OTTAWA, February 5, 2015 – The Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has been named one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2015. This is the second year in a row that the health care provider has received this recognition.
“We are honoured to once again be recognized as a Top Employer,” said Gilles Lanteigne, Chief Executive Officer, Champlain CCAC. “We are committed to attracting and retaining highly skilled and dedicated employees so that we can provide our patients with the best possible care.”
The Champlain CCAC employs over 700 dedicated health professionals that deliver quality home and community care across the Champlain region—Ottawa, Renfrew County, Eastern Counties, and North Lanark and North Grenville.
In November 2014, the Champlain CCAC also received the highest level (Platinum) Quality Healthcare Workplace Award from the Ontario Hospital Association and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Now entering its tenth year, the National Capital Region's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes Ottawa-area employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Evaluation criteria include: physical workplace; work atmosphere & social; health, financial & family benefits; vacation & time off; employee communications; performance management; training & skills development; and community involvement.