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Alberta Health Services Reviews

Updated Oct 11, 2019

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3.7
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Alberta Health Services CEO Verna Yiu (no image)
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130 Ratings
Pros
  • "Government position means good benefits(in 41 reviews)

  • "Good pay, opportunity for growth(in 38 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. "I don’t know"

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    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse 

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

    Pros

    Great staff to work with

    Cons

    Everything is unionized and you’re just a number

    Alberta Health Services2019-10-05
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Therapy Assistant in Lethbridge, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Works on improving all aspects of inclusion and developing positive outcomes

    Cons

    At the mercy of government control

    Advice to Management

    Keep on training and supporting front line workers

    Alberta Health Services2019-10-05
  3. "Fun"

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    Former Employee - Phlebotomist 

    I worked at Alberta Health Services part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly Staff and Management. Co workers were always there if you had any questions.

    Cons

    None that I can think or.

    Alberta Health Services2019-10-02
  4. "Good place to work for most part"

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    Former Employee - Staff RN in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You get to make a difference in people's lives, good benefits.

    Cons

    It can be really busy and understaffed most of the time. Faster burnout rate as a result.

    Advice to Management

    Staff your unit well,

    Alberta Health Services2019-10-01
  5. "AHS deserves public support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative professionals focused on quality patient care. Well resourced programs.

    Cons

    Very large organization serving a diverse geography in a highly political environment.

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-28
  6. "Full time staff RN , acute care"

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    Former Employee - Staff RN in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Alberta Health Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great learning and work experiences working in acute care in Calgary

    Cons

    I don't have anything to complain about. I prepared myself to be an asset and it paid off.

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-26
  7. "Underpaid"

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    Current Employee - Health Care Aide - Certified in Sylvan Lake, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benifits and steady work easy to get position

    Cons

    Shift work and hours of opportation

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-23
  8. "More work/life balance please!"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. part time position helps maintain work/life balance. 2. competitive wages

    Cons

    1. ineffective strategy to deal with bullying 2. ineffective leadership 3. movement towards reducing part time positions and flexible work hours

    Advice to Management

    costs could be reduced by simplifying processes and requiring all levels of leadership to be accountable for all the funds they spend.

    Alberta Health Services2019-10-05
  9. "Post Op Surgical Care"

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    Current Employee - Staff RN in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large organization Constantly changing technology

    Cons

    Too many things out of the staffs control

    Advice to Management

    Think more about your employees

    Alberta Health Services2019-09-27
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Advisor 
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    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
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