Transformation Specialist - Human Resources

2 weeks ago
Job ID
Job Type
Temporary full time
Corporate Service
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description


Temporary Full Time Corporate Transformation Specialist - Human Resources (For approximately 18 months)


Monday to Friday - Days (After hours and weekend work may be required, as well as travel between the KW & Freeport Campuses and off-site locations)


Grand River Hospital is embarking on a clinical and corporate transformation that will change the way we engage with our patients and how we work with one another across the hospital every day. The result will be improved quality and safety of the care we provide. 


Join the team that is setting this important change in motion. Grand River Hospital is renewing its Health Information System, along with our corporate systems and recognizes the need to focus on this change management system which is key to the success of this initiative.

Reporting to the PRISM Corporate Manager, the Transformation Specialist – Human Resources will function as a bridge between the PRISM team and the Human Resources Department, by working directly with stakeholders to successfully build inter-professional and inter-departmental relationships in partnership with St. Mary’s General Hospital. The Transformation Specialist – Human Resources, in partnership with the PRISM communications and engagement team, will provide leadership to successfully execute the common system by driving adoption of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) to achieve benefits realization. This is a critical role within PRISM, as the Transformation Specialist will function as a key liaison between corporate operations and other internal stakeholders.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Engages in future state design
• Engages with key stakeholders to understand and define HRIS configuration requirements supporting corporate workflows
• Communicates corporate user preference and results of workflow analysis during software configuration of HRIS
• Reviews software functionality, analyzes and interprets HR requirements and expected outcomes
• Makes recommendations that drive design, adoption and user acceptance testing
• Promotes awareness of HRIS to stakeholders by using communication strategies outlined by PRISM communications and engagement team
• Supports change management within the HR department by facilitating discussions and engagement and liaising with PRISM
• Work collaboratively with internal and external business partners ie: St. Mary’s General Hospital
• Participates in development of best practice documentation, process improvement work flows, and other tools and resources to facilitate adoption and sustainability
• Contributes to design, adoption and user acceptance testing
• Involved in support of the training implementation process
• Participates and monitors the adoption of the training efforts during implementation, gathering feedback and liaising with PRISM
• Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or HRIS related field required
• Experience with HRIS software required
• 2-3 years of experience in HRIS administration and end-user support
• Experience with producing and analyzing a variety of HRIS reports
• Experience using SQL and Crystal report writing
• Demonstrated high level of initiative, decisiveness and business acumen
• Strong interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills
• Demonstrated critical thinking and creative problem solving and decision making abilities
• Demonstrated conflict resolution and collaboration skills
• Good attendance record


• Experience with HIS-business systems an asset
• Strong emotional intelligence with an ability to provide support to staff
• Knowledge and application of change management theory and adult learning principles
• Knowledge of project management methodology
• Sound knowledge and experience in performance measurement and quality improvement tools
• Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office including MS Word, Powerpoint, MS Visio, and Excel


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