Alberta Health Services

www.albertahealthservices.ca
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Former Employee - Manager
Former Employee - Manager

I worked at Alberta Health Services

Pros

Good salary and benefits.Better culture for like minded

Cons

Lots of internal politics. Outsiders cannot copeup with.

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    Very political

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services

    Pros

    Top health services employer in Canada

    Cons

    Very political - those in the executive committee make all the decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let those most competent to make a decision - make it!

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    Good and talented employees. Disconnect between front line staff and senior management

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Alberta Health Services

    Pros

    -Very large organization allows for lots of internal movement
    -Ability to collaborate and connect with people across the province
    -Talented and hard working employees who keep working despite constant change

    Cons

    -Too big for their own good
    -Talk "transparency" but do not carry it out. Don't admit faults and try to glaze over important issues.
    -Disconnect with staff and physicians
    -Overwhelming workload
    -Top down, authoritative and bureaucratic
    -Don't value employees even though they say they do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Give the power back to the local areas and allow them to do their own thing
    -Centralization is not always a good thing
    -Hire upper managers with people skills as well as talent
    -Be proactive instead of letting us find out news from newspapers

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