The Labor Relations Director serves as the principal leader for all labor relations matters in multiple Tenet affiliated groups/markets. While the primary responsibilities will be located in Tenetâ��s Massachusetts market, over the three facilities in that state, this role will work closely with senior human resources and operations leadership in at least three Tenet affiliated markets to help drive strategy and advise on a broad range of labor relations matters, including collective bargaining, the interpretation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, compliance with labor laws, and union avoidance. The Labor Relations Director will have the opportunity to grow into an even broader role within the company and to assist with labor relations matters across the United States.
Key Responsibilities of the Role
Advise and counsel hospitals, market, and corporate office on labor relations matters
Manage collective bargaining negotiations and contract compliance at multiple facilities with a number of labor unions
Support market hospitals in all aspects of the grievance/arbitration process, including handling arbitrations or managing outside counsel in arbitrations, as appropriate.
Manage preparation for, and the response to strikes and picketing, as well as other work actions by labor unions
Manage the response to union organizing when needed
Up to 10% travel
Bachelorâ��s degree required; JD preferred
7-10 years of related experience at a company with union represented employees, preferably in acute healthcare
Experience managing outside counsel and consultants
Experience managing grievance arbitration process
Experience with union campaigns
Experience with union negotiations
Extensive experience with and knowledge of labor and employment laws and labor relations
Possess research, analytical, organization, and computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Ability to work independently as well as having strong interpersonal, organization, written and communication skills
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: 2105019973
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.