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

Important documents for Line Selection

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

Important dates and upcoming events

The next step in your employment with Providence Health Care is Line Selection for frontline unionized staff that will take place July 4-13, 2022. 

Line Selection important dates

  • Week of June 6: PHC rotations and employee seniority lists posted on the whiteboard at each site.
  • June 15-22: Line Selection Information Sessions at each site.
  • Before June 24: Line Selection schedule (date and time for each employee) posted on the whiteboard at each site.
  • July 4-13: Line Selection Days across PHC sites for regular status frontline unionized staff! Line Selection for supervisory staff will take place soon afterwards.

Please ask your manager on site if you do not know where to locate the whiteboard at your worksite.

PHC Welcome Fairs

After Line Selection, PHC will host Welcome Fairs at your worksite to collect your completed Welcome Packages and to answer any questions you may have. You’re invited to attend any of the on-site Welcome Fairs that best suit your schedule (it does not have to be your specific site).

Starting your Providence employment

Thank you to everyone who has completed an Employee Information Form. Providence HR may reach out to you if we require more information in creating your employee profile. If you have not submitted 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)