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Medical Team

Human Resources Generalist

At Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems (PMHS), the human resources (HR) team is focused on what people need and how to provide it. For a people person who wants to begin a career in the exciting world of HR, this is the best place to dive in. We’re searching for a qualified and resourceful human resources generalist to support our department in ensuring smooth and efficient business operations. The human resources generalist will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities, and will help with important functions such as onboarding, staffing, training and development, and compensation and benefits. At PMHS, we understand that our business thrives when our employees thrive, and it begins with hiring the right human resources generalist.

Job Description & Requirements

The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations for human resources at PMHS. This includes assisting in developing and executing personnel procedures and policies, and provide guidance and interpretation for business operations.  Participate in development of HR objectives and systems, including metrics, queries, and ongoing reports for company requirements.  Provides human resources (HR) information and support to a work unit regarding more than one HR functional area to ensure timely and accurate transaction processing. Maintains personnel records and assists with work unit operational policy development. Assist in administering benefits, compensation, and employee performance programs. Suggest new procedures and policies for improving employee experience as well as the efficiency of HR department and company. Ensure compliance with local and national regulations and applicable employment laws, and update policies and procedures when necessary. The HR Generalist is responsible for assisting with training, development and providing direction to members of the PMHS team.


  • Education: At least a Bachelor’s in Business, Human Resource Management, or other related field.  In lieu of bachelor’s degree, consideration provided for meeting preferred work experience of two years working in human resources.

  • Training and Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible human resources experience.

  • Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities which include experience successfully managing and mentoring staff. 

    • Extensive understanding of the laws and regulations that impact compensation benefits (i.e. FLSA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ACA, IRS and DOL requirements). 

    • Demonstrated project management skills and experience, which includes the proven ability to develop sound proposals and successfully implement programs and manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines. 

    • Demonstrated ability to develop accurate and clear communications that appropriately communicates programs and projects to all levels from executives and physicians to employees. 

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, which is necessary to collaborate with others to address difficult and controversial issues.  Excellent problem-solving skills and analytical skills.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, reporting tools and human capital management systems.  Advanced knowledge of statistical methods, data analysis and presentation. 

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information encountered. 

  • Physical demands require the ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.  Even though the weight lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

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