Alberta Health Services Employee Reviews

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Great team environment, large learning curve, fun and interactive
Clerk III (Former Employee) –  Grande Prairie, AB26 June 2017
I learned payroll management, nursing and health care aide schedules and how to manage those in a team.

Nursing team and Health Care Aides were a fabulous group of people, which made it easy to come into work each day.

Hardest part of the job was getting to know clients, and having to deal with the emotional side when those may pass or get hurt,
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Sr.Consultant /Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB22 June 2017
A very good company to work for.

Perfect work life balance and management at its best.

Multiple learning opportunities, growth opportunity

Desirable part of the job is the team and projects
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productive and fun work place.
License Practical Nurse (LPN) - Casual (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB22 June 2017
Flexible hours with the potential to exchange shifts with a coworkers if something important turns up.. Knowledgeable supervisors who are always willing to help out whenever they are asked.
Pros
flexible working staff
Cons
long hours
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Fair
Addictions and Mental Health Worker (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB21 June 2017
Company is overall a good company to work for. The shift work makes for having quite a few days off in a row which is good for work/life balance. Fair salary.
Pros
n/a
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n/a
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Great place to work.
Licensed Practical Nurse (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB21 June 2017
Great place to work. Great management and staff. Supportive environment for growth and educational development. Would highly recommend Alberta Health Services.
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hemodialysis nurse
(Hemodialysis SMG, HCH Oncology Outpatients) (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB21 June 2017
Average workplace culture. very good peer support and mostly good atmosphere to work in. I enjoy working in my current field of nursing. management is adequate. close to work. ono on one patient care.
Pros
community setting is desirable
Cons
shift work
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Amazing place
Secretary IV -Allied Health (Current Employee) –  Slave Lake, AB20 June 2017
Alberta Health Services has been one of my favorite places to work. I have had the opportunity to meet and work with a variety of professionals. We all have one goal and that is patient care!
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Ok place to work
Medical Laboratory Assistant (Current Employee) –  Lethbridge, AB14 June 2017
Management has pets and like people who bow to them no appreciation of job well done. Work your backside off and still no advancement if you don't play their games
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Happy to work with the people you get along with.
Nursing Attendant (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB13 June 2017
Typical day at work is working with your colleague for the benefits of the client.
I learned more about behavioural changes of the client.
Management are very supportive to their staff.
Working in the multi-cultural unit, is the way to build a team and unite for the goals of taking care of our client/patient.
Hardest part of the job is when a client/patient passed away.
Most enjoyable part of the job is by the end of the shift and giving report to your colleague.
Pros
Potluck
Cons
Parking problem
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Management does not connect with employees
Pharmacy Assistant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB12 June 2017
Work as a pharmacy assistant was always busy, however I feel like my co-workers did not take initiative, and were often rude and complaining. Management took the side of the laziest and most ignorant employees, causing the best employees to quit all within three months of each other (and still continuing).
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Productive workplace with opportunities
Administrative Support (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB9 June 2017
A productive workplace with many room for advancement
and a very professional work environment. Every personality and skill set is considered when building a team.
Pros
Professional Environment
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Good Place to growth
Secretary I/Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB7 June 2017
Good salary, Lack of hierarchy, management is approachable. Big company, so well established policies, procedures and in-house training.

Good learning opportunities and exposure to health environment. Very flexible with working conditions.
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Depressing work environment
Manager (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB6 June 2017
A very sick culture and a lack of accountability. Union protects people that have no right taking tax payers money. Definite lack of leadership to change the culture, or improve.
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Quiet workplace, productive.
Environmental Services (Current Employee) –  McLennan, AB6 June 2017
I felt very comfortable working here, it is a very nice environment. The work is really easy once you get a hang of it. I learned about how to be more responsible and have better professionalism.
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It's fine
Pediatric Cardiology Dietitian (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB5 June 2017
You'll learn a lot when you work here, but don't expect to advance.
It's a huge corporation, but you stand to learn a lot. You can certainly feel like a number at times.
Pros
Learning
Cons
The unspoken expectation you'll miss your breaks for free
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fun and productive place to work, friendly atmosphere
Health Care Aide (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB2 June 2017
care for patients of all ages with different health issues,
learned to appreciate people
great respect for management
various variety of cultures
leaving work and people i enjoyed helping throughout the day
returning to work and helping those in need of assistance
Pros
free lunches
Cons
long hours
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All operations are cafeteria style restaurants. Much of the operation/equipment/infrastructure is dated.
Manager Retail Food Services (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB30 May 2017
Lack of structure, unionized environment which comes with a number of challenges. Staff/Management are a likable group. Financial tracking of performance is lacking,
Pros
Benefits
Cons
Union
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Depends what area you work in
Counsellor (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB29 May 2017
There are many various departments and each work differently. I have met so many great people. However my specific department was dysfunctional and micro managed
Pros
hours, salary, benefits, co workers
Cons
managers, supervisors
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Overall a good place to work
Addictions Counsellor (Former Employee) –  Medicine Hat, AB29 May 2017
Management neglects to consult with front line workers. Job was amazing, clients were great as were coworkers. hours were decent, weekends off and every other Friday off. Supervisor was staff focussed and approachable
Pros
Clientele
Cons
Micro management, lack of consultation
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Supportive and beneficial
Nursing Attendant (Current Employee) –  Calgary29 May 2017
Alberta health services is a great place to work to expand your knowledge and education. Good management, good hours, great support systems in place and awesome job security
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