1+ months

Director, Labor and Employee Relations

Conifer Health Solutions
Frisco, TX 75034

As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

JOB SUMMARY

This is position is responsible for, among other items, managing the labor relations activities of the Company (both in collective bargaining and union avoidance) and assisting Human Resources and Operations leaders in all areas of employee relations. More broadly, the person in this position will champion the interests of employees with the goal of high job satisfaction. To this end, this position will work hand-in-hand with corporate and regional leadership to develop and rollout programs that inspire and motivate our employees and will develop compelling employee communications in a form and fashion that recognize our employees are consumers, not just employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following. Others may be assigned.

  • Develop, implement, and deliver union-related training and employee retention programs on a Company-wide basis

  • Coordinate responses to union organizing campaigns

  • Negotiate collective bargaining agreements, some as first chair and some as second chair, depending on size and complexity

  • Provide day-to-day labor and employment advice to internal clients

  • Manage arbitration and other union contract matters; direct internal or outside legal counsel as appropriate

    FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (Specify Revenue/Budget/Expense): N/A

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    If direct report positions are listed below, the following responsibilities will be performed in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    Qualifications:

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • At least seven years of employee and labor relations experience

    • Experience with administration and first chair negotiation of collective bargaining agreements

    • Experience with union organizing campaigns, union training, and NLRB elections

    • Extensive knowledge of labor and employment laws, including the NLRA, Title VII, FMLA, ADA and FLSA

    • Experience dealing with state and federal government agencies

    • Experience with reductions in force and workforce restructuring activities

    • Experience interpreting complex human resources guidelines, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, including state and federal laws, and a demonstrated track record of effective problem analysis and resolution

    • Experience creating and delivering positive employee relations programs, union avoidance, and training initiatives

      EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

      Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.

      • Undergraduate degree required

      • Advance degree preferred (preferably in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Employment/Labor Law, and/or a related field)

        REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE

        Include minimum certification required to perform the job.

        • Preferred qualifications include SPHR or PHR certificate, or ability to become certified

          PHYSICAL DEMANDS

          The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          • Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone

          • Ability to travel
          • Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments

            WORK ENVIRONMENT

            The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            • Office Work Environment
              OTHER
              • Approximately 25-30% travel may be required

                Job: Conifer Health Solutions
                Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
                Job Type: Full-time
                Shift Type: Days

                Categories

                Posted: 2019-09-16 Expires: 2019-12-15

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              Conifer Health Solutions
              Frisco, TX 75034

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