eHealth Ontario Employee Reviews

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Productive and Fun workplace
IT Service Desk Analyst/Team Lead (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 January 2017
Busy work environment. Learned a lot about teamwork and management. Workplace culture is diverse. A typical day would involve interacting with clients over the phone and resolve their problems by troubleshooting. Hardest part of the job was to interact with individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds and interprete their expectations which was challenging but fun.
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An excellent place to work.Ontario’s electronic health record connectivity strategy describes how health care information will be connected to create
Project Management Consultant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 February 2017
An excellent place to work.Ontario’s electronic health record connectivity strategy describes how health care information will be connected to create a safe, cost-effective, provincially-integrated electronic health record.
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Project Lead (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 November 2016
A great working environment with friendly and professional colleagues. Best in work-life balance I have experienced in my career. Unfortunately the past CEO's and upper management have tied the agency with scandals and have given it a bad reputation in the public-eye; the nature of the work is complicated and overshadowed by political agendas.
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great work and home life balance
Vendor Management/Contract Adminstration (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 February 2017
fun and challenging. a work environment that allows a challenge and learning experience.

Workplace culture where we respect each others opinion. The most enjoyable part is the people.
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Not a great place. But not for the reasons made public.
IT Consultant (Former Employee) –  Toronto25 November 2016
A lot of good, earnest people work here that want to make things better for Ontario's health care services. Sadly, there are too many that hold it back for their own personal reasons or lack of relevant skills to warrant their position in the organization.

Smart people, pushed out, bullied or made to dislike their jobs and quit. Versus, hardliners, lifers and "yes people".

Very disheartening to see many people in charge of things they have none to little experience in. Those who step up to save the day when things go bad are minimized.

The one thing I enjoyed was the scope of the work needed to be done. There was a lot to do and it was challenging and rewarding once it was done. And there was always more to keep you engaged. Sadly, it was marred by many of the staff there who felt threatened by others' progress.
Pros
Good location. Great cause to work for/towards.
Cons
Too politically charged and entrenched by substandard staff.
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A good work place
Sr. IT Security Consultant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON1 September 2016
It's a fun place to work. Particularly I'm working in the IT security fields I love. It's a pleasure to work among friendly and supportive colleagues with positive attitude.
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Average workplace
Technical Support (Current Employee) –  Markham, ON8 February 2016
Management could use some work. Very condescending tone. Dont really explain much. "Its just how it works" attitude. Always short staffed, yet they want you to meet service levels. Ask you to take a call while currently on another call. They care about wait times in terms of picking up the call, but once it doesnt look negatively on the stat sheet, the customer can wait as long as they need to with no regard.
Pros
Stress free work
Cons
24/7 operation, 7 min breaks, 30 min lunches
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Organization with anarchy as a style
TECHNICAL SPECIALIST/ARCHITECT (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 November 2015
place where is difficult to achieve anything. Lot of managers are terrible and don't have any clue what to do. Criteria for choosing managers is very difficult to understand. It's better to be a politician than a good worker. Some of coworkers are very talented but most of the time demotivated to do their best.
Pros
Flexible time
Cons
To much politics, bad management, bad organization
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Assistant AP Supervisor (Former Employee) –  655 Bay Street22 April 2015
The most difficult part of this job is that it is an oppressive environment. If you are an individual with ideas, passion and pride in your work and want to contribute to a company, this is not the environment for growth; personally or internally.

It is a great environment for those who would like a stable job with steady hours, and work life balance. The people are fun and the work is very routine.
Pros
Regular hours and work life balance
Cons
Growth is very limited.
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very productive and place t o work. nice co-workers and a lot of fun activities.
Bilingual IT support (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON9 December 2012
My daily tasks at work are: come ontime or inform supervisor if i am going to be late; login to phone queue ontime and ready to take calls. assist co-workers with an help they may have as we work as a team. some days at work are busy and stressful as we deal with non-computer literate clients as well. Team work environment.
Pros
free coffee and some times donuts
Cons
i am require to work 12 or more hours shift as agreed at begunning.
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Don't work at eHealth
Information Security Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON13 April 2015
Working in the Information Security or Security Operations at eHealth is only for people with little motivation, desire to learn or grow. Management is a revolving door which ensures nothing gets done as each new manager changes things up. This will happen every 6-12 months or so.

If you want to sit, collect dust and surf the web then this might be the place for you! If you are young, motivated and eager to learn then I'd suggest working elsewhere.

eHealth wages have been frozen for years and even if you are promoted, your salary increase is capped at a certain percent. That means that an external candidate hired into the same role could be earning more then you! The only positive is that there is a large training budget, provided your manager approves your request.
Pros
Government holidays
Cons
Political environment
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Operations Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON20 May 2012
eHealth Ontario was a great place to work. I enjoyed the efforts that they made during my tenure to have a smooth and informative on-boarding period. The team at eHealth is also committed to creating a fun and interesting environment as they continue to add programs and developmental opportunities, like a Toastmasters Club, Yoga, Kickboxing, and Volunteering efforts. It's an awesome place to work and I would go back in a heartbeat!
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Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto29 August 2015
Working with a fun team is always a plus and have been able to gain loads of knowledge on the health care sector. There are challenges where you try to improve things for the better but will get road blocked by "that is not the way we did it in the past".
Pros
Fun teams
Cons
Very process oriented
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Good work but very political and hard to shift perspectives
Manager Process Governance and Service Design (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON5 October 2015
Good coworkers but very difficult to move ideas forward. there is a very definite culture that prevents a consistent understanding of core purpose
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Balance work and life, celebrate our successand fun place.
Supervisor Service Desk (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 June 2015
Very great place to work in and good people.
All successes at every department is celebrated.
All job well done is recognized.
Everyone's idea is taken into consideration.
Respectful managements.
Pros
Free Coffee
Cons
Acceptable and flexible work hours
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Lot's of opportunities to learn
Senior Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON1 December 2015
Positive friendly people. Senior Management is very dedicated to achieving goals. Fun, respectful and dedicated community spirit
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proactive day
system engineer (Former Employee) –  Markham30 June 2015
typical day is checking issues and receiving phone calls from users with AD issue. I learned how to resolve AD issues manage tickets
and work as a team
hardest part of job was to resolve issue quickly and prioritize issues.
enjoy each part of job.
Pros
free food
Cons
long hours
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Snake pit
Systems Engineer (Current Employee) –  777 Bay Street.26 October 2015
Ehealth is a typical government place where capable people gets fired for bringing up common sense point and suckers get promoted.
Pros
competitive Salary
Cons
Management, Culture, Nepotism.
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Enjoys a challenge, thrives on change, and seeks new ways each day to make an impact
Network Deployment Officer/Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON8 May 2014
At eHealth Ontario, provides equal opportunity to all of our employees. It’s the diversity that enriches the workplace and organization’s performance.
Pros
good medical coverage and pension plan
Cons
flex hours and work from home options
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Catalysts in Health Informatics in Ontario
Manager, Strategic Workforce Planning & Analysis (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON29 September 2015
Great working environment, motivated to keep employees engaged, focused at delivering the mandate for Ontarians on eHealth.
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3.5
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