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. The Sr. HR Consultant is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management. In an ongoing capacity, the incumbent acts as a liaison between employer and employee, overseeing employee relations. This involves receiving, investigating and effectively handling employee complaints, escalating these complaints to the level of disciplinary or legal action when necessary, updating employees with any changes in company policy, advising supervisors on treatment of staff and company policies, responds to employee violations of policy and generally helps to resolve conflict in the workplace. Must possess strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with employees. Exercise good judgment and problem solving skills in order to resolve conflicts. Friendly and persuasive while maintaining a high level of confidentiality. 5+ years’ specific Employee Relations experience demonstrating solid knowledge of employment law is required.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or closely related field, with a thorough working knowledge of Human Resources practices and employment techniques, and a thorough knowledge of state and Federal laws and regulations affecting employment.
Four (4) to five (5) years' experience in positions involving in depth exposure to employment practices, employee relations, interviewing and applicant assessment, compensation administration, state and federal laws and regulations. Demonstrated experience recruiting at a professional/managerial level and allied health professionals preferred.
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and be able to interface effectively with employees and management and other members of the HR department. Must possess good analytical skills and be able to interpret and to communicate policies and procedures, contract language, etc. Must have some statistical background. Requires a strong working knowledge of state and federal employment laws including EEO, AAP compliance, Workers' Compensation,FMLA, O.S.H.A., etc. Must be able to function with a high degree of autonomy, confidentiality and with broad direction. Must have strong writing skills and be able to prepare presentations. Must be able to multi-task. Must be a team oriented. Experience on an HRIS system (Lawson, INFOR or People Soft, or comparable software). Strong Word and Excel skills.