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Employee Relations Specialist

Company: Renown Health
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose:

Under the direction of the Director of HR Business Partner this position will advise and assist leaders and employees on employee issues and concerns through communicating, interpreting and recommending appropriate use of human resource policies and procedures, services, and programs offered by Renown Health.

The incumbent will also be first point of contact to assist employees with walk in traffic to the HR office assisting with general inquiries regarding employee benefit and enrichment programs, policy questions, employment and transfer requests, etc.

Nature and Scope:

The incumbent will advise and assist management and employees to respond to employee issues and concerns by interpreting applicable HR policies and procedures and making responsible recommendations in these areas as necessary and appropriate; initiate recommendations for appropriate measures to address underlying systemic problems or issues represented by the expressed concern, including but not limited to, suggestions on policy clarification or development, appropriate training or other development interventions.

Serve in a specialist, liaison capacity for the Human Resources Business Partners to ensure thorough investigations and follow up with employee and leadership issues to be consistent and equitable in the application of HR policies and procedures. Provide support on implementing major organization-wide projects, including but not limited to, employee engagement surveys, employee enrichment programs, employee benefits programs, multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity programs and employee advocacy/conflict resolution procedures. Identify problem employee relations areas that impede organizational progress; recommend appropriate interventions and/or other corrective actions as needed.

Apprise Director, of organizational issues, problems or trends; prepare reports, analyses and other written communication setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions as necessary or requested. This position will also assist the Director and HRBPs with projects and events as needed. The role will collect, research best practice and new policy or program initiatives in designed to enhance delivery and quality of service.

This position does not provide patient care.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


Must have college-level knowledge of English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. Proven experience in a similar role may be substituted for degree.


Experience as an HR generalist, recruitment, or employee relations required.




PHR or SHRM-CP preferred

Computer / Typing:

Proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheet and data base applications required.

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook,PowerPoint, Excel and Word andhave the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Employee Relations Specialist, Other , Reno, Nevada

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