Human Resources Specialist I - Background Investigations Team

Columbia, Maryland

Category: Corporate

Full Time

Job ID: 784531

Work Setting: Headquarters

 

Est. Pay: $22-$26 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/20/2024

Columbia, Maryland

Work Setting: Headquarters

Category: Corporate

Full Time

Est. Pay: $22-$26 / Hour

Job ID: 784531

Posted Date: 5/20/2024

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The Human Resources Specialist I works in conjunction with field office personnel and relevant
corporate departments to ensure both new and existing employees are cleared for active employment
under all policy requirements along with state and federal statutes. The Human Resources Specialist I
collaborates with his or her teammates to in a high level of personal and professional conduct to
address issues related to onboarding, maintaining compliance, and assisting with substance abuse
policy interpretation. The Human Resources Specialist I interacts in a day to day manner with other
corporate teams including but not limited to Employee Relations, Legal, and Compliance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for learning and interpreting policies, procedures, and statutes relating to assigned regional coverage area(s)
  • Assists with special projects within the Background Investigations Team
  • Interprets and understands documents of a legal nature with assistance of teammates and other corporate departments as needed
  • Assists with field and team member education as directed
  • Partners effectively with the Field and Corporate Managers to ensure an efficient new hire onboarding experience
  • Partners effectively with other departments in the organization to ensure an efficient hiring/employment process
  • Maintains working knowledge of Global Employee Search process and third party vendor processes as applicable/assigned
  • Assures that no current caregiver or team member is ineligible to work due to exclusion on a federal or state Medicaid exclusion list or abuse registry by participating in monthly exclusion checks and assists with removal of any excluded individual from employment with Maxim
  • Assists with training and educating field offices on new processes
  • Assists with collection of Background Investigations Team metrics by inputting case data as assigned
  • Collaborates with Legal, Compliance and Employee Relations on complex issues
  • Works closely with the Talent Resources Coordinators to assist with onboarding of internal team members in a compliant, timely fashion to ensure continuity in the field
  • Assists the Team Lead with use of third party vendor for substance abuse screening and medical services required by policy and/or contract
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field is preferred; High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • At least 1 year prior Human Resources experience preferred
  • Prior work experience in the healthcare industry preferred
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office and ability to utilize all required software to perform job duties effectively
  • Ability to learn to use third-party vendor systems (generally relating to background screen vendors, substance abuse vendors, and employment verification vendors)
  • Experience using the ADP payroll system
  • Must demonstrate ability to work well and effectively with others
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Proven ability to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong multi-tasking, time management, and organizational skills
  • Must be a self-motivated team player
  • Must be able to recommend effective solutions to new hire onboarding issues by using judgment that is consistent with company polices, practices and standards while maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective and constructive relationships by being attentive and responsive, show honesty and integrity in dealing with people
  • Must be able to respect confidentialities and protect sensitive information
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via excellent verbal and written communication skills

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