MONTREAL, April 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second consecutive year, Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Canada is one of the top 15 employers in the metropolitan area, according to Mediacorp's 2017 ranking. This recognition underscores the exceptional environment of the hospital as a good place to work.
For Bill Miller, Chairman of the Board of Governors: "Year after year, our employees' dedication continues to grow. Their passion for excellence, particularly for children and families, is remarkable. We are extremely proud of this acknowledgement. It is with emotion that we say thank you and congratulations to all the members of our staff!"
"It's thanks to our employees, our volunteers and the Shriners fraternity that our hospital has become an outstanding place to work," emphasized Sharon Brissette, Acting Administrator of the hospital. "We are about 350 employees, we can create links here quickly enough ... much easier under these conditions to stay dynamic and innovative. We're a big family."
"The employees consider the hospital a second home. Why? Because our collegial working environment allows each employee to flourish and achieve their goals," says Laurence Steck, Director of Human Resources, "but not only that. There are many benefits here, such as tuition reimbursement, free parking; a workplace located near all transport facilities including a bicycle path and the train, a brand new and very bright building, and more."
Employees at all levels of the organization like what they do. They are very proud of making a difference in the lives of children. And because you can see it and feel it, visitors, families and patients project it, in all sorts of ways, such as the institution's Facebook page, with its smiling employees and "warm" and "welcoming" as the words that recur most often.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada
Established in Montreal in 1925, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada is the only Canadian establishment within the network of 22 Shriners hospitals. This bilingual, short-term, acute care hospital provides ultra-specialized orthopaedic care to children from coast to coast in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. The mission of the hospital is to promote health and provide treatment and rehabilitation to infants, children and young adults with orthopaedic and neuromuscular problems such as scoliosis, osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), club feet, hip dysplasia, leg length discrepancies and cerebral palsy.
The hospital is committed to excellence and innovation in clinical practice, research and education and to ensuring patients and their families are treated in a caring, family-friendly environment. Affiliated with McGill University, the hospital provides clinical experience and teaching for residents and allied professionals within its outstanding new facility on the Glen site. The hospital is present in communities across Canada, thanks to telemedicine, outreach clinics and satellite clinics. Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada has been helping kids reach their full potential for 90 years and counting.
SOURCE Shriners Hospitals For Children