If you are a self-starting, innovative human resources professional, the San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) has an exciting opportunity for you!
Through growth and change, the SMMC remains committed to providing quality and compassionate medical care to meet the health needs of the community. Located at 222 West 39 th Avenue in San Mateo, California, the SMMC is a 234-bed acute care facility providing healthcare to our community and surrounding service area since 1930. The County of San Mateo strives to help employees maintain a balance between work and family and provides a comprehensive and attractive benefits package.
We are seeking a motivated human resources professional who will promote an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes improvement, quality, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. You must be a strong and effective communicator in writing and through presentations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Your ability to develop strategic partnerships is key!
Examples Of Duties:
This position receives general direction from the SMMC Chief Operating Officer and exercises direct supervision over two technical/clerical personnel.
The successful candidate will have countless opportunities to:
Partner closely with SMMC Executives and key stakeholders on personnel-related activities and develop the workforce needs of the SMMC. This will require providing highly complex assistance to senior level management on personnel-related matters.
Collaborate with SMMC managers and County Human Resources personnel on recruitment and selection activities, job classification/compensation situations, workers compensation incidents, and EEO/ADA/FMLA related matters.
Coordinate resolution of employee relations concerns identified by SMMC managers and employees who are represented by unions.
Contribute to SMMC workforce planning strategies by generating reports, analyzing trends and practices, and exploring and proposing new ideas.
Supervise, direct and assist professional and administrative staff responsible for the Joint Commission human resources compliance, employee surveys, recognition programs, exit interviews and related programs.
Work in multiple locations and collaborate with a variety of key stakeholders including service providers, County departments, public and private organizations, as well as the community.
Develop alternative human resources strategies for dealing with specific SMMC needs and assist in implementation of solutions as necessary.
Prepare detailed and comprehensive written reports, policies and recommendations based on sound research and data.
We are seeking a human resources generalist who is:
Technically knowledgeable in human resources functions in a healthcare/medical setting, specifically in the areas of personnel management, employee and labor relations, recruitment and selection, job classification and compensation, EEO/ADA/FMLA, workers’ compensation/risk management, individual and organizational development and employee benefits.
An effective collaborator and team builder who interacts well with diverse personalities, clients and the public and can quickly establish strong partnerships at all levels of the organization.
A strategic planner and organizer who can establish a course of action for accomplishing short and long-term goals.
A superior communicator who excels orally and in writing.
Proactive and willing to take reasonable risks and receptive to innovative changes and creative solutions.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, business or public administration or a related field.
The ideal candidate will have fours years of increasingly responsible generalist experience in Human Resources management, including one year of supervisory experience. Experience performing a variety of high level human resources functions is desired, including direct experience with EEO, ADA and FMLA. Experience working in a healthcare/medical setting and union environment is preferred.
Anyone may apply. San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees receive five preference points added to their final passing score. A supplemental application questionnaire must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County’s website, you may click the “Apply” button above. If you are not on the County’s website, please go to www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/hr/jobs to apply.
The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%). It may include an additional exam component given prior to, or during, the interview. Depending on the number of applications, a screening committee may select those applicants whose education, experience and responses to the questions on the employment application and supplemental questionnaire appear to best meet the needs of the position and invite them to interview . Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.
All interviews will be conducted in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense.
TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE
Recruitment Closes: February 3, 2011
Application Screening: Week of February 14, 2011
Civil Service/Department Interviews: Week of February 28-March 3, 2011
Cristina Heinz (012111) (Management Analyst II/III – D182/D181)