Environmental Services Onboarding

Providence Health Care (PHC) values the close relationships we have built with our environmental services (EVS) staff, and we are excited to bring this important service in-house across Providence sites.

Thank you for your contributions to the delivery of exceptional patient care. Your work to keep our hospitals, care homes and clinics clean is essential and life-saving.

Important documents

All staff bulletins and other important documents will be uploaded here when ready. Check back often for updates!

Important dates and upcoming events

Andgo ‘My Schedule’ Training

We hope you had a chance to attend Andgo training. If you were not able to attend training, you will have another opportunity at the Orientation Fairs (see more information below). 

If you have questions, please bring them to the Orientation Fair as Staffing will be on hand to answer your questions and provide more training and support. After Oct. 14, all vacant PHC shifts will be scheduled via Andgo.

Click here to go to PHC’s Andgo website for more information and resources including how-to videos.

PHC Orientation Fairs - Sept. 26 to Oct. 05

PHC will host Orientation Fairs at your worksite from Sept. 26 to Oct. 05 (see schedule below) to support staff get familiar with new PHC systems and to answer your questions.

Please see the sign-up sheet posted to the Welcome Whiteboard at your worksite and sign-up for one of the timeslots. You can attend any of the on-site Orientation Fairs that best suit your schedule (it does not have to be your specific site).

Starting your Providence employment

To start your Providence employment, please complete an Employee Information Form. Please note: if we require more information to create your employee profile, PHC Human Resources may contact you. To submit your Employee Information Form, please follow the steps below:

To submit your information online:

Step 1. Download and complete the Employee Information Form.

If you are able to, please cut and paste your resume at the end of the form so that is one document. Save as .pdf, . doc, . docx, .txt.

If you are printing and scanning here are some helpful scanning applications for smartphones

Clear Scanner
Adobe Scan
CamScanner

Step 2. Create an account through PHC's Career page by creating a profile. Make sure to complete step 3 after this step to ensure your form is uploaded!

Step 3. Upload your completed application form and resume where it asks you to upload your resume.

*If you have any trouble with the upload, please email us your completed Employee Information Form to WelcomePHC@providencehealth.bc.ca

If you are on a work/study permit or work visa, please email a copy to: WelcomePHC@providencehealth.bc.ca. This information is essential and required to determine work eligibility at Providence.

Contact us

We know that any change can be difficult and may be a source of stress. We want everyone to know that we are looking forward to you joining Providence and we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure your employment transition is a positive experience.

Please reach out to us at any time throughout this process at WelcomePHC@providencehealth.bc.ca.

We also encourage staff to reach out to your union. If you have any questions or need help with a specific situation related to the health sector collective agreement, please email the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) at return@heu.org.

*Please Bookmark this page, more important information will be uploading here throughout your onboarding process.

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More information

To learn more about Bill 47 (Health Sector Statutes Repeal Act) and the Ministry of Health's phased approach to repatriating food services and housekeeping contracts in BC hospitals, please read the below Government of BC News Releases:

Cleaning, dietary workers coming back in-house at B.C. hospitals (Aug. 30, 2021)

Seniors and patients to benefit from fair workplace legislation (Nov. 8, 2018)