If you are searching for opportunities with one of the largest community hospitals in Ontario, providing patient-centred care to the Waterloo Region, Wellington County and Southwestern Ontario, then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are looking for a specific job opportunity, a volunteer position, student placement or physician role, you can find this information and much more here.
Grand River Hospital (GRH) provides a wide range of care programs and services, Advancing Exceptional Care in the provision of 15 patient care programs at the KW and Freeport campuses located in Kitchener, and smaller satellites located in Guelph and the Palmerston areas. The KW campus houses our primary acute care services and is located in downtown Kitchener. It offers a fast-paced environment in an urbanized setting. The hospital’s Freeport campus is the home of the specialized mental health program, complex continuing care and rehabilitation, outpatient services and breast screening. Located in the south of Kitchener close to Highway 401, Freeport has evolved over a century to become a key care site for patients in the Kitchener-Waterloo region.
We employ over 3,600 highly skilled and dedicated employees, over 600 professional staff (such as physicians and midwives) and over 1,000 volunteers.
Grand River Hospital is extremely proud to be awarded one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for 2022 as rated by our staff. This honour is a particularly rewarding because it is a designation directly reflects our team members, their dedication and commitment, and their significant role shaping GRH to be a great organization and an employer and care provider of choice.
Join our team. Help shape the future of healthcare.
Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a safe, healthy and respectful workplace for all staff, physicians, volunteers and students, free from violence and harassment. We are also committed to providing an environment that is accessible and inclusive for all. GRH was built on the principles of respect and quality. That legacy continues through our core values of compassion, collaboration, positive attitude, professionalism and respect.
We are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and vision for excellence in Advancing Exceptional Care. We are people serving people and we want to ensure that we have a talented team that meets and exceeds the needs of our patients every day. At GRH, we work with the communities we serve towards life-long health and well-being for all.
We exist to provide exceptional care through inspired people, one patient at a time. Develop your skills in a new setting, collaborate with dedicated co-workers, and bring your own personal vision to life. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of others, this is the opportunity for you.
GRH staff and physicians show their Hip prideAugust 20, 2016
On the day of the Tragically Hip's final show in Kingston, GRH staff and physicians recalled their favorite Hip songs.
We are so fortunate to have him here: John Lougheed wins GRH award of excellenceJuly 22, 2016
GRH spiritual care director (Rev.) John Lougheed supports patients and families often during very trying times. His compassion and above-and-beyond approach were among the many reasons he won Grand River Hospital’s award of excellence for July.
Materials management: a cornerstone of exceptional care (and GRH team award winners)July 13, 2016
GRH’s materials management team makes sure needed supplies get to patient care areas in a timely way. Their dedication to this huge role has helped the group win the hospital’s latest team award of excellence.
Andy Medwid of GRH security wins hospital's award of excellenceJune 20, 2016
Andy Medwid is the kind of security officer who exemplifies and advances compassionate care at Grand River Hospital. Andy has won GRH’s June award of excellence for his service to patients and the hospital community.
Not an average person in this group: oncology clinic nurses win team award of excellenceMay 20, 2016
GRH’s oncology clinic nurses have won the hospital’s latest team award of excellence, marking their unrivaled patient care. The team provides care to more than 2,000 new patients every year in GRH’s regional cancer centre.
GRH genetic counsellor wins Genome Genius awardMay 16, 2016
GRH patients have counted on top-notch genetic counselling from Kathleen Buckley for years. And now Kathleen has bested 124 other genetic counselors from around the world to win the first Invitae Genome Genius award!