In order for you to do your best, we know investing in you is important. We do this by offering work life balance, assisting you in career development, and offering competitive salary and benefits.

Employee benefits offered

  • Competitive paid vacation for full-time employees (percentages paid in lieu for part-time and casual employees)
  • Defined benefit pension plan (HOOPP) for all staff
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up for the first six months of leave (if you qualify for EI) for all staff
  • Group life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability at a competitive rate for full-time staff. Third party benefit programs are available at a discount for part-time and casual staff

Creating a healthy workplace for you

At Oak Valley Health, we believe in creating work–life balance by helping our employees promote and maintain good health. Oak Valley Health is committed to providing this by offering the following support:

  • Staff discount to select programs and services at the Cornell Community Centre, which is attached to Markham Stouffville Hospital
  • Wellness programs and initiatives for staff (e.g. yoga)
  • Full-time staff and physician wellness leaders who provide confidential staff support, wellness/mindfulness coaching, group support sessions, debriefing, and more
  • On-site staff physician and occupational health nurses who provide health counselling and other services such as vaccinations
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Resilience in Stressful Events (RISE) peer support program
  • Completely smoke free environment

Grow your career here

We support an ongoing education model and are committed to making Oak Valley Health a preferred place to work and learn. We offer many professional development options for our staff, including:

  • Education and personal development opportunities for leaders
  • Employee education funding program
  • Qualified educators and clinical leads to support clinical programs
  • E-modules and classroom sessions offered to all staff through our online learning system
  • Access to the Cornell Library, which connects staff with resources for continuous learning, teaching, research, and administration
  • Several other courses available to clinical and non-clinical staff such as Basic Life Support (BLS) provider and renewal, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) provider and renewal, Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider and renewal, and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Rewarding our valuable employees

Oak Valley Health offers a comprehensive total rewards benefits package, as well as a variety of recognition programs, including:

  • Annual Honoured to Care Awards and long service staff awards
  • We host events, such as staff appreciation BBQs, ice-cream days, and other fun events throughout the year
  • We encourage staff participation to help us mark special occasions throughout the year, such as Pride Month, nursing week, and Halloween