Avant Healthcare


Human Resources Generalist

Orlando, Florida

Summary of Position Role/Responsibilities

The HR Generalist provides professional support and expertise in the design, implementation, and administration of broad range of human resources functions or programs within the corporate unit. This role is responsible to act as a back-up to the HR Manager in the management of a broad range of human resources functions while ensuring compliance in the areas of policies, procedures, records retention, I-9 verifications, and background checks, among others. The HR Generalist leads HR program implementations, internal audits and assists in the management of the department’s overall administration and staff as needed.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Act as back-up to the HR Manager to supervise other team members; hiring and training department staff; assigning and directing work; providing performance feedback; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Manage HR tools including HRIS data, system security, records retention, and other HR processes such as onboarding and performance reviews
  • Act as a business partner to the departments assigned, escalate any tier 3 issues, and provide guidance to other generalists on tier 1-2 issues as needed
  • Manage HR systems and confidential employee related data
  • Develop reports and metrics on a variety of HR issues
  • Lead the development and implementation of general HR and compliance programs including all onboarding practices, policies, standard operating procedures, career ladders, comp analysis, etc.
  • Act as a business partner to managers and above to communicate HR policies and procedures
  • Assist to ensure the Corporate HR team’s focus is on the completion of key metrics, managing employee relations matters and providing responses in a timely manner
  • Respond to and resolve complex employee relations issues and concerns and act as a mentor to other HR members as needed
  • Monitor and review employee performance processes
  • Lead internal audits for all internal programs, produce written reports identifying improper procedures, research issues, and make recommendations to improve and mitigate risk
  • Act as a catalyst for continuous improvement by analyzing the department’s operations to identify opportunities and areas for improvement
  • Stay up to date on laws and regulations to maintain a good working knowledge and understanding of State and Federal guidelines to ensure all internal policies and practices meet such standards
  • Able to contribute to the attainment of specific departmental and company goals and results

Marginal Functions of the Job

  • Assist and/or administer a variety of support duties including, but not limited to, HR related lectures, office clerical duties, responding to various corporate-HR issues, and generating monthly and ad-hoc reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Training, And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business, or equivalent field of study required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years of HR experience, including employee relations and HR program implementation experience, required
  • At least 1 year of direct supervision, or procedural management, experience required
  • PHR/SHRM-CP required
  • Proven ability to lead and direct employees as well as develop workflow and process to generate results
  • Demonstrated evidence of knowledge in employment law, compensation, and employee relations
  • Ability to interact effectively with executive and other leadership positions
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate competency with database management and other HRIS software required
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft environment (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Pro/FoxIT)

Statement of Responsibility for Confidential Data

  • Has access to, and requires daily use of, confidential records.
  • Required by federal law to maintain strict confidentiality of “Avant” employee information and maintain security of such information.
  • Proprietary Information and Non-Conflict Agreement required.

EEO Statement

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status, or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.