HR Generalist (compensation focus)

Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center - Clinton, MD3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $54,000 a year
The HR Generalist (HRG) manages the more complex day-to-day operational human resources support. The HRG will report to the Human Resource Director and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources policies, procedures and programs. The HRG may advise and approve (as appropriate) corrective actions and / or conduct and support internal employee relations investigations. The HRG may perform some duties in multiple aspects of HR to include Talent Acquisition, Compensation, and Benefits. The HRG offers support to associates through an open-door culture, and guides the escalation and resolution of HR questions, issues and requests to the appropriate channels. This job will primarily focus on HRIS, Compensation, and Data Analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
2 years of experience in human resources required

HR certification preferred (SHRM-CP or PHR)
Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Performing day-to-day HR operations, especially in support of HRBPs and managers, by supporting changes in the organization, applying policies and procedures across organization and serving as HR subject matter expert to associates and managers.

Maintains all organization and associate confidentiality throughout appropriate business processes and supports systems/processes for reporting unethical behavior.

Gathers, assembles and reports HR metrics and labor market trends, identifying patterns in data and raising relevant issues to higher-level management.

Develops HR marketing messages to both internal and external audiences, employing cultural sensitivity as appropriate.

Manages programs, policies and procedures to support the organizational culture. Makes policy interpretations and practice decisions.

Operationalizes projects and initiatives as set forth by the higher-level plan, by either serving as the project manager or supporting larger entity- or system-wide initiatives.

Supports HR investigations, interventions and process improvements as needed.

Coaches frontline associates and managers on organizational and interpersonal communications, including active listening and effective feedback.

Assists with implementation of associate engagement programs such as diversity/culture in local settings and promotes inclusion.

Recognizes potential employee relations issues in a proactive manner and either resolves the issue or moves the concern to senior leaders.

Serves as HR database and time keeping system expert, processing data to ensure accurate internal transfers, salary changes, and various other HRIS transactions. Educates and provides support to managers and associates for HR database use. Manages data validation and other HR processes. Provides support for Merit Tool, as applicable.

Oversees interactions with vendors/suppliers to maintain service quality.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.