Human Resource Specialist

Job Summary

The Human Resource Specialist will report to Human Resource Director and will be responsible for coordinating recruitment, onboarding, benefits, FMLA, workers compensation, compensation, and payroll. This position will work closely with the Trauma Responsive Care Specialist, Employee Relations Specialist, Training and Development team, and Finance.

Primary Functions

  • Coordinates the talent acquisition and recruitment processes for assigned departments for both external and internal job openings
  • Coordinates the onboarding process for all new hires including offers, background checks, reference checks, and new hire paperwork
  • Coordinates status change process: internal transfer, promotions and terms
  • Coordinates benefit new enrollment, life event changes, open enrollment and annual benefits fair
  • Collaborates with finance ensuring all benefits invoices are paid and Billing Reconciliation and Discrepancy report is complete
  • Oversees Workers Compensation Process with our Work Comp Provider
  • Oversees FMLA and ADA Interactive Processes
  • Assists COVID-19 tasks force with safety initiative
  • Assists with Payroll ensuring employees are paid correctly as well as Referral Bonus, Scholarships are processed
  • Coordinates yearly performance evals process
  • Oversees the processing of employee information in the HRIS and collaborates with the Finance Department for accurate and effective payroll processing.
  • Maintains and reports monthly data related to all recruitment and benefits metrics
  • Meets monthly with Department Managers to review HR strategies and initiatives for their department
  • Performs other duties as required.

Secondary Functions

  • Collaborate with Trauma Informed Specialist to ensure employees needs are being met
  • Collaborates with Training and Development Department
  • Assist with Annual Benefits Plan Design
  • Heartspring Strong Committee
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Assist HR Director with Annual Reports: ACA, EEOC, OSHA


Educational, Training, and Licensure Requirements

  • Associates degree in human resource management, business administration, or related
  • HRCI or SHRM certification preferred
  • 2 or more Years of HR Experience preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at a desk for long periods of time.
  • Constant use of overall vision with continuous reading and close-up work.
  • Hand and finger dexterity for frequent repetitive writing, typing, grasping, reaching, and pulling.
  • Hearing and talking skills in person and on the phone.

Work Environment

Office environment, indoors, climate controlled.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of an organization
  • Ability to prioritize tasks 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems
  • Ability to forge and maintain close relationships across all constituencies.
  • Self-motivated; bias for action.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

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Heartspring is an equal opportunity employer. Heartspring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability or genetics, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

All job openings are located in Wichita, KS.

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