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Human Resources Consultant, Recruitment

Sault Area Hospital

Company: Sault Area Hospital
Job Type: Permanent Full
Salary Range: $35.57- $43.97 hourly
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Reporting directly to the Manager Recruitment & Retention, the Recruitment Consultant is directly accountable for providing consultation, strategic advice, expertise and coordination of the delivery of end to end recruitment services for the hospital. This includes working with hiring managers to attract and recruit the best talent into leadership positions, developing and delivering training to hiring managers to ensure our approach to recruitment reflects best practice, as well as working extensively with other internal and external partners to ensure robust pipelines of skilled talent are available to fill vacancies now and into the future. The Human Resources Consultant-Recruitment will also take the lead on key initiatives identified in our multi-year recruitment and retention strategy, as well as work to continuously improve and streamline recruitment services at the hospital.

Job Duty – Strategic Recruitment
1. Provides high quality end to end recruitment services for leaderships positions.
2. Maintains and distributes an up to date leadership organizational chart on a monthly basis.
3. Researches and coordinates funding opportunities that are available, ensuring funding deadlines are met and the management team is provided with the appropriate information and instruction.
4. Establishes relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring needs for any hard to fill positions. Works in collaboration with hiring managers to determine strategies as required.
5. Leads initiatives identified in our multi-year recruitment & retention strategy.
6. Assists in determining effective, professional and consistent branding and advertising through the SAH website, as well as other job advertising avenues.
7. Develops partnerships and ensures participation, presence and representation of the hospital at key events such as job fairs.
8. Develops partnerships and liases with colleges and universities to maintain a steady pipeline of new graduate hiring for current and future vacancies.
9. Builds a professional network through relationships with HR professionals, colleges and other partners to increase our capacity to hire and retain the best people.
10. Consistently reviews recruitment practices and looks for opportunities to eliminate any barriers for external applicants and ensures hospital hiring standards embrace diversity, equity and inclusion.
11. Creates and implements innovative attraction and selection methods to improve quality of hire.
12. Assesses the need for training for new and existing hiring managers. Develops and delivers training as required.

Job Duty- Recruitment Administration
13. Provides consultative and administrative services and support to leaders and the team on a variety of recruitment issues and policies/procedures in order to promote and support effective recruitment practices.
14. Consistently reviews end to end recruitment practices to ensure high quality services and adherence to collective agreement language and legislation as required. Responsible for a streamlined recruitment process in its entirety.
15. Works with internal stakeholders to ensure job postings accurately reflect minimum requirements including licensure and registration with appropriate colleges. Coordinates the annual verification of licensing for identified positions and as per hospital policy.
16. Assists with writing effective job advertisements and consulting with hiring managers regarding strategic job advertising techniques and reference checks.
17. Ensures recruitment services are delivered in accordance with service standards and in partnership with the hiring manager.
18. Ensures consistent application of relevant recruitment and other human resources policies.
19. Develops regular and ad-hoc reports and analysis specific to hiring trends and activities.
20. Assist in the ongoing development of the hospital recruitment platform.
21. Responsible for the creation, maintenance and overall management of job postings.
22. Completes quarterly finance reporting requirements.

Job Duty – Labour Relations Recruitment Consultation:
23. Acts as a subject matter expert and interprets hospital collective agreements as they relate to recruitment, ensuring that hospital processes and practices are in alignment with language that applies to each bargaining group.
24. Provides advice and support to leaders and the team related to any grievance activity specific to recruitment. Works with Labour Relations on possible solutions for recruitment grievances, attends recruitment grievance meetings and assists in preparing Step 1 and 2 responses to the union.
25. Ensures that all supporting recruitment documentation is accurate and properly authorized.
26. Keeps the Labour Relations team informed of any significant issues or concerns pertaining to their client groups.
27. Reviews and updates processes in accordance with best practice, collective agreements, legislation and case law.

Staffing and Licensing Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management and/or Certificate in Human Resources Management, CHRP.
• 3 years’ relevant work experience in a unionized environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Experience and knowledge of recruitment best practices and interviewing techniques.
2. Overall knowledge of human resource function, practices and procedures, particularly as related to recruitment in order to provide leaders with consultation, knowledge and strategic advice in their recruitment activities.
3. Understand how the recruitment process impacts other facets of the HR function, as well as the organization and their ability to meet corporate strategic plan and goals.
4. Ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member in a fast paced environment in stressful situations.
5. Customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills.
6. Computer literacy in a Microsoft environment.
7. Ability to maintain successful working relationships with the interdisciplinary team to achieve positive patient outcomes.
8. Ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional, responsible and reassuring manner.
9. Proven ability to resolve conflicts and anticipate obstacles / next steps.
10. Presentation skills.
11. Proactive and motivated, a desire to initiative own work.
12. Strong business acumen and the ability to link business challenges and HR strategies.
13. Highly self-motivated, with demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment;
14. Experience in influencing organizational leader’s / management teams to adopt recruitment initiatives.
15. The ability to build positive working relationships and encompass a collaborative working style with employees, management, executive and bargaining agents.

Note: Because of the changing nature of the work and work to be done, other responsibilities and duties may by assigned and qualifications may be adjusted from time to time.
To apply to this exciting opportunity please send a cover letter and resume outlining how your knowledge, experience, and personal attributes are a good fit with the requirements of this position.


Sault Area Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Human Resources department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.

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