For the sixth year in a row, CAMH has been
selected as one of Toronto's
Top Employers as announced today in a special editorial supplement of The Globe
and Mail. This recognition comes on the heels of receiving the Platinum
level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award in October, raising the bar for
excellence after having received Gold level last year.
"We are very proud to be named one of
Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2014 and to be recognized as a platinum
winner of the Quality Healthcare Workplace Award,” says CAMH Vice President of
Human Resources, Kim Bellissimo. "Both of these accomplishments are a
testament to our commitment to create a workplace that encourages staff to
deliver excellent care and services, in a healthy, respectful and inclusive work
Greater Toronto's Top Employers is an annual
competition designed to recognize Greater Toronto employers that lead their
industries in offering an exceptional place to work. To read more about why
CAMH, which employs approximately 3,000 staff members in total, was named to
the 2014 list, click here.
CAMH also received the 2013 Quality
Healthcare Workplace Award, placing CAMH
in their highest (Platinum) level, assessing us a workplace where
“quality of the work environment for staff and physicians is a key determinant
of a high-performing health care organization.” That award, presented by the Ontario Hospital Association and
the Ministry of Health and Long-Term
Care's HealthForceOntario, is designed to encourage self-evaluation,
learning and improvement. The award recognizes CAMH’s commitment to creating a
healthy workplace which focuses on employee and organizational health. You can read more about the award here.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
(CAMH) is Canada's
largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, and one of the world's
leading research centres in its field. CAMH combines clinical care, research,
education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives
of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health
Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.
For more information, contact: Michael
Torres, CAMH Media Relations, 416.595.6015 or firstname.lastname@example.org