Health Benefits

Full time employees at Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals are offered a cost-shared benefit package which includes Semi-Private, Dental and Extended Health Care coverage through Claimsecure (KDH) and Desjardins Financial Sercurity (EDH).


Insurance Benefits

Full time employees are also offered Disability (short term and long term) and Life Insurance benefits.  Some employees are eligible to participate in Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.  There is also the opportunity to take advantage of group rates for additional Voluntary Life Insurance for themselves and their spouse.   These benefits are offered through the Ontario Hospital Association and Desjardins Financial Security.

Part time and Casual employees receive an additional percentage on their earnings in lieu of health and insurance benefits. 

Full-time Non-Union and Management employees are eligible to enroll in a Health Spending Account in addition to the aforementioned health benefits. 


Employee Assistance

The Hospitals provide all employees as well as their eligible dependants the support of an Employee Assistance Program through Ceridian LifeWorks. This service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and offers confidential counselling, resources and referral service.



The Hospitals participate in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) which allows all employees to join the plan immediately upon hire. Detailed information about this pension plan can be viewed at  


Kirkland and District Hospital
145 Government Road East
Kirkland Lake, ON
P2N 3P4

Phone:  (705) 567-5251 
Fax: (705)-568-2102

Englehart and District Hospital
61-5th Street
Englehart, ON
P0J 1H0

Phone: (705)-544-2301
Fax: 705)-544-5222
E-mail: General Inquires 
E-mail: Compliments and Concerns