The Director, Labor and Employee Relations has several significant responsibilities. First, managing the labor relations activities related to unions that represent a subset of our employees, and second, championing the interests/needs of each of our employees with the goal of high job satisfaction among all Tenet employees.
Labor Relations ï¿½ This position oversees traditional labor relations in assigned regions, including:
Day-to-day grievance management and conflict resolution;
Managing union organizing campaigns;
Negotiating collective bargaining agreements;
Managing arbitration matters and directing internal or outside legal counsel as appropriate;
Day-to-day advice to internal clients, including Human Resources and Operations leaders, and other corporate departments (e.g., Acquisitions and Development, Compensation, Benefits, etc.).
In addition, the Director will work with the Corporate Labor and Employee Relations team in the formulation and delivery of key labor strategies and tactics, including union avoidance, contract negotiation strategies, strike preparedness, and union campaign strategy and management.
Employee Relations ï¿½ In addition to traditional Labor Relations work, the Director, Labor and Employee Relations assists Human Resources and Operations leaders in assigned regions with day-to-day employee relations issues. This work includes:
Working hand-in-hand with Home Office and region leadership to develop and rollout programs that inspire and motivate our employees;
Providing advice to Human Resources and Operations leaders on issues such as employee discipline, reductions in force, restructuring, benefits changes, compensation changes, staffing challenges, EEOC matters, etc.;
Developing compelling employee communication ï¿½ in a form and fashion that recognize our employees are consumers, not just employees.
The ultimate goal is that every employee personally consider Tenet to be their employer of choice. We have a goal to be the Best Place to Work in Healthcare and this role plays a big part in that. This connection leads to impact ï¿½ lower turnover, higher productivity, better quality, and employees who do not believe a third-party representative creates more value than direct communication between company leadership and our employees.
The Director, Labor and Employee Relations will accomplish his/her goals managing a small team of professionals, with targeted use of external counsel as needed. As the manager of a team of professionals, he/she would manage individual and team performance, assist in personal development and growth and, as appropriate, assist team members with their career progression.
Up to 25% travel ï¿½ As travel is required, we will run a MVR on the final candidate.
Undergraduate degree is required, and Graduate degree or Law Degree is preferred, preferably in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Employment/Labor Law or a related field.
Additional preferred qualifications include SPHR or PHR certificate, or ability to become certified.
At least seven to ten years of significant employee and labor relations experience is required. Significant experience with administration of collective bargaining agreements and first chair negotiations experience is also required.
Experience managing union organizing campaigns and NLRB elections. Extensive knowledge of labor and employment laws including NLRA, Title VII, FMLA, ADA and FLSA.
Experience with the EEOC and Department of Labor.
Skilled at managing reductions in force and workforce restructuring activities.
Experience interpreting complex human resources guidelines, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, including state and federal laws, and a demonstrated track record of effective problem analysis and resolution.
Demonstrates effective decision-making skills based on facts, thoughtful determination and excellent intuitive judgment.
Possess solid research, analytical, organization and computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Strong analytical skills, demonstrated ability to collect, analyze and interpret data.
Adept at researching external market information from a variety of sources. Passion for data mining techniques to address business issues is essential.
Ability to think strategically and have the communication and leadership skills to follow through on strategic and development plans.
Demonstrates a high level of commitment and develops a motivating and enthusiastic environment.
One who encourages open dialogue and effectively delegates authority and accountability. Demands excellence and monitors outcomes.
Able to balance multiple constituencies and diverse perspectives, achieving an objective and fair-minded resolution to problems. Capable of engendering trust and developing strong working relationships.
Proven effective leadership skills including the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and a diverse constituency.
An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices. Able to establish immediate credibility with peers, senior leadership, and medical staff.
Excellent communication and facilitation skills are required, with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies and to deliver high quality written and verbal presentations. Astute interpersonal, public relations and negotiating skills. Excellent interpersonal skills; and a dedicated listener.
Possesses significant presence, appropriate self-confidence, and ï¿½diplomaticï¿½ skills. One who is fair and highly approachable.
A high-energy individual with a strong work ethic and high expectations for performance. A person who leads by example and sets strong professional and personal standards for every activity.
A self-directed person with a strong sense of urgency; however, someone who understands the importance of collegiality, cooperation and team support.
Someone who values employees at all levels, treating all with dignity and respect. An individual who is able to relate easily to people from all walks of life, is empathetic and compassionate.
Primary Location: Dallas, Texas
Facility: 984-Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905047490
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.