People Operations Support Specialist

Job Locations US-NJ-Cranford
Requisition ID
Position Category
Human Resources
Position Type
Full-Time (30+ hours/week)


Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.


We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.


Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!


Now Hiring - People Operations Support Specialist - Springfield, NJ 


Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


The People Operations Support Specialist is responsible for, but not limited to:

  1. Coordinates the on-boarding process for all new employees and rehires by ensuring all pre-employment paperwork is collected and criminal background investigations, toxicology results and physicals are completed.
  2. Conducts new hire orientation by collection all documentation required for the personnel file and payroll, ensuring that information is provided on the various programs and non-health related benefits and that all compliance videos are viewed and test completed.
  3. Prepares new employee file and ensures that all required documents have been received for data entry in HRIS system.
  4. Develops and maintains positive relationships with employees to promote effective communication and establish trust.
  5. Responds to general employee inquiries in a timely manner.
  6. Process all change of status paperwork and ensures that necessary approvals are received prior to entry into HRIS system.
  7. Responsible for ensuring that professional licenses, certifications, driver license, automobile insurance/registrations, PPD and all other documentation that must be updated annually is completed and file in the personnel file.
  8. Serves as liaison between corporate human resources department and HR Liaison/office manager in all states to ensure that the HR Liaison/office manager completes orientation in accordance with HR processes, follows policies and procedures related to annual documentation collection and maintains personnel files in accordance with HR guidelines.
  9. Conducts exit interviews and tracks information in accordance with HR guidelines.
  10. Provides administrative support to the HR Director, when needed.
  11. Perform other HR related activities and participates in special projects, as required. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by organizational and departmental needs.



Associate's Degree in a related field


Professional Experience:

  • 2-4 years of relevant HR experience
  • Previous experience in the healthcare industry
  • Experience working with HRIS/database


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