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Human Resources Generalist

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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services at Southington Care Center


Newington, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The story of Hartford HealthCare is the story of transformation – from a handful of disconnected organizations a decade ago to a unified system with a shared, value-based culture of accountability and innovation.  The healthcare landscape has become highly competitive, with new players and disruptive technology and we are working to expand and create our system’s organizational, leadership, cultural, and talent capabilities to ensure Hartford HealthCare will always be the first choice of the people we serve.

The Human Resource Generalist serves as an operational backbone for the Community Network Human Resources team by supporting program design and implementation, screening and resolution of employee relations issues based on tier of risk/severity, leading standard work development to improve quality and process effectiveness, providing data updates, reporting and analysis for drivers and strategic objectives, daily metrics and huddle preparation, and managing ongoing logistics, personnel file management and office equipment/supply management. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

  • Partner with orientation and onboarding coordinator to ensure that all required new hire, onboarding, licensure and screening documents are obtained, completed, entered, and tracked in accordance with entity and HHC policies and governmental regulations.
  • Facilitate onboarding tasks of the Human Resources Department, including requests for documents, reports, badges, and other employment-related items and activities.
  • Provide ideas and lead process improvements to increase departmental efficiency and services performed without compromising accuracy.
  • Build general knowledge of Human Resources practices and laws related to management of employees; apply this knowledge to assist colleagues and clients in programmatic and operations initiatives to improve employee engagement and experience. 
  • Manage low-risk employee relations issues; Utilize listening and problem solving skills, Human Resources knowledge, and common sense to interpret policies and processes and correctly address employee questions and concerns.
  • Participate on cross-functional Human Resources teams to contribute to community of practice and system initiatives.  Actively collaborate with colleagues and drive projects to completion.
  • Complete local Human Resources projects through proactive and resourceful data gathering and analysis.  
  • Build and utilize analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills in combination with business acumen to actively contribute to strategic HR initiatives.



  • Bachelor Degree


  • Minimum of two years of experience across Human Resources functions (e.g., HR administration (talent management, org. development, benefits, policy, employee relations, HRIS, etc.)

Critical Success Factors:

  • Must be able to prioritize, plan, and complete work activities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Must be self-directed and motivated. Works with minimal supervision and exercises common sense and strong independent judgment to problem-solve.  Has the ability to identify core issues and resolve them via effectively utilizing available resources.
  • Consistently works with integrity to develop strong trusting relationships and handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Possesses a proactive approach to accomplishing work, has immaculate follow up, and demonstrates the flexibility to meet business needs with a focus on achieving results.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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