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Employee Relations Consultant

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics

Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
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Full Time
1st Shift
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Job Details

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


This position is responsible for partnering with departments to ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures, advice managers and employees regarding employee relations issues, leave administration and supports them in their training and development needs.


This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

  • Interprets University of Utah policies and procedures; entity and applicable laws. Consults with Management, providing guidance for employee relations and other associated policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Proactively works to ensure compliance including but not limited too: clinical licensure, accreditation, state and federal requirements, and organizational policy.
  • Coordinates and Administers the Grievance Process.
  • Serves as a liaison between the University of Utah Health Care and the State of Utah for unemployment claims.
  • Prepares documentation and reports regarding employee relations issues and related decisions.
  • Provides advice, problem resolution, and facilitation in the areas of employee relations, performance management, and employee discipline; advises both employees and management regarding employee relations policies, procedures, and documentation; researches, identifies, and analyzes specific employee relations concerns and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • May assist with or conduct investigations as assigned following established procedures

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
  • Demonstrated coaching and/or mentoring skills.
  • Knowledge of employment and labor laws.
  • Ability to handle highest level of confidential information.
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills.


  • Three years' experience in Human Resources with an emphasis in Employee Relations or equivalency.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or a related field.


  • Experience in a healthcare organization
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

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