Non Clinical

We provide non-clinical placement opportunities for students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Departments providing placements include:

  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Health Information Management
  • Quality and Patient Experience
  • Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Operations

Other opportunities:
Medical Office Assistant

For more information regarding a placement with these or other departments, contact us: or 416-756-6929.

Starting a placement

Placement prerequisites

The following prerequisites are required in order for a student to start a placement at North York General Hospital:

COVID-19 Vaccination

NYGH’s COVID-19 Immunization Policy requires every learner, physician, staff and volunteer to be fully vaccinated (2 weeks post second dose) except for those who have an approved medical or Ontario Human Rights Code exemption.  Proof of vaccination or exemption must be documented at the school.

Approved school exemptions must be submitted to NYGH for review & approval prior to commencing with a placement/rotation.  If you have an approved school exemption, contact or 416-756-6929 to inquire about our process for review and potential approval.  Please note this process may take several days. 

Mask fit testing

You must have completed mask fit testing within the past 24 months. The following information will be requested upon registration:

  • Date mask fitted
  • Location mask fitted
  • Size/Model


Your immunizations need to be up to date. This includes a TB test within the past 12 months. The hospital is not responsible for any expenses relating to immunization requirements. Students will not be allowed to start a placement without proper documentation. Seasonal influenza immunizations are highly recommended. Your rotation or placement may be affected if this is missing.

You will be asked to confirm your immunization status as well as your TB test results during the registration process. You will also be asked to upload completed immunization records during your registration process. 
Immunization form

Workplace Insurance

  • Institutional Workplace Insurance Agreement
    The students from publicly funded Ontario colleges and universities are covered for workplace injuries through a program from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. If you are from one of these academic institutions, you do not need to do anything else.
  • Private workplace insurance
  • This applies to the following:
    • Out of province students
    • Students from private institutions
    • Students in a practicum placement following completion of their academic studies

    Bring certificate of coverage on Day 1
  • Not applicable
    • Observers
    • Students paid by NYGH

Vulnerable sector screen

Vulnerable sector screen must be completed within the past 12 months for all students and must be submitted to your academic institution. If you have not provided the completed screen to your academic institution, you must upload it during the registration process on Nirv.

If your screen has positive findings, please notify us before your placement, as conditions of your placement will need to be reviewed.

Mandatory training

All mandatory training modules must be completed prior to the first day of your rotation. You will be asked to complete these during your registration process on Nirv. 


Contact the Centre for Education:
Ann Bickram, Education Coordinator
6 North – Room 630 
4001 Leslie Street
Tel: 416-756-6000 x4805