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Health-care professionals

While you are here, you will meet many members of our staff, including doctors, clinical managers, nurses and other health professionals. The people who care for you are called your patient care team. This team will work together to give you the best possible care and treatment. If you have any questions, please ask a member of your patient care team.

Patients and families

Patients and families play an important role in making care safe by being aware, informed, and actively involved as a member of their patient care team.

Spiritual care

Hospital chaplains provide spiritual support for patients, their families, and staff. Chaplains offer spiritual counseling, emotional support, and resources to take care of your ethical or religious concerns.

Civic Campus: 613-761-4587
General Campus: 613-737-8126

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For an emergency on-call chaplain:
Civic Campus: 613-761-4221
General Campus: 613-737-8222

7 days a week: 4 p.m. to midnight

Support staff

Your support staff could include Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), orderlies, unit clerks, or employees from Housekeeping and Nutrition Services, and many others.


Our volunteers help us to reach our goals and make our hospital a better place. They help by giving directions, visiting with patients, working in our boutiques and cafés, and cheering our patients, visitors, and staff.

If you would like to know more about volunteering at The Ottawa Hospital, please call Volunteer Services:

Civic Campus: 613-761-4279
General Campus: 613-737-8094

Last updated on: October 2nd, 2018