Human Resources Generalist | VanderHouwen

Human Resources Generalist

Wytheville , Virginia

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Job Id: 63032

Human Resources Generalist
Strategic partner to the Facility CEO and other leadership team members, responsible for defining, developing, and implementing human resources initiatives. The HRD is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for all areas of Human Resources, including employee relations, talent acquisition and assessment, compensation management, performance management, training and leadership development, policy and procedures, and managing a team of HR professionals. Reports to: Facility CEO, while receiving formal direction from the Lifepoint Division Regional Director for Human Resources. 

This is a onsite position located in Wytheville, VA.

Human Resources Generalist Responsibilities:
Develops, monitors, reviews, coordinates and facilitates training programs, as needed, in alignment with hospital and organizational strategies. 
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation' anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements, advising management on needed actions. 
Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives. 
Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. 
Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
 Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth. 
Provides leadership and strategic direction for all areas of human resources within the assigned facility.
Lead the activities of human resources staff members in the hospital including defining expectations, training and managing performance. 
Work in conjunction with and take direction from HRBP to ensure alignment of HR Strategy and Vision.
Develops and implements effective, strategic recruitment, retention and succession planning, programs, adhering to metrics and an analysis driven strategy. 
Serves as liaison with the hospital leadership team, communicating and leading HR strategic initiatives, analysis and recommendations. 
Develops an expectation of consistent administration and application of HR policies, ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 
Provides advice and counsel to facility management regarding appropriate progressive discipline, attend disciplinary meetings, investigations when appropriate and facilitate termination to promote a positive employee/employer relationship. 
Direct the development and maintenance of competitive compensation programs utilizing market data and HRBP support. 
Ensures HR compliance and readiness for Joint Commission, state/local surveys, SOX audits and other audits. 
Develop and utilize effective communication channels for educating and informing employees on various topics with a focus on employee engagement (including, but not limited to, employee benefit changes, policy changes, legal updates, training and development). 
 Provide primary oversight and leadership for various HR related programs/initiatives including Workers Compensation, performance management program, HR Data integrity and data entry, leave of absence program, payroll activities in coordination with vendor.

Compensation: DOE

Medical and Dental Benefits.
401(k) Plan with Employer Matching.
Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts.
Paid PTO and EIB Time.
Voluntary Plans, Life Insurance, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability.
Employee Assistance Program.
Educational Assistance.
Discounts with local vendors.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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