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Benefits of Working at Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Groves Hospital has a reputation for excellence in patient care and compassion.

This reputation could not have been built without the knowledge and experience of our extraordinary staff. Groves Hospital provides a healthy work environment that fosters evidence informed practice, respect and team work. Nurses, Allied Health and Physicians work in a close partnership. As an inter-professional team, they make decisions that shape the culture and success of patient care. If you are looking for a work environment of friendliness, professional encouragement and support than Groves Memorial Community Hospital is for you!

Our 44-bed acute care facility, located in the heart of Fergus, Ontario offers high-quality care and a wide range of services.

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Groves Memorial Community Hospital strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment.  Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.

Groves Memorial Community Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a safe, healthy and respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

The need for work-life balance is essential. Groves Memorial Community Hospital has many services and programs to support our employees both personally and professionally.

Compensation and benefits

Groves Hospital offers its employees competitive compensation and benefit packages which includes a comprehensive medical, dental and insurance plan. Some staff are also eligible to enroll in voluntary life insurance plans.

Employee assistance program (EAP)

Employees and their eligible dependants have access to cost-free, confidential counselling services through Homewood Health.

This service is available 24/7 by phone, internet or in person and assists staff in the areas such as:

  • Family Counselling Services
  • Lifestyle and specialty counselling services 
  • On-line resources

Creating a healthy and respectful environment

Groves Hospital is strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of our staff and the community that we serve.  In 2010 Groves Hospital introduced the Violence in the Workplace Prevention. Abusive behaviours or actions directed towards staff, patients or visitors are not tolerated at any of our hospitals.

Educational support

From a Groves Hospital employee's first day, learning opportunities and experiences create pathways for individual growth and development. We offer a variety of educational programs and services to enable individuals, groups and teams to enhance their skills, knowledge and practices. Education and training are provided through a variety of methods including Nursing Skills Fairs, classroom, online and one-on-one coaching.


Groves Hospital uses videoconferencing technology allowing staff and patients in different locations to interact for either the delivery of patient care, education or administrative purposes. The use of videoconference technology fosters growth and knowledge sharing with a goal of improving patient care services.

Recognition and celebration

Groves Hospital provides length of service awards to all eligible employees in order to recognize and celebrate loyal and dedicated service. Awards are given to an employee based on their total length of service from date of last hire.

Groves Hospital Wellness Committee

The Groves Hospital Wellness Committee consists of employees who volunteer their time to organize and promote wellness programs within the hospitals. Activities such as health and wellness activities are held throughout the year.

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