HR Generalist
Job Details
Blakeford at Green Hills - Nashville, TN
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Human Resources

POSITION GOAL: The HR Generalist directs the functions of the human resources department, including recruitment, disciplinary action and termination, in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local guidelines to assure that qualified staff are interviewed, trained, and employed in a fair and equitable manner.

ENVIRONMENT: Over the past 25 years, Blakeford has established itself as the premier provider of solutions for seniors in Nashville and the Middle Tennessee region. From its beginnings as a single-site, continuing care retirement community, Blakeford has evolved into the innovative leader in long-term care for the area. Along with our CARF-CCAC accredited lifestyle and health services community, Blakeford at Green Hills, the organization also includes our CARF-CCAC accredited home and community services provider, Blakeford at Home, as well as our continuing-care-without-walls offering, LiveWell by Blakeford. Under the auspices of a visionary board of directors, teamed with a long-tenured executive leadership team, Blakeford is poised to continue to expand its mission of serving seniors and their loved ones by fulfilling our Service Vision of Exemplary ServiceEvery Time!.

ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES: Based upon a core value of Integrity which Blakeford defines as Doing the right thing every time, our organization strives to adhere to the following values in all that we do:

  • Community Nurturing a sense of connection and belonging.
  • Compassion Caring from the heart.
  • Respect Honoring and valuing every person.
  • Consistency Always being exemplary.
  • Innovation Encouraging the pursuit of limitless possibilities.
  • Empowerment Supporting hospitality inspired solutions.


  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the Human Resources Department and its functions including the development and enforcement of personnel policies and procedures, employee relations and performance appraisals.
  • Manage and oversee the entire recruitment process from advertising, pre-screening, interviewing, and recommendations.
  • Assists in determining department staff, evaluate employee performance, and makes recommendations to the COO concerning wage and salary adjustments, hiring, terminations, and transfers.
  • Maintains the highest level of confidentiality of all employee information.
  • Consults with supervisors concerning the staffing of their departments, including the need for new positions, reduction in staff, and corrective action procedures.
  • Maintain an adequate and efficient personnel filing system that meets the needs of the facility and complies with current employment practices.
  • Ensures that the facility is in compliance with current applicable federal and state regulations regarding wages, overtime, work hours and workers compensation benefits.
  • All state and federally required audits, reporting and analytics.
  • Serves as benefits administrator of medical and dental insurance, 403(b) plan, Workers Compensation, Unemployment Benefits, and applicable employee incentive programs.
  • Stays abreast of in an ever-changing environment of changes in legislation, recruitment and retention trends, salary comparisons, and employee benefits.
  • Maintains a proactive approach in employee retention including wage and salary scales, incentive programs, employee recognition and benefits.
  • Interacts with co-workers, physicians, residents and all other customers in a manner which encourages harmonious working relationships, enhances the image and reputation of the facility and promotes positive customer relations.
  • Supports the facilitys mission statement by dependability in attendance, punctuality, maintaining confidentiality, the timely completion of assignments, and attention to principles of professional ethics and quality service.
  • Has a commitment to professional and personal growth through development of skills and knowledge, as well as improvement in the facilitys performance.
  • Ensures the rights, dignity and confidentiality of all residents is maintained.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.


Supervise/manage/direct the selection, development, appraisal and work of personnel.


  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or three to five years related experience and/or training required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills Required
  • Previous Healthcare Required
  • Bilingual Spanish Preferred
  • Social media and Videography Skills Preferred
  • HRIS System Paycom Experience Preferred





LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific or technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and interest.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

COMPUTER OPERATIONS: Proficient personal computer skills including e-mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spread sheet, and graphics.