Job Summary The Employee Relations (ER) Advisor has responsibility for the employee relations function for a Human Resources Client Service Delivery Core. The Employee Relations Advisor advises senior management, directors and other managers on corrective action, terminations and separations, conflict resolution, labor relations, reasonable accommodations, and the application of Boston Children's employment policies and practices; and is responsible for conducting and overseeing harassment and discrimination investigations, grievances, and other investigations into allegations of misconduct or violations of policy. This position reports to the Lead Employee Relations Advisors.
The Employee Relations Advisor shall be responsible for:
Conducting and overseeing harassment and discrimination investigations, non-labor grievances, and other investigations into allegations of misconduct or violations of policy.
Developing investigation plans, gathering relevant facts, interviewing case critical witnesses, document investigations and recommends course of action to leadership, assisting with the implementation of corrective actions and/or disciplinary procedures as appropriate.
Partnering with the Lead ER Advisor on employee related matters or hospital initiatives in support of the Human Resources Client Service Delivery Core.
Reviewing corrective action and discipline. Documenting and maintaining the facts pertaining to relevant activities and decisions. Working with General Counsel to prepare for the Hospital's defense with regard to discrimination or other lawsuits.
Advising management and staff on policy interpretation, and ensure consistent application and enforcement of Hospital policies. Participate in policy recommendations to senior management and participate in policy work groups, and drafting and editing HR policies regarding changes in the work environment or legal landscape
Participating in discussions with Management and/or HRBPs on employee issues and conflict resolution in order to recommend solutions.
Serving on or chair departmental or hospital-wide committees and project teams as needed.
Ensuring personnel policies are equitable and effective. Reviewing current policies and procedures and recommend changes, as appropriate.
Maintaining collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working groups' achievement of goals.
In order to qualify you must have:
A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Counseling or a related area and a minimum of 5 years of experience in employee relations.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to influence and persuade.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.