Employee Relations Manager
Job Posted: 21 May, 2021
Company: Southcoast Health
Closing Date:  Until Filled
Location: New Bedford, MA

 

Work for One of the World’s Best Hospitals!

In 2019 and 2020, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World’s Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke’s, and Tobey). In addition, Southcoast Health was voted by readers as South Coast Media Group’s Best Place to Work in 2019 and 2020. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!

We are searching for an Employee Relations Manager to manage the resolution of employee relations matters related to disciplinary actions, conflicts and interpretation of established policies and administrative practices in a timely and effective manner. Conduct in depth investigations of significant issues/claims such as discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and other matters that involve complex, time-consuming and/or difficult efforts/concerns. Prepare detailed investigative reports and maintains comprehensive records in our database system, provides training to leadership on employment law matters and leads special projects aimed at improving organizational processes and practices employment-related activities. Provide support and daily coaching to the HR Business Partners concerning employee relations and performance management matters.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Legal, HR, Business Administration or the equivalent education and experience are preferred.
  • Juris doctorate (JD) and min of 3 years practicing as an employee relations manager and/or employment law attorney in a law firm or corporate role is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including conflict resolution and relationship building required.
  • Expert knowledge of employment law and other related laws required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and influencing capabilities required.
  • Experience and proficiency using various personal computer software including MS Office and 
  • HRIS systems required.

Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

Together We Are More.

  • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
  • We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.

We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives.

  • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
  • Tuition Assistance**
  • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance*
  • Life & AD&D insurance*
  • Flexible Spending Accounts*
  • 403B Retirement Plan with match
  • HealthQuest Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

*Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.
**Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be More than medicine!

Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please send resumes/applications to: Katelyn Moehle - [email protected].