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Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated Sep 18, 2019

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Found 502 reviews

3.6
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88%
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Alberta Health Services CEO Verna Yiu (no image)
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124 Ratings
Pros
  • "Government position means good benefits(in 37 reviews)

  • "Good pay, decent work environment(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Salary freeze due to economic situation in the province(in 16 reviews)

  • "core flex, poor work life balance(in 11 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Amazing job in Neurorehabilitation"

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    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    always demanding and new challenges; many learning opportunities

    Cons

    high workload and limited time for documentation

    Alberta Health Services2019-08-04
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Advisor 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, worklife balance, challenging opportunities

    Cons

    Difficult to get into senior positions - very competitive

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-12
  3. "Unpleasant working environment"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Can’t thinks about it any

    Cons

    Hostage environment people try to eliminate each other to get surveyed

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-19
  4. "Friendly place"

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

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

    Pros

    Nice people working in IT

    Cons

    Government has not allowed any raise since 2012

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-04
  5. "Project Coordinator Review"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator 

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Short work days Nice people Decent pay (at the high end)

    Cons

    Flexibility reserved for senior employees Low chance of advancement Work environment turning toxic after years of pay freezes

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-17
  6. "It's OK."

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's OK, don't worry about layoff.

    Cons

    politics, relation. people who don't work, but still get very good paid.

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-01
  7. "Always understaffed"

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    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alberta Health Services part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great overtime and holiday pay

    Cons

    Understaffed and heavy patient loads

    Advice to Management

    Staff the units appropriately so that patient care is not at risk

    Alberta Health Services2019-08-30
  8. "Always changing, always learning"

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    Current Employee - Receptionist/Administrative Assistant 
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Helping and caring for people

    Cons

    Poor communication within the departments

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-14
  9. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - HCA in Calgary, AB
    Recommends

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Loved the job helping others. Good work environment

    Cons

    I have no cons for this employer

    Advice to Management

    None

    Alberta Health Services2019-08-29
  10. "I love my job"

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    Current Employee - Practice Lead in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, Great people. Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

    Alberta Health Services2019-08-26
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