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Counsel (RFT 1.0 FTE)

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

 

         

Description:

The successful candidate will support the Legal Services Department and will be involved in a wide range of legal matters with a focus on labour and employment litigation as well as health/mental health law and other corporate matters.  You must possess sound judgement, highly developed legal and analytical skills combined with a practical, solutions oriented and client centered approach. 

In addition, highly developed communication and research skills, demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in teams, including demonstrated consensus building skills and excellent interpersonal skills are essential to this position.

Duties:                                               

  • Have carriage of labour and employment and other litigation/legal matters.
  • Support General Counsel in a variety of litigation and access to information matters.
  • Draft and prepare court documents, correspondence, memoranda, etc.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met, including court filing timelines, information gathering, etc.
  • Liaise with Senior Management Team, Physicians, Directors of Patient Care and external hospital contacts, universities and other healthcare organizations.
  • Respond to queries from the general public, hospital departments and external organizations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Assist with other projects as required.
  • Work in a manner that is compliant with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.
  • Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Harassment-Free Workplace policy.

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree (JD or LLB) and membership in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.
    • 2-5 years of relevant experience within a leading law firm or in-house legal department, mainly in labour and employment litigation and ideally based in the health law context.
    • Litigation experience is a must.
    • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment with deadlines.
    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Familiarity with public hospitals is an asset.
    • Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of agreements.
    • Experience with developing and advising on corporate policies and best practices.
    • Knowledge of legislation and other legal requirements affecting public hospitals and psychiatric facilities.
    • Knowledge of provincial privacy and access to information law.
    • Bilingual (French/English) is mandatory. English level A is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression.  French level A is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension; and level A in written expression.

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    • Kemptville District Hospital
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      Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is a 40-bed acute care hospital located in the rapidly growing Eastern Ontario municipality of North Grenville, 40 minutes south of Ottawa. We provide 24-hour emergency care, inpatient care, orthopaedic surgery including inpatient total joint replacement (as a satellite of The Ottawa Hospital), convalescent care, interim long-term care, day surgery, diagnostic imaging, a wide variety of outpatient clinics, and education and wellness programming, including diabetes education and support.

    • Revera Living
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      Revera is dedicated to celebrating the human spirit of our residents, and of our employees. We provide a world-class environment to engage in meaningful work; work that serves our communities with compassion, dignity and excellence.

      Join us and be part of a culture of teamwork, empathy, and positivity that gives every staff member the chance to fully contribute, thrive, and live their best life.

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    • Winchester District Memorial Hospital
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      Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) is a rural teaching hospital with an award-winning reputation for compassionate excellence. We know that exceptional care involves more than good medicine. We are one team, focused on high quality throughout the organization. Our achievements have been recognized regionally, provincially and nationally. WDMH is currently recruiting for RNs, RPNs, COVID Test Administrators, and Housekeepers. Please continually check our job board for our current opportunities.

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