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Ottawa Hospital, The
An employee at the Ottawa Hospital conducts research in the lab  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Ottawa Hospital, The was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2022):

  • The Ottawa Hospital conducts quarterly wellness pulse surveys to help measure the well-being of staff and physicians and recently launched an online tool called the Wellness Navigator, a centralized source of health and wellness resources and services available to employees
  • The Ottawa Hospital helps employees plan for life after work with retirement planning assistance services as well as phased-in work options when nearing retirement -- and offers the security of a defined benefit pension plan
  • Along with being a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Hospital offers training and development for individuals at various stages of their careers, from tuition subsidies for employees interested in job-related courses, to summer employment and paid internships for students and new grads
A registered nurse celebrates during the Ottawa Hospital's staff appreciation week  


Industry Hospital
Established in Canada 1998
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 6,627
Part-time employees in Canada 4,942
Average age of employees in Canada 41.6 years
Longest serving employee 50 years
Benefits note The Ottawa Hospital has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $800 each year
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes


Pandemic response implemented a formal telework and flexible work policy in 2020 (employees who are eligible for remote work receive a one-time allowance for home office setup), enhanced communications including weekly emails, virtual town halls, and On Call podcasts with the CEO

The Career Directory

Ottawa Hospital, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Resident physicians doing rounds at the Ottawa Hospital

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Hospital
Full-time employees in Canada 5,001 to 10,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Other info for new grads Graduates would be considered for positions related to their particular field of study including nursing, other registered health professionals, information services, human resources, finance, communications, and a variety of administrative, clerical, support and operational positions.
Starting salary $50K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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