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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:

  • Free onsite massage
  • Mechanical massage chairs
  • Fitness classes
  • Meditation/mindfulness based programs
  • Stretch break program
  • 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
  • Wellbeats, an on demand wellness program for exercise, nutrition and mindfulness. All staff and physicians have a free personal account that can be used on the Wellbeats App or website. There are over 900 classes with something for the entire family; from the kids channels, to yoga, circuit training, mindfulness, post natal, 65+ content and so much more. Click here to learn more.
  • Host of Schwartz Rounds from the Schwartz Centre for Compassionate Healthcare. An opportunity for staff to reflect on the emotional aspects of working in healthcare. Click here to learn more.




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



We also offer exclusive discounts for our staff to enjoy! Please click here for more information.



 This program is supported by TD Home and Auto Insurance.