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Senior Employee Relations Specialist



Cincinnati, OH, USA · Dayton, OH, USA · Mason, OH, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Senior Employee Relations Specialist

Cincinnati, OH, USA ● Dayton, OH, USA ● Mason, OH, USA Req #2064
Monday, June 3, 2024

AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Afib and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of persistent Afib. AtriCure’s AtriClip® Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion System products are the most widely sold LAA management devices worldwide. AtriCure’s Hybrid AF™ Therapy is a minimally invasive procedure that provides a lasting solution for long-standing persistent Afib patients. AtriCure’s cryoICE cryoSPHERE® probe is cleared for temporary ablation of peripheral nerves to block pain, providing pain relief in cardiac and thoracic procedures. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

We foster a culture of inclusion by embracing diverse experiences and individuals where everyone’s authentic self is welcome. We offer supporting programs and resources that provide enriching and equitable opportunities for each person to contribute professionally and personally.

*This position is a hybrid role based in Mason, OH near Cincinnati. Must be able to commute or relocate to this location to be considered.


Reporting to the Senior Director, HR Operations and Employee Relations, The Senior Employee Relations Partner position will support employees and managers by providing consultation and coaching on employee relations matters that will contribute toward a strong company culture while ensuring proactive risk management and valuing employee satisfaction and objective outcomes.

The Senior ER Partner works directly with employees and managers, providing coaching and guidance on performance improvement and conflict management matters, investigations, and disciplinary processes in a neutral, consistent way that contributes toward driving the HR strategy. This position will work closely with the Human Resources Business Partners, other HR Centers of Excellence (COE), legal and compliance to ensure a fair and consistent employee experience.


  • Consult with and provide guidance to employees and managers about workplace issues to effectively resolve issues that follow internal processes and are in alignment with AtriCure policies and values.
  • Provides counsel on workplace conflict matters to ensure prompt and effective resolution.
  • Plan and conduct investigations, in partnership with legal, gathering relevant information and including appropriate stakeholders to implement discipline and/or resolutions based on findings.
  • Track, analyze and report on employee relations data/metrics to establish and drive proactive strategies and action plans to improve organizational effectiveness and address key areas of opportunity.
  • Develop strong partnerships with HR COE’s, Legal, and Compliance to successfully identify solutions and make recommendations on employee relations matters.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service by ensuring timely and accurate responses to inquiries and requests from employees.
  • May participate in project work to support business or other Human Resources initiatives.


  • Regular and predictable work performance
  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Ability to make decisions and use good judgement
  • Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask as required
  • Ability to successfully work with others
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree and 5 to 7 years of Human Resources experience, or demonstrated combination of education, training and experience
  • Demonstrated capability in managing employee relations, as well as promoting and maintaining positive employee relations
  • Knowledge of employment laws and best practices
  • Knowledge of federal and state compliance requirements
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to travel two to three times per year


  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification
  • Experience working with HR-related systems


  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, stand, bend, push, pull as needed
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


AtriCure has a variety of benefits available for US based employees and their families. Examples include Medical & Dental beginning day 1 of employment, 401K plus match, 20 days of paid Parental Leave, in addition to maternity leave, for new moms and dads, Volunteer Time off, Pet Insurance, and more. Corporate-based employees also have full access to our on-site fitness center and cafeteria. To see a complete list of our benefits, please visit our careers website: https://www.atricure.com/benefits AtriCure participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity of and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here https://www.e-verify.gov/ AtriCure is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and provides Drug Free Workplaces. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law(s).

Other details

  • Job Family Human Resources
  • Job Function Human Resources
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Non Manager