The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting facility objectives. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee and labor relations, training, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and regulatory agencies compliance. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientation; administers pre-employment tests; conducts reference checks.
Manages internal recruitment, requisition and position control process, including bidding.
Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database (i.e. new hires and status changes).
Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, including Joint Commission and Tenet audit standards.
Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies.
Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices of Entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings when necessary.
Distributes and monitors employee performance evaluations and ensures they are done in a timely manner (i.e., three months, and yearly thereafter).
Assists with eligible salary adjustments/increases based on merit and/or collective bargaining agreement.
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
Manages the processing of terminations.
Manages monthly license/certification reports and ensures 100% compliance in accordance with Joint Commission and State requirements.
Acts as a backup for new and replacement badges for employees, physicians, volunteers, students, and contract staff after receiving appropriate clearance.
Supports employee health, leaves of absence and workers’ compensation program.
Participates in the interactive process for both industrial and non-industrial cases.
Participates in facility Gemba objectives.
Manages education assistance program based on facility policy and/or collective bargaining agreement.
Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs.
Participates in department filing.
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Required Education and Experience
A bachelor's degree in HR field and/or business administration and/or related degree and three to five years of HR experience and/or equivalent experience, or a master's degree in HR management and/or business administration and/or related degree and two years of experience in the HR field and/or related experience, or seven years of experience in the HR field and/or related experience
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Preferred Education and Experience
Master’s degree in business administration, human resources or related field
PHR (Professional in Human Resources Certificate)
Human resources experience in the healthcare industry
Labor relations experience
JOB: Human Resources
PRIMARY LOCATION: Turlock, California
FACILITY: Emanuel Medical Center
JOB TYPE: Full-Time
SHIFT TYPE: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.