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HR Manager in Knoxville, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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Job Description


This position is a strategic business leader overseeing Human Resources management for AccessNurse employees, additionally, will assume responsibility for special projects assigned by the President.


  • Oversees employment administration for exempt and non-exempt level staff with AccessNurse including recruiting; applicant documentation maintenance and screening; initial and pre-screening interviews; completing reference and employment checks; facilitating employment offers/agreements, rejection notices and new hire paperwork; develops and maintains job descriptions for respective client areas. employees, answers questions, directs information and provides general human resources information as needed in areas such as FMLA, ADA, FLSA, EEOC, AAP, HIPAA, USERRA, worker’s comp, and other employment law areas.
  • Develops and oversees employee retention and engagement strategies.
  • Ensures that the employment practices of AccessNurse meet state and federal guidelines for employment law ensuring that AccessNurse is an equal opportunity employers. Tracks pertinent employment information to facilitate the timely filing of appropriate EEOC reports and providing pertinent data as needed. 
  • Oversees and participates in new employee orientation (handbook, benefits and compliance training) for new employees hired by AccessNurse.
  • Oversees employee evaluations to be given to managers and supervisors on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Partners with leadership on succession planning and to provide expertise in assessing and reaching desired level of overall performance in alignment with corporate philosophy and strategy.
  • Coordinates various training and development projects for AccessNurse, which may include coordinating, developing, and monitoring training plans/materials; as well as exploring internal and external resources for training to ensure appropriate orientation and acclimation to AccessNurse and the position.
  • Consults with Benefits Department and AccessNurse employees regarding benefit questions/changes, worker’s compensation, COBRA, ERISA, etc. Ensures that employee understands his/her benefit options and the automated enrollment process.
  • Conducts employee counseling/discipline as needed. This includes providing valuable coaching/counseling to supervisors and managers in order to resolve and/or manage employee issues.
  • Coordinates the termination process to ensure employees are treated fairly. Prepares paperwork for termination process. Conducts exit interviews on employees leaving the company as needed. Ensures that all appropriate, legally required information is given to terminated employees promptly and accurately.
  • Acts as human resources liaison between AccessNurse and TeamHealth corporate. Answers questions, directs information and provides general human resources information as needed.
  • Stays current on Human Resources laws and practices and recommends changes as needed (includes posting appropriate posters on labor laws, Family Medical Leave Act, etc.).
  • Participates in human resources professional organizations.
  • Identifies, recommends and assumes responsibility for special projects as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • S./B.A. degree in business, communications, human resources or related field;
  • Five or more years of experience in multiple Human Resources related functions;
  • Previous management experience and PHR/SHPR certification preferred,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal/written);
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database management, HRIS)
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines;
  • Ability to adapt to rapid change;
  • Ability to handle stress and conflict well;
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and supervision;
  • Ability to attend to detail; and
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.


  • Supervision of Recruiter(s)


  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (20 pounds or less);
  • Occasional standing/bending/stooping/reaching;
  • Occasional to moderate travel;
  • Moderate stress;
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Prolonged work in a computer/PC.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.


The information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.