Why the MHI?



Find your rhythm

at the Montreal Heart Institute

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is above all a centre of 1,900 employees who work together to provide ultra-specialized cardiology care. For some people, the MHI is synonymous with cutting-edge technology; for others, it is an internationally recognized institution that places a heavy accent on teamwork; for others still, the MHI is a warm and welcoming environment. For all employees, it is a unique workplace where they can find their own rhythm. 

Whether you like the passionate and dynamic challenges of cardiology, a fun and friendly atmosphere charged with excitement, or even a steadfast workplace that lets you easily balance professional and family life, the MHI is a place where you can meet your career goals.

More than just a hospital

The Montreal Heart Institute at a glance:

  • More than 1,900 employees, including 500 nurses and 80 regular researchers.
  • 223 physicians, including 44 cardiologists, 9 cardiac surgeons and 12 anesthesiologists.
  • More than 600 students, interns, residents and fellows in cardiology-related fields.
  • 153 beds, including 21 in coronary care, 21 in medical intensive care and 24 in surgical intensive care.
  • Highly specialized care.
  • The largest centre for preventive medicine in Quebec.
  • The leading teaching hospital for cardiovascular disease in Quebec.
  • A world-renowned research centre.

The MHI is also

A workplace where people act like a family and a world-renowned, cutting-edge institution that offers excellent benefits. At the MHI, we not only promote a healthy lifestyle but also help you incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine. Here are just some of the MHI's activities and benefits: a preferred rate for membership at the ÉPIC Centre (the MHI's fitness centre), a walking club, a dragon boat team, a hockey team, a locked bike enclosure, and a Weight Watchers program.

To make your life easier, the MHI also has a day care centre, a Documentation Centre, professional development activities, scientific conferences, a Desjardins automatic teller machine, and ready-made dishes for busy nights. Of course, we also have to mention the variety of social activities that take place throughout the year, such as recognition day, the back-to-school show, the recognition gala, the Christmas lunch, the Christmas party and the Valentine's Day activity.