To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Responsible for providing counseling and consultative support to management staff and employees on a variety of employee relations issues including the issue resolution (non-union grievance) procedure, employee conduct and discipline, personnel policies and procedures, and collective bargaining agreement administration and interpretation, etc. Handles bargaining unit grievances up to arbitration. Coordinates programs designed to provide recognition and awards for employee service to the Hospital and a variety of employee and wellness programs. Maintains and revises Personnel Policy Manual, as necessary. Responds to inquiries made by local, state and federal agencies concerning employment practices.
Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Administration, Business Administration, Industrial and Labor Relations or related discipline. Master's degree or Juris Doctor (J.D.) preferred.
Five (5) years' experience in Employee Relations Human Resources, or related field, preferably in a health care setting. Experience should include labor contract administration, negotiations, employee advocacy, and management consulting, Human Resources policies and procedures administration, and management training in employee relations and pro-active labor relations.
Strong working knowledge and experience with the NLRA. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and be able to interface effectively with employees and management. Must possess good analytical skills and be able to interpret and to communicate policies and procedures, contract language, etc. Must have experience managing a variety of data sources and spread sheets. This position requires a working knowledge of state and federal employment laws including EEO, AAP compliance, Workers' Compensation, O.S.H.A., etc. Training experience and "platform" skills strongly desired.
Yale-New Haven Health