Human Resources Generalist
Company: Memorial Health
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Overview Works directly with leaders and employees of assigned
business units to provide consultation on all employee relations
issues. Provides strong partnership on performance management,
disciplinary processes, legal issues, investigations, and conflict
management. Assess and resolve routine and non-routine employee
relations matters ensuring consistency across health system and in
alignment with Memorial practices. Ensures a fair and consistent
approach to Memorial's policies and procedures, thus promoting a
positive culture within Memorial, while minimizing risks. Serves as
a single point of contact for employee relation issues to ensure
clear communication and efficiency in resolving matters. Serves as
a business partner providing expertise and guidance on employee
relations, employment law, staffing, policy Interpretation,
coordination of HR centers of excellence (COE) services
(Recruitment, Benefits, Compensation, Operations, Employee
Relations) as well as workforce development and retention.
Initiates, conducts and concludes investigations and provides
guidance regarding issues such as: working conditions, disciplinary
actions, harassment, and employee complaints in collaboration with
leadership/employee as needed. Provides guidance and
recommendations for problem resolution, analysis of data obtained,
and timely report preparation. Participates in the development,
analysis, modification, and implementation of HR policies and
procedures. Serves as a key stakeholder in developing and
reassessing HR goals, objectives, and systems.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, business,
or related field is required.
Professional HR certification(s), i.e., PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP,
SHRM-SCP is desirable.
Minimum of 3 years of related HR generalist experience is required.
Previous employee relations experience is highly desirable.
Responsibilities Works in partnership with assigned business
units to provide advice and counsel to leaders and employees in the
areas of conflict resolution, policies/procedures, grievance
resolution, disciplinary action and the like to minimize
disruptions. Reviews and documents all involuntary employee
terminations while maintaining legal compliance.
Works in partnership with assigned business units and HR COEs to
communicate and implement HR programs that support goals, foster
employee engagement, and drive results. Collaborates with business
units to identify areas for standardization of HR systems and
practices; and participates in development of solutions and
implementing programs and changes where identified opportunities
Creates a work environment that fosters positive employee and labor
relations, including but not limited to, productivity, labor cost,
turnover, vacancy rates, patient satisfaction, employee engagement,
etc., to identify trends and proactively assesses unit work
Advocates the use of HR and management best practices to mitigate
the escalation of issues.
Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence
Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support
our mission, vision and values: Participates in special projects
related to employee relations, performance management and supports
business/change management initiatives.
Assists in analyzing HR metrics and data to drive business
decision, program design, and results.
Counsels leaders through performance management situations,
progressive discipline, involuntary separations, including
reductions in force and other workforce changes. Supports leaders
in developing and communicating plans to address issues.
Ensures compliance with all federal regulations governing HR
policies and procedures. Performs HR audit functions as requested
or needed. Assists employees with routine human
resource/personnel-related questions. Maintains confidentiality as
appropriate in all human resource activities.
Responds to outside agencies on EEO matters, Unemployment
Compensation claims and others as necessary. Included in this
responsibility is case preparation, witness preparation and acting
as spokesperson where appropriate.
Keywords: Memorial Health, Decatur , Human Resources Generalist, Other , Decatur, Illinois
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