Human Resources Manager

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 30 hospitals in six states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Twelve of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2019 – the twelfth consecutive year an Ardent facility made this list. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

We are currently recruiting for a Human Resources Manager to support our Nashville corporate and satellite offices.

The Human Resources Manager will guide and maintain strategic relationships at all levels within the organization with a focus on employee relations, policy development and management, and leader coaching and development.

Examples of Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary resource in the coaching and development of front line and executive leaders.
  • Interprets policies and procedures, incorporating knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws (i.e. FLSA, ADA, FMLA, Title VII) and practices and provides recommendations to resolve employee relations issues.
  • Investigates employee relations matters to ensure appropriate resolution, risk mitigation, compliance, and consistency.
  • Manages employee leave requests and provides applicable support and facilitation.
  • Supports strategies to improve employee engagement, inclusion and diversity, and continuous improvement.
  • Develops and maintains human resources workplace policies and practices in close partnership with the Director of Human Resources and legal teams.
  • Coordinates and supports corporate and IT Services human resources initiatives.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field is required.
  • SHRM PHR or SPHR is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of human resources experience with emphasis on employee relations is required.


  • Extensive knowledge of applicable state and federal and local employment laws.
  • Ability to track, prioritize, and drive multiple-concurrent projects.
  • Ability to guide or conduct thorough non-biased investigations.
  • Strong coaching and advising skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, matrixed organization.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to manage confidential information.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time.

Behavior Standards:

  • Service – Patient Centered Customer Service
  • Quality – Clinical and Operational Excellence
  • People – Promotes a Collaborative Environment
  • Financial – Business Acumen
  • Growth – Fosters Innovation