HR Business Partner Kanata 2141064

Kanata, ON

Our hospital and busing home is less than 30 minutes northwest of Ottawa, is a multisite and integrated health service organization offering, acute, long-term care and community programs and services. Working by our values of Honesty, Accountability, Respect & Teamwork, this progressive 105-bed organization is now embarking on a new and expanded nursing home redevelopment project along with an increased focus on patient/resident/client engagement in pursuit of our vision – Together we will create a healthy community.

Reporting to the Vice President of People & Community Programs, we are seeking a Full Time, HR Business Partner to support our management team and employees on various HR issues and policies, programs and employment legislation.

The incumbent will be responsible for a wide array of duties including but not limited to:

  • Provides advice and consulting services to managers and staff on a full range of human resources issues including: the application of employment related legislation, collective agreement interpretation and human resources management policies and practices. Supporting managers through the grievance process.
  • Advise and assist on related HR programs such as performance issues, disciplinary matters, attendance, and workplace accommodation
  • Leads and coordinates the collective bargaining process for all 4 union groups
  • Investigates and resolves fundamental labour and employee relations issues and cases to include case / file management, conducting research to include jurisprudence and making recommendations based on findings
  • Liaises with the union executives / representatives to discuss issues, grievances, review / prepare memorandums of settlement, accommodation agreements, etc.
  • Oversees the recruitment process, position occupancy, student placements & volunteers


  • University degree or college diploma, and 3-5 years in a HR Generalist capacity in a unionized environment required.
  • Collective bargaining and grievance administration experience required
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply employment related legislation to HR issues that arise.
  • CHRP/CHRL designation or in progress in addition to healthcare experience is preferred.
  • Strong written / verbal communication, consulting, conflict-resolution, planning, follow-up and organizational skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive working relationships throughout the workplace
  • Advanced computer, word processing and spreadsheet application skills required
  • Previous experience with Human Resources Information Systems (QHR considered an asset), data management, and producing a variety of reports / HR metrics.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on concurrent project

While we thank all who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We anticipate interviews will take place on/around April 17 & 18. The anticipated start date for the position will be early to mid-May.


Arnprior Regional Health

Arnprior Regional Health

The Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital and the Grove Nursing Home is located in the Town of Arnprior, less than 30 minutes northwest of Ottawa. Experience high quality professional practice in our progressive, well-equipped 44 bed Hospital and/or the personal satisfaction of quality resident care in our 60-bed nursing home. There are approximately 300 staff, 260 volunteers, and a growing number of medical staff providing exemplary care to over 30,000 residents of West Ottawa, McNab/Braeside, Arnprior and portions of Mississippi Mills.


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