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Southlake employees enjoy a wide variety of valuable benefits including the following:

On site automated teller machines (ATM) available.

CAA Group Rates

The Canadian Automotive Association offers reduced group rates for hospital employees.


Healthy menu items are available daily at a reasonable cost in our on-site cafeteria. A coffee shop is conveniently located in the main lobby area of the East Building.

Credit Union

Both full-time and part-time employees are welcome to join the on-site employee credit union which offers savings and loans at competitive rates.

Direct Deposit
Your pay will be deposited directly into a chequing or savings account at the bank of your choice.

Employee Assistance Program

Free referral and counseling services for you and your immediate family members.

Gift Shop
A convenient gift shop offers unique items for purchase in a friendly atmosphere.

Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Designed for Ontarios healthcare community and with billions of dollars in net assets, the Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) is one of the largest and most successful pension plans in Canada. In 1960, they were one of the first multi-employer plans. Today, HOOPP serves 148,000 active members who work at 336 healthcare and related organizations in Ontario. They also serve more than 72,200 pensioners. HOOPP offers a defined benefit pension plan and supporting services. It provides eligible members with a lifetime pension based on their earnings history and service in the Plan.

Canada Pension and Employment Insurance
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Established in 1982, ClaimSecure is a technology based healthcare firm which specializes in providing claims management and plan administrative services to Canadian corporations. ClaimSecure's foundation consists of a National real time drug and dental adjudication system which is supported by an experienced sales/service team, Healthcare Advisory Panel, bilingual Customer Response Centre (CRC) and a highly skilled data processing centre. Their services are delivered to customers utilizing real time systems, reimbursement programs, and retrospective analysis - all of which are further enhanced by our innovative web-based applications.

Learning and Development
The Hospital is committed to developing the intellectual and emotional assets of staff. Courses, consultations, and specific interventions are designed for individual development, team development, management development and to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Tuition assistance, interest-free loans are some of the ways in which our employees are supported in their educational efforts. A comprehensive orientation program is provided for all new employees.

Medical Benefits
An excellent healthcare plan which includes prescription drugs, vision care and other features for all full-time employees at very competitive rates. Coverage for family members is also available. You are eligible for this coverage after three months of service. Part-time employees may join benefits through the Health Care Provider Group.

Merchant Discounts

Special discounts for employees purchasing home and auto and travel insurance, prescription drugs, paint, and many other items from participating merchants are available immediately upon employment.

Occupational Health and Safety Unit

On-site occupational health nurses provide health counseling and other services such as vaccinations, flu, and hepatitis "B" shots.

Other Insurance
Life Insurance coverage in an amount double to your annual pay is provided to eligible full-time employees at no cost following 3 months of employment. Dental insurance is available to full-time employees upon 3 months of employment. Long-term disability is available to full-time employees after 6 months of employment. Voluntary Life Insurance is available (at employee's expense) for increased coverage at low, group rates. Semi-private hospital coverage is available at no cost to the full-time employee.

Hospital parking is available for all staff with options to pay monthly or purchase pay as you go credits for further details please see Parking FAQs
Pharmacy Discount
The retail pharmacy, located in both the East Building and the Medical Arts Building, offers discounts to staff on some over the counter purchases. Full-time employees with benefits may have prescriptions filled and your insurance company will be billed directly.

Resource Centre
A Health Sciences Resource Centre (library) is available for all employees. Computer workstations provide Internet access and CD Roms for learning and research purposes as well as a current book and journal collection.

Wellness Program
A comprehensive on-site wellness program includes: Fitness Classes, Weight Watchers, Blood Pressure Checkup, Massage Therapy.
Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
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