Human Resources Manager

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services is a national healthcare company headquartered in Nashville, TN. Our subsidiaries own and operate hospitals and multispecialty physician practices in six states. Ardent includes 30 hospitals, 4,393 patient beds, 25,000 employees, and 1,150 employed physicians. Within the industry we are noted for recognizing that every hospital is as unique as the community it serves. This in-depth understanding of how healthcare works at the local level is one of our great strengths.

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