HSN provides comprehensive healthcare coverage to its full-time employees. We also offer a benefit plan for eligible temporary employees.
Healthcare plan highlights
Benefit eligibility, coverage levels and plan maximums vary based on status, position and non-union/union affiliations:
Dental – Basic Services, Major Restorative, Orthodontics
Supplemental Healthcare – Paramedical Services (i.e. massage therapy, chiropractor), Out of Country Emergency Medical Coverage
Vision – Eye Glasses, Contact Lenses, Eye Exams
Semi-Private Hospital Coverage
Healthcare Spending Account
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) – Full time employees of HSN participate in HOOPP. Eligible part-time employees also have the option of joining. The HOOPP is a defined benefit pension plan.
Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (GRRSP)– Employees may contribute to our Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan. Employees have the ability to manage their own funds.
Employees of HSN are eligible for various goods and services discounts from cellphone providers, fitness centres, vehicle cleaning services, furniture stores and more.
The Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant program offers incentive grants of up $15,000, paid over three years, to certain health care professionals who relocate to work at HSN to fill full-time positions. This funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care (MOHLTC) to attract and retain health care professionals in northern Ontario.
Compensation, leaves & allowances
Twelve (12) paid holidays per year
Premium pay for work on holidays
Top up benefits for Pregnancy/Parental Leave
If you accept an offer of employment with HSN which then requires you to relocate, we may be able to offer a moving allowance to assist with the transition.
Visit Relocating to Sudbury for relocation resources and additional information about Sudbury.
We actively attract, retain and grow top talent to ensure we continue to provide excellent patient care.
We position our staff to be innovative in order to be able to respond to our patient population and improve health outcomes.
Health Science North is committed to developing and supporting our people evidenced by the various learning opportunities:
Leadership Development Program
SIM Lab learning
Lunch and Learn
Facilitated group learning
Special projects assignments
Employees are encouraged to continue to learn and develop their skills to advance their personal and professional goals and to grow their career with us.
Health Sciences North is an academic health sciences centre affiliated with the Northern School of Medicine (NOSM) and many other post - secondary institutions.
As part of a vision of excellence in patient care and safety, we provide a safe environment with a strong internal responsibility system.
French language training
Staff may enroll in French language courses to develop or enhance their language skills. We offer tuition assistance for beginner level courses.
Health sciences library
The Health Sciences Library provides a full range of services and resources to support HSN staff, physicians, health care professionals, local faculty and students and health consumers. Twenty-four-hour access to medical literature is available to support evidence-based practice, including current books and journals, specialized medical databases, clinical practice guidelines and decision support tools. Librarians are available to assist and support your research and education needs through literature searches, article retrieval, training sessions and more.
At Health Sciences North, we are committed to helping you maintain your health and well-being - and that’s why we provide you with an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through ComPsych® Corporation.
The EAP is an added benefit that gives you and your family confidential support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues and is offered at no charge in such areas as: