Providence Health & Services Principal Labor & Employee Relations Consultant PSJH in Irvine, California
Providence is calling a Principal Labor & Employee Relations Consultant PSJH to Providence Health & Services in Irvine, CA.
We are seeking a Principal Labor & Employee Relations Consultant PSJH to be responsible for serving as a strategic data and report consultant to local HR, LERC Executive Directors, Labor and Employment VPs and operational leaders who face organizing activity and employee relations issues where labor relations and strategic data reporting subject-matter expertise is needed. The role includes facilitating and recommending best practice approaches to labor and employee relations, adherence to HR policies, compliance with regulatory and policy requirements, investigation guidance, preparing data metrics and dashboards and making strategic recommendations for workplace environment improvement based on data trends. A Principal Labor & Employee Relations Consultant will provide seasoned expertise and recommend appropriate data systems to support regulatory and agency requirements, as well as all federal and state employment laws. Strategically designs and maintains HR metrics and dashboards and reports to other HR professionals so actions can be aligned with findings. This role performs all duties in a manner which promotes teamwork and reflects the Providence St Joseph Health mission, values and philosophy and the values of the human resources division.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Analyzes Ministry/business needs; acts quickly to generate alternative approaches and recommendations for labor relations and employee relations strategies; provides long-term and broad views regarding labor implications of business decisions. Partners with local HR, business leaders, LERC Executive Directors and Labor and Employment Counsel to plan and review labor relations and employee relations strategies and communication plans to attain goals.
Works collaboratively with HR staff to manage risk and make recommendations for the administration and delivery of HR services (Risk Management, regulatory bodies, EEOC and state agencies-Affirmative Action, Worker’s Comp, ADA/LOA, Wage & Hour, Wrongful Discharge)
Analyzes and interprets HR data and other data sources for trends and opportunities. Advocates fair & appropriate workplace practices in accordance with mission, values, legal parameters. Mentors team members, sharing skill, expertise and experience and providing subject matter expertise to everyone within the HR team
Promotes and utilizes HR technology, metrics, and systems to support the overall needs of the business. Collaborates with local HR and others if new tools are needed to ensure customers are provided trend reports and analytics in the most efficient manner. Partner with local HR or HRCs to assist with environmental and vulnerability assessments when needed
Collaborate with local HR to provide consultation to managers on labor and employee relations strategies. Assists in training and education to all levels of the organization. In conjunction with Labor/Employment Counsel, may serve as a labor relations consultant and analyst in preparing for labor relations training and vulnerability assessments.
Collaborate with Labor/Employment Counsel to prepare for and support collective bargaining negotiations and contract implementation.
Analyzes Ministry/business needs; acts quickly to generate alternative approaches and recommendations for labor relations and employee relations strategies; provides long-term and broad views regarding labor implications of business decisions
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or related field or equivalent experience in lieu of degree and SPHR/PHR certificate.
7 year experience as an HR Strategic Partner or HR Consultant or comparable role.
Demonstrates expert knowledge of labor relations and employee relations principles, including federal and state laws, company policies, and collective bargaining agreements.
Works collaboratively to address and proactively avoid employee relations issues.
Demonstrates expert knowledge of employment law and human resources policies and practices.
Demonstrates seasoned understanding of human resource management programs and their interrelationships. Appropriately understands and applies policies and procedures on day to day issues. Demonstrates ability to develop strategic responses and resolutions to complex employee matters.
Demonstrates ability to interpret and administer collective bargaining agreements, draft defensible grievance responses, identify potential unfair labor practices, and negotiate the contract renewal process.
Demonstrates ability to conduct timely, confidential and thorough investigations, as well as evaluating data collected and making logical recommendations for closure.
Demonstrates advanced experience in one or more of the following specialty areas: labor relations, ADAAA, Leaves of Absence, Affirmative Action, mediation, or OD.
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to explain processes, designs, and procedures. Excellent proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English.
Demonstrates outstanding communications skills including verbal communications and the written word.
Demonstrates and utilizes analytical computer skills to operate a PC and use common office software, databases and HRIS. Proficient in MS Office suite.
Demonstrates outstanding facilitation and mediation skills. Knowledge of structured meeting procedures.
Pro-actively identifies ways to enhance or improve programs, processes and systems.
Orientation towards win-win problem resolution.
Demonstrates ability to research and digest information pertinent to new and or unexpected events/projects.
Demonstrates the ability to develop and plan complex and long term projects taking into consideration multiple information sources.
Demonstrates ability to listen for key messages/themes. Identifies all sides of the issues with the ability to separate facts and data from emotion.
Demonstrated skills in working collaboratively, courteously and tactfully with difficult situations and/or people to identify issues and solve problems.
Knowledge of statistics and ability to interpret/trend data.
Leadership – Demonstrates ability to influence others to accomplish an objective. Is not afraid to make difficult decisions and take appropriate action when necessary, even when the decisions are not favorable.
Customer Focused - Addresses customer problems promptly and manages to resolution while keeping the customer’s well-being in mind in all situations. Demonstrates recognition and respect for the dignity of each person and demonstrates care, empathy and compassion for others.
Mission & Values - Actively supports and incorporates the mission and core values into daily activities. Treats all others with respect and demonstrates excellence, justice and compassion in daily work and relationships with others. Demonstrates ability to engage in values based decision making.
Service Commitment - Demonstrates competency by placing a high priority on service to everyone encountered. Consistently shows the characteristic of service excellence.
Team Member - Demonstrates competency by maintaining positive, constructive interpersonal relationships, and by understanding and practicing the principles of effective teamwork.
Confidentiality/Privacy - Protects confidential/private information related to patients, members, employees, and others. Exercises discretion, sensitivity, tact and respect for confidentiality at all times.
Attendance and Punctuality - Demonstrates performance by adhering to established policies and procedure and exhibiting the defined characteristics associated with attendance and punctuality.
Respect for Diversity - Demonstrates competency by knowing and applying the principles of an inclusive work environment.
Ability to travel extensively and adapt to unique working conditions/environments
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Consulting experience highly desirable.
Multi-site/location, multi-line of business, and/or integrated health system experience
About the department you will serve.
Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Human Resources
Req ID: 181542