Offering 10 years of HR consultanting and management experience in Healthcare with proven success implementing best practices and building successful HR department from the ground up. Experience with supporting a large, diverse workforce of 5000+ employees in multiple states and locations including, union/non union, exempt/non exempt , mid-level and senior managment. Well-versed in EEOC and Affirmative Action and Employee Relations.
HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL
Human Resources Professional with over 9 years of experience managing a broad spectrum of HR programs, services and functions; strategically aligning HR policies and programs to accomplish corporate goals and objectives. Excellent qualification in employee relations, HR policies and procedures, workers compensation, OSHA, union grievances, benefits administration, employee recruitment, EEOC/employment law for multi states.
HUMAN RESOURCE AREAS OF EXPERTISE
5 years working in Long Term Care
Labor Laws and Policies
Personnel Handbook Development
Legal and Compliance (ADA, EEO, FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, COBRA)
Draft Position Statements to EEOC/Human Rights Complaints
Benefits Program Administration
Employee Counseling/Disciplinary Procedures
Job Descriptions/Position Classifications
HR Policies and Procedures Development
Confidential Record Keeping
Workers Compensation Management
Consult for 39 Long Term Care Facilities
Hiring and retention
Training and development
Director10/2011 to CurrentInfinity Healtcare Management, LLCHillside, IL
Advised managers on organizational policy matters and recommend needed changes. Directed personnel, training and labor relations activities. Served as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. Advised managers on organizational policy matters and recommend needed changes. Manage 4 direct reports and 30 indirect reports.
Established and implemented the organization's Employee Handbook which resulted in providing consistency throughout the organization.
Designed processes and procedures for protesting and winning unemployment claims in Indiana and Illinois.
Formed a new Benefits Department.
Planned, coordinated and implemented all benefit programs to include: health, dental, vison, 401k STD/LTD, life insurance, Section 125, pension plans, open enrollment meetings, workers' compensation and COBRA administration.
Managed ACA Compliance and 401k Administration.
Review involuntary terminations and disciplinary decisions and indemnify there is no potential legal liability Seasoned in handling all employment litigation as well as all State and Federal Agencies, EEOC, ADA, OFCCP, AAP, DOL, Wage & Hour, FMLA, FSLA and Unemployment Recruited all levels of employees including administrative, professional, and hourly and salary.
professional Experience TriCare/Infinity Healthcare Management acquired by above employer.
HR/ Benefits Manager07/2009 to 10/2011ADDIT, LLCIndianapolisReviewed federal and state laws to confirm and enforce company compliance. Created organizational flow charts and career path reports to evaluate employee compensation information. Conducted benefits administration for 3000Designed the employee performance evaluation process and merit program. Addressed inquires from employees and management regarding new-hire activity and ongoing employee relation issues. Created and implemented the exit and interview program process. Advised top management on appropriate employee corrective actions. Created and modified job descriptions within all departments. Worked with senior-level management to create fair and consistent HR policies and procedures. Worked with HR advisors and HR representatives on establishing consistent hiring practices. Developed more than 24Processed all salary changes stemming from merit increases, promotions, bonuses and pay adjustments. Guided the startup and management of all HR operations, systems and programs for a new location within the company. Led a weekly open enrollment question and answer session with employees on benefit program updates. employee handbooks, including design and layout. benefit-eligible employees.
HR/Benefits Specialist02/2007 to 02/2009CP MorganConducted benefits administration for 1000Designed the employee performance evaluation process and merit program. Guided clients on how to conduct background checks and verify references. benefit-eligible employees.
HRIS Specialist- Employee Recruiting 10/2006 to 02/2007Clarian Health Partners
Conducted reference and background checks on all job applicants. Managed all phases of recruitment, including defining hiring management needs and posting available positions. Contacted all job applicants to inform them of their application status. Maintained an accurate candidate tracking system. Recruiting and Staffing.
Bachelors of Science: Business Administrator/Human ResourcesIndiana Institute of TechnologyFort Wayne, IndianaBusiness Administrator/Human Resources
Member of Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
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