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Director HR Governance & Compliance

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Danbury
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.


The Director of Human Resources Governance & Compliance will be responsible for all aspects of HR Governance and policy management. The role will have primary responsibility for the development, maintenance, and updating of HR policies, wage and hour compliance, Affirmative Action, and other HR compliance-related initiatives. This role will serve as the subject matter expert on applicable regulations as well as best in class approaches to policy development. The position will partner with key stakeholders (including legal, compliance, labor, and HRBPs) to ensure a targeted proactive, and timely approach to HR governance.

Develops, maintains, and updates HR policies in response to organizational needs and regulatory requirements in partnership with key HR areas and other key system departments (Employment Law, Security, IT, etc.) Communicates with and educates management on policy changes and updates.
Ensures that Network roles are properly classified under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws through both wide-scale and targeted classification audit. In partnership with Workforce Management COE Leader, reviews Network timekeeping practices to ensure that non-exempt employees are properly paid for all time worked. Partners with Compensation to review the classification of newly created roles. Lead response to any state or federal wage and hour audits.
Act as HR's Liaison to Office of Compliance, with supplemental dotted line reporting responsibilities to the SVP/Chief Compliance, Audit, and Privacy Officer or his/her designee. In partnership with appropriate internal stakeholders, conducts annual HR Compliance Risk Assessment and Workplan.
Serves as Chief EEO Officer for the Network. Coordinates the development, implementation, and administration of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal and State law, regulations, and rules related to nondiscrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), affirmative action, and diversity. Assists and provides guidance to HRBPs on EEO/Harassment investigations. Owns the annual compilation of Network AAP partnering with HRIS, Talent Management, and legal counsel. Responsible for ensuring that the Network is in compliance with all Labor/Employment Law posting requirements. Generates quarterly trend reports on EEO-related investigations and reports to leadership.
Ensures that all aspects of the Network's hiring process and tools meet applicable regulatory requirements, including but not limited to its online Careers portal, application, background check process (FCRA), employment authorization/e-Verify.
In coordination with HRBPs/Learning and Development/Employment Law, develops and implements necessary training to Network managers and the workforce on key HR policies, and procedures, employment regulations, and HR Compliance processes and procedures.

7 Develops and conducts audits as needed on systems, processes, policies, and programs in response to items identified on the annual risk assessment. Proactively initiates audits to ensure a regular and rigorous approach to regulatory compliance, data security, and protection of personal information. Develop and implement internal controls as necessary. to facilitate regulatory compliance. Ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA, and applicable NLRB requirements.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
Promotes a culture of governance across the HR function and provides tools and training to drive accountability
Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Information

Education: This position requires a minimum formal education of a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of seven years or more of job-related experience. In-depth knowledge of employment laws and regulations (e.g., FLSA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and OFCCP). Organizational and project management skills to manage competing and dynamic priorities, and multiple concurrent activities. Exceptional written communication skills and demonstrated ability to deliver compelling verbal communication. Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of employees from operations, to leaders and executives. Exceptional collaboration skills with an ability to partner effectively with stakeholders in the pursuit of common goals. Bachelors Degree and minimum of seven (7) years of experience in HR Compliance-related function required.

Criteria Desired (Not Required): Law Degree with Employment Law experience

Location: Danbury-100 Reserve Road

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: 8-hour day shift

Org Unit: 272

Department: Employee/Labor Relations

Exempt: Yes

Grade: L2

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Director HR Governance & Compliance, Executive , Danbury, Connecticut

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