Employee Relations Manager

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp
Washington, DC
Jun 13, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) is located in the Southwestern Alaska town of Bethel, with a total of approximately 6,000 people. YKHC supports 1500 employees, providing the health services to a primarily Yup'ik Eskimo Native population for an area the size of Oregon. Services are provided through a Bethel located hospital and 50 clinics throughout the YK Delta. This position, a key member of the Human Resources Department, will be expected, as a key initial function, to develop the KRONOS HRIS package to integrate with the already established KRONOS time and attendance and payroll systems.Position Summary:Position works with employees at all levels of the Corporation to resolve Human Resources issues regarding employment law and compliance, providing mediation and conflict resolution services, coordinating formal and informal investigations, recommending the appropriate corrective actions, and developing, implementing and interpreting HR programs and policies. Stays current with all relevant legal changes at both Federal and State levels. Provides special guidance and assistance to all YKHC departments and employees relating to YKHC policies, and employee relations, including disciplinary actions, disputes, investigations and terminations. Essential to create, update, get approval of all Employee Relations policies and procedures for YKHC. Possession of a Bachelors Degree, preferably in Human Resources Management, Law, or related field is required; possession of a Masters Degree preferred. Three to five years of direct experience at management or senior administrative level. Valid Alaska Driver's License Computer, phone, fax/copy machine, calculator. Proven knowledge of federal and state employment laws. Strong organization and interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to mediate successfully when required, complete fair adn impartial investigations, manage all areas of employee corrective action processes and relate well with all levels of staff. Limited immediate direct supervior role.Benefits Include: Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks Ten paid holidays Comprehensive healthcare coverage Life and Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Account Retirement plans Torte Claim Loan Repayment Employee Wellness CenterYKHC applies Alaska Native/American Indian (under PL 93-638), EEO, and Veteran Preferences. Under federal and state laws, YKHC performs criminal history and background checks to ensure customers are protected.Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health

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