Field HR Generalist

About the Company:
Ensign Services, Inc. (“ESI”) is a subsidiary of The Ensign Group, Inc. whose affiliated entities are considered national leaders in the fast growing post-acute care industry. ESI provides service and support to over 250 facilities in the long term care continuum that employ over 30,000 employees.

ESI is known as the “Service Center” and it provides the facilities and leaders it serves with necessary “back-office” support in areas such as accounting, construction, compliance, human resources, information technology, legal, risk management, and learning management. This structure allows on-site leaders and caregivers to focus squarely on day-to-day care and business issues in their individual operations.  What sets ESI apart from other companies is the quality of our most valuable resource - our people. We take our core values of Celebration, Accountability, Passion for Learning, Love One Another, Intelligent Risk Taking, Customer Second, and Ownership (CAPLICO) seriously and strive to provide a work experience that proves it!  

The Field HR Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management supporting efforts company-wide. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, training, performance management, on-boarding and orientation, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance.

Other Duties:

  • Provide human resources training to facility leaders and HR Representatives
  • Assist with acquisitions and transitioning employees
  • Coach and assist management employees in disciplinary matters
  • Advise in wage and hour law and other regulatory matters


  • 3-5 years experience in Human Resources, preferably in a generalist role
  • Working knowledge of state and federal labor law
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Multi unit HR experience preferred
  • PHR or SPHR Certification a plus
  • The right candidate will possess an ownership attitude, a high degree of initiative and view no task as too large or too small.
  • A highly organized and detail-oriented professional who can work independently, but who also functions as a team member
  • A positive, flexible and caring personality who displays good judgment, inspires confidence and handles confidential matters with discretion
  • An effective communicator, articulate speaker and trainer, and focused listener who has a pleasant telephone personality
  • Adept at MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint with the ability to learn programs quickly

**Will travel 75% of the time throughout the market in Iowa and Wisconsin, with additional travel to other Markets or the Service Center for meetings or acquisitions.

Additional Information:
**This full-time, exempt position will be based in Des Moines, Iowa OR Omaha, Nebraska.

We are committed to providing a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision coverage, company-provided life insurance, 401(k) with company match, and sick/vacation plans.  We also believe in supporting our employee’s professional growth and development through our Learning Management System as well as training sessions and seminars. 

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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Ensign Services
Full time
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 52,000.00
per Year
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Des Moines, IA 50319, US
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