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Welcome New Employees and Affiliates

Welcome to Sinai Health! We are delighted you have chosen to build your career with us and we look forward to you joining our organization.

Below you will find instructions on items to complete prior to your start date and details about what to expect on your first day.

Items to complete prior to your first day

To ensure a smooth onboarding experience, please complete each of the below steps and submit the required items by the due date indicated. Your Talent Acquisition representative will provide instructions on how to securely submit your completed documents.  

Step One – Offer Acceptance Documentation

Due: Within 48 hours of receiving your offer

Please submit the following documents to formally accept your offer of employment:

  • Signed offer letter
  • Additional documents required, as indicated in the ‘Conditions’ section of your offer letter, such as:
    • Copy of any required educational qualifications such as a degree, diploma, certificate or transcripts
    • Current registration with applicable college as required by your regulated health profession
    • Copies of any required certifications such as Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) (where applicable)
    • Letters for credit for past experience (where applicable)
  • Proof of SIN (e.g., copy of SIN card, SIN confirmation letter or tax return) and /or proof of eligibility to work in Canada, if applicable.
    • If your SIN begins with a 9, please also provide a valid Work Permit, Study Permit, or Proof of Maintained Status

Should you have any questions about the Offer Acceptance Documentation, please contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Step Two – New Employee Documentation

Due: Within 48 hours of receiving your offer

Please complete and submit the New Employee Documentation Package with all required supporting documentation.

Should you have any questions about the New Employee Documentation Package, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or 416-586-4800 ext. 5040.

Step Three – Occupational Health and Safety Requirements

Due: No later than 12 p.m. on the Wednesday before your start date

  1. Immunization and Surveillance Form
  2. Sinai Health’s Immunization and Surveillance Policy ensures all Sinai Health people have the immunizations necessary to minimize the risk of exposure and possible transmission of communicable diseases to our people and patients.

    You must receive immunization clearance prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be permitted to start work nor attend Orientation until you are cleared by Occupational Health.

    The testing and immunization documentation required takes time to complete, possibly up to several weeks. It is important that you begin this process and book an appointment with your primary care provider as soon as possible.

  3. Employee Health Review Questionnaire
  4. Proof of N95 Mask Fit Testing (if applicable)
  5. If you have been fit tested for an N95 mask in the last two years, please submit a photo or scan of your card indicating the type of mask you were fit tested for.

    If you require an N95 Mask Fit Test for your role and have not provided proof of a fit test within the last two years or if we do not have the specific mask you were fit tested for, you will be scheduled to attend a Mask Fit Testing session on your first day. Please watch for an email from [email protected].

What to expect when you start

Please review the attached First Day Details to learn more about what to expect on your first day, at Orientation, and during your first week.

Sinai Health is committed to employment equity. As such all policies, forms and agreements will be provided in accessible formats upon request. If you require accommodation please let us know through the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050, or email [email protected]

If you have any other questions regarding any of these documents please feel free to contact Talent Acquisition at 416-586-4800 Ext. 7835.