Why should you consider a career with Colorado Access?
We are a Colorado-based company, working to improve the health of our state. We care for individuals, families, and children who receive health care under Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) and Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program). Our focus is driving improvements in quality, member experience, outcomes, and cost. We are a mission-driven organization whose foundation is built by our vision, supported by our values and pillared by diversity, equity and inclusion.
Find work/life balance: We offer PTO, floating holidays, seven company paid holidays, work from home options (exceptions apply), an Employee Assistance Program and a 401K.
Be a part of something bigger and make an impact: We serve the underserved and most vulnerable populations in our community through access to quality and affordable health care. No matter what you do for Colorado Access, you are impacting our community and making a difference.
Sharpen your skills, learn, and grow: We support your continued development through tuition reimbursement, leadership training, promotion opportunities, performance evaluations, employee recognition, and a language pay stipend.
What you will do:
We are looking for a Senior HR Generalist like you who can help shape our vision and support our mission. Here is what the day-to-day functions will look like:
Provides guidance, coaching and counseling to leadership and employees to ensure the resolution of employment related matters.
Conduct investigations and make recommendations, from intake of the concern to closure.
Provide guidance on the interpretation and administration of company policies, procedures, and programs.
Serves as the first point of contact for management on employee relation issues. Counsels and advises managers with the interpretation and application of policies and procedures to resolve issues related to disciplinary action and conflict resolution.
Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations as appropriate. Escalates issues as necessary to the Manager of Human Resources.
Consults with internal or third-party legal counsel as appropriate regarding employee matters to ensure a fair and consistent approach to policies and procedures.
Tracks and analyzes employee relations issues and trends, diagnoses root causes and develops recommendations for corrective strategies. Participates in the design, development, and delivery of employee relations policies and training initiatives.
Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal and compliance departments as needed/required.
Contribute to internal projects and work streams as needed.
Conducts exit interviews with departing employees. Maintains effective and efficient exit procedures.
Represents the Company at unemployment and appeal hearings and is responsible for proper reporting and documentation associated with hearings.
Maintains and tracks the company’s leave programs. Provides guidance and interpretation to managers on ADAAA, Family Medical Leave Act, Personal Leave, Domestic Violence Leave, etc.
Conducts benefits administration such as answers employee questions and may work with benefit vendors to research and resolve any issues or concerns related to leave of absence and ADAAA, etc.
Provides recruiting support for sourcing candidates, interviewing and extending job offers.
Provides support for badging, employment verifications, new hire packets, and other HR administrative functions as needed.
Conduct new employee orientation and on-boarding activities. Explains benefits, company programs, and policies and reviews paperwork with new hires.
Assists with developing, coordinating and recommending changes to improve HR processes, policies and programs.
Manages HR projects/process improvement activities, including applying change management experience to facilitate movement to new levels of quality. Leads the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closing project management phases.
Demonstrate strong knowledge of federal, state, and local employment and laws and regulations to ensure company programs are in compliance.
Perform periodic audits of human resource activities to ensure compliance with laws, policies and procedures.
Together we will be: an innovative and collaborative team who supports each other, the employees and vision of the company to reach our goals individually, together and as an organization.
Pay, Perks and Benefits at Colorado Access:
The compensation for this position is $80,000.00 to $95,000.00 annually. The pay rate/salary is commensurate with experience.
In addition to being part of a mission driven organization serving our community, as an eligible Colorado Access employee, you’ll receive a generous benefits package, that includes:
Medical, dental, vision insurance that starts the first day of the month following start date.
Supplemental insurance such as critical illness and accidental injury.
Health care and dependent care flexible spending account options.
Employer-paid basic life insurance and AD&D (employee, spouse and dependent).
Short-term and long-term disability coverage.
Voluntary life insurance (employee, spouse, dependent).
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement (based on eligibility).
Annual bonus program (based on eligibility, requirements and performance).
Where you will work:
This position will be a hybrid model work environment, a blend of ‘In-Office’ and ‘Remote.’
We are not able to support out of state employees at this time as we continue to serve our members and community in the metro Denver area and across the beautiful state of Colorado.
COVID-19 Vaccination Notice:
In compliance with state and federal guidance, Colorado Access has adopted a policy addressing vaccination and testing requirements to protect the health of employees and their families, our members, vendors and visitors of Colorado Access. All new hires must present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or agree to testing protocols at the time of hire.
What you will bring:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field. Equivalent combination of experience and/or education may substitute with a preference for eight years progressive relevant work experience.
Experience: Minimum of five years’ experience in Human Resources with an emphasis on employee relations and benefits.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to human resource functions required. Thorough knowledge of employee relations, benefits, unemployment administration and leave programs “best practices” required. A highly self-motivated and directed individual with attention to detail with proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving capabilities. Must operate with a high-level of integrity and can gain the trust of multiple stakeholders and interact successfully with all levels within the organization. Demonstrates support for the company’s mission, vision, and values. Position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to establish good working relationships with supervisors and employees. Requires exemplary customer service skills and ability to identify problems, research alternatives and resolve them. Must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work and tasks. Requires excellent project management, organizational and time management skills to manage multiple priorities and projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint) with strong working knowledge of HRIS systems.
Licenses/Certifications: SPHR/SHRM-SCP certification preferred. A valid driver's license and proof of current auto insurance will be required for any position requiring driving.
We are a nonprofit health plan that provides access to behavioral and physical health services for Coloradans. Below is a list of our current lines of business:About Access Long Term Support SolutionsAbout Access Behavioral CareAbout Child Health Plan Plus offered by Colorado AccessAbout the Regional Care Collaborative Organization (RCCO)We also provide administrative services for the CHP+ State Managed Care Network and CHP+ Prenatal Care Program. Our VisionHealthy communities transformed by the care that people want at a cost we can all afford.Our MissionPartner with communities and empower people through access to quality, affordable care.Our HeritageIt began with a vision to increase equal access to high quality care for medically underserved Coloradans.Twenty years ago, Children's Hospital Colorado, University Physicians, Inc., Colorado Community Managed Care Network, and University of Colorado Hospital founded our nonprofit organization with the belief that everyone, regardless of income or circumstance, should have access to quality, affordable care. That belief became our legacy and it still lives on today in our mission.We are community oriented and driven by the needs of o...ur members. Through regular provider and consumer advisory, engagement, and partnerships, we work to strengthen the communities we serve through access to quality care. We are proud to be local and mission driven and we will never lose sight of why we're here and whom we serve.Caring for you and your health…it's what we do.Our ValuesCompassionWe act with great care and attention for the people we serve. We are driven by the desire to improve lives and communities. We treat each other with respect and kindness.TrustNothing is more important than the trust of our members, providers, partners and employees. We operate with integrity at all times and we follow rules and regulations as a matter of principle, not obligation.ExcellenceWe are driven by helping those we serve achieve positive results. We strive to exceed expectations and create a positive experience for our customers and employees. We demonstrate accountability for delivering high performance, strong results, value-added operations and quality service.CollaborationWe work as a team with our partners in the community. We build on the success and innovation of mission-aligned partners to the benefit of those we serve. We achieve better results when we work together.InnovationWe find new ways to add value with technology, ideas, programs, services, and tools. We are forward-thinking, seeking ways to transform healthcare with innovative approaches and proven solutions. We share and apply lessons we learn to continuously improve and grow.