HR Employee Relations Specialist

Professional Lawrence, Kansas


The Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for guiding consistent application of HR policies, practices and regulatory compliance with employees and leadership; planning and facilitating reward and recognition events.  Incumbent researches and educates employees and leadership on HR topics; advises on HR policy and procedural revisions and assists with regular data requests for outcomes of HR metrics. 

1. Guides and assists LMH Associates and management by providing direction and ensuring compliance regarding LMH policy and practices; state and federal employment regulations; and LMH’s corrective action process.

2. Facilitate employee event planning; celebrations of success and reward and recognition programming.

3. Follow-up and resolve employee inquiries in a timely manner

4. Prepare documents for legal review.

5. Assist in gathering data, analysis and compiling reports for HR metrics. Works with the HR Director and Physician Division Business Partner to address areas of concern

6. Provides management with reports on employee relations issues and provides possible resolutions

7. Participate on committees as requested

8. Assist with HR department customer service when necessary; i.e. answer employee questions, take incoming calls, and print ID badges

9. Other duties as needed or assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Two years prior employee relations experience; to include application of employment law, i.e. FMLA, ADA, FLSA etc.
  • Exhibits strong customer service, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.                       


  • PHR/SPHR certification

Behavioral Expectations (common to all positions)

  • Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.
  • Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.
  • Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.
  • Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
  • Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
  • In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply.  Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.