Sinai Health
Sinai Health System employees attend the organization's 2019 'Pair and Share Showcase' event   (Photo credit: Sinai Health System)

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Sinai Health was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

  • As part of the organization's response to the pandemic, Sinai Health System hosted weekly telephone town halls with senior leaders, developed a COVID-19 resource page for employees, and created a dedicated COVID-19 Wellness Plan with three pillars, including a wellness resource hub and employee appreciation initiatives (the program builds upon the hospital's existing workplace wellness program, which offers a variety of resources for the physical and psychological health and well-being)
  • Sinai Health System supports ongoing employee development with generous tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions (from $2,500 to $5,000) as well as through a number of in-house and online training initiatives
  • Sinai Health System helps employees plan securely for the future with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
Sinai Health System employees attend the Purpose and Values Open House, held at the Mount Sinai Hospital   (Photo credit: Sinai Health System)

Highlights

Industry Hospitals
Established in Canada 2015
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,744
Part-time employees in Canada 2,025
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 46 years
Benefits note Sinai Health 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
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year

COVID-19

Pandemic response weekly telephone town halls with leadership, COVID-19 resource page, Caring Together newsletter to share stories of compassion, service and humanity, occupational health and safety call centre for employees, dedicated COVID-19 wellness with 3 pillars (wellness resource hub, resiliency aid responders, people appreciation offerings)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Sinai Health was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2021):

  • Sinai Health System manages a summer MBA internship program where participants work on projects that vary in scope, size and complexity, and are assigned both an executive mentor and a project sponsor (who will oversee the project) -- students attend monthly management meetings, witnessing the decision-making process first-hand, and at the end of the term, present one of their projects to the senior leadership team
  • Additionally, the organization offers internships in communications, marketing and finance, and manages a student externship program for nursing students in their final year of undergraduate studies -- the program features opportunities to apply academic knowledge in a practice setting while working under the supervision of experienced nurses
  • Sinai Health System manages a summer mentorship program in partnership with University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, providing mentoring opportunities for 10 high school students from Indigenous or African ancestry -- students shadow clinical professionals in various departments and participate in a Q&A session with the President and CEO
Interns at Sinai Health System take part in a training session   (Photo credit: Sinai Health System)

Highlights

Industry Hospitals
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,744
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
In-house training programs orientation program, in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unique training and development opportunities 12-month rotational pharmacy residency program, preceptorship and mentorship training programs in nursing and allied health disciplines provide preceptors with foundational and teaching skills, Nursing and Health Disciplines learning lab mimics an actual patient environment and allows students to practice their clinical skills
Additional highlights Women's and Infants' Career Fair for new graduates, students, and experienced clinicians, sponsors Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship program for youth leaders living in Toronto Community Housing (and mentors recipients interested in a healthcare career), offers various scholarships and bursaries to eligible employees, participates in the province's Nursing New Graduate Guarantee Program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Sinai Health was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2021):

  • Sinai Health's "Are You an Ally" campaign helps educate employees on how to act as an ally for persons with mental health and addictions issues, racialized people, people with physical disabilities, people who are lesbian, gay and bisexual, and people who are trans, intersex and two-spirit -- Ally resources foster understanding of the experiences of people who experience discrimination, identify instances of overt and covert discrimination, and offer strategies on how to interrupt discrimination or harassment when it occurs
  • Additionally, the organization's "Pride is Good for Your Health" initiative helps ensure the hospital is safe, welcoming and inclusive for all 2SLGBITQ communities -- Sinai Health System also maintains a gender identity and gender expression policy, which outlines fair treatment of all gender diverse patients and employees
  • Sinai Health System manages a summer mentorship program in partnership with University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, providing mentoring opportunities for 10 high school students from Indigenous or African ancestry -- students shadow clinical professionals in various departments and participate in a Q&A session with the President and CEO
Sinai Health employees attended Pride month celebrations in 2019   (Photo credit: Sinai Health System)

Highlights

Industry Hospitals
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,744
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Director, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness (formerly Human Rights and Health Equity)
Formal commitment diversity, inclusion and wellness department, gender identity and gender expression policy (outlines fair treatment of all gender diverse patients and employees), formal smudging policy (to recognize, promote and uphold Indigenous healing practices), diversity and inclusion committee launched in 2019
Recruitment initiatives has partnered with the University of Toronto's summer mentorship program since 2001 to provide mentoring placements to 15 to 20 Black and Indigenous high school students each year
Employee resource groups inclusion and engagement committees which organize events for Black History Month, Pride Month, Trans Day of Remembrance, and National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (to name a few)
Training and awareness mandatory training on respectful and inclusive workplace and workplace accommodation, additional training on fair employment opportunities (from developing job descriptions to creating inclusive work environments), mental health, and inclusive care (to name a few)
Diversity highlights "Pride is Good for Your Health" initiative to ensure the hospital is safe, welcoming and inclusive for all 2SLGBITQ communities, "Are You an Ally" campaign to educate and encourage hospital members to be allies to colleagues and patients from marginalized groups (campaign focuses on physical disabilities, mental health and addictions, racialized people, lesbian, gay and bisexual, trans, intersex and two-spirit), sponsors the Toronto Community Housing Corporation's diversity scholarship program for youth community champions living in Toronto community housing
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (career development for new Canadian professionals)

The Career Directory

Sinai Health has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Sinai Health interns and MBA program participants

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Hospitals
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Student opportunities paid internships in pharmacy, research, medicine and for MBA students, paid internships, summer jobs, co-op placements in nursing, labs, medical imaging, way finders, physiotherapy, medical clerical, inpatient, outpatient, clinics, diversity, inclusion and wellness, and human resources, co-op opportunities
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Medical Imaging, Physiotherapist, Dietitian, Ultrasound Technician, Pharmacist, Human Resources, Finance, Strategy, IT, Medical Secretary, Social Worker, Admitting Clerk, Ward Clerk, MDRD Technicians, General Duty Technicians
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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