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HR Advisor Council Bluffs Jennie Edmundson Hospital

Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Business facing role providing HR Advisory and Partnership services to Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital and Shared Service Systems, ranging from transactional support and routing to high-level strategic initiatives. Act as a primary point of contact for managers around questions of workforce management, employee relations, workforce planning, and training needs for teams and individuals.


Essential Functions

Serve as the first point of contact for managers, ensuring consistency and appropriate triage of requests.

Assist managers through the process of position requisition, status changes, position changes, and salary adjustments.

Work with managers to triage employee relations issues and escalate to Employee Relations CoE when appropriate.

Respond to manager inquiries around training or development initiatives, triaging requests through the Learning, Employee Experience and DEI teams.

Proactively identify recruitment needs in cooperation with department managers and communicate workforce planning needs to Talent Acquisition and Travel Staffing Agencies.

Deploy, communicate, and train assigned facilities on new HR programs, policies, and procedures. Programs to include, but not limited to, Workday, ServiceNow for HR, Performance Management, Contingent Workforce Management, DE&I, etc.


Full Time, Day Shift, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related area preferred.


  • Minimum 3+ years Professional Human Resources experience preferably with broad exposure for a variety of Human Resource Advisor activities and working with management.


  • HR Certification (e.g. Professional in Human Resources (PHR), SHRM-CP, etc.) preferred.


  • Working knowledge of multiple Human Resources disciplines and NMHS Human Resources policies.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, organizational, and presentation skills to management level required.
  • Ability to develop a thorough understanding of NMHS HR policies, processes, and practices.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Occasionally Performed (1-33%):
    • Balancing
    • Climbing
    • Carrying
    • Crawling
    • Crouching
    • Distinguish colors
    • Kneeling
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Reaching
    • Standing
    • Stooping/bending
    • Twisting
    • Walking
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Hearing
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Seeing/Visual
    • Speaking/talking
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Grasping
    • Keyboarding/typing
    • Sitting

Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
    • Explosives (pressurized gas)
    • Electrical Shock/Static
    • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
    • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or
    • photochemical means)
  • Rare (1-33%):
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted March 9, 2023
Date Closes May 8, 2023
Requisition JR100923
Located In Council bluffs, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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