Vancouver Coastal Health Reviews

Updated May 23, 2020

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4.3
91%
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96%
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Vancouver Coastal Health President and CEO Mary Ackenhusen
Mary Ackenhusen
92 Ratings
Pros
  • "I have had a great experience with VCH thus far(in 31 reviews)

  • "A supportive, progressive environment to work in as a Nurse Practitioner(in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "I don't see any cons working in VCH(in 17 reviews)

  • "No cons have come to my attention(in 14 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Instrumentation"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health full-time

    Pros

    Welcoming, helpful. Engaging good benifits and pay

    Cons

    . . . . .

    Vancouver Coastal Health2018-11-20
  2. "Frustrating"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tax Staff in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Vancouver Coastal Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    hands on experience. exposure to wide variety of issues

    Cons

    tax manager is not good at communicating. the tax manager makes you dread coming to work.

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    Vancouver Coastal Health2019-02-15
  3. "Patient Flow Coordinator"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vancouver Coastal Health

    Pros

    Challenging, interesting, fast-paced, great staff

    Cons

    Micromanagers abound, lack of appreciation for work from managers, too many bedside RN's on amazon and Facebook

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    Vancouver Coastal Health2017-08-03
  4. "I like it!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health part-time

    Pros

    - Good people who care - High quality training - Many job opportunities

    Cons

    - Lack of organization - Lack of efficient documentation system

    Vancouver Coastal Health2017-04-23
  5. "Good work environment and plenty of work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Patient Care Aide in Metairie, LA
    Recommends

    I worked at Vancouver Coastal Health

    Pros

    Working casual/on-call allowed me the freedom to pursue travel interests yet still be assured that I'd have income to pay for those trips!

    Cons

    None come to mind but I guess that being casual/on-call also means that work is always ever present because a call could come everyday requesting your presence.

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    Vancouver Coastal Health2009-11-25
  6. "Newly hired"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Sechelt, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    workers friendly, great benefits, and good salary

    Cons

    work system is a bit outdated and sometimes communications between department can get very slow and misleading

    Vancouver Coastal Health2020-05-23
  7. "very good"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mental Health Program Assistant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    well organized and welcoming for new hires

    Cons

    there is no negatives so far

    Vancouver Coastal Health2020-05-22
  8. "Pleasant!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - OT in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health full-time

    Pros

    Recruitment team is super efficient and responsive

    Cons

    May need time to explore..

    Vancouver Coastal Health2020-05-08
  9. "A people caring company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recreation Assistant in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health part-time

    Pros

    Very professional. Cares about people and their careers

    Cons

    Im new and was very welcomed and supported on my first day.

    Vancouver Coastal Health2020-05-09
  10. "Prompt and very helpful"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Programs Clerk 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vancouver Coastal Health part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Just starting my career but dealing with VCH has been extremely pleasant thus far.

    Cons

    No cons as of yet.

    Vancouver Coastal Health2020-05-07
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