Careers at Trillium
Employee Wellness Programs
Trillium is committed to the health and well-being of its staff, physicians and volunteers. Our wellness programs focus on the employee as a whole person. To support this commitment, a variety of services to improve employees' wellness are available, including mini massages, Coffee Cart, health club discounts, wellness library, movement classes such as Nia, Yoga, Belly Dancing, Zumba, and Core Strengthening, Lunch & Learns on Holistic Topics, and Individual Wellness Services.
Employee Assistance Program
The more complex life becomes, the more challenges we face at home and at work. When those challenges become overwhelming Trillium's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers a voluntary, confidential short-term counselling and advisory service for employees and eligible family members that connects them to a network of dedicated professionals who are available with assistance 24 hours a day. These complimentary services are provided by FGI, Canada's largest and most respected behavioural health service provider.
Employee Feedback and Engagement
feedback from our staff and physicians is important to create
a healthy work environment. Our annual Healthy Workplace Survey
provides leaders with an opportunity to hear from their teams.
Workplace health and safety, and employee wellness are integral
parts of Trillium’s culture and environment. Many things
contribute to creating a healthy workplace. The National Quality
Institute recognized Trillium for its healthy workplace and
quality organization with the Gold Award and Progressive Excellence
Program (PEP) Level 4 Award. In keeping with the spirit of
this award, we are continuing our journey of seeking continuous
improvements in process management, work/life balance and
focusing on our priorities.
Healthy Food Options
Trillium's Cafeteria helps to support wise food choices when at work by offering healthy food options such as salads,sandwiches, soups.
Recognizing the musculoskeletal risks for many who work in a health care environment, Trillium has an excellent service in place to proactively address the needs of its employees. Ergonomic consultants provide consultative expertise to staff through educational sessions, assistance with accident investigations, physical demands analysis, new project planning, standardization of new furniture purchases, other equipment purchases including patient lifting devices, work station assessments and employee assessments.
Accessible Work Spaces
Safe Work Environment
Trillium offers a 100% smoke free environment, including grounds, at both main campuses to promote and protect the health of all members of our community.
An Ontario Environmental Leader and the first multi-site hospital in the world to be designated ISO 14001, Trillium's do-no-harm program for the environment has reduced our impact on everything from garbage to greenhouse gases (GHG). Click here for more information on Trillium's environmental management program.
Attendance Awareness and Support Program
Maximizing our ability to maintain a healthy and active workforce, Trillium has a comprehensive Attendance Management Program in place designed to promote regular attendance, an essential element to job performance. No one likes to be sick, but when employee s are faced with illness, Employee Health , Safety and Wellness works closely with individuals to support them in their return to health and the workplace.
To assist our employees, physicians and volunteers to maintain their health, Trillium coordinates and delivers a highly visible annual flu awareness campaign and offers complimentary flu vaccine through a program designed to meet everyone’s individual schedules. The Employee Health, Safety and Wellness team schedules clinics at both hospital sites throughout the month of November, including daytime, evening and weekend hours. It also offers a traveling vaccine cart, as well as providing vaccine through their office.
Annual Participation in Canada's Healthy Workplace Month
Each year Trillium's
Healthy Workplace Council invites all staff, physicians and
volunteers to participate in Canada's Healthy Workplace Month.
A calendar of events is shared across the organization and
sites, including a broad spectrum of employee wellness events
(Zumba, Pilates, etc), stress management, lunch and learns,
lunch hour walks, contests, etc. It is an opportunity for
our senior team to participate in wellness events on the units
and interact with all staff.
For staff who are not required to wear a uniform, Trillium's standard dress code is business casual. Once a week on "Casual Fridays", we relax our dress code and give employees the opportunity
M.A.S.H. (Meet All Staff Here)
Through payroll deduction, employees can pay an annual fee to participate in the health centre's social club - M.A.S.H. Club members enjoy discounted entertainment tickets such as summer family fun tickets, seasonal events, theatre tickets and discount hotel rates. M.A.S.H. also hosts several events throughout the year, including a summer picnic, a children's Christmas party and a Christmas Dinner and Dance.