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Employment Attorney / Health Care Attorney in Escondido, CA

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Company name

Palomar Health

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care
Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Escondido, CA

Date Last Verified

May 02,2018

Posted on

Aug 08,2017

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Labor Relations Specialist II The candidate will administer, monitor, facilitate and provide reports on all functions associated with Palomar Health labor and employee relations programs, projects, and initiatives. Will develop, promote, and maintain an effective, consistent and proactive labor and employee relations program based on assigned and self-initiated projects and routine activities under the direction of the Director, Employment/Labor Relations. Work as liaison with Union Representatives, including coordinating and representing Palomar Health at grievances and arbitration hearings. Advise and assist staff, supervisors and managers on policies, procedures, employee and labor relations, and related legal matters. Develop, implement, and conduct training programs including the conduct of investigations, coaching and counseling, and performance improvement of staff. Investigates and prepares position statements in response to charges of discrimination filed with state and federal agencies and represents Palomar Health at mediations. Creatively resolves problems and proposes initiatives to foster cooperative and positive employee/labor relations outcomes, including negotiation and preparation of settlement agreements and side letters to Collective Bargaining Agreements. Responsible for Human Resources Compliance and Regulatory requirements for Joint Commission, California Department of Pubic Health, and Privacy laws. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health. Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations, HR or Business Management or related field is needed. Master's degree or juris doctor is advantageous. Should have 3 - 5 years of performing related labor relations work in a healthcare setting or medium to large size organization or legal setting. Working knowledge and application of such laws and regulatory standards as FLSA, FMLA, CFRA, labor relations (MMBA or NLRA), DFEH, EEOC, Workers' Compensation, ERISA, ADA, PDA, and preferably Joint Commission is needed. Should preferably have 5+ years of as stated above with emphasis in labor relations, collective bargaining, dispute resolution, investigations, answering legal complaints, and enforcement.

Additional info

Req Num: 23827

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Palomar Health
555 E. Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025