At Oak Valley Health, we strive to attract, recruit, and retain amazing people who live our values of respect, trust, commitment, compassion, and courage. People who want to think differently and understand that every voice matters. In order for you to do your best, we believe investing in you is important. We do this by offering work life balance, assisting you in career development, and offering competitive salary and benefits.

Full-Time Benefits Offered

  • Extended health and dental plans for full-time staff or contracts of 18 months of greater (at time of hire)
  • Defined benefit pension plan (HOOPP)
  • Group life insurance (voluntary life insurance coverage can be purchased separately)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) coverage
  • Long term disability (LTD)
  • Vacation
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up for the first six months of leave (if you qualify for EI)

Part-Time/Casual Benefits Offered

  • Percentages in lieu of vacation and benefits
  • Defined benefit pension plan (HOOPP)
  • Third party benefit programs available for part-time staff
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up for the first six months of leave (if you qualify for EI)
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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 programs at the Cornell Community Centre
  • Wellness programs and initiatives for staff (i.e., free kickboxing and yoga)
  • Massage chair available for staff in Occupational Health and Safety office
  • On-site physician and occupational health nurses who provide health counselling and other services, such as flu and hepatitis “B” shots and other vaccinations.
  • Employee assistance program
  • Completely smoke free environment

Stay and Grow with Oak Valley Health

We believe in an ongoing education model and investing in our people. We are committed to making Oak Valley Health a preferred place to work and learn. We offer the following professional development options to our staff:

  • Education and personal development opportunities such as Emerging Leaders, Leadership Development program for Managers and Directors, and Coaching Advantage program for leaders
  • Robust employee education funding program
  • Qualified educators and clinical leads to support each clinical program
  • 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.

Rewarding Our Valuable Employees

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

  • Staff recognition programs, such as the Honoured to Care Awards and long service staff awards
  • Incentive programs, such as the employee referral program and education bursary

Oak Valley Staff are About Having Fun!

  • We host fun events, such as our annual staff appreciation BBQ and holiday luncheon.
  • We encourage staff participation to help us mark special occasions throughout the year, such as Halloween.
  • We celebrate many awareness days, such as Doctors’ Day, Nursing Week, and Interprofessional Week, just to name a few, and host a variety of internal and external fairs.