Healthcare, Retirement & Employee Benefits

HSN provides comprehensive healthcare coverage to its full-time employees. We also offer a benefit plan for eligible temporary employees.

Healthcare Plan Highlights

Benefit eligibility, coverage levels and plan maximums vary based on status, position and non-union/union affiliations:

  • Dental – Basic Services, Major Restorative, Orthodontics
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Supplemental Healthcare – Paramedical Services (i.e. massage therapy, chiropractor), Out of Country Emergency Medical Coverage
  • Vision – Eye Glasses, Contact Lenses, Eye Exams
  • Semi-Private Hospital Coverage
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability   

Retirement Plans

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) – Full time employees of HSN participate in HOOPP.  Eligible part-time employees also have the option of joining.  The HOOPP is a defined benefit pension plan.

Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (GRRSP)– Employees may contribute to our Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan.  Employees have the ability to manage their own funds.

Employee Discounts

Employees of HSN are eligible for various goods and services discounts from cellphone providers, fitness centres, vehicle cleaning services, furniture stores and more.

Incentive Grants

The Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant program offers incentive grants of up $15,000, paid over three years, to certain health care professionals who relocate to work at HSN to fill full-time positions. This funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care (MOHLTC) to attract and retain health care professionals in northern Ontario.

Compensation, Leaves & Allowances

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Twelve (12) paid holidays per year
  • Premium pay for work on holidays
  • Top up benefits for Pregnancy/Parental Leave

Relocation Allowance

If you accept an offer of employment with HSN which then requires you to relocate, we may be able to offer a moving allowance to assist with the transition.

Visit Relocating to Sudbury for relocation resources and additional information about Sudbury.

Health Sciences North is committed to providing accommodations to applicants with disabilities to enable their participation in the recruitment, assessment, selection and hiring stages of employment.

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