Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Senior Employee Labor & Relations Specialist - Human Resources (1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Human Resource

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

The Sr. Employee/Labor Relations Specialist provides guidance to management and staff in the interpretation and enforcing of human resource policies, collective bargaining unit agreements, and state and federal laws;reviews and counsel on corrective action; investigates employee grievances and EEO/NLRB. Perform other duties such as responding to unemployment claims, analyzing data and tracking trends, etc.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in processing eligible requests for arbitration, makes necessary arrangements for hearing, attends and assists as necessary.

  • Assists in the investigating complaints filed with State and Federal agencies such as the EEOC and NLRB.

  • Provides guidance and assistance to employees concerning problems which are affecting their employment and job performance. Advises them of internal and external resources for professional support, when appropriate.

  • Provides guidance and assistance to supervisors/managers regarding interpretation, compliance, and enforcement of human resource policies and procedures, the collective bargaining unit agreement, and State and Federal laws including ADA, FMLA and Workers Compensation.

  • Provides guidance to management on corrective action, grievance and arbitration procedures. Investigates, prepares reports and makes recommendations to management concerning resolution.

  • Recommends and assists in the development and implementation of human resource policies and procedures which are consistent with Federal and State laws and sound principles of management.

  • Responds to unemployment insurance claims from the initial report of a claim through the appeals process to the Appeals Board in Sacramento including taking action that minimizes hospital unemployment insurance costs.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or universityExperience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to conduct and maintain objectivity in EEO/legal/third party investigations.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.

  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader.

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility and HR.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of Employee and Labor Relations and collective bargaining.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.