||Human Resources Generalist
||North Star Behavioral Health
Under the administrative direction of the HR Director, the Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office. The HR Generalist manages the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, recruiting, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment. The HR Generalist:
- Is responsible for all human resource activities to include employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, and training and development.
- Manages the recruitment process: utilizes applicant tracking system to post and advertise open positions, interviews job applicants; reviews application/resume; evaluates applicant skills and makes recommendations regarding applicant's qualifications.
- Develops and maintain recruitment sources.
- Assists Supervisors with employee relations counseling, performance improvement measures, and consistent documentation of corrective action.
- Assists Supervisors with effective staffing strategies
- Maintains company salary structure, job documentation, and job evaluation systems.
- Completes salary survey questionnaires.
- Conducts/facilitates new employee orientations; providing for a complete, accurate and timely on-boarding process.
- Explains benefits to employees; serves as liaison between employees and Corporate Benefits Department.
- Recommends, develops and schedules training and development courses.
- Provides advice, assistance and follow-up on company policies, procedures, and documentation.
- Coordinates the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries.
- Recommends, develops and maintains human resource data bases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
- Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of the HR department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed. Ensures compliance with all Human Resources related regulatory concerns and reporting
- Serves as a member of the Employee Council; assists in the development and facilitation of this Council
- Coordinates and plans employee recognition and reward measures, including annual events.
- Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Three to five years' experience in human resources required. High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in HR or similar field highly preferred. PHR or SPHR certification highly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision; work successfully under highly stressful conditions; make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles; adapt to varying workloads and work assignments on a constant basis; have effective comprehensive reading skills; have strong communication skills (written and verbal); have a working knowledge of computers; and have knowledge of federal and state employment and benefit laws.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION: Must be willing and able to complete new hire requirements, such as State of Alaska background check and drug testing; demonstrate special training, knowledge, and skills specific to Human Resources within the first three months of training; complete all mandatory in-services annually; be tested for Tuberculosis with a PPD skin test or chest x-ray upon hire (with PPD skin test required annually or chest x-ray required annually thereafter).
GENERAL WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Working conditions for all employees are as follows, but are not limited to a psychiatric hospital setting: risk involved in the event of aggressive patient(s); workload may include day, evening, night, weekend, and/or holiday shifts. Employees may occasionally be exposed to blood borne pathogens and loud noises. Mental demands described herein are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, but are not limited to the ability to remain calm in stressful environments; and the emotional stability, physical stamina, and agility to handle stress and respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requirements include, but are not limited to the ability to communicate effectively with employees; the ability to effectively utilize communication equipment; the physical agility to manage cleaning equipment; the ability to read and write. Additionally, the HR Generalist must be able to communicate verbally and in writing; perform repetitive motions of wrists, hands, or fingers; stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, and sit for sustained periods of time; walk pull, and lift objects from a lower to higher position or horizontally from side to side; finger grasp, feel sizes, shapes, temperatures, and textures; regularly utilize physical ability for speaking, hearing, and seeing with correction for close and distance vision, color discrimination, peripheral vision, depth perception, and focusing ability. Speaking and hearing may be necessary for conversing with and assessing employees; light work most of the time, but able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently; be able to concentrate amidst distractions and be able to perform work of a repetitive nature. Mental demands include but are not limited to emotional stability, physical stamina, and agility to handle stress and respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations.
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