Tower Health

  • Employee/Labor Relations Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-17314
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift
    Department
    Personnel
    Category
    Human Resources
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    About the Organization 

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

     

    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

     

    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

     

    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

    Responsibilities

    The Employee/Labor Relations Specialist will provide guidance to employees and managers on the interpretation and application of organizational policies and procedures. Interact directly with all levels of managers  as well as employees to provide council, direction on all issues related to employee and labor relations issues in an unbiased and consistent manner while operating within appropriate Federal, State and Local employment laws as well as collective bargaining agreements. Review corrective action documentation and decisions. Assist HR Director in employee engagement survey follow-up and action planning activities as well as facilitating leadership development training. Reports directly to the HR Director.

    Qualifications

    To qualify for this new and challenging role at Pottstown Hospital, candidates must possess the following qualifications:

    • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Management or related field.
    • Strong employee and labor relations experience preferably within Healthcare.
    • Experience facilitating leadership development training.
    • Demonstrated ability to formulate recommendations for corrective action based on investigation findings & internal policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state and/or local employment laws.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State and local employment laws.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong documentation and attention to detail skills.
    • Ability to represent the Hospital in a professional and competent manner at unemployment hearings.

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