Providence healthcare

Welcome to Providence Healthcare!

We are thrilled that you are joining us for a nursing clinical placement. At Providence Healthcare, Unity Health Toronto, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning experience for all nursing students. We are dedicated to providing a safe, constructive and collaborative environment where the staff can role model, teach, coach, and guide nursing students at the point of care and within scope of practice. We are dedicated to treating all with respect, compassion and dignity and are guided by a commitment to excellence, continuous improvement and leadership. 

before you start

Complete the following items prior to your first day of placement

Welcome letter

Please review the letter of information on starting your clinical placement with us such as registration and all mandatory prerequisites. 

Student Registration System (SRS)

  • Completion of personal profile 
  • Completion and submission of online placement registration
  • Completion of all required Unity Health Toronto modules 

Next Steps

Upon completion of the above items you will receive an email with your “next steps”.

Nursing students will also be emailed a Student Handbook. 

while on placement

On your first day

Come to the student Centre and your IT applications and Network will be provided.

Computer System Access

Temporary password MUST be changed onsite. This can be done at the Student Centre or in your unit/service area. Log into Windows first using your PHC username. Temporary password is phctempXXXX (XXXX is provided by IT. Do this on an PHC computer and you will be prompted to set up your new password for your Unity Health email address.

Email Access


Access will expire based on the end date of your rotation/s reflected on your badge. Use the same credentials used to log into the computer.

Remote Access

Check your Unity Health Email on a Providence computer and you should have a FortiToken email in your inbox. Open the PDF attachment based on the type of phone you have and follow the installation instructions.


 Locker provided on A2, room: A206

Facilities and Spaces


Resources & Guidelines

Facilities and Spaces


Resources and Guidelines

before you leave

Learner Experience Survey

Your voice matters and makes a difference. You will receive a link at the end of your placement.

Working at Providence

We welcome all students to apply for any employment opportunities found on our website, which covers any open positions across Unity Health’s three sites: Providence Healthcare, St. Michaels Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Centre.

For internal applicants, apply here. 

For external applicants, apply here

Have questions? Contact us here