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Careers / Job Seekers/ Wellness Program at St. Joseph's

Employee Wellness Program

At St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton we are committed to creating a healthy workplace where the well-being of our employees is paramount. We recognize this commitment to a healthy workplace helps drive our ultimate goals of delivering compassionate care and achieving excellence in health care.

We understand the value of helping our staff improve their health and well-being and towards that end St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is dedicated to developing a Wellness Culture within the St. Joe’s community.

Our Wellness strategy and programming is aimed at reducing stress, building health awareness and improving the overall quality of life of our employee community. We are committed to developing a program that inspires employees to take care of themselves.

"We are working hard to create an environment at St. Joe's that supports and inspires our people to aspire to be their best self - whether at work, home or play."
- Dr. David Higgins, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Past President

The Wellness program promotes a healthy, inspired work culture by offering the following:

  • Yoga classes
  • Spin classes
  • Meditation/mindfulness based programs
  • On site Weight Watchers program
  • Running/Walking Club
  • Around the Bay Road Race in support of the St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Foundation
  • Monthly seminars and workshops to promote personal and professional well-being
  • Monthly communication updates and initiatives that support Inspiration at Work

In 2015, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton received Gold standing for the Quality Healthcare Workplace Award. To highlight, St. Joe’s implemented a Mindfulness-based research study with frontline healthcare workers and leaders. Since then, there have been over 706 visits to the Mindfulness Communities of Practice and senior leadership has begun management forum meetings with a Three-Minute Breathing Space.

For more information and free resources as part of the Employee Wellness Program at St. Joseph's, email 




      We also offer exclusive discounts for our staff to enjoy.
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 This program is supported by TD Home and Auto Insurance.