Supports the Strategic HR Partner as the Employee Relations Center of Excellence subject matter expert across the enterprise. Responsible for driving HR excellence across respective service lines in all areas related to employee relations. Partners with other HR Centers of Excellence to promote and drive HR initiatives.
Manage day-to-day HR functions by supporting changes, applying policies and procedures across the service line.
Provide HR policy guidance, resolution of Tier II HR-related inquiries and coaching for managers to ensure consistent execution of procedures and policies.
Serve as the HR Subject Matter Expert to associates and managers.
Identify training and development needs and provide recommended solutions to support employees' performance goals.
Serve as a proactive HR partner while understanding respective areas' business goals and objectives.
Recognize potential employee experience/relations issues in a proactive manner and resolve/escalate the concern to the appropriate center of excellence.
Support HR investigations and interventions in collaboration with respective departments.
Coach front-line employees on organizational and interpersonal communications, including active listening and effective feedback.
Participates in collective bargaining negotiations and ensures compliance with collective bargaining agreements.
Investigates problems such as working conditions, disciplinary actions, and employee and applicant appeals and grievances.
Provides guidance and recommendations for problem resolution to departmental officials and individuals.
Leads and facilitates the employee relations program and related functions.
Counsel, review, and approve disciplinary actions and make recommendations for effective action planning.
Maintains, develops, recommends, and implements program objectives, policies, and procedures.
Develops and pursues new goals and objectives for improvement in areas of employee relations.
Communicates with employees regarding employee relations concerns; provides guidance and recommendations for resolution of issues.
Counsels employees on concerns related to applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other similar federal and state laws.
Assists managers and supervisors in understanding and implementing company policies related to performance, discipline, and related topics.
Respond to and manage issues through appropriate systems.
Assist Diversity and Inclusion team with implementation of diversity and culture programs at the department level.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Must be a commutable drive within Geisinger footprint as business needs require.
Employee Relations experience preferred.
Bachelor's Degree-Related Field of Study (Required)
Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.