Lead HR Generalist
Company: Kindred Hospitals
Location: Bound Brook
Posted on: May 5, 2022
DescriptionQualified 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 HospitalsOur 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 standards.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.QualificationsEducation: 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, Elizabeth , Lead HR Generalist, Human Resources , Bound Brook, New Jersey
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