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Why work for HSN? 

At HSN we value our employees and recognize that they are our greatest asset. If you want to work for a company that offers job mobility, a strong growth outlook, and opportunities to make a difference in the world, join us!

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 

  • Prescription Drugs 

  • 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 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment 

  • Short Term Disability 

  • Long Term Disability    

Retirement plans  

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. 

Employee discounts

Employees of HSN are eligible for various goods and services discounts from cellphone providers, fitness centres, vehicle cleaning services, furniture stores and more. 

Incentive grants

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

  • Competitive Salaries 

  • Twelve (12) paid holidays per year 

  • Premium pay for work on holidays 

  • Top up benefits for Pregnancy/Parental Leave 

Relocation allowance

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: 

  • General orientation 

  • Online certifications 

  • Leadership Development Program 

  • SIM Lab learning 

  • Lunch and Learn 

  • Facilitated group learning    

  • On-the-job training 

  • 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: 

  • Counselling 

  • Work-life services 

  • Legal support services 

  • Financial information services 

  • Wellness services