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Careers / Our People & Culture/ Who We Are

Who We Are

As a leading academic health science and research centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) delivers high-quality, evidence based, compassionate care to patients in Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant and beyond.

Home to more than 4,000 staff, 700 physicians and 600 volunteers, St. Joe’s is a multi-site, regional, tertiary centre, renowned for its strength in respiratory care, kidney and urinary care, mental health and addictions, surgical services, cancer surgery and women’s and infants’ care. Our emergency department sees more than 50,000 patients a year.

For over 125 years St. Joseph's has cared for the community in a spirit of compassion, innovation, and commitment – driven by the legacy of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton.

In 2015, St. Joseph's has been granted the decision of: Accreditation with Exemplary Standing - the highest rating for a Canadian hospital

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is the largest acute care hospital and only academic and research centre in the St. Joseph’s Health System. Please see our vital statistics here.