Food Services Onboarding

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

Thank you for your partnership and dedication to our shared work over the years. We have always been one team working together to deliver exceptional care and we look forward to formally welcoming you into the Providence family.  

Our hope in this transition is to ensure all active food services staff, both unionized and non-unionized, are aware of the opportunities at PHC and that our patients continue to receive exceptional service. The continuity of your employment is important to us and we will provide as much updated information as we can in coming months as we near the transition date.

As a first step, we need some information from you. Please read below for instructions on beginning your employment with PHC.

What Information do I need to submit?

PHC Human Resources needs some basic contact information and employment details to create your employee profile in our systems.

How Do I Submit my Information?

Step 1. Download and complete the Employee Information Form.

If you are able Cut and paste your resume into the application 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.

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

WHAT TO INCLUDE ON YOUR RESUME?

Contact Information: Full name, phone number (mobile and home), email address, address.

Career Objective: Statement on your career goals. Example: “To obtain an entry level position in Human Resources within a large dynamic organization where I can learn and grow.”

Skills Summary/Profile: Either a point form list of relevant skills, abilities, experience and training or a brief paragraph/summary. It’s often useful to match your highlighted skills to the position you are applying for.

Recent and Relevant Experience: list your work experience starting with your current or most recent job. Include job title, organization name and location, date(s) of position held, position status (casual, temporary, part-time, full-time etc.) and brief list of duties.

Education, Training, Volunteer work: list the highest level of education you have obtained first. Include degree/certification/diploma, institution name and location and the date (s) of completion of degree/program/course. Also include any applicable Registrations/Designations/Certifications and the date obtained, additional training, courses or seminars attended, and volunteer experience.

Important Documents

Please know that there will be more information provided as we move forward with the transition. Please check this web page periodically, as we will upload information including  staff bulletins and other documents here when ready.

Upcoming Events

Providence will be hosting information sessions in December. As soon as we have the details for these session, we will post that information here so check back often for updates!

 

Contact Us

We understand that many people will have questions. If you are not able to complete the application process online or have any questions during the onboarding process, please email us: FoodServicesOnboarding@providencehealth.bc.ca   

 

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

Why is this happening?

To learn more about Bill 47 (Health Sector Statutes Repeal Act) and the Ministry of Health’s phased approach to repatriating food service 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)

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