Working Environment

There are a number of elements that make the CHU Sainte-Justine and the Centre de réhabilitation Marie Enfant (CRME) stimulating, exciting and fulfilling workplaces for employees, however the clients, composed of children, teenagers and parents, are said to be the employees’ most significant motivation. Team spirit and a family-like atmosphere are also said to be felt by the different teams.

In fact, according to many employees, these factors rank as the primary reasons for their quality of life at work. For others, to be able to participate in countless training and research activities, to use cutting-edge technology, and to be a part of a culture for professional development are considered to be contributions beyond compare.

Recruitment and Training

A structured orientation program introducing the organization and its operations, followed by specific job preparation training are provided to new employees for they are considered as critical elements for their integration.

Further to this, managers and employees also have access to different professional development programs and workshops throughout their career. Everything is done to ensure tangible career training and development opportunities are made available to them.

Similarly, our environment is considered to be an exceptional workplace, where expertise is shared. Opportunities to participate in training and research activities are offered to our many professional’s .As an organizer and partner of many scientific events and rehabilitation professional practices; we count on our experts to share their knowledge on a national and international level.


Employees working at the Centre de réhabilitation Marie Enfant at 5200 Bélanger Street have access to the following services:

  • Information resource centre
  • Automated banking machine
  • Fitness centre
  • Sports activities
  • Daycare centre
  • Staff lounge
  • Outdoor gardens
  • Bistro (restaurant)
  • Parking at a reduced rate

In addition to the services provided at the Centre de réhabilitation Marie Enfant, CHU Sainte-Justine employees also have access to the following available services at the CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital at 3175 Ch. de la Côte Sainte-Catherine:

  • Employee Assistance Program: counseling and legal aid
  • Information resource centre and computer room
  • Outdoor gardens and a roof terrace with a panoramic view of the city
  • Staff lounge with game tables (chess, etc.) and Internet stations
  • Gym, sports and cultural activities
  • Daycare centre
  • Automated banking machines and a Caisse populaire teller counter
  • Food court
  • Drug store
  • Hairdressing shop
  • Travel agency
  • Dry cleaning and alteration services

A number of events are organized at both of the main work sites and recognition programs have been implemented to foster a dynamic and stimulating atmosphere:

  • Staff Day
  • CHU Sainte-Justine awards
  • Recognition gala
  • Sport tournaments
  • Special events to highlight certain theme days
  • Physical and sociocultural activities
  • Specific recognition week or days for various professions
  • Staff quire
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Updated on 11/7/2023
Created on 9/18/2014
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