UFCW Local 1445

UFCW Local 1445

Union Representative
Hospital/Healthcare Division

Based in Dedham, MA


UFCW Local 1445 in Dedham, MA is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a currently open Union Representative position in our Healthcare Division.

The successful candidate must be a self-motivated multitasker with the following qualifications:

  • Dedication to workers’ rights and social justice.
  • Knowledge of healthcare workers’ issues, the healthcare workplace, and union and political issues.
  • Three or more years of current technical healthcare work experience, with an associate or bachelor’s degree in the healthcare field.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Knowledge of or ability and desire to learn a relevant special body of knowledge including labor laws such as they relate to OSHA, FMLA, ADA, Workers Compensation, etc.; and medical terminology, titles, departments, etc. within a healthcare setting.
  • Working knowledge of or ability to learn computer programs including Word, Excel, e-mail, internet access, and proprietary union applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to relate, establish, and cultivate respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to motivate and lead workers in necessary struggles.
  • Ability to effectively deal with stressful situations, and to efficiently organize and prioritize in order to meet varying deadlines and conflicting/changing priorities.
  • Effective informal and formal negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work and organize independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to travel, work long hours, and be available by phone 24/7.
  • A clean appearance and professional attitude at all times.

To Apply
Interested candidates should email their résumés, with salary requirements, to President Fernando Lemus at: FLemus@ufcwlocal1445.org, or fax résumés to the president’s attention at 781-461-0677.

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