Director of Human Resources

Sonic Healthcare   •  

Santa Fe Springs, CA

8 - 10 years

Posted 243 days ago

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The Director of Human Resources is responsible for performing HR-related duties and providing Recruiting support for designated client groups. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruiting, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.


General Description and Essential Functions

  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions, accounting functions, purchasing functions and over all daily business operations to ensure policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects applicants to fill vacant positions; Plans and conducts new employee orientation.
  • Keeps records of benefit plan participation, personnel transactions and statistics for government reporting;
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, anti-discrimination and sexual harassment;
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues;
  • Administers performance review and salary administration program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization;
  • Administers benefits programs such as 401K, life, health, dental and disability insurance, personal time off, and leave of absence;
  • Administers HRIS system and works closely with our corporate office to ensure we are compliant with California law for payroll.
  • Primary contact for brokers, TPA’s, and Attorneys for Benefits, HR, and other related Company Issues.
  • Conducts wage surveys within labor market to determine competitive wage rate;
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation;
  • Writes directive advising department managers of company policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensations, and employee benefits;
  • Will consult legal counsel to ensure policies comply with federal and state laws;
  • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations;
  • Is a primary contact for internal and externally conducted audits. In addition to an employee’s typical work schedule, this position may require employee to work weekends, split shifts, and holidays if needed by the Company.  Other duties may apply as necessary.

Physical Capabilities

  • Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
  • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching
  • Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking
  • Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately
  • Extensive computer work
  • Frequent use of telephone and fax
  • Frequent travelrequired, approximately 25%-50%


Work Experience and Educational Requirements

A minimum of seven years of experience as a California Human Resources Generalist with increasing responsibility. Knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems, payroll systems, spreadsheet software, and word processing software.                      

(B.A.) Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university; PHR-CA or SPHR-CA certification from the Society of Human Resource Management preferred. Continuing education in California Labor Law and Compliance as required.