The Labor Relations Director & Senior Counsel serves as the principal labor relations leader for two Tenet affiliated businesses, Conifer Health Solutions and United Surgical Partners International (USPI) and also assists in driving labor relations strategy for Tenet affiliated hospitals. While the primary responsibilities will be related to union awareness, this role will work closely with senior human resources and operations leadership to advise on a broad range of labor relations matters, including collective bargaining, the interpretation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, and compliance with labor laws. This role reports to the Vice President of Labor Relations of the organization and will be a key leader in the Labor Relations Center of Excellence.
Key Responsibilities of the Role:
Create, develop, and drive union awareness strategy for Conifer, USPI and Tenet affiliated, non-union hospitals
Manage union organizing campaigns
Advise and counsel hospitals, market, and corporate office on labor relations matters
Manage collective bargaining negotiations and contract compliance at multiple facilities
Support unionized locations 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
Up to 50% travel (We will run a MVR on the final candidate.)
Bachelorâ��s degree and JD required
7-10 years of related experience at a company with union represented employees, preferably in acute healthcare
Experience developing union awareness strategy and conducting training
Experience with union campaigns
Experience with union negotiations
Experience managing grievance arbitration process
Extensive experience with and knowledge of labor and employment laws and labor relations
Experience managing outside counsel and consultants
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
Tenet Healthcare complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: Dallas, Texas
Facility: 979-Dallas, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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.
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.