Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated Jun 23, 2021

To filter reviews, or .

Found 909 of over 1k reviews

3.9
79%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
Approve of CEO
Alberta Health Services President and CEO Verna Yiu (no image)
Verna Yiu
270 Ratings
Pros
  • "good pay, great benefits, really good office environment, great manager who support you(in 58 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for those who have positions(in 55 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Often have to work short staffed(in 16 reviews)

  • "Positions with work/life balance hard to acquire without decades of experience(in 13 reviews)

  • More Pros and Cons
    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Ahs

      Jun 1, 2021 - Biomedical Equipment Technician in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits, hours, and vacation are the benefits

      Cons

      Need seniority for management jobs

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company but no career development

      Jun 23, 2021 - Senior Advisor in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      It provides a good salary, pension, and perks

      Cons

      There is no career development and you are stuck in one position for quite a long time

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great culture and leadership

      Jun 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Excellent CEO and Executive Leadership Team

      Cons

      Pay freeze for non union employees for many years

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      ADT

      Jun 23, 2021 - IT Analyst II 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Structured, company values, career development,

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, not flexible, on call

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      its a provincial governement job so...

      Jun 22, 2021 - Administrative Support II in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      job security, no micro managing

      Cons

      internal jobs awarded by seniority only

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jun 21, 2021 - Occupational Therapist in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great salary, pay increments, accrual of vacation days

      Cons

      Time off requests based on seniority

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall, good!

      Jun 15, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Red Deer, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      I'm casual but lots of shift callout and good staff.

      Cons

      Units can be understaffed increasing staff ratios, especially if it's a high acuity unit

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      It's what you make it

      Jun 10, 2021 - Cardiology Technologist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Competitive pay, able to be an internal applicant across the province.

      Cons

      Not a lot of incentive to improve - decisions are seniority based rather than merit bases. This is pretty typical of any unionized environment though.

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      Jun 17, 2021 - Clinical Research Coordinator in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Unionized and lots of opportunity

      Cons

      Promotions based on seniority, not merit

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Top Employer in Alberta

      Jun 8, 2021 - Manager in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Quality driven and dynamic to changes. Competitive environment.

      Cons

      Lots of employees to get to know. Influence by political environment.

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    Viewing 1 - 10 of 909 Reviews

    Popular Careers with Alberta Health Services Job Seekers

    JobsSalariesInterviews

    Work at Alberta Health Services? Share Your Experiences

    Alberta Health Services logo
    or