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Human Resources Business Partner – Whitehorse General Hospital

Human Resources
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.
Closing Date
Competition open until filled
Pay Rate
$75,583.00 - $94,478.00
Employment Status
Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours
75 hours bi-weekly

Yukon Hospitals’ HR team is expanding to better serve our employees!

Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?

Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (58 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the Human Resources Business Partner will lead the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding for nurses, and other hard-to-recruit positions in Whitehorse General Hospital.  You will collaborate with our HR and Clinical Manager teams to develop strategies for finding quality talent (including marketing campaigns, social media, and traditional recruitment sources), screen candidates’ qualifications, arrange and conduct interviews, maintain a list of potential/future hires, and lead hiring decisions.  The Recruitment Specialist will be forward thinking, so as to identify gaps and opportunities, develop processes around recruiting, and streamline hiring to attract and onboard quality applicants.

Knowledge and skills required:


  • Advanced knowledge of recruitment strategies, best practices, and current trends;
  • Experience with building recruitment processes, assessing gaps and plans to address them;
  • Sound knowledge of industry practices, employment, and human rights laws/regulations as they pertain to recruitment;
  • Strong working knowledge of and ability to understand the organization’s operations and objectives;
  • Strong knowledge of and commitment to ethical decision-making and practices;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation and negotiation);
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to build and leverage relationships;
  • Exceptionally organized with strong project management skills;
  • Strong understanding of clinical roles and ability to assess clinical applicants;
  • Experience recruiting within Unionized environments
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge to promote all aspects of diversity in the workplace;
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, etc.) and willingness to try and champion new technologies;
  • Ability to work independently and operate effectively at both a strategic and operational level;
  • Ability to balance day-to-day administrative tasks and ongoing employee support with parallel initiatives in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good judgement, diplomacy, discretion and sensitivity to confidentiality, privacy and human rights;
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.

The successful candidate will have completed a degree or diploma in Human Resources, Business or related field, and have five (5) years of health care recruitment or related experience. Health care or critical care professional backgrounds are considered desirable. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be considered.




  • Yukon Bonus
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Pension Plan
  • Generous Vacation Time

TO APPLY: Quote competition #2023-589, please email your resume to

For more information, contact recruitment at

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: October 19, 2023/Open until Filled