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Northwell Health Spclst HR in Westbury, New York

Req Number 003BHG

Job Description

In the role of HR Specialist, you will deliver strategic HR expertise, coordinate and manage various HR site relation initiatives occurring within site departments. You will foster relationships with site staff, as well as, assist in advising, coaching and counseling site employees on relevant issues. Further, you will educate departments on HR processes and procedures and answer employee questions via telephone and in person to provide exemplary customer service.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides generalist support with limited direction from the HR Business Partner.

  • Links and executes site HR policies and procedures supporting the HR strategies.

  • Guides employees to the HR Customer Service Center for inquiries related to compensation, benefits and payroll, and to EAP for work life balance related inquiries.

  • Coordinates site-specific requirements and employee feedback with HR Business Partner and CHRO.

  • Tracks site-specific HR metrics.

  • Coordinates site employee activities such as dinners, blood drives, picnics, etc; works with Corporate HR to leverage existing services and gain support to implement activity.

  • Assists departments in identifying the need for employee communications and works with Corporate HR Communications to develop and deliver effective communications to site departments.

  • Coordinates communication initiatives specific to a department with existing communication mechanisms and ensure that department is aware of existing Corporate HR communication initiatives.

  • Works with HR Business Partner, managers and employees on employee relation's issues including routine and complex issues.

  • Assists departments to resolve employee issues and develop solutions.

  • Researches relevant issues in order to provide suggestions and solutions.

  • Involves Corporate HR Employee Relations/Labor Relations personnel in decision-making strategies.

  • Supports the development of and implements all elements of the Performance Management program at the site.

  • Gathers data to ensure site compliance with Performance Management Methodology and use of tools and prepares reports.

  • Advises department heads in the development of employees to close skill gaps in support of career development.

  • Facilitates the succession planning processes within site departments with a focus on achieving diversity and creating developmental plans for a high performing, productive staff.

  • Assists the Competency and Performance Management Team in maintaining and gathering information to report competencies at the site.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or a related field, required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as an HR Generalist, required.

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; PeopleSoft experience, preferred.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.