Southern Ohio Medical Center HR Generalist in Portsmouth, Ohio

  • GENERAL SUMMARY

  • Works under the supervision of the Adm. Director of Human Resources. The HR Generalist's primary job function is to perform human resource related duties on a professional level in the following functional areas: Employment, Employee Benefits, Compensation and Employee Relations. Performs ongoing recruitment activities to assist Employment with filling job vacancies. Manages HR related special projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:

  • High School Diploma or successful completion of an equivalent High School Exam Required

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required, with courses in Human Resources Administration preferred

  • Licensure:

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred

  • Experience:

  • Two years HR related experience preferred.

  • Interpersonal Skills:

  • Advanced communication skills necessary for effectively interacting in one-on-one situations (i.e., interviews), team meetings/committees, and public speaking.

  • Essential Technical/Motor Skills:

  • Ability to use hands for repetitive simple grasping and fine manipulation, and bending, squatting, and reaching over shoulder level required.

  • Writing, operating a keyboard, pulling files, using the telephone, and other office and/or audio-visual equipment such as the copier, facsimile machine, overhead and slide projector, TV/VCR, and answering machine.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SOMC's HR systems.

  • Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Physical demand level light to medium.

  • Occasionally lifts 35 pounds and frequently carries 10 pounds or less when setting up displays.

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk with normal breaks for one to four hours per day when attending recruitment function, and completing presentations.

  • Sits five to eight hours per day during interviews, conducting back ground reference checks, and when carrying out research for special projects related to recruitment and/or health care relating information.

  • Occasionally drives when traveling between hospital functions, to recruitment functions, and educational seminars.

  • Essential Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to interpret data' evaluate applications and/or resumes to determine qualifications of applicants; negotiate/mediate conflict situations with program participants, applicants, employees, and department manager; forecasting recruitment needs (working with departments); attention to detail when assisting with pay calculations, documenting information in files, and entering information into payroll system.

  • Analytical skills necessary to gather/correlate data for reports (if required), direct call and customers to appropriate persons, deal with upset customers, and problem resolution concerning various employee related issues.

  • Essential Sensory Requirements:

  • Ability to see is required to review the employment applications, proofread documents, prepares reports and to conduct research for special projects/programs.

  • Ability to hear and speak clearly too effectively communicate with applicants, department manager/director, and employees.

  • Exposure to Hazards:

  • Works in good physical surroundings in an office setting.

  • Other:

  • None

  • JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • The following is a summary of the major job duties of this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Reviews and screens applications on posted jobs. Schedules and conducts screening interviews, informing applicants about position, salary, benefits, and opportunities at SOMC.

  • Matches applicant's qualifications with job specifications after screening. Refers qualified candidates to prospective hiring managers within SOMC.

  • Performs reference checks, verifies credentials, makes offer of employment, and coordinates physical examinations, criminal backgrounds, pay quotes, and schedules orientation of selected candidates.

  • Counsels, clarifies, assists, and educates employees and leaders concerning SOMC benefit programs.

  • Processes employee benefit enrollments, cancellations, changes and assists with resolving claim issues and/or inquiries.

  • May assist with coordinating the research, development, effective communication and implementation of new benefits, or changes to existing programs.

  • Responds to employee inquiries and/or complaints concerning SOMC's performance and pay policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the design, implementation, and maintenance of the annual Performance Review process.

  • Assists in the coordination of SOMC's pay programs (i.e. Market, Base and Bonus).

  • Assists in the administration and maintenance of the Position Manager and Performance Manager systems.

  • Manages HR related special projects and ensures timely completion of projects.

  • Keeps Adm. Director of Human Resources updated regarding HR related issues.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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