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Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner


Groves Memorial Community Hospital · Louise Marshall Hospital · Palmerston & District Hospital

The Wellington Health Care Alliance (WHCA) is currently accepting applications for a Human Resources Business Partner to join our Human Resources team reporting to the VP & CHRO.

We are:

  • Two corporations with three Hospital sites + one integrated management team = Wellington Health Care Alliance
  • Located in Wellington County where staff have the luxury of choosing to live in either a rural or urban setting
  • Building a new hospital in Centre Wellington, Ontario to be opened in 2020  

We have:

  • A team based/supportive approach and an open mind for new ideas and methodologies as we strive to improve patient care and the quality of work life balance for all of our staff
  • We are seeking a bright, energetic, knowledgeable HR professional who:
  • Provides advice to hospital managers and staff regarding a variety of HR issues
  • Maintains effective working relationships with management, staff and unions by providing support and guidance regarding the application and interpretation of employment and labour law, hospital policies and procedures, and collective agreements (ONA, OPSEU, and UNIFOR)
  • Leads the grievance process up to and including arbitration, and working with both Managers and Union Representatives to determine resolutions
  • Plays a strategic role in retention and recruitment programs
  • Facilitates workplace investigation and resolution processes
  • Expertly develops, administers, interprets, and continuously improves HR policies and programs
  • Collaborates with Employee Health to provide guidance and support to managers and employees throughout the medical leave and return to work process
  • Participates in Healthy Hospitals programs; Occupational Health & Safety Committees, Wellness Teams, Violence in the Workplace Prevention Program, Attendance Support and Awareness Program
  • Is a member of the Labour/Management and Local Negotiating Committees
  • Track, maintain, analyze and report on HR benchmarking statistics
  • Administers salary ranges, pay scales, and the Hospitals’ Pay Equity Plans to ensure maintenance requirements are met
  • Administers employee benefit plans; employee engagement activities/reports; and, supports managers in performance development plans

You would stand out if you:

  • Have your CHRL (Certified Human Resources Leader)
  • Have a Bachelors Degree, with a major preferred in human resources, health sciences, labour relations, business, or other related field
  • Have previous human resources generalist experience and experience gained in a multi-unionized health care environment, preferred
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Have strong collaboration skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate conflict resolution and negotiation/mediation skills
  • Computer literate and demonstrated skills using a variety of software programs including HRIS systems, MS Office, Internet etc.
  • Demonstrated collaborative approach that values open and honest communication, integrity, respect, consistency and fairness
  • Are a person who thrives when challenged
  • Are someone with discretion, tact, diplomacy and attention to detail
  • Energetic and talented with a positive attitude

Your home office site will be located at Groves Memorial Community Hospital and travel will be required to our sites in Palmerston and Mount Forest Hospitals, so a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required.

You could:

Posting Date: 

Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 09:15

Job Type: 

All Others (Management, Administrative, Support Services etc.)

Contact Name: 

Human Resources 2019-125

Contact Email:

Groves Memorial Community Hospital

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