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AdventHealth Regional Employee Relations Specialist in Chattanooga, Tennessee


Regional Employee Relations Specialist AdventHealth Corporate

Location Address: 501 Redmond Rd Rome, GA 30165

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Corporate

  • Great benefits

  • Immediate Health Insurance Coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full-Time, Monday – Friday

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Serves as the subject matter expert on employment laws and appropriately applies information to employee relation matters.

  • Creates legally sound solutions to complex cases and maximizes opportunities for success of employees and the business.

  • Provides Employee Relations coverage and support after hours as needed (24 hours support).

  • Helps to maintain a positive employee relations climate by facilitating discussions or by providing consistent advice and guidance to managers and employees for problem resolution of work-related conflict.

  • Coaches departmental leadership in carrying out their responsibilities on employee relations matters.

  • Conducts investigations and recommends resolution for all employee relations problems.

  • Support the local HRBP in the employee appeals and grievance process.

  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Centralized Employee Relations Team.

  • Meets regularly with local HRBP to advise of recent employee relations matters and review facility specific analytics.

  • Recognizes patterns and anticipates employee-related issues; Develops, recommends, and initiates appropriate steps for resolution in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Supports Employee Relations leadership and Legal in conducting employee relations investigations or pending litigation.

  • Escalate complex Employee Relations matters to Employee Relations Leadership as needed.

  • Facilitate facility unemployment compensation hearings (with manager), return to work and ADA Interactive processes.

  • Documents all employee relations matters as appropriate for the situation and in accordance with legal compliance and organizational policies and procedures within the HRHD system.

  • Identifies and recommends retention strategies and positive employee relations initiatives.

  • Orients new facility leaders to the processes and philosophy of the Employee Relations partnership.

  • Enters Unpaid Administrative Leave cases for employee relations investigations and expired license or certification.

  • Reviews and provides constructive feedback on Corrective Action documentation and recommends the appropriate level of corrective action. Interprets Human Resource policies and procedures.

  • Stays current on employment law. Proactively researches information to ensure compliance, provide appropriate consultation, and avoid/eliminate exposure to the organization.

  • Willingness to travel as needed across regions


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Human Resources, or relevant field required

  • Minimum of five (5) years of Employee Relations experience required, including conducting investigations from start to finish

  • Proficiency in ADA, FMLA, worker’s compensation, etc. preferred

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation or equivalent, preferred

Job Summary:

The Regional Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for establishing and developing trusted relationships with local Leadership, HR Business Partners and Compliance Officers. Leads the day-to-day administration of the regional employee relations function for assigned multi-facility locations to include consultation on employee relations issues for employees and leadership. Facilitates initiatives to foster a positive employee relations environment that aligns with the mission and values of Adventist Health System. This individual serves as the subject matter expert responsible for local employee relations investigations and reporting; identifies and recommends solutions. Utilizes multiple electronic systems to provide required documentation.

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

Category: Human Resources

Organization: AdventHealth Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth

Req ID: 21027333_2

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.