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    Continuously Aiming to Improve our Work Environment through Inclusion and Diversity

    Creating an inclusive and diverse work environment in a paediatric health clinic is not just a noble goal; it’s an essential element for success. At Boomerang Health we are dedicated to embracing diversity, promoting open communication, and supporting professional development to create an environment where every individual feels valued and respected. Our commitment to inclusivity is a continuous journey as we strive to learn and improve.

    • Diversity is celebrated within our clinic, recognizing the power of different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. This diversity fuels innovation, enhances decision-making, and drives positive change.
    • Culturally competent training equips our healthcare professionals with effective communication skills for diverse patient interactions, improving care and patient satisfaction.
    • Open and fearless communication is encouraged, creating a safe space for individuals to express ideas, concerns, and experiences. We actively listen and engage with feedback to foster an inclusive clinic culture.
    • Inclusive guidelines in our clinic promote non-discrimination and ensure a safe environment for all. We address critical issues such as harassment, bias, and accessibility, upholding the principles of inclusivity.
    • Collaborative synergy is vital to our clinic’s success. We foster interdisciplinary partnerships, shared decision-making, and support professional development to empower individual and collective growth.
    • Celebrating the achievements and contributions of our diverse workforce provides opportunities to recognize their impact on patient care outcomes. Each individual’s efforts are valued, reinforcing the inclusivity of our clinic.
    • Seeking regular feedback to assess inclusivity enables us to adapt and continuously improve. By remaining agile, we ensure our commitment to ongoing growth.

    At Boomerang Health, we believe in a work environment that has an unyielding commitment to excellence. Forging ahead on a journey towards a truly inclusive clinic culture nurtures the people, enhances patient and family care, and sets a precedent for the future of healthcare.

    About Lara Pietrolungo, RN, BScN, MN

    With over 22 years of dedication to SickKids, Lara Pietrolungo has held various positions in leadership and education. In her current capacity, as both the Executive Director of Boomerang Health and the Director of International Education, she ensures the delivery of high-quality care and exceptional customer service, and is committed to fostering global paediatric education partnerships.