Working at NHH
Who are we?
Opened in October, 2003, the Northumberland Hills Hospital is a state-of-the-art medical facility providing compassionate and patient-centred care.
What do we do?
Northumberland Hills Hospital delivers a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Acute services include emergency and intensive care, medical/surgical care, obstetrical care and palliative care while post-acute services include restorative care and rehabilitation. Mental health care, chemotherapy, dialysis and 16 other ambulatory care clinics are offered on an outpatient basis through partnerships with regional centres and nearby specialists. As well, NHH offers a full range of diagnostic services, including magnetic resonance imagine (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and mammography.
What motivates us?
As skilled and dedicated health care professionals, we are committed to the prevention and care of illness, the promotion of wellness, and the restoration of health in a spirit of collaboration, compassion and respect.
Guided by our core values of integrity, quality, respect, collaboration and compassion, we strive to bring these principles alive every day. From physicians and staff members to volunteers and community supporters, we regard people as our greatest asset.
Each day, we do our best to inspire those who pass through our doors to live their lives with strength, dignity and compassion.
Where are we located?
Northumberland Hills Hospital makes its home on the north shores of Lake Ontario in west Northumberland County, just an hour's drive east of Toronto and approximately three and a half hours west of Montreal. With a mixed urban and rural catchment area of approximately 60,000 residents, west Northumberland comprises the Town of Cobourg, the Municipality of Port Hope and the townships of Hamilton, Cramahe and Alnwick/Haldimand. The region is home to a growing population of retirees, professionals and young families. With a vibrant industrial core and healthy tourist trade, exceptional cultural and recreational activities and an array of welcoming communities, west Northumberland is succeeding in attracting some of the best and the brightest health care professionals in the province. Our proximity to Peterborough, Oshawa, Belleville (a 45-minute drive to each city) adds an important dimension to local health care partnerships and integrated hospital services, while our easy access to the 401, Via Rail and the Pearson International Airport ensures a close connection to communities and services outside our immediate region.
Why choose a career at Northumberland Hills Hospital?
Working at Northumberland Hill Hospital (NHH) offers you the unique opportunity to join a team of passionate professionals in delivering exceptional patient care, every time. As a member of the NHH team, you can look forward to thriving in a forward-looking, medium-sized hospital perfect for lifelong learning, innovation and a professional environment rich in life-enriching opportunities.
At NHH, we take our commitment to supporting new, prospective, and experienced health care professionals very seriously. Our tailored onboarding experience, internship, externship, preceptorship programs for our nursing teams, and interprofessional continuous learning opportunities provide many avenues to learn and grow at NHH.
Alongside professional development, wellbeing and wellness are paramount here at NHH. In addition to our competitive rates of pay, participation in the defined benefit Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), and other benefits for our full- and part-time employees, NHH offers a variety of perks and services targeted towards ensuring your wellbeing and work-life balance. NHH employees enjoy benefits like:
- Our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
- Participation in the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program for Family Doctors and Nurses
- Flexible scheduling
- Membership with Perkopolis containing thousands of discounts and gift card rewards
- Support from our established team of professional practice specialists
- Visible and accessible leadership
- A work environment that is dedicated to and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion
- A scent-free work environment
- Great support toward education and continuous professional development; and
- A wide range of in-the-moment Caring for the Carers initiatives, designed to remind staff and volunteers that they are at the heart of what we do and our ability to meet our shared purpose of exceptional patient care, every time
At NHH, we also recognize the excellence and contributions of our employees in a variety of ways throughout the year through a range of long-standing and new reward and recognition opportunities.
Equity and Accessibility
Northumberland Hills Hospital is committed to respecting all protected rights, in line with the grounds laid out by the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and interests from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. As part of our ongoing commitment to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Northumberland Hills Hospital will provide assistance to applicants who request accommodation throughout the recruitment process.