The HR Generalist is responsible for recruitment in assigned departments across the organization and acts as an advisor to employees and managers on human resource related issues. In the areas assigned, the HR Generalist is responsible for the full cycle of recruitment from advertising and posting positions to on-boarding new hires. The HR Generalist will work with hiring managers to develop an understanding of the needs and requirements for each role and actively communicate the status of applicants in a timely manner.
Patient Population Served:
This position does not provide direct patient care.
Essential Position Functions:
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with assigned departments through interaction and periodic meetings, acting as a resource and liaison regarding a broad spectrum of recruitment, staffing, scheduling, retention and employee relations issues.
Develop and implement recruitment strategies for a broad range of clinical and non-clinical positions. This includes developing and coordinating cost-effective advertising, direct mail and other marketing techniques, and developing and maintaining relationships with potential referral sources to include colleges.
Participate in job fairs, conventions and other public forums whenever appropriate, contributing to a high level of visibility for a positive perception of FMH by potential applicants.
Effectively pre-screen resumes/applications and interview by phone or in person to evaluate prospective candidates and recommend qualified applicants to department directors/managers.
Negotiate salaries and incentives, arrange for relocation, and other conditions of employment within established HR parameters.
Consult with VP, Human Resources and Human Resources Manager and recommend salary and incentive offers that are outside of established parameters, when appropriate. This responsibility includes preparation of internal wage analysis and presentation of alternative solutions.
Report the progress on assigned job vacancies on a regular basis, communicate early warnings and provide regular feedback about performance of the recruitment process.
Conduct exit interviews with terminating and transferring employees, evaluating and identifying interdepartmental and hospital-wide turnover issues for review with the Human Resources Manager.
Work with managers/directors regarding employee relations' issues as delegated; ensuring proper documentation has been received in HR and work improvement plans are developed in a consistent manner.
Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to leaders including coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions as well as guidance and interpretation of HR policies.
Review and ensure processing of Employee Change Forms, Termination Notices, Incentive Benefits, Employee Referral Program Awards and other employee status changes as a result of employee transfers and new hire offers. Provide prompt follow-up with departments on any questionable action or missing documentation.
Verify compliance with reference checks, professional license, registry, certifications, academic and credentialing verifications along with criminal record checks prior to the first day of hire. Manage interviews, reference checks and wages. Schedule briefings, health screenings and education/departmental orientations.
Responsible for the development of recruitment technology systems including applicant-tracking system. Manage upgrades, problem resolution and training to managers and fellow staff members as necessary.
Provide career counseling to employees seeking professional advancement and/or job change by providing position and academic requirements. When appropriate, provide employees with academic contacts and resources for area nursing, allied health and business schools.
Create and manage contract labor agreements ensuring best rates are negotiated. Conduct traveler briefings and provide HR completed files with all licensure and documentation required prior to start of contract.
Maintain maximum level of confidentiality of information and records in compliance with HIPAA and all applicable laws and organizational policies. Maintain state and federal compliance of employment regulations.
Non-Essential Position Functions:
Perform other duties as requested.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; will consider 3 additional years of human resources/recruiting experience in lieu of degree.
Five years generalist experience in human resources with at least 3 of those including recruitment in a healthcare setting required.
Previous experience recruiting in the health care field required.
PHR or SPHR preferred.
Proven ability to effectively screen applications and interview applicants.
Ability to prioritize work and work independently with minimal supervision.
Skilled with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), HRIS and applicant management software; Healthcare Source preferred.
Able to set priorities, exercise initiative and judgment and make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to a diverse audience.
Ability to handle stressful situations and manage multiple priorities.