Learning and Professional Development

We actively attract, retain and grow top talent to ensure we continue to provide excellent patient care.

We position our staff to be innovative in order to be able to respond to our patient population and improve health outcomes.

Health Science North is committed to developing and supporting our people evidenced by the various learning opportunities:

  • General orientation
  • Online certifications
  • Leadership Development Program
  • SIM Lab learning
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Facilitated group learning   
  • On-the-job training
  • Special projects assignments

Employees are encouraged to continue to learn and develop their skills to advance their personal and professional goals and to grow their career with us.

Health Sciences North is an academic health sciences centre affiliated with the Northern School of Medicine (NOSM) and many other post - secondary institutions. 

As part of a vision of excellence in patient care and safety, we provide a safe environment with a strong internal responsibility system. 

French Language Training

Staff may enroll in French language courses to develop or enhance their language skills. We offer tuition assistance for beginner level courses.

Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library provides a full range of services and resources to support HSN staff, physicians, health care professionals, local faculty and students and health consumers. Twenty-four-hour access to medical literature is available to support evidence-based practice, including current books and journals, specialized medical databases, clinical practice guidelines and decision support tools. Librarians are available to assist and support your research and education needs through literature searches, article retrieval, training sessions and more.

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.

If you would like any information from our website provided to you in a format more appropriate to your needs, please call us at 705–523–7100 or email us at communications@hsnsudbury.ca.