doin....its a great work environment and very understanding employers.


  2. "Stores I"

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    Current Employee - Stores I in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Stores I in Edmonton, AB

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pays well, Easy going team.

    Cons

    Management can be difficult at times

  3. "Public Health Inspector"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Government position means good benefits.

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say at this time.


  4. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    -lots to learn
    -Great CEO
    -highly cohesive and developed organization compared to other provincial health systems
    -investment in employees through 'my learning' courses online and in person
    -strong benefits
    -advanced and innovative in their investments (i.e. connect care, analytics etc)

    Cons

    -government institution - very affected by political climate and economy - can affect salary growth, salary and hiring freezes

    Advice to Management

    -look at other industries to advance innovation


  5. "Good employer to work for"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Being part of a team, being challenged, good benefits

    Cons

    Upper management can be poor


  6. "Registered Nurse"

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

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services part-time

    Pros

    Great nursing care and patient's generally have a positive experience when care is needed

    Cons

    Not so concerned with promoting health or preventing disease. Holistic and functional medicine is missing.


  7. "great company to work for"

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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

    Easy to pick up and cancel shifts

    Cons

    Not always guaranteed hours of work

  8. "AHS Review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work / life balance. Benefits.

    Cons

    Siloed organization with minimal investment in data analytics.


  9. "Too many managers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alberta Health Services part-time

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Good work/life balance
    Easy job

    Cons

    Too many levels of management- you end up having micro managers

    Advice to Management

    Attrition management and put that money on front line staffing where it is needed. Address bullying by focusing on the victims not the bully. If you hire professionals, treat them like professionals. Ask staff their opinion and not consultants who dont do the job...


  10. "IT Specialist"

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

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great overall employer with lots of experience to gain

    Cons

    Salary freeze due to economic situation in the province

    Advice to Management

    awesome management