Riverside Health Care
Welcome to Riverside Health Care.
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Riverside Health Care is a fully accredited multi-site, multi-faceted health care system providing service to the Rainy River District in spectacular Northwestern Ontario. Our health care sites across the District serve a catchment area of over 20,000 residents in 15,500 square kilometers in the following communities:
- La Verendrye General Hospital
- Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home and District-wide Community Home Support
- La Verendrye Non-Profit Supportive Housing
Each community is also served by Riverside Community Counselling which provides mental health and addictions services and Valley Diabetes Education Centre which provides important chronic disease management programming.
Reporting to a volunteer, skills-based board of outstanding community representatives, Riverside Health Care employs over 500 staff; and works with 14 dedicated local physicians and over 30 consulting/visiting specialists, dentists and nurse practitioners.
Formal academic relationships exist with Lakehead University, McMaster University, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, University of Toronto (Bloomberg School of Nursing), Cambrian College, Conestoga College, Confederation College, Sault College and St. Lawrence College.
Riverside Health Care provides a high quality care experience. We support a safe and healthy work environment where each person is valued, respected and where personal and professional growth is encouraged. Our commitment is to respond to community needs with our health system partners.
To provide exceptional and compassionate health care, inspired by the people we serve, valued by our communities.
Our Strategic Pillars
- Organizational Health