Careers & Volunteering

A Career with Us

Bruyère – TOGETHER. Making each life better.

You have the opportunity to be part of an organization which inspires its people to live Mother Bruyère’s legacy and values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.


For 170 years, since 1845, the name Bruyère has been synonymous with outstanding and highly personalized care. What started so many years ago with a courageous young woman named Mother Élisabeth Bruyère is today one of the largest healthcare organizations in Canada’s beautiful and vibrant capital.


Bruyère firmly occupies a unique and well established position in the Ottawa healthcare community as well as an international reputation for excellence and compassionate care.


Bruyère excels in the provision of evidence based health care and services for the vulnerable and medically complex, with a focus on persons who require sub-acute, geriatric or palliative care. We do this through our commitment to excellence, education, research and innovation, regional partnerships, and bringing care closer to home.


As one of the largest health care centres of its kind in Canada with over 700 beds and approximately 2,100 employees across several facilities (Saint-Vincent Hospital, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, Élisabeth Bruyère Residence, Résidence Saint-Louis and the Bruyère Village), Bruyère provides complex continuing care, rehabilitation, palliative care, family medicine services, specialized services, long-term care and independent and assisted living. Our health care team is committed to the highest quality of care.


We are also a teaching facility for health care students in many disciplines under affiliation agreements with the University of Ottawa and several colleges. We are affiliated with the Bruyère Research Institute which supports scientists who contribute to the relevant and practical knowledge in continuing care, with a particular focus on primary care, care of the elderly and palliative care.


Expertise from healthcare professionals in a variety of fields, working together to create an environment of holistic, multifaceted caring with an overall philosophy of patient care that focuses on patient needs and expectations, and the implementation of forward-thinking programs.


Bruyère offers various challenging and rewarding career opportunities with competitive salaries and a wide variety of excellent benefits.


A Workplace that Offers Rewarding Careers and A Quality Worklife 

Career Satisfaction:

  • Complete orientation program
  • Variety of challenging clinical specialty areas
  • Variety of different opportunities and positions
  • Excellent interprofessional team environment

A Quality Worklife:

  • On-site fitness rooms
  • Employee lounges
  • Computer accessibility
  • Secure bicycle parking
  • Employee feedback surveys and processes
  • Easy walking distance to the Byward Market, Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill, museums, shops, restaurants and festivals

Come discover an organization that gives you a clear voice in patient care.


Come discover a place where you impact the quality of life of patients, residents, tenants, families and co-workers.


Come discover your career with Bruyère.


Bruyère is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Note: As a pre-condition of employment, all new Bruyère employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Police Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.