The Human Resources Manager will work with managers to identify the Clinic's needs as they relate to human resources, employment practices, training and development of staff, employment laws, etc. The Human Resources Manager is a strategic partner and resource to aid in the implementation of HR programs and plans that are aligned with business priorities to include talent management, workforce planning, succession planning, and organizational design and performance management processes. The Human Resources Manager develops and maintains effective working relationships with management and staff and communicates issues in a proactive and solution-oriented manner to deliver strategic HR services aligned with the Clinic's objectives. Contributes to the organizational operations and supports the mission by fostering interdepartmental communication/collaboration. Demonstrates a high level of ability in leadership, supervisory skills, problem solving, patient advocacy and public relations.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conducts HR assessments, internal reviews or audits; provide written results with recommendations to management, Personnel Committee and/or Board of Directors for improvement of policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters
- Provides efficient and reactive advisory and consultancy service to management on a range of human resources issues, procedures and policies consistent with employee standards, legislation and guidelines
- Develops, interprets and evaluates human resources operation guidelines and policies. Investigates, researches and prepares brief notes or reports on new policies, procedures, and practices of human resources to ensure accurate service delivery
- Researches and provides recommendations to the Board regarding health and retirement benefits.
- Oversees employee benefit renewal and program changes.
- Identify, review, and advise on tasks related to recruitment process and employment strategies to meet human resources requirements. Responsible to manage recruitments, applications and selection efforts; monitor conformity and complete required reports for all applicable state and federal laws
- Assists with the development and maintenance of job descriptions.
- Orientates new employees to ECW/ECLSI policies, reviews compliance requirements, tracks completion of orientation process, and maintains new hire documentation
- Ensures compliance with federal, state and local employment laws pertaining to all personnel matters. Informs management and/or Board of Directors of the Clinic's responsibility under the regulations
- Publish, review, maintain, and/or modify the Employee Handbook
- Recommend appropriate changes in personnel systems and procedures to promote greater efficiency, cost savings, or other benefits for the Clinic and its staff
- Assists management with annual reviews, preparation and administration of wage and salary programs
- Consults with legal counsel as appropriate
- Work with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters
- Evaluate and participate in developing training plans; conduct training needs assessments for employees and conduct training when necessary
- Manage Workers' Compensation and OSHA reporting; provide assistance to the Facilities
- Coordinator with Safety and Security measures
- Manage COBRA and/or WI State Continuation programs
- Manage FMLA and Leave of Absence tracking, documentations, training, etc.; provide guidance, assistance and recommendations to management
- Other duties as assigned
Work Relationship and Scope:
The Human Resources Manager reports directly to the Administrator.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field is required; 7-10 years of job-related experience may be substituted in lieu of education
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in human resource management
- Current PHR or SPHR certification is required
- Working knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations governing human resources activities
- Ability to analyze human resources issues, make interpretations of policies, and implement effective course of action
- Ability to deal with conflict and act as a mediator
- Highly developed verbal and written communication and organizational skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with staff, patients, families and external individuals, groups and agencies
- Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to solve problems of a complex nature
- High degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality
- Excellent problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail
Work is generally performed at the main clinic; 800 N. First Street, Wausau, WI. Travel to satellite locations is required as needed. Hours of work will be dependent on the needs of the Clinic. Requires the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Occasional lifting (30 pounds), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and climbing stairs is required.
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job duties as requested by the Administrator or Board President. All requirements are subject to change over time. Reasonable accommodations will be made to those individuals with a disability.