FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mississauga, November 22, 2010 - The Credit Valley Hospital, serving one of the fastest-growing and most diverse populations in Canada has been selected as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2011, in an annual review conducted by the Globe and Mail and eluta.ca, a popular job search engine.
“At The Credit Valley Hospital, our goal is to create a positive workplace for our employees, physicians and volunteers so that we can continue to provide access to the highest quality of care for our patients,’ says Michelle DiEmanuele, president and CEO, The Credit Valley Hospital. “I am extremely proud to work with a committed team of individuals and leaders who not only contributed to and embraced the development of our strategic plan last year but also ensures this hospital continues to be a special place to work.”
Credit Valley was recognized for its many employee wellness and support programs as well as their commitment to the creation of a healthy workplace through programs such as Mindfulness Mondays, Power Walk Tuesdays and a dedicated on-site gymnasium.
Recognized also for its offering of innovative programs such as The Arts In Medicine Program which, in support of the hospital’s theme of Healing and Hope, provides Credit Valley’s professional caregivers with the opportunity to participate in art therapy workshops alongside patients.
Credit Valley was also recognized for awards and achievements such as:
“This award truly celebrates and recognizes the excellence and essence of Credit Valley – our people. CVH is an organization who’s hallmark is a 25 year legacy of healing and hope and one that is engaged and committed to providing the best, high quality care for our patients” DiEmanuele noted.
Credit Valley is known for its innovative, can-do approach to providing quality patient care to the people of Mississauga and the surrounding region (approximately one million people). Credit Valley consistently meets Accreditation Canada’s standards and is a provincial leader in reducing ER wait times.
Clinical service programs include: general medicine, surgery, renal, oncology, emergency, mental health, complex continuing care, rehabilitation, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and cardiac services as well as regional programs in clinical genetics, renal, maternal child care and oncology.
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