Together, we can change healthcare.

Imagine a place where the process of doing work is as fulfilling as the mission itself. Welcome to PurposeMed.

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How we work

Our mission is to help underserved people access specialist-level healthcare. We are re-imagining how healthcare works and designing it from the ground up.

Our team of nearly 200 people works collaboratively to build the best possible experience for our patients.

If you are looking for a place that sparks your creativity, helps others, and will push you to be your best, then you’ll love PurposeMed.


At PurposeMed, we currently have team members across the following teams: clinical, clinical operations, customer experience, marketing, and PDE (product, design & engineering).

  • I'm grateful for the opportunity to solve important problems in healthcare that have a real impact on peoples' lives - and have fun along the way!
    Amina Tariq Amina Tariq Chief of Staff
  • I joined PurposeMed as I wanted to be actively helping the 2SLGBTQ+ that I am a part of. What quickly became and remains my favourite thing about working for PurposeMed is the freedom to bring my whole self to work.
    Jack Shambrook Jack Shambrook Patient Care Lead
  • It's not often you hear of tech start-ups that are queer-centric, community-focused, and on a purpose-driven mission to eliminate the transmission of HIV. To find the type of work I love and feel good doing it? That's a dream job if I've ever heard of one.
    Edward Borenstein Edward Borenstein Content Marketing Manager
  • I love when everyone has a voice and that we are building a team of innovative thinkers that put patients first. That is the true strength at PurposeMed.
    Allison Cupid Allison Cupid Clinical Support Lead
  • The product team is fantastic and has accomplished so much in a few short years with a very small team, which can be very challenging and is indicative of a strong company with strong core values.
    Lane Schmidt Lane Schmidt Software Developer

We are rated 4.7 out of 5.0 on Glassdoor. Read our reviews here.

Why join PurposeMed?

Make an impact, every single day.

Over 70% of the people we serve have never received care for their condition before. Were it not for us, they probably would not receive care.

Flexibility you desire.

We have built a fun and knowledgeable team with top talent from across the country. While we have an office in Calgary, we are very open to remote candidates and flexible working. Work should fit around your life.

Great people who don’t take themselves too seriously.

Our team is highly mission-driven. People join us for a reason, and they tend to stay. While we’re serious about the problems we solve, we believe in having fun along the way. There are no egos here!

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Our values

We are patient first.

We believe everyone should receive high quality, accessible, and compassionate healthcare. Our starting point is to build a 10 out of 10 experience for the patient and to always go the extra mile, as if the patient were a friend, family member or colleague. Because all of us have been, are or will be patients.

We are inclusive.

Inclusivity is core to how we take care of our patients, our teammates and ourselves. We create spaces that are safe and affirming. Spaces where we can be our true selves and be vulnerable. Because it is here that we can truly support and empower one another.

We work with urgency.

There are big problems to fix in our healthcare system. It is complex, slow and invalidating. We work with urgency because high quality healthcare delivered faster leads to better outcomes. And there are millions more people who need our services.

We take ownership.

Achieving our mission is not an easy task, but we are up for the challenge. We see all the ways that healthcare can be improved and we leap on those opportunities as we see them arise, not because we're told to do them, but because each of us can have a major impact. We do right by our patients even when no one is watching, and we own our wins and failures, big or small.

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Backed by some of the best

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The C100 Fellows program admits 20 exciting, high-growth Canadian tech companies for mentorship and networking. C100 alumni have collectively raised $2.4b in equity capital and employ 12,000+ people.

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Lazaridis ScaleUp helps 12 high-potential, fast-growing Canadian tech companies scale and compete internationally by providing the expert support they need to achieve global success.

Perks of working at PurposeMed

  • Mission driven

    Every decision we make is to further our mission to improve access to complex care for underserved communities.

  • Competitive compensation

    We understand that good people are in high demand, meaning you can expect the opportunity for growth in both pay and responsibilities.

  • Work anywhere

    We are a remote-equal company, so work where you feel most productive. If you are in Calgary, you also have the option to work from our downtown office.

  • Right tools for the job

    We arm everyone at PurposeMed with your choice of the latest equipment from Apple or Dell.

  • Immediate health benefits

    Our competitive benefits packages start on day one, and include extended health, dental and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Take time off

    We want our team to take time to disconnect, so expect a competitive number of vacation days that we will hold you accountable for taking off!

  • Sick and mental health days

    Sometimes you need a break for other reasons, which is why you’ll receive both sick and mental health days on top of your vacation.

  • Continued growth

    Your growth after joining PurposeMed is important to us, which is why we offer a Learning and Development budget for all employees.

  • Parental leave

    We love it when our team grows! We offer 13 weeks of 100% top up for parental leave.

Ready to be part of something big?

We want to meet you!

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