The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center


    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/24/2018 4:00 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    B0612-8221-HUMAN RESOURCES
    Human Resources Department
  • Overview

    The Human Resource Manager position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units.  The position serves as a consultant to management on human-related issues.  The successful Human Resources Manager acts as an employee champion and change agent.  The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs.  Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management.  The Human Resources Manager seeks to develop integrated solutions.  The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.  The Human Resources manager maintains an effective level of business operations and connect HR functions to its designated business units.


    • Conducts weekly meetings with respective business units.
    • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance as appropriate.
    • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies for designated areas of coverage.
    • Manages and resolves labor and employee relations issues.
    • Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.  Writes up concise reports for all cases and ensure case files are processed and closed timely and appropriately and with appropriate sources – legal, union, internal HR staff, management team, etc.
    • Hears grievances and adjudicates all third step hearings filed by collective bargaining units and non-union employees.  Responds within appropriate time frames.
    • Responsible for preparation of arbitration, unemployment and government agency hearings.
    • Review HR policies and procedures periodically and recommend updates based on new laws and regulations.
    • Ensures assigned departments are compliant with Annual Hospital Compliance Requirements.
    • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.  Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
    • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions and training).
    • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions and training).
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
    • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
    • Facilitates and Coordinates department labor management council meetings with union and management to effectuate change and problem solve.
    • Participate in ad hoc committee meetings as necessary.
    • Works closely on new hires, promotions and transfers to ensure probationary periods are successfully passed and processed per contract and hospital policy.
    • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
    • Identifies and delivers training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
    • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success;
    • Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
    • Works with internal HR teams as it pertains to Hospital Clients to ensure HR is meeting the needs of the business units and facilitates the removal of obstacles and ensure lines of communications are open and effective.
    • Conducts New Employee Orientation and exit interviews; analyzes and presents trends and improvements.
    • Manages Leave of Absences for designated business units.
    • Responsive to internal and external communication reflective of a managers’ role and responsibility.
    • Performs all other duties as necessary and assigned.

    This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as coach and mentor for other positions in the department.



    • Bachelor’s degree required. 


    • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in HR generalist role with an emphasis on labor/employee relations issues.
    • Relevant industry experience.
    • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.


    • Business Acumen
    • Communication
    • Consultation
    • Ethical Practice
    • Global & Cultural Awareness
    • HR Expertise
    • Relationship  Management
    • Supervisory Responsibility as necessary
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Mediation and Facilitation Skills
    • Working knowledge of Computers systems (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio)

    Licenses, Certifications:

    • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM – CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) certification or Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification (SPHR). 

    Physical Requirements:

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.   
    • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required.  
    • This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    • This is a full-time position.  Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. 
    • This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend work as job duties demand. 


    • Travel is primarily local, if necessary.

    Work Environment:

    • This job operates in a professional office environment. 
    • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.



    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.


    BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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