North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

Human Resources Employee Relations Specialist

Job ID
Human Resources
8:00am to 5:00pm
Regular Full-Time


Gather information pertaining to work environment and supervision which affect morale, motivation, and efficiency.  Facilitates employee relations problem resolutions compliant with NARMC policies and relevant labor and other laws and/or regulations.  Develop and recommend policies and strategies that strengthen NARMC’s ability to attract and retain high quality workforce including non-compensation based rewards and recognition programs.  Advise and assist management and employees on employee issues and concerns through communicating, interpreting and recommending appropriate use of human resource policies and procedures, and services and programs offered by North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC).


Advise and assist management and employees to respond to employee issues and concerns by interpreting applicable HR policies and procedures and making responsible recommendations in these areas as necessary and appropriate; initiate recommendations for appropriate measures to address underlying systemic problems or issues represented by the expressed concern, including but not limited to, suggestions on policy clarification or development, appropriate training, counseling, performance improvement plans, or other development interventions.

Support HR initiatives for Compensation, Training and Organizational Development, Employment and Systems, or HR planning and development; evaluate and research professional trends and issues in specialty area relevant to NARMC HR; educate other NARMC HR staff about employee relations issues and initiatives to ensure consistent and equitable application of HR policies and procedures; collect, research and disseminate appropriate internal and external material on HR issues and trends, and provide in-service training support to enhance understanding of this material as needed; identify and recommend new policy or program initiatives in specialty area designed to enhance delivery and quality of service. Apprise Director, HR NARMC of organizational issues, problems or trends; prepare reports, analyses and other written communication setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions as necessary or requested.

Implement and coordinate HR programs supporting organizational strategic objectives for creating and maintaining a model work place, including but not limited to, promotional career advancement programs, employee participation and input vehicles, and management development and training. Provide staff support on implementing major organization-wide projects, including but not limited to, employee opinion surveys, multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity programs and employee advocacy/conflict resolution procedures.

Identify problem employee relations areas that impede organizational progress; recommend appropriate interventions and/or other corrective actions as needed.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.









Work requires organizational, analytical and communication skills acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program



Two years of business, administrative and/or supervisory experience with exposure to supervisory or human resource policies and practices related to employee relations.

3 – 5 years managerial or human resources generalist or employee relations experience.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:


 PHR Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Federal, State and Local labor law and regulations.


Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.



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