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Careers / Learners/ Health Professional Learners

Health Professional Learners

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) gives priority to clinical placements for health sciences' learners registered with the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University and Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Sciences.

We will strive to accommodate learner placements wherever possible provided that:

  • The learner upholds the Mission and Values of SJHH
  • The learner and external faculty (if applicable) follow the policies and procedures of the Hospital
  • The learner must be supervised by a SJHH staff person or medical staff member, or a supervisor provided by the partner learner institution
  • The learner placement will not compromise patient/client care
  • The learner placement can be accommodated by present budget and staffing levels
  • SJHH reserves the right to:
    1. participate in the selection of learners for placement
    2. suspend (dismiss) any student whose conduct jeopardizes the well being of patients/clients or staff

Required Documentation

If you are a staff member considering accepting a learner, or you have already accepted a learner, please click here.

Please refer to the Student Document Checklist, to assist you in providing your required information

 To be completed by student and submitted to SJHH Placement Coordinator 2 weeks prior to start of placement:

 To be completed by student prior to starting placement, and submitted to supervisor on first day of placement:

  • N95 Respirator Fit Test Documentation (if applicable)
  • Online Orientation – Learners are required to complete the SJHH Online
  • Healthcare Learner Orientation prior to beginning their placement at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.
    • This includes an orientation quiz that must be completed prior to starting your placement.
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Required E Learning Modules http://elearning.stjoes.ca
    • Four courses are mandatory:
      • WHMIS and GHS OHS-004
      • AODA Customer Service Standards and Accessibility EOD_Access002v2
      • Employee Health and Safety Awareness Training OHS-WRKR003
      • Prevention of Violence in the Workplace OHS-003v3 (clickable links)

Learners-please print the screen each of the e-learning modules when you are on the “results” or “score” page.  Bring this paperwork with you to placement so it can be recorded on the Unpaid Learner Safety and Training Compliance Report. 

To be completed by student with Corporate Placement Supervisor within first 5 days of placement and to be submitted to Academic Placement coordinator:

Required Online Learner Orientation

Learners are required to complete the SJHH Online Healthcare Learner Orientation prior to beginning their placement at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. This includes an orientation quiz that must be completed prior to starting your placement.

Learner Evaluation

Please take a few moments at the end of your placement to complete our online learner evaluation. The information you provide is completely confidential and your feedback will help us to understand what we are doing well and identify areas for improvement.

Online Learner Evaluation