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Senior Human Resources Specialist

Company: Christus Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:



Develops, manages, coordinates, and administers a variety of programs and activities covering multiple HR activities. In conjunction with and under the general direction of HR and/or Line Management may develop, manage and/or administer the organization's compensation and benefit, recruitment, training, organization development, and employee relations programs. The Generalist will operate in and be responsible for more than one of these areas and perform many of the same activities as professionals that specialize in these individual HR functions.

  • Acts as a team player in leading Human Resource practices and objectives that will provide a high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and retention of a superior workforce
  • Works closely with Campus Recognition Champions providing support and oversight to ensure recognition programs are timely and appropriately executed at each facility
  • Performs all duties in a manner that protects the confidentiality of applicants, candidates, and Associates and does not solicit or disclose any confidential information unless it is necessary in the performance of the assigned job duties.
  • Partner with each ministry within the LA/SETX group on the current license and certification process. Assist with streamlining a solid process and working with the specialist at each ministry in maintaining the license and certifications.
  • Understands functionality of various programs such as My CHRISTUS Life, Payroll System, CHRISTUS kudos!, Kronos, Success Factors, Glint, Genesis and Health stream. Offers suggestions as needed for internal process improvements.
  • Assists with managing the retention bonus and sign on tracker for the LA/SETX group ministries. Ensures all payroll uploads are sent for payouts at the appropriate timeframes. Works with each ministry on recouping any finds and updating the tracker. Assists the group ministries with any manual payroll process.
  • Partners with ministry Specialists / HRBPs to ensure job descriptions are reviewed annually, updated as needed and maintained electrically in HR records. Assist HR / TA teams with obtaining and understanding job descriptions as needed, seeking clarity when needed for the purposes of recruiting, onboarding, license verification, etc.
  • Partners with leaders to ensure job descriptions are reviewed annually, updated as needed and maintained electrically in HR records.
  • Works with each local ministry in calculating the experience date and uploading in Infor.
  • Works closely with the Associate Health team, to provide administrative support.
  • Maintains knowledge of Human Resources policies, guidelines and other HR functions for general inquiries from Associates and Leaders to ensure they are applied consistently and appropriately.
  • Spearheads special projects as needed to enhance the CHRISTUS experience for associates, candidates and the communities we serve.


  • High School Diploma; associates or bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years previous HR experience or 3 - 5 years healthcare experience with equivalent HR education required; HR and healthcare experience preferred. 
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - ability to summarize key points of detailed information both orally and in documents and presentations.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office; intermediate to advanced skills in Excel required (such as ability to run pivot tables, perform v-lookups, and develop various spreadsheets, documents and forms).
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills required.
  • Ability to work under constant deadlines, juggle multiple priorities, and frequent interruptions.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
  • Previous HR experience preferred
  • Previous HR experience preferred
  • Previous healthcare experience preferred

Work Type: 

Full Time

Keywords: Christus Health, Alexandria , Senior Human Resources Specialist, Other , Alexandria, Louisiana

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