Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2021

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Alberta Health Services President and CEO Verna Yiu (no image)
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218 Ratings
Pros
  • "Rewarding work, good pay, Good union(in 55 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for those who have positions(in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • "pay freeze, budget cuts overall(in 22 reviews)

  • "short staffed , hard to give proper care to those that need it , but in the end its always completed(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Unit clerk review"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Unit Clerk in North Red Deer, AB
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay , pension and good hours

    Cons

    Stressful environment at times due to being in crisis area

  2. "Good place to work with average pay and great retirement benefits"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of opportunity for learning and growth

    Cons

    sometimes hard to navigate the organization of this size


  3. "Ok workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Radiation Technologist II in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    Job stability, work life balance

    Cons

    Lots of politics at work

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Surgical Processor in Grande Prairie, AB

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

    Pros

    Good employer benefit and fair rules

    Cons

    Stressful, short staff busy facility

  5. "Good experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Support III in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Good job, good pay, good experience with staff.

    Cons

    Long redundant meetings at times

  6. "Great opportunities"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Nurse Educator in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Good wages, opportunities, and benefits

    Cons

    None I can think of right now

  7. "Good. Not great."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Good clinical experience, different acuity of patients.

    Cons

    Short staffed, some management leads a lot to be desired.

  8. "AHS experience"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    ethical and passionate about healthcare

    Cons

    slow decision making in public health

  9. "Its ok"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Calgary, AB
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is decent and is steady

    Cons

    Mgmt is rather poor. lack of communication

  10. "Good workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tester in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Great benefit and competitive salary

    Cons

    Toxic environment and bullying happen a lot, especially when you’re new

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