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Human Resources Consultant

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


Westport, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 30
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 30 hours per week; Monday-Friday

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

The Human Resources Consultant, will support the Behavioral Health service line at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.  The HR Consultant acts as a liaison between the employer and employee to improve performance, mitigate risk and ensure compliance with policies and State/Federal labor law/regulations. The HR Consultant works to maintain a positive employee relations culture by proactively assessing the work environment to identify and mitigate risk situations.  Also, partners with leadership and employees to facilitate appropriate investigation of workplace concerns and enables resolution.  Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitate investigative process to resolve employee relations concerns; able to interpret various organizational policies to inform decision making
  • Guide leaders through the performance improvement process utilizing coaching and development, formal corrective action and decision guide tools
  • Proactively collect, analyze and summarize various data and identify trends; collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to determine appropriate solutions; Perform exit interviews to identify actionable trends; partner with leadership to implement countermeasures to reduce turnover and drive engagement
  • Partner with HR colleagues and operational leaders to determine need for strategic planning, identify engagement and retention opportunities and execute HCC recommended solutions; coach leaders to exhibit behaviors that support the Hartford HealthCare culture
  • Guide leaders decision making related to the performance evaluation and merit compensation program; review and approve performance ratings and merit increases in compensation tool; as needed, assist leaders in developing a business case to justify need for position elimination/reduction in force
  • Partner with legal resources, participate in various dispute resolution situations (i.e. CHRO, litigation, EEOC, unemployment etc.)
  • Work with bargaining unit employees and leadership to maintain effective relationships; drives employee grievance process; participates in contract planning and negotiations



  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s in Human Resources Management or related field preferred


  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Human Resources/Employee Relations required
  • PHR strongly preferred

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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