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It's moving day at Joseph Brant Hospital!

Staff at Burlington's Joseph Brant Hospital are moving approximately 150 patients to the new Michael Lee Chin Tower. The seven story buidling will feature an expanded intensive care unit, an updated lab and nine new operating rooms. The new wing is double the size of the hospital by over 800,000 square feet. 

The new tower was built with the initiative to reduce wait times and improve patient care.

The cost of the project is $350 million. 

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We are having a job fair every Wednesday this summer!

Come out to our job fair every Wednesday this summer! Spectrum Patient Services is currently looking to fill positions for full-time Patient Transfer Drivers (Medical Transfer Attendants). Drop in for an on-site interview!

Time:
Every Wednesday in August
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location:
221 Bethridge Road
Etobicoke, ON M9W 1N4

Position Requirements: 

  • Resume
  • Updated First Aid and Level C CPR Certification
  • Valid "G" Ontario Driver's Licence
  • Clean and Current Driver's Abstract

Other Requirements:

  • DPT Immunization (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus vaccination)
  • Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Lift test will be required

If you are unable to join us at one of our job fairs, please send your resume directly to HR@spectrumpatientservices.com

Contact:
Tel: 1-866-527-9191
HR@spectrumpatientservices.com

Hope to see you there!

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Got electricity? See these 5 new electrical vehicles that are too cool for fuel.

Electric vehicles (EV), also known as electric drive vehicles, are cars powered by electric motors rather than petroleum fuel. The first EV was invented by a Slovak-Hungarian priest named Ányos Jedlik in 1827. EVs today have changed drastically and are giving traditional fuel-powered cars a run for their money.

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Join us at our job fairs!

Spectrum Patient Services is hiring full-time Patient Transfer Drivers (Medical Transfer Attendants). Come out to our job fair for an on-site interview!

Time:
July 19
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location:
221 Bethridge Road
Etobicoke, ON M9W 1N4

Position Requirements: 

  • Resume
  • Updated First Aid and Level C CPR Certification
  • Valid "G" Ontario Driver's Licence
  • Clean and Current Driver's Abstract

Other Requirements:

  • DPT Immunization (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus vaccination)
  • Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Lift test will be required

If you are unable to join us at one of our job fairs, please send your resume directly to HR@spectrumpatientservices.com

Contact:
Tel: 1-866-527-9191
HR@spectrumpatientservices.com

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Paramedic Services Week: And that's a wrap!

As we conclude Paramedic Services Week .....

We'd like to show how much we appreciate all the work that paramedics do.

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Paramedic Services Week: Fact #4

Did you know that it was only in the 1970s that women became paramedics?

Today during Paramedic Services Week, we give you fact #4: 

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Paramedic Services Week: Fact #3

Did you know that ambulances were originally ...... horses?

In celebration of Paramedic Services Week, we bring you fact #3: 

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Paramedic Services Week: Fact #2

Did you know paramedicine as we know it today started in the 1970s?

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It's Paramedic Services Week!

This week across the country we celebrate the dynamic men and women who have committed themselves to the profession of Paramedicine. Paramedics are an important part of our health care system, their skills can be used in a variety of areas including, emergency services, hospitals, events and patient transfer services.

To celebrate Paramedic Services Week, and the contributions of our very own paramedics at Spectrum Patient Services, we will be sharing daily factoids about the paramedic profession! Check out today’s fact: 

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Press Release: Spectrum Patient Services Acquires Medical Transportation Services

(Toronto, Ontario) Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Spectrum Patient Services (SPS) is pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired Medical Transportation Services (MTS). MTS has been a trusted provider of patient transportation services in the Greater Toronto Area for over eight years. With this acquisition, SPS continues to be Ontario’s largest provider of non-urgent patient transfer services.

“SPS continuously strives to raise the standards of non-urgent patient transfer services. With the acquisition of MTS, we can continue fulfilling our vision of providing the best health care experience through the expansion of our fleet and employee base.” said Lori Lord, CEO of Spectrum Health Care, parent company of Spectrum Patient Services. “We are excited to welcome MTS’ highly skilled and qualified employees into the Spectrum family.”

MTS will be integrated and rebranded into Spectrum Patient Services and will continue to provide non-urgent patient transfer services to hospitals, retirement homes, long-term care/health care facilities and private residences through the Greater Toronto Area.

For more information regarding the above please contact:

Irene Mukasa
Director of Communications
416-964-0322 ext. 2295
irene@spectrumhealthcare.com

For a PDF of the press release, click here.

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