Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) Employee Reviews in Canada

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Management needs to change
Medical Secretary (Former Employee) –  Northern BCMay 11, 2016
Management is incredibly immature and lacks in professionalism. The agency is losing a number of qualified, great staff due to poor staff management. Very little support provided from HR to retrain these employees.
Pros
Great coworkers, decent wage and benefits
Cons
Management
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security (Former Employee) –  OntarioDecember 2, 2015
Hello
I m ex military teen years experience Abroad ,Night Patrol an Surveillance
Five Years In UK London working in Privet Industry Licensed Close Protection ,Protective Services Security Guard CCTV Camera Public Space
Availability do Night ,Main availability January 2016
I working Only Under CONTRACT Long Time or Permanent
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Quiet and comfortable work environment.
Stenographer/Clerk (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BCOctober 31, 2015
Great co-workers, friendly environment.
Never felt very connected with the doctors or managers. Office staff was helpful and friendly. Not many shifts to make this job worth the commute.
Pros
Small office environment
Cons
Not much connection with managers.
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One of the best and most welcoming workplaces I have ever been a part of
Records Processing Clerk (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BCSeptember 6, 2015
Fantastic workplace, great atmosphere and work culture. Management is fantastic and really cares about their employees. Family atmosphere coupled with good pay and benefits.
Pros
Great Work Culture
Cons
Advancement
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It pays the bills
Supervisor/Lead hand (Current Employee) –  Langley, BCSeptember 11, 2015
I prefer to work with the public and this is a warehouse job. However, the pay and benefits are good. It is a government job so the union is strong.
Pros
6 am to 2 pm
Cons
no outside contact
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Stability is number one.
Storesman (Current Employee) –  Victoria, BCMay 12, 2015
Stability at PHSA is top notch...if you don't want to advance in pay. Warehouse work is monotonous and the pay raise is almost non existent. Inflation rate is higher than the pay raise, lol. Union is a joke, doesn't protect anyone from bullies (senior employees that down talk to you like you're trash). Supervisors can not implement or use disciplinary actions against people like that, basically are glorified baby sitters. Sick-time is abused to the moon, everyone calls in sick, f***ing joke.
Pros
Stability
Cons
no over-time pay permitted to regular staff only supervisors. No substantial pay raises, no real advancement to a better position.
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good work place with supportive management
UNIX System Administrator/ Application Support (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BCAugust 12, 2015
good work place with supportive management, good salary, interesting job , I worked in great team that provided variety of services.
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Little respect given
Front line staff (Former Employee) –  Vancouver areaJanuary 26, 2015
Everyone is replaceable...And they have no problem telling you that if you challenge status quo. At one time was a great place to work. Now, there is no consideration for work/life balance, you are expected to work like a robot. Hidden agendas and lead to hardworking staff being treated poorly.
Pros
opportunity to work in specialized areas
Cons
opinions of front line staff dont matter, unsafe workloads
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Good Experience
Jr. Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BCMarch 19, 2015
PHSA Is a great for job security. The culture is great and very welcoming. The salary is fair and benefits are great. I find all management to be caring, and show concern for the wellbeing of their employees. Workload is not overwhelming which can be a pro or con for some people.
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Fun place to work
Clerk III, Screening Mammography Program of BC (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BCMarch 17, 2015
Great place to work! Learned a lot about how the Health Care Industry works and how it services people. The Management of all the Health Care Services in BC, were taken into consideration to make the Department of the government run efficiently.
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Fantastic place to work
Human Resources (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BCDecember 31, 2014
I worked in Human Resources and the management team is very supportive. They do support a work/life balance and promote a very open culture. My co-workers are my friends whom I continue to keep in touch with. I truly enjoyed going to work here.
Pros
benefits, culture, engagement, support, people
Cons
public sector with few raises
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Unhappy Management dominated work environment
EX AR Finance Clerk (Former Employee) –  AR Finance, Willingdon, Burnaby BCOctober 13, 2014
Very difficult and arrogant Management Team exists at the AR Finance office. Management is intolerant of new ideas, new direction and new methods in improving work flow and productivity.. Staff turnover is over 50% and old staff let go are not replaced. If you are accepted for employment, then you are a chip off the old block (Head) and are a replica of the Management Group, that is desperate to retain power. Steer care of any AR Job advertisements until the department goes through a major internal overhaul.
Pros
few
Cons
long hours and unhealthy workloads
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Shared service provider to BC public health organizations
Non Patient Billing Manager (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BCJune 22, 2014
Shared service provider to BC public health organizations; learned how political and fragmented healthcare in BC is but most people care and are dedicated to working to add value for BC public healthcare recipients. The biggest achievement was leading the first online payment offering in BC public healthcare history.
Pros
people
Cons
politics and fragmentation ('turf' battles)
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If you want to stagnate in a job...PHSA is for you
Project Manager 1 (Former Employee) –  VancouverApril 18, 2014
You will work hard and impress management, but this will get you no where fast. Management does not respect staff and treats employees like children.
If you want advancement and have the audacity to ask for it, you will be told it is coming and there is a future for you in the company, until one day you will be let go - without a reason!
You will be offered a meagre redundancy that they will not honour and your only chance of being treated like a human being is to get a lawyer involved.
Pros
some work life balance
Cons
low pay, no advancement, horrible bosses
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5 Stars
Temporary Administration Support Clerk (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BCJanuary 8, 2013
I enjoy working here as I learn and face new challenges and new skills that are viable throughout the health organizations. The experience has made me feel more flexible about my skills and brushing up on the skills already acquired. It is a great place to work.
Pros
ethics, benefits, friendly
Cons
can be stressful if not very busy, so need to be on all the time.
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Supporting the most acute patients in the province
Strategic Transformation Consultant (Current Employee) –  VancouverMay 30, 2014
Working at PHSA provides staff an opportunity to provide care and supporting services to the most acute patients in the province. Shrinking budgets and expanding expectations make it a challenging environment, but that is true everywhere.
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New challenges and acheivments
Lead Warehouse Operations - Supply Chain (ROI) (Current Employee) –  Langley, BCSeptember 15, 2014
Dealing with the day to day of a government Union has its ups and down but over all the people are great and it has taken some time but they have warmed up to me.
Pros
great pay and managers
Cons
union issues
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Hcp clerk
Hcp clerk (Former Employee) –  AbbotsfordAugust 25, 2014
I worked for HCP worst supervisor ever imaginable. I would avoid HCP completely unless you like being completely stressed out !!
Pros
hours
Cons
supervisor and stuck up counsellors
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Fun to work with friends at work
Payroll Clerk IV, CSR (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BCAugust 12, 2013
High expectation with very little training.
Co-workers are good.
Management not supportive.
Pros
lots of friends at work
Cons
very distant management
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