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Avamere Health Services, LLC HR/Payroll Benefits Coordinator in Tacoma, Washington

Description The primary purpose of this role is to direct the day-to-day functions of employee benefit administration, payroll processing, and HRIS functions for the facility's presonnel. This position also maintains the facility's personnel records (physical & electronic), recruitment, and hiring for new employees. Duties and Responsibilities: Perform benefits administration, maintain personnel files and assist in employee relations. Maintain human resource information system (HRIS) records and reports. Maintain records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations. Ensure adequate and appropriate staffing of the facility nursing department to meet the needs of the residents based on budget, census and other factors. Establish orientation schedules with appropriate staff members to provide orientation to all new hires. Assist with recruitment, scheduling interviews, and hiring of new staff. Assist employees in obtaining information concerning their paycheck, deductions and overtime. Assist in preparing payroll data for computer input. Communicate all concerns regarding HR, Payroll and Staffing to the appropriate Supervisor on a timely basis. Answer employee calls regarding scheduling issues and prepare written correspondence as necessary. Maintain daily tardy and absenteeism calendars for employee performance appraisals, reporting to the Director of Nursing Services all issues. Work with Director of Nursing Services when scheduling modified work duty employees in accordance with work restrictions and facility policy. Complete and update nursing department employee records and maintain records of current certifications and licenses for nursing department employees. Answer applicant calls regarding position availability and coordinate interviews. Communicate with Unit Managers to facilitate quality orientation programs and provide each newly hired nursing personnel with an orientation schedule. Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment. Qualifications & Experience: Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate's Degree in related field, preferred. Minimum 2 years' experince in Human Resources and Payroll practices. Experience in an HR role within a healthcare setting preferred. Ability to maintain confidentiality of all resident care and employee personnel information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. Ability to create and uphold an atomosphere of warmth, patience, and enthusiasm. Avamere Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer