Extendicare Canada Inc. jobs
Head office: Markham (Ontario)
Year of creation: 1968
Type of company: public
Sector of activity: asset management, long-term care
Extendicare is one of the largest providers of health care services in Canada with its network of 118 owned and operated nursing and assisted living facilities. It offers home health services through its subsidiary ParaMed and is delving into the growing retirement market by offering retirement living centers. Extendicare has facilities in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia. Through its homecare division of ParaMed, it also serves Quebec.
Extendicare relies on its work force of over 23,000 people to deliver its services. Current open positions include registered nurses, activity aides, office coordinator, ward clerk and personal support workers, amongst others.
Extendicare offers its employees a competitive salary and benefits as well as opportunities for career growth and advancement within the organization through its training and professional programs. There are also student placement programs for students in healthcare sector programs. Almost half of Extendicare’s employees have been with the company for at least five years while more than a quarter have been tenured for more than ten years.
Extendicare believes in occupational health and safety for its employees. It strives to create a safe work environment at its centers and recognizes and rewards those who do. Extendicare also believes in mentoring its staff so that employees can excel in their activities and improve their skills. It promotes from within so employees can further their growth and development within the company, giving them an opportunity for advancement. Extendicare recognizes excellence and leadership at all levels of its organization.