Pros: health benefits, paid time off, job security
Cons: culture and job satisfaction vary, change can be slow in large complex organization
Fraser Health is a large employer in the metro Vancouver area.
Depending which hospital, facility or corporate office you work at, management and culture can vary greatly. Belonging to different unions also affect culture and job satisfaction.
Advancement opportunities can be a bit limited as this is quite a bureaucratic organization, but job security – more... is good. People don't call healthcare/goverment jobs the "Golden Handcuffs" for nothing. Security is good, but that means that poor performers often get awarded the same as star performers. Benefits are among the best you can get. – less