Ottawa Hospital, The
A clerk at The Ottawa Hospital greets a patient   (Photo credit: Jacob Fergus)

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Ottawa Hospital, The was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

  • The Ottawa Hospital encourages its employees to focus on their health and well-being with access to a fully equipped onsite gym (operated by GoodLife Fitness) and its annual Healthy Workplace Month every October that includes a variety of activities such as walkathons, meditation and yoga classes, quick workouts during the workday and chair massage sessions
  • Along with being a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital invests in ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for job-related courses and offers opportunities for the next generation to gain meaningful career experience through summer employment, co-op placements and paid internships
  • 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
A doctor at The Ottawa Hospital preparing for surgery   (Photo credit: Jacob Fergus)


Industry Hospital
Established in Canada 1998
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 6,246
Part-time employees in Canada 4,338
Average age of employees in Canada 42.69 years
Longest serving employee 48.5 years
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
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
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
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

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.
A laboratory technician at The Ottawa Hospital

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Hospital
Full-time employees in Canada 5,000 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 Every year, The Ottawa Hospital hires approximately 200 new graduate registered nurses through the Nursing Graduate Guarantee Program.
Typical new grad positions Registered Nurse, Registered Practical Nurse, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, Medical Device Reprocessing Technician, Occupational Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Research Assistant
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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