Job Description

Senior Human Resources Generalist


Senior HR Generalist Position role has a concentration in employee and labor relations supporting Munson Medical Center employees. This role will function as an informal lead within the team, offering mentoring, support and a point of contact to leaders, employees and the employee/labor relations team to resolve complex issues, lead in depth investigations, develop and share best practices around employee and labor relations, drive and lead outcomes for both union and non -union employees employing a just culture/ just cause philosophy.


  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field. Master's Degree in a related field is highly desired.

  • A minimum of 3 years of prior HR experience is required with a demonstrated work history of Employee / Labor Relations in a unionized environment. 7-10 years strongly preferred.

  • Healthcare industry experience would be helpful but not required.

  • PHR-CP or SPHR-SCP certification strongly preferred and/ or willingness to obtain.


Reports to Munson Medical Director of Human Resources


No direct clinical contact with patients


In depth HR generalist work history demonstrating working knowledge of: employment laws, employee relations, collective bargaining agreements, grievance and arbitration processes, benefit plans, compensation, payroll, talent acquisition, leave of absence (FMLA), unemployment, workers compensation, HR strategy/ strategic initiatives and ability work with customers with a partnering consultative approach.

Prior experience working in a lean environment using continuous improvement methods within HR.

Ability to present HR related content in front of large groups of employees

This role requires flexibility in schedule, may have irregular hours often working outside of a traditional work week carrying 45 hours+ routinely including supporting 2nd and 3rd shift concerns.

  1. Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.

  2. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

  3. Promotes personal and patient safety.

  4. Employs effective customer service/interpersonal skills, leading by example for the organization.

  5. Responsible for leadership and oversight of the human resource department in the Director's absence. Lead, guide and mentor team members through difficult and extensive investigations in both employee and labor relations situations.

  6. Administer and interpret collective bargaining agreements, work through grievance procedures, partner with legal to train staff on regulations, laws and compliance.

  7. Lead and conduct thorough and timely investigations on highly sensitive HR topics (sexual harassment, drug diversion, bullying, discrimination, etc.). Works with Munson Healthcare legal and supporting HR department as needed.

  8. Provides employee relations support by reviewing and assisting with corrective action, including final written warnings, terminations, grievances and reinstatements.

  9. Lead through a variety of employee and leader related inquiries, concerns, questions coming form multiple channels including phone, email, safety, walk in, etc.

  10. Assists with new projects and/or initiatives as assigned in any/all HR competency areas.

  11. Assists Director with ongoing development of the human resource function including management education and HR best practices.

  12. Provides HR leadership, value, support, advocacy, and vision for Munson in accordance with customer and business unit strategic goals.

  13. Provides effective communication of human resource information to employees.

  14. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Company Info

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Munson Medical Center
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