Regional Employee Relations Specialist - Heartland Division in Altamonte Springs, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    18013299
  • Job Function
    Human Resources
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Job Description


Description
Full-Time, Monday – Friday
Coverage for Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center:
  • Sebring, FL
  • Lake Placid, FL
  • Wauchula, FL
Adventist Health System Corporate Office
Be part of the Adventist Health System family.
Where you work matters. Working here is like being part of a family. Not just with those you serve, but also with your team members. It’s about making a difference, saving lives, and helping others live a fuller one. You’ll be joining a family of tens of thousands of team members who understand that what they do is bigger than healthcare. It is living out our mission to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ and being there for someone every step of the way-body, mind, and spirit.
This is more than a career. It is a calling.
With hospitals and facilities in 9 states, you’ll have endless opportunities to take your talents, develop your skills, and grow as a professional in a place that truly cares about your success. If you are driven, compassionate, someone who always wants to go above and beyond because you care and believe what you do makes a differenceAdventist Health System is for you.
The Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the employee relations function for assigned facilities. Administration includes consultation on employee relations issues for employees and leadership and facilitation of initiatives to foster a positive employee relations environment that aligns with the mission and values of Adventist Health System. This individual is responsible for local employee relations investigations and reporting, identifying and recommending solutions, and providing ongoing documentation as appropriate.
Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.
Qualifications
What you will be responsible for:
  • Helps to maintain a positive employee relations climate by proactively providing guidance to managers and responding to employee inquiries
  • Works collaboratively with employees and departmental leadership in carrying out their responsibilities on employee relations matters
  • Participates in the investigation and resolution of ongoing employee relations problems, such as working conditions, disciplinary actions, and employee appeals and grievances;
  • Recognizes patterns and anticipates employee-related issues; Develops, recommends, and initiates appropriate steps for resolution in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Provides guidance and recommendations for problem resolution to departmental leaders and employees; Helps employees and departmental leadership settle work-related conflicts through advice and guidance
  • Supports the Employee Relations Manager and Legal in conducting employee relations investigations
  • Identifies and recommends solutions when repetition of individual problems indicate negative trends, including disciplinary and commendatory actions
  • Documents all employee relations matters as appropriate for the situation and in accordance with legal compliance and organizational policies and procedures
  • Identifies and recommends retention strategies;
  • Implements retention strategies and positive employee relations initiatives as designated
  • Consults with Employee Relations department and Employee Relations Manager on employee relations issues as needed
  • Participates in the development and delivery of training; Assists in communication of policies and procedures
  • Stays current on employment law, as well as employment trends; Proactively researches information to ensure compliance, provide appropriate consultation, and avoid/eliminate exposure to the organization
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time

What you will need:
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Business, Human Resources, or relevant field required
  • Minimum of three years of Employee Relations experience required, including conducting investigations

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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