Human Resources Specialist in Brentwood, TN at Compassus

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

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Position Summary

The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the Program, between the Program and other Company departments, and between the Program and all external stakeholders. The Human Resources Specialist ensures compliance with legal obligations in employment matters.  This includes all aspects of Colleague relations, including facilitating the issuance of performance plans to maintain compliance of staff.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Works with Colleagues and Leaders to ensure the positive, effective resolution of employment matters.
  • Conduct thorough investigations of complaints from management and colleagues all levels of the organization.  Will also manage investigations when reported by the compliance department.
  • Ensures the uniform and equitable application of organization policies and procedures.
  • Develops trust and acceptance with departmental management through the facilitation of integrity-based, timely solutions.
  • Investigates and manages compliance matters related to FMLA, ADA, FLSA, Title VII, and other employment regulations and maintains federal and state compliance on all HR issues.
  • Works with employment law team to respond to EEOC, DOL and other legal claims.
  • Tracks issues/complaints and develops status reports for HR management.
  • Prepare new or amended policies and procedures to respond to new laws and to ensure continued compliance with relevant laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources required; advanced degree preferred. Three to five years of relevant Human Resources Management experience with a focus on colleague (employee) relations; to include corporate level department management and multi-site/state experience and/or training preferred. PHR required; SHRM-CP or work towards certification preferred.  HR experience in healthcare preferred.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.

Language Skills

Strong written and verbal communications. Ability to document as required by regulations. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to successfully write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Leaders, Colleagues, patients and family members, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Other Qualifications

Broad knowledge base and a successful history when dealing with a variety of employment laws and regulations; state and federal level. Experience in the development and facilitation of supervisory and management HR skills training programs. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

A valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to understand, read, write, and speak English. Articulates and embraces hospice philosophy. Ability to manage stressful situations. Ability to multitask and support multiple sites. Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include some evenings and weekends. Must be able to travel occasionally.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. The colleague frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The colleague is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The colleague must frequently lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

There will be possible exposure to infectious diseases through working with clinical caregivers.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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