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Human Resources Generalist

Universal Health Services
tuition reimbursement
United States, D.C., Washington
4228 Wisconsin Avenue (Show on map)
February 22, 2024

PIW is committed to improving the behavioral health care within our community by going beyond the traditional. We will continue to develop diverse and dynamic treatment programs and establish partnerships with others to understand and serve people where they live. Together we will build upon our strengths and human spirit to create a different future.

PIW's Values

(Guiding Principles)

  • We will deliver the highest quality behavioral health care services to the patients at PIW in a responsible, reliable, and cost-effective manner.
  • We will be responsive, sensitive, and professional in all our relationships.
  • We will be a leader in providing a continuum of behavioral health care services in the Washington
  • We will practice good corporate stewardship within our community.
  • We will pursue growth while being mindful of the economic realities necessitated by being an independent organization.
  • We will treat all employees and staff of PIW fairly.


Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

This position requires to report to work on-site

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment.
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

Who we are:

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Act as system administrator for Lawson HRIS and point of contact for KRONOS.

Serve as primary HR member for writing, maintaining and supporting a variety of ad hoc or scheduled reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs. Help maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.

Assists with benefit administration, as needed, to include, but not limited to advising employees of benefit options; determines eligibility and coverage; monitors changes in employment status. Assists employees with enrollment and termination of benefits (health, life, disability, reimbursement accounts). Answers requests concerning eligibility, coverage, and benefit information by interpreting policies, procedures, plans, and internal procedures. Coordinates with the payroll department and insurance carriers to resolve problems such as incorrect billing, cancellation or change of status and coverage, and other operational problems.

Oversees leave programs and monitors Workers' Compensation plan. Acts as liaison between employees and respective Occupational Health/Employee Health departments and/or outsourced vendors when coordinating leaves.

Oversees the performance management process and systems to ensure consistency and fairness in its operations. Sets up and enforces deadlines and conducts follow up on overdue annual evaluations on a consistent basis.

Ensures all labor and employee relations issues are addressed and/or escalated to Human Resources Director without compromising patient care.

Ensures compliance with EEO/Affirmative Action regulations.

Oversees activities related to PDL, ESL, FMLA and all other types of paid or unpaid leave..

Directs and maintains various activities designed to promote and maintain a high level of employee morale.

Makes appropriate arrangements to conduct in-service programs such as classroom space, speakers, and training materials.

Facilitates the process of tuition reimbursement for staff attending college courses and seminars.

Utilizes time efficiently in performing duties.

Coordinates orientation of all staff ensuring that orientation and departmental checklists are completed accurately and timely.

Completes Personnel Action Forms for all personnel actions, i.e., new hires, terminations, transfers, promotions, salary adjustments and submits to appropriate departments for signature.

Ensures that the payroll department receives copies of all notifications within 24 hours or as soon as possible in order to ensure timely processing of all personnel actions. Assists department heads, coordinators, etc. regarding information relative to transactions such as answering questions, providing dates, etc. Maintains records/logs pertaining to disciplinary actions, jury duty, LOA, FMLA, disability, etc.

Prepares and distributes 90-day probationary performance evaluations to department heads on a monthly basis; maintain accurate tracking system of completed reviews and notifies Director, Human Resources of the status of incompletes, returns, etc., prior to filing in personnel file.

Schedules Hospital Orientation on a monthly basis; notifies department heads/presenters in writing of scheduled program and sends out memorandum to all new employees regarding their mandatory attendance; completes and prepares orientation packets ensuring that all appropriate material is in the folder, schedules the Hoffman Auditorium for orientation, and submits order to the Dietary Department for breakfast for participants.

Submits reports directly to the union in a timely manner to ensure contract compliance.

Serves as backup to Director of Human Resources as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field. Professional certification PHR/SPHR preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of standard personnel policies and procedures, knowledge of standard local and federal requirements relative to employment laws and practices.

Three (3) years of Human Resource Generalist experience along with previous experience in health care environment.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Well developed interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills. Proficiency with various computer software and systems including Microsoft Office Suite required; Lawson and KRONOS knowledge preferred.


This position is responsible for performing Human Resource general duties to include but not limited to Benefits, Position Descriptions, and New Employee Orientation. Internally and externally, the incumbent will interface with outside consultants, auditors, vendors, licensing and accrediting agencies, department managers and supervisors, hospital staff and the general public.


Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in a tactful and professional manner.

Ability to display tact, courtesy and professionalism at all times when dealing with the general public and staff.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with employees, Hospital officials, vendors and the general public.

Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times due to highly sensitive information regarding personnel data, salaries, etc.

Ability to problem-solve, utilizes critical thinking skills, and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.