Careers at KGH

To help deliver Outstanding Care, Always for our patients and their families, we are always looking for passionate and dedicated people to join our team. As the region's largest centre for complex-acute and specialty care there are many different careers you can pursue at KGH, including the following:


KGH offers a wide variety of nursing profession opportunities; from the bedside RN and RPN to Clinical Educators, Advanced Practice Nurses in specialized fields and Nursing Research all in the major disciplines of surgical, medical, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ambulatory, Orthopaedic, Intensive Care, Emergency, Renal, Neurological, Oncology and Cardiac. In partnership with Queen's University and St. Lawrence College, KGH offers practical bedside nursing training.

Allied health

Our dynamic team of allied healthcare providers from many professions are essential to the delivery of quality patient centred care, education and research & development. As valued members of the interdisciplinary health care team, their skills and expertise are critical to the success for patients at Kingston General Hospital. Examples of allied health roles include Registered Dietitians, Medical Laboratory Technologists, Medical Radiation Therapists, Medical Radiological Technologists, Pharmacists, Registered Pharmacy Technicians, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers. 


Our management team includes various roles in both clinical and nonclinical areas: Team Leader, Coordinator, Manager, and Director as well as Professional Practice Leaders for various disciplines. We look for candidates with previous management experience, demonstrated educational achievements and leadership competencies. Healthcare experience is required in some areas and ideal in others.


Numerous Professional roles are in place at KGH including Information Management, Finance, People Services, Risk Management, Quality Control, Patient Access, Strategy Management and Communications.


We have various levels and types of administrative and clerical roles including Medical Secretary, Clerk, Switchboard Operator, Filing Clerk, Health Records Clerk, Receptionist, Secretary, and Administrative Assistant. Potential candidates may be tested for computer testing, typing, medical terminology proficiency, and accounting depending on the vacancy requirements.


Kingston General Hospital employs numerous skilled trades including Plumbers, Carpenters, Electricians, and other support positions such as Patient Care Assistants, Central Processing Technicians, Nutrition Assistants and Environmental Assistants. Education and skills vary but typically a minimum of Grade 12 is required.