Centura Health Human Resources Generalist, Senior - Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, Colorado

Located minutes from Boulder, CO, in the charming community of Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care to residents of Louisville, Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder area communities. With 114-beds, this full-service facility has been honored for excellence in cardiac, mom/baby and emergency care. It is also home to one of the area’s top joint and spine care centers specializing in hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery. Avista is proud to be recognized for its award-winning New Life Center, the area's most innovative birth center and large Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery. In 2013, Avista was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by /Women Certified/® (womencertified.com) for quality physician communications, nurse/staff responsiveness, superior cleanliness and referrals by other women. With some of the lowest turnover and highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry, Avista Adventist Hospital has an excellent local reputation for its supportive culture, visionary leadership, strong team and daily living of what it means to truly /care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit./

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 130614_

_Recruiter Contact: _Danielle Octavi, danielleoctavi@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 8751 AAH HUMAN RESOURCES*


_Schedule: _Full Time

_Shift: _Days

We are hiring dynamic and passionate HR professionals to join our vibrant talent community!

_Position Summary_

Partners with the business and leads day to day human resource initiatives, programs, and cultural alignment. This position is expected to proactively seek solutions to business challenges, develop action plans, and implement necessary changes to facilitate consistent and rapid response to requests of management. The Sr. HR Generalist

guides all associate relations, educates managers on HR policy and supports a positive working environment. Manages the onboarding and off boarding of all physicians within scope.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

High School Diploma or GED required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or other business related degree preferred.

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

5 years Human Resource Generalist experience

Proficient knowledge of JCAHO, healthcare recruitment, project management, legal compliance and implementation of training and development programs

Knowledge of development and implementation of training programs

Ability to make independent decisions

Subject Matter Expert in ADAAA and FMLA

Excellent communication and organizational skills • Advanced excel


Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred

_Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )_

Acts as consultant to associates and managers in the interpretation of HR policies and procedures.*

Directs managers in matters regarding the union and the collective bargaining agreement if applicable.*

Directs managers in their handling of employee relation situations such as discipline/corrective actions, harassment, workplace violence, restructuring/reductions in force and termination which may include coordinating and facilitate associate corrective action counseling sessions and conflict resolution meetings.*

Conducts internal investigations, to include harassment and discrimination situations.*

Facilitates and manage the problem resolution and union grievance procedures.*

Handles unemployment claims and along with managers, may serve as a company representative in unemployment hearings.*

Assists HR Team in identifying, developing and implementing long and short range goals that align with our facility/departmental dashboards by participating with leadership in developing associate selection criteria, tools, and effective measurements.*

Through individual and group facilitation, joint decision making, and education, identifies, develops and effectively addresses customer’s needs in all areas of Human Resources.*

Effectively provide day to day Human Resources services to customer/associates and develop and implement long term solutions to problems, needs and issues.*

Able to maintain flexibility to pro-actively plan for shifting and changing organizational priorities.*

Partner with managers to support associate survey/associate satisfaction initiatives from identification of issues to development of action planning and reporting.*

Efficiently provide expertise in retaining organizationally aligned associates.*

Partner with managers in coordinating all associates activity to include but not limited to: new hire process, pay rate changes, job title, FTE and department changes etc.*

Manages all onboarding and off boarding of physicians.*

Assess, plan, coordinate and facilitate various educational training sessions and orientation sessions (i.e. New Manager Orientation, Monthly Manager Training, New Hire Orientation, and Gallup Survey Training).*

_Organizational Competencies_


We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people of our communities.


It is essential that associates be able to support the values of Centura Health and interact effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors and staff. Each associate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to core values, standards of behavior and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.


Integrity: Honesty, directness, and respect for commitments made. Stewardship: Respectful use of all natural, human and financial measures. Spirituality: Acknowledgment of its central role in facilitating mental, physical and emotional health. Imagination: Creativity and innovation in all we do. Respect: Respect for all persons and our Christian identity, heritage and missions of our sponsoring organizations. Excellence: Striving to exceed the clinical quality, customer service and cost performance expectations of our customers. Compassion: Sensitivity and responsiveness to persons in need.


Staff may have access to confidential patient, associate and/or organizational information as it applies to their job responsibilities and must comply with the terms of Centura Health policies in protecting that information.

_Physical Requirements_

☑ Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.