Master Scheduler Assistant (Full-time Permanent)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE

Rotation to fulfill a 7-day per week operation




Human Resources


$31.4971 to $35.2730 per hour

Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



An exciting opportunity for a fast-paced, dynamic work experience as a master scheduler assistant, maintaining and coordinating the day-to-day schedule covering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation.

This individual will work within requirements set out by CUPE and ONA collective agreements and non-union business practices, scheduling guidelines and the specific staffing needs of departments.  Schedules may cover more than one manager and multiple departments and multiple disciplines/skill types.

This position is the primary role responsible for timely addressing of changes to schedules daily.  The master scheduler assistant maintains contact by software communications (eg. Softworks) telephone, email, voice mail and in person with employees and managers regarding shift changes, cancelled shifts, and replacement for sick or absent employees and making changes to schedules. 

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • 3 weeks paid pro-rated vacation
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
  • Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental/orthodontic services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc.
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee LifeWorks Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!



  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Completion of a related post-secondary program preferred
  • 1 to 2 years' experience in scheduling, HRIS, and payroll in a healthcare setting; equivalent education/experience considered
  • Knowledge of HR policies and collective agreements and ability to apply them consistently
  • Proficiency in scheduling software (e.g., Staff Right Production) and MS Office suite
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to hospital protocols
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and adaptability
  • Ability to work with computers and in a seated position for extended periods of time
  • Reliable attendance record


Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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