Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences CEO, Andy, and grounds lead, Rohan lend a hand in the organization's new memorial arboretum  

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2022):

  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences campus building footprint includes an architecturally integrated solar photovoltaic array on an existing parking structure, a unique cool roofing system that reflects heat, and LED exterior lighting retrofits to help save energy
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences encourages employees to consider cycling to work through the employee-led Bikes User Group Sunnybrook (BUGS), secure bike parking, and hosting several bike-share stations on the Bayview campus in partnership with the Toronto Parking Authority
  • Along with traditional consumer-facing recycling programs, Sunnybrook Health Sciences also operates waste sterilization systems to treat biomedical waste onsite as well as anesthetic gas capture technology
Registered nurse Chantal Beharry (left), and Lieutenant-colonel Jo Schmid of the Canadian Armed Forces provide medical care for a patient at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, ON   (Photo credit: Kevin Van Paassen)


Industry Hospitals
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 6,707
Part-time employees in Canada 3,199
Employee green team Sunnybrook Green Team
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Director, Plant Operations & Maintenance and Director, Environmental Services
Formal strategy/policy name environmental sustainability policy
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights Earth Matters awareness and education campaign (annual Earth Matters Showcase), paperless payroll and purchasing systems, ongoing reforestation program (aims to increase urban tree canopy and remove invasive plant species), weekly farmers market
Building footprint includes PV solar panels, rainwater collection, green roof, electric vehicle charging stations, cool (white) roof systems to reflect heat, solar photovoltaic installation, Smart Energy Action Program (includes monitoring programs and educational awareness), operation of 3 beehives with 30,000 domestic honeybees at the Bayview campus, LED lighting retrofits (inside as well as in parking facilities), cogeneration facility (unique facility simultaneously produces electricity and useful heat, generating most of the hospital's power starting in early 2021)
Extended recycling fluorescent lightbulbs, anesthetic gas capture technology, organics, e-waste, printer cartridges, batteries, waste sterilization system (treats biomedical waste onsite), grounds department has established a compost program to capture for reusing in groundskeeping maintenance (includes leaf and grasscycling, mulching dead annual and perennial prunings, wood chipping small limbs and shrub prunings and composting all other yard waste)
Commuter amenities offers a free shuttle bus service between campuses, leases hybrid cars for security personnel, supports a Bikes User Group Sunnybrook (BUGS) and 2 bike-share stations on the Bayview campus (in partnership with the Toronto Parking Authority), walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, online carpool sign-up
Community partnerships Earth Week and Earth Day events, Highway of Heroes (partnership with support from GrandTrees Climate Solutions to create a new memorial arboretum with nearly 500 trees and shrubs)

The Career Directory

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences employees work together

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Hospitals
Full-time employees in Canada 5,001 to 10,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Registered Nurse, Registered Practical Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Pharmacist
Starting salary $50K to $55K
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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