A hospital is made up of much more than bricks, mortar, and medical equipment. It takes people to Transform care, together. That's why one of our top priorities has been to make KHSC a great place to work. You can see the results of our efforts everywhere.
In our patient care areas, interprofessional teams work closely together in an innovative patient-centred care model that also keeps us busy partnering with our patients at the bedside and in our boardrooms. Our Patient Experience Advisors are involved in every decision that will impacts the patient experience. The results have been higher satisfaction levels for staff and patients, better outcomes, and smoother transitions along the patient journey.
To help create a dynamic, positive and healthy workplace, we have a growing KHSC Wellness program in place for all employees. Along with a host of online resources, it features a wellness centre with a view of downtown Kingston and Lake Ontario, and many options to get active, such as lunchtime yoga classes at KHSC and discount corporate gym memberships.
KHSC is also a place where you can take part in year-round educational opportunities to enhance your clinical and leadership skills. We also have many programs and policies in place to keep people safe in our workplace, to promote respect and diversity, and a growing recognition program for employees. To complete the package, we also have competitive salaries, a range of benefits and perks and great pension and savings plans.
To help us continuously improve how we are doing, we also take part in workplace award assessments and we are recent winners of a silver in the Quality Healthy Workplace Awards from the Ontario Hospital Association and a gold Workplace Wellness Award from the KFL&A Public Health unit, along with other awards for our efforts to go green and become more energy efficient.