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Life at QCH

An environment you’ll thrive in


We at Queensway Carleton Hospital are proud to offer an environment where staff and physicians thrive. Our supportive, rewarding and motivating atmosphere will help you to truly make a difference in the lives of your patients and your colleagues. Because we are a hospital that is focused on teamwork, you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with all departments and professionals. We actively promote a learning environment, encourage professional development, employee wellness and offer opportunities for advancement.


At QCH, staff members benefit from a comprehensive orientation program, and enjoy competitive salaries and a full benefits package, which includes: extended health and dental insurance, life insurance, maternity/parental leave, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), and access to our on-site Wellness Centre.


Working with us, you will not only enjoy your career, you’ll enjoy a wide array of extra-curricular activities. From our staff award and recognition ceremony to our annual golf tournaments, at QCH we know the importance of social events and we strive to make all new staff members feel welcome. We also offer a Christmas dinner and dance, and an active Staff Association with many events throughout the year.


With more than 1,900 employees, Queensway Carleton Hospital has an opportunity for everyone.


The QCH Nursing staff alone now numbers 780, and we have grown to include more than 450 active volunteers and 100 summer student volunteers. Plus, we have increased our number of beds to 282. Whether you are a Nurse, Physician or Health Care Professional, or an individual who wishes to work in support services, finance, administration or human resources, at QCH, we offer the perfect environment to advance your career.


About Us

The hospital of choice

We take pride in providing expert care, and putting patients and families first. At our patient and family-centred urban hospital, we value accountability, innovation and respect. Providing a broad range of progressive acute care services to the people of Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley, our cornerstone programs include: Emergency, Childbirth, Geriatrics, Mental Health, Medical, Surgical and Acute Rehabilitation Services. Working together to foster an environment of respect, guidance and support, we strive to make a difference, never settle and go further.


As part of our commitment to the community, QCH continues to expand our facility in order to meet the needs of the steadily increasing Ottawa population. As we continue to move forward and expand, there's a feeling of excitement and momentum at Queensway Carleton Hospital - one that encourages lifelong learning, achievement and actively partners with Colleges, Universities and other healthcare programs to provide a teaching environment.

 

Our Vision

We will be the hospital of choice, recognized for our exemplary patient care, people and performance in an environment of innovation and strategic partnerships.


Learn more about our Mission and Values