Richmond, Squamish and qathet community dialysis units going live on CST Cerner December 5

The last of Providence Health Care's services will be brought on board CST Cerner on Monday, December 5. This upcoming go-live at Richmond, Squamish and qathet community dialysis units (CDUs) will bring to a close the implementation phase of Providence's CST journey, which began in November of 2019. Providence's remaining long term care homes, clinics and

By |November 10th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Richmond, Squamish and qathet community dialysis units going live on CST Cerner December 5

Staff Discount For Your Furry Friend!

Owning a pet is a privilege that brings us great rewards! At PHC, we are pleased to offer all of our employees a perk to being a pet owner. We have partnered with a community organization that offers a preferred rate to the staff that own pets at PHC. Pet Pantry Pet Food & Supply

By |November 7th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Staff Discount For Your Furry Friend!

Providence Health Care’s initial accreditation results

I would like to extend a huge thank-you to everyone at Providence for sharing our work and stories during our visit from Accreditation Canada surveyors. I am delighted to share that their visit has been a tremendous success. The accreditation surveyors had glowing praise for Providence after spending the week visiting 10 of our

By |November 4th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Providence Health Care’s initial accreditation results

Catch them before they crash! Implementation of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS)

Canadian Patient Safety Week 2022 runs from October 24 to October 28, 2022. Together we can create safety, eliminate incidents of unintended harm, as well as act on and learn from errors. Learn more about Canadian Patient Safety Week here. A tool called the National Early Warning Score (NEWS, or NEWS2) was implemented in CST

By |October 27th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Catch them before they crash! Implementation of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS)

Goodbye, quad rooms! Langara renovations create new single bedrooms for residents

Thanks to an extensive renovation project undertaken by Projects, Planning & Facilities Management at Providence, six residents at St. Vincent's: Langara moved into freshly constructed single bedrooms last month that had been converted from three quad rooms (formerly housing four residents per room). Each new room features a private bathroom, a television and a

By |October 27th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Goodbye, quad rooms! Langara renovations create new single bedrooms for residents

What you wanted to say on National Coming Out Day

October 11 was National Comin​g Out Day​ and we asked you if there was anything you wanted to share. Here’s what some of you had to say about: What you wish you could tell your pre 'out' self? “I wish I had realized that the important people in my life will always love me for WHO

By |October 21st, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on What you wanted to say on National Coming Out Day

Seniors and staff to benefit from upgraded care home acquired by Providence and Fraser Health

Providence Health Care's goal of being a leader in seniors care has gained momentum after the recent acquisition of a 216-bed seniors care home in partnership with Fraser Health. The home – formerly named New Vista and now called Chénchenstway – is located at 7550 Rosewood Street in Burnaby. Providence intends to operate up to 110 beds

By |October 20th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Seniors and staff to benefit from upgraded care home acquired by Providence and Fraser Health

Providence celebrates the return of 309 Environmental Services housekeeping workers

Last Friday, Oct. 14, Providence Health Care welcomed 309 Environmental Services (EVS) housekeeping staff on their first day as employees of Providence. This change followed months of work done across Providence to transition and onboard staff at seven PHC sites: St. Paul's Hospital – 199 housekeeping workers Mount Saint Joseph Hospital – 49 housekeeping

By |October 20th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Providence celebrates the return of 309 Environmental Services housekeeping workers

October 19 is International Pronouns Day

October 19 is International Pronouns Day​ and since the Hello My Name is Campaign in July, on average one in every two staff are requesting pronouns be placed on their name-tags. If you want to join your fellow colleagues in learning about the importance of pronouns and sharing them, please follow the instructions listed below.​​ Example Name Tag:  Below

By |October 19th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on October 19 is International Pronouns Day

Spiritual Care Awareness Week is here, let’s celebrate!

This week celebrates the profession of Spiritual Health across the country and at PHC. As part of our Mission at Providence Health Care, we believe that spiritual health is an important part of whole-person care, and most especially at the times when people are made most vulnerable by their health care needs. When physical

By |October 18th, 2022|Latest News|Comments Off on Spiritual Care Awareness Week is here, let’s celebrate!
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