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Human Resources Director Madison, Wisconsin

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Job ID 372396 Date posted 10/07/2019 Facility CHC Payroll - Madison Rehab Hospital


UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our rehabilitation hospital opened in September 2015 and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point Meriter and Kindred Healthcare.


Responsible for all Human Resource functions within the hospital including recruiting, hiring, orienting and training employees. Also is responsible for benefits, safety, worker’s compensation and works closely with payroll.   Ensures that all Human Resource practices meet the guidelines and specifications of all state and federal laws.  This is a very hands on HR role responsible for all HR functions in the hospital.




  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the facility's history, mission, services and organizational structure. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple assignments, balance priorities, makes decisions quickly.
  • Full cycle recruiting for all hospital jobs
  • Develops and evaluates recruiting resources and strategies including but not limited to, recruitment ads, attend job fairs and network with regional employment agencies and schools to recruit highly qualified candidates to fill open positions.
  • Analyzes relevant market factors, including compensation packages, shift differential and sign on bonuses.
  • Works with CEO and leadership team to determine salaries, compensation issues and other human resources policies and procedures.
  • Assists in orienting and training all new employees. Responsible for creating and maintaining employee personnel and medical files.
  • Reports all workers compensation cases to insurance carrier and OSHA. Responsible for managing all aspects of workers compensation,
  • Responsible for employee evaluations process. Assists managers in completing and presenting these evaluations to employees.

  • Responds to all request for information from unemployment office and all other government agencies. Attends unemployment, workers compensation and EEO hearings when required.

  • Responsible for Employee Relations. Works directly with Managers with all employee issues. Is responsible to ensure that Hospital policies and procedures are adhered to.

  • Responsible for Employee Benefits including presenting all benefits to employees at hire and during open enrollment. Work with corporate benefits on any benefits issues and problems.

  • Develops and maintains a list of job descriptions for the facility.

  • Efficiently navigate various IT systems and programs including but not limited to SAP, Kronos, Taleo, Business Warehouse, Excel, PPT and other Microsoft Office Products.

  • Reporting, spreadsheets and analysis of data from various systems.

  • Other duties as assigned.







  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources or other related degree.
  • Position requires a high level of proficiency normally acquired through five to seven years of progressively responsible work experience.
  • Working knowledge of all state and federal laws related to the Human Resources Field.
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