GattiHR Assists Tufts New England in Recruiting a New Senior Employee Relations Specialist

GattiHR recruits Kathryn Koepenick as Tufts New England’s Senior Employee Relations Specialist. Rachel Davidson & Susan O’Leary led this search.

Tufts Medical Center was established in 1796, was the third permanent medical facility in the country and the first in New England. The current day Tufts Medical Center campus remains in the downtown Boston neighborhood where the original Boston Dispensary was founded over 200 years ago. Tufts is an academic medical institution that is home to two full-service hospitals; Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children. Tufts remains true to its historic mission of being a community-based, world class adult and pediatric teaching and research hospital.

Tufts Medical Center is a 415-bed facility and the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts is a recognized leader in many medical specialties, and in 2017 had 154 doctors across 52 specialties included in their top doctors list. Tufts employs more than 4,500 associates.

Reporting to the Employee Relations Director, the Sr. Employee Relations Specialist will be

responsible for developing resolutions to Employee Relations/Labor issues by providing advice, research and direction to management and employees. This person will serve as a first point of contact for Tufts staff experiencing questions, issues or grievances. The ER specialist will work with the HR team and all Vice Presidents and Directors within the center. The ER specialist will advise all leaders in all departments on employee relations matters.