Unit Clerk (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – February 11, 2014
Brilliant oncologists. Loved my co-workers. Family atmosphere. A typical day would be working various clinics such as chemotherapy, scheduling patient appointments and procedures. Setting up conference rooms for the doctors.
Registered Respiratory Therapist- Pediatric (Current Employee) – Hamilton, ON – August 12, 2016
Enjoying working with the other RRTs at McMaster Children's, it's a tight knit group, very supportive of each other. Workload seems to be well balanced, probably more staffing in the winter would be better for respiratory illness season.
Palliative Liaison (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – February 24, 2016
opportunity to advance and initiate changes Even though cancer survival is improving an average day spent at this hospital included a hard days work.It is highly known that those clients who weather the storm of a critical episode often experience an improvement and that provides for a job well done.
Critical Care Data Assistant (Current Employee) – Hamilton, ON – March 15, 2016
Wonderful work environment, loved my managers, coworkers and the patients at McMaster Children's Hospital. Salary is very competitive, the only thing I would like to see change is the number of casual employees they hire to avoid paying benefits.
Registered Nurse (Current Employee) – Hamilton Health Sciences – June 24, 2015
As a part of a Team that deals with alot of tragic life altering experiences it always amazes me how well as a team we pull together to meet our goal either it is holding a hand to supporting a elderly man who is sick to helping a grieving Family of a Young Ciritcal Trauma. I feel rewarded after evey shift knowing that i have touched someone in there life in a time that no one would want to experience an never thought they would experience.
Very slow paced and a lot of politics involved if you are working with the engineering department
Plumber (Former Employee) – McMaster Hospital – April 28, 2015
This is the type of job for someone who is not very ambitious in my opinion. It is a lot of sitting around and pretending to be busy and waitin for things to go wrong. Have to deal with the everyday drama of other employees
Great place to work, plenty of opportunities for solid work experience
Registered Social Worker (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – January 15, 2015
i have worked both full time and part time. My typical day was a mix of individual and group work as well as approximately 60% of my time being devoted to reports and day to day case notes. I participated in regularly scheduled team meetings and would debrief with colleagues as needed. Everyone worked together well.
hands on experience and autonomy of work
large part of work is sedentary and on the computer
Purchasing (Former Employee) – St Peters – November 18, 2014
Co workers are great to work with. Frequent conflicts in policy and job requirements. Lack of policies and procedures. Job security is limited. Reducing support staff dramatically. Building is very old and has asbestos in the walls. Poor work environment . Significant opportunities for challenging projects.
Environmental Aide (Current Employee) – Hamilton, ON – April 28, 2015
Job is alright, looking for full-time hours. Need to find a better job, with better pay as to me having 2 children. Never go up the chain of command, and just not interested in working with this employer any longer
Excellent employer to work for - except Salary/Advancement
IT (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – March 25, 2012
Can't speak of all departments but IT overall is good. Good benefits but very little opportunities for advancement. Employees have been working for some10/20/30 years - at times in the same position. Avg possibly over 10 years. Job is quite secure. Management is good. Salary is bad, really bad in IT - other areas in healthcare can make a lot. Tax funded so no bonuses. A lot of learning opportunities. Co-workers are friendly. Job is not as stressful as it would be in a private company.
Overall an excellent employer if you can live happy while making less.
benefits, job security, work/life balance, flex working hours, learning opportunities
working just one day a week as I am semi retired works well for me. I am able to do other jobs as well. Really enjoy the patient contact.
ENTEROSTOMAL THERAPIST - HAMILTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Current Employee) – Hamilton, ON – November 5, 2012
I have other co-workers on the team that are supportive and willing to share their expertise. The patient contact is the most enjoyable part of the job. The most difficult is the time restraints doing just one day a week. Follow up with the patients is limited. Other full time clinicians in other areas do not appreciate an older nurse or the experience and expertise they bring to the position.
days are flexible
follow up with patients for teaching is difficult with just one day a week.