HR Manager - Labor Relations
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Vitalant is where donors, talent and innovation meet to save and
improve lives. We are the nation's largest independent, nonprofit
blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving
blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900
hospitals and their patients across the U.S. We seek team members
who want to make a difference in people's lives while furthering
their careers. At Vitalant you can expect competitive compensation,
paid time off and other benefits. Take your first step to joining
our dedicated team by applying today.
Under limited direction, this position develops and manages Human
Resources programs and initiatives consistent with company
directives. This position may support multiple sites.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and
external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates performance of
subordinates. Identifies and effectively resolves personnel
Administers/supports employment functions including recruitment,
Affirmative Action initiatives, interviewing, and the separation
Provides guidance to management and staff regarding HR guidelines
and employment matters consistent with company policies. Monitors
compliance. Refers questions of interpretation to senior HR
Addresses employee relations concerns and provides input to
management. In coordination with other HR operational leaders,
implements and monitors programs to promote positive employee
relations. Investigates employee concerns, charges, or reports and
provides guidance for resolution. May coordinate activities with
Administers local implementation of personnel compensation and
benefit programs (e.g., annual merit, performance evaluation,
leaves of absence, unemployment insurance).
Monitors the administration of the leave of absence and short-term
disability/salary continuation/LTD programs.
Monitors drug and alcohol testing program.
Maintains employee files and other HR records. Ensures compliance
with Federal and State regulatory postings.
Consults with local management and risk management in the areas of
return-to-work, light-duty and corrective action issues related to
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as
Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent combination of
education and experience required.
Knowledge of HR regulations, practices, and techniques
Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human
Resources (SPHR) or Human Capital Strategist (HCS) preferred.
Five years human resources experience required.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Blood services or healthcare-related work experience preferred.
Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all
assigned duties and responsibilities.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Must have a participative management style, strong team
development, and coaching skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active
member of management.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Able to organize, prioritize, and execute a variable workload and
Must have proficient computer skills.
Experience in labor relations/union environment preferred.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AT VITALANT
Vitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive
workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork,
and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create
opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen
and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and
innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to
personal growth and career development.
VITALANT OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- HSA, FSA and 410K retirement savings plans
- Paid Time Off
- Commuter benefits
- Employee assistance program
As an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure
and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being
vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our
donors, their families, and the broader community. Vitalant
requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of
employment. Individuals applying for this position should be
prepared to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandates of
Vitalant and accordingly, will need to have received the full
series of vaccinations two weeks prior to the first date of
employment unless an approved exemption exists prior to start.
Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action
employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment
process because of a medical condition or disability, please send
an e-mail to email@example.com or call 1-844-220-2612
to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will
respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please
note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability
accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a
Please see the below information about applicant rights and our
commitment to compliance:
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
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