This position is responsible for the management of Employee and Labor Relations at Marin General Hospital, including developing, formulating, and implementing employee and labor relations policies and negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements. Serves as chief negotiator and/or participates in collective bargaining agreements and develops, recommends and implements strategies for labor contract negotiations. Develops and implements appropriate strategies and corrective actions necessary in order to limit potential sources of employee conflicts and grievances and promote positive and harmonious employee relations. Provides advice, counsel, and guidance on problem and conflict resolution and disciplinary action processes
A bachelor’s degree in human resource management or equivalent field is preferred. Master’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Management highly desirable. SPHR desirable.
Extensive knowledge and experience in Employee and Labor Relations in an acute care union environment required. Experience as chief negotiator for Collective Bargaining agreements. 10 + years experience providing advice, guidance and counsel in the promotion and development of harmonious employee and labor relations. Excellent presentation skills.
1. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage, supervise, and develop functions related to employee/labor relations.
2. Demonstrated ability to manager and supervise on a daily basis assigned staff, including completion of performance evaluations, counseling, and mentoring
3. Ability to facilitate processes with individuals and groups, especially with projects towards achieving improvement outcomes
4. Capable of developing and monitoring operational, capital, and staffing budgets
5. Advance communications and quantitative skills in order to prepare reports, analyses and documents, and deal effectively with people in securing dispute settlements
6. In-depth knowledge of employee relations laws and collective bargaining agreement administration and negotiations
7. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective leadership in area of expertise, present training programs and employment, and advise and counsel Hospital managers and employees, and secure dispute settlements, negotiate agreements and serve as Hospital representative at hearings and proceedings
8. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with team members, hospital staff, patients and physicians. Demonstrated ability to manage change through collaborative and leadership skills
9. Analytical skills necessary in order to develop sound policies, procedures and practices, and to recommend sound courses of action in a variety of situations. Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and apply Hospital policy and/or union contract language to the hospital staff, employees, union representatives, and other hospital or outside agencies/clients
10. Thorough knowledge of State and Federal regulations regarding wages and hours, collective bargaining, employment, and working conditions
11. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to respond to management inquiries/concerns, effectively lead subordinate personnel, and communicate with a wide variety of Hospital and outside personnel when gathering, exchanging, and interpreting compensation data
12. Knowledge of and ability to operate PC based spreadsheet and word processing programs
A valid California motor vehicle operator’s license is required
Marin General Hospital - 12 months ago