Job Location:
Attleboro, MA

Provides strategic HR Generalist support to Hospital and/or Associate’s employees, including recruiting, screening, and selecting candidates; managing changes of status and employment terminations; handling employee relations and performance management needs; coaching and assisting managers; and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and reporting requirements.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for full-cycle recruitment for areas/departments of responsibility, including position assessment, job posting, advertising, sourcing, interviews, references, job offers, etc.
  • Ensures effective onboarding of new hires, including completion of pre-employment physical, CORI and background check; oversight of new hire paperwork, badge, etc.; enrollment in and attendance at orientation; etc.
  • Works with managers at all levels, CHRO and others to address all aspects of employee relations for areas/departments of responsibility, including corrective actions/PIPs, investigations, effective introductory and annual evaluations, and terminations.
  • Works with HR team, managers within areas/departments of responsibility, and others to implement employee retention strategies, management coaching and development, etc.
  • Works with areas/departments of responsibility for employee off-boarding, including final paychecks and processing in HRIS for involuntary terminations, exit interviews for voluntary terminations, etc.
  • Works with managers and finance to ensure budgeted FTE’s/position control is maintained and adhered to.
  • Serves as front-line support and an accessible resource for employees at all levels in regard to HR related questions or needs.
  • Processes all status changes within the HRIS to ensure data integrity and accurate metrics reporting.
  • Works with CHRO and managers to ensure employment related legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Participates in efforts to ensure service excellence, quality and continuous improvement of HR processes and the employee experience.
  • Attends and participates in HR/Sturdy meetings and committees, as assigned.
  • Utilizes HR systems for processing of HR transactions and trains and advises managers and other users on doing so.
  • Consults with other members of the HR Team and with management on employee compensation reviews, changes, etc.
  • Responds to unemployment claims.
  • Utilizes outstanding customer service skills in all interactions with those within and outside of Sturdy.
  • Performs other general and secondary tasks as needed or assigned.

Required Skills/Qualifications/Training/Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of Human Resources experience
  • Demonstrated experience in recruitment and employee relations support.
  • Proven experience partnering with, advising and coaching managers.
  • Knowledge of common HR policies and practices.
  • Strong knowledge of full-cycle recruitment processes.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and employment related regulatory areas.
  • Excellent oral and written language skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently, effectively and professionally multi-task in an extremely busy, dynamic environment.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to foster positive working relationships and collaboration with colleagues, visitors, managers and employees at all levels.
  • Customer and solution focused.
  • Strong understanding of the requirements of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications/Training/Experience:

  • Experience providing HR generalist support in a hospital setting strongly preferred.
  • Experience with HR payroll/personnel software system(s). Workday experience a strong plus.
  • Experience utilizing social media tools for recruitment.

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required.
  • BA or BS in human resources, business administration, or other directly related field preferred.

Physical Demands: Extensive use of computer keyboard. Able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time; ability to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.; constantly operates a computer and other office machinery; ability to communicate with managers, employees, visitors others and exchange accurate information in these situations; ability to move from one work site to another.

Age Specific Criteria: Ability to effectively communicate to individuals 15 years of age or older, within the scope of assigned duties.

Ability to Meet Job Performance Expectations: Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or other individuals in the workplace, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Sturdy Memorial Hospital is an equal employment opportunity employer. There is no discrimination because of race, color, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Please note: For the protection of the patients, employees, visitors and all who enter our facilities, Sturdy Memorial requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.