Lead HR Generalist
Company: Kindred Hospitals
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Qualified candidate will support the three New Jersey market
hospitals, and must be willing to travel between Dover, NJ, Rahway,
NJ and Passaic, NJ.
At Kindred Hospitals
Our commitment is to deliver excellence and an empathetic human
experience to every patient, every family member, every employee,
every time. We do this through our Core Values which help in
guiding our work every day.
Job Summary: The Lead HR Generalist -works closely with the
Hospital and District leadership team to coordinate activities
related to the Hospitals personnel. - The HR Manager provides
oversight and consultation for one or multiple hospital facilities
within in a market -including, employee relations, policies and
procedures, employment law, retention, compensation,
HRIS/management reporting, new hire procedures, and benefits.
Consults with and updates Senior/District Director of Human
Resources regarding all Human Resources functions and activities. -
In collaboration with area management and under the direction of
the District Director of Human Resources, communicates,
facilitates/coordinates implementation and monitors new and/or
enhanced HR programs, policies and procedures. - Promotes
proactive, positive employee relations practices and environments
in all areas and understands and appropriately balances the roles
of both employee and company advocate. - Serves as key member of
Kindred Human Resources team, providing valuable input and feedback
and assuring implementation and maintenance of division and
corporate HR initiatives. - Ensures compliance with federal, state
and local employment laws, as well as applicable regulations and
Partners with the Hospital's leadership team to effectively manage
and document employee relations and corrective actions. - Ensures
that Hospital policies and procedures are consistently applied and
adhered to while promoting an open door environment.
Provides guidance and oversees the employee evaluation process. -
Ensures that managers are completing and presentation evaluations
to employees timely and documentation is retained in the HRIS as
Responds to all requests for information from the Support Center,
unemployment and other government agencies. - Attends unemployment,
workers compensation and EEO hearings when required.
Coordinates and facilitates leadership development and other
training opportunities within the Hospital.
Champion organizational initiatives such as It Starts with Me, the
annual Employee Engagement Survey and Action Planning process,
Employee Recognition program, etc.
Ensure new hires receive and understand employee benefits
timelines, open enrollment processes HR Policies, and internal
procedures and regulations. Working closely with Corporate Benefits
department on issues and problems when needed.
Manage and enhance the employee experience through "stay" and
"exit" interviews. - Identifies trends and provides Hospital
leadership, the DDHR and/or Division Vice President with
recommendations to address issues.
Partners with the HR Payroll Admin, Benefits, HR Help, Compensation
or other centers of excellence to research and resolve employee
concerns such as pay and compensation issues.
Monitors, implements and ensures compliance with new programs,
policies or procedures based on State, Federal or local laws and/
Ensures timely response to leave of absence requests and
information requests from third-party administrators as well as
Manages and responds to all requests for reasonable accommodation
and thoroughly documents the interactive process meetings with
employees and leaders. Identifies potential risks and escalates the
matter to the DDHR and/or Legal department as appropriate.
Promote Kindred Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives at the
hospital level including ERG participation
Collaborates with the DDHR and Compensation to analyze relevant
market factors and provide recommendations related to compensation
packages, shift differential and sign on bonuses.
Where appropriate, participates in the screening and hiring of key
position to ensure they meet Hospital hiring guidelines.
Acts as a liaison between Kindred Corporate and the hospital for
all Human Resource issues.
Education : Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business
Administration or related field, strongly preferred. Professional
level experience and/or HRCI, SHRM or other certifications may be
substituted for the education requirement.
Licenses/Certification : Professional designation in Human
Resources, preferred (i.e. HRCI / SHRM)
Experience : Position requires a high level of proficiency in HR
policies and practices normally acquired through three to five
years of progressively responsible work experience in Human
Resources at a Generalist or Business Partner level or higher.
Keywords: Kindred Hospitals, Passaic , Lead HR Generalist, Human Resources , Passaic, New Jersey
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