Clerk IV (Current Employee) – multiple – 31 May 2018
Pay is not a living wage for clerical jobs. Many departments full of women are catty, and it can be difficult waiting for seniority to build. Job security is high due to union. Very little chance of advancement.
The job itself it good. Management - Site managers and above give special treatment to certain people. If they like you, they will be nice to you and bend over backwards for you. If they don't, they will be mean and not be too accommodating.
Health Records Clerk (Former Employee) – Chilliwack, BC – 23 April 2018
Enjoyed my time working for this company. Only left due to other employment opportunities that offered full time hours. It was great working in a hospital environment. Professional and positive experience.
Human Resources Analyst (Generalist) (Former Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 19 March 2018
Providence is a great organization to work for. Great work life balance, great team of people who really care about the work that they are doing. If you care about our Health Care, this is the place for you to work.
Interim Executive Assistant (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 22 February 2018
Vision-Mission statement is really implemented and followed. Patient-centered and looks after the well-being of its employees. Nurturing environment. Typical day at work starts with checking emails, organize meetings and provide admin support to the executive. Managers and supervisors are given extra courses on time management, conflict resolution, and everyone has a chance for career advancement. Workplace culture is very humane and people centered.
Clerk IV (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 17 December 2017
Providence Health care is a very well balanced culture. I enjoy working closely with our research team in providing better health care to our hundreds of patients daily. I work closely with varying professionals on a day to day basis and have the opportunity to collaborate an effective plan with each team member. Providence is a a culture that truly inspires care and devotion to our staff and patients. People do not come here to feel isolated; they come here to join our family and seek the care that they require for themselves or their loved ones. One of the best places I have ever had the opportunity to work with.
Management is fantastic, and the culture between professionals is fun and inviting.
Our locations in Vancouver need more parking, for staff and for visitors.
Registration Clerk (Current Employee) – Chilliwack, BC – 22 November 2017
Being employed by Providence Health Care has been a life changing experience for me. I have enjoyed coming to work every day for the past 6+ years. Everyday I am learning on the job. I am grateful for the opportunity I have been given by Providence Health Care. The hardest part about my job would be seeing some traumatic things on a daily basis. But with Providence Health care they provide excellent counselling service to make sure workers are physically fit and mentally fit. The most enjoyable part about my job is knowing I have an employer who has my back and wants to see every employee succeed in the line of work they do. I enjoy seeing the smile on patients faces and people who thank me or tell me I am doing a great job. People aren't necessarily wanting to come to the hospital, so making their stay at the hospital as comforting as possible is my mission as an employee.
Admitting Clerk (Current Employee) – North Vancouver, BC – 5 January 2016
Phenomenal work environment for a student. As a casual employee you aren't entitled to benefits or stat holidays off, you are however paid 11.8% in the lieu of these, which is a great jump in hourly wage, hours are plentiful and flexible for people in school and everybody is very helpful to new hires.
Finance Coordinator (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 1 October 2015
Providence Health Care is wonderful place to work - everybody is extremely friendly and humble . My manager is always helpful and understanding - The benefits such as extended health care and pension plan are impressive. Everyone is treated the same here and we always have fun inside and outside our job.
Unit Coordinator (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 23 July 2014
Greet patients and visitors at the desk in a friendly, courteous manner. Coordinate admission o patients. Assist nurse with room assignments when necessary. Initiate labeled medical record on admission. Assure prompt completion of admission diagnostic work with assistance from RN/LPN. Notify nurse of any stat treatments or medication. Coordinate discharge/transfer of resident. Prepare medical record for discharge. Answer telephone efficiently and courteously and relay messages and calls to appropriate personnel and patients. Also relay information to other departments as needed. Answer patient intercom promptly and courteously and refer urgent requests to the nurse immediately. Transcribe physician orders. Make requisitions for diagnostic studies, make out Medication Administration Record (MAR) and Kardex and assure completion of stat orders. Notify the nurse of new orders and assure orders are doublechecked for transcription by the nurse.
Registered Nurse (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 5 July 2014
Terrific co-workers with similar values. Not a lot of engagement with management 12 hour rotating shifts Difficult client, real mix of cultures Love the sense of team work and camaraderie with my co workers
PSYCHITRIC NURSE (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 17 June 2014
A typical day would include report from the previous shift, greeting my patients and administering medications. I would also lead groups and assist patients in personal care when required. Other duties would be to take vitals and perform other skills such as wound care and oxygen administration, safety checks and behavior care planning.
My co-workers make up a team of caring and enthusiastic people who are dedicated to making the stay of our patients as positive and healing as possible.
I have learned that the most important element of this job is treating patients and families with respect and empathy with the vision of improving their ability to cope with mental illness.
The hardest part of the job is having to discharge patients to a shelter as well as the unfortunate reality of patient suicide.
The most enjoyable part of the job is the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of patients and families however small.
Very good access to nursing educational opportunities