Kaiser Permanente TPMG Sr HR Generalist in San Rafael, California

Performs day-to-day administration of Physician Human Resources practices, policies, and programs which may include several or all of the following areas:

Recruitment, Selection, Hiring/On-Boarding, Orientation, Mentoring, Recognition, Retention, Satisfaction/Wellness, Benefits Administration, Compensation, Disability Management, Workers' Compensation, Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Regulatory Compliance, Transfer and Termination/Off-Boarding.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists Regional/Facility leadership with the application and interpretation of TPMG Physician Human Resource practices, policies and legal compliance.

  • Assists with the physician recruitment, application, interview, selection, hiring and employment/on-boarding process which includes completion of the Physician Employment Agreement (PEA), confirmation of the NPI and I-9 employment eligibility, new hire benefits sign-up, and the selection and introduction of a mentor for the newly hired physician.

  • Accountable for Disability Management; tracks all leaves and adheres to HR laws and regulations pertaining to FLSA, ADA, FMLA, CESLA, PDL, etc.

  • Accountable for the creation and maintenance of physician employment records.

  • This includes the management of the Physician Employment Agreements (PEAs) for Pool, Contract, Associate and Participant Physicians.

  • Assumes a lead role in the coordination and delivery of New Physician Orientation.

  • Accountable for responding to HR questions and concerns from physicians during all stages of their employment with TPMG.

  • Refers to appropriate HR Leadership as required.

  • Performs physician workers' compensation responsibilities; functions as a liaison between the physicians and the TPMG Workers' Compensation Department.

  • Assists in achieving the goal of 100% completion of required trainings: Annual Compliance, Preventing Harassment in the Workplace, and Supervisory Training, etc.

  • Performs physician benefit and compensation responsibilities; acts as a liaison between the physicians and Benefits and Compensation departments.

  • Assumes a lead role in the set-up and management of Physician Peer Assessment Surveys upon request.

  • Participates in education, communication, implementation and training related to a variety of HR topics.

  • Upholds the standards for excellence in the organization by modeling an exemplary work ethic with high quality results in all communications and work products.

  • Promotes organizational values by leading by example and building effective and productive professional relationships.

  • Performs other related Physician Human Resources duties as assigned.

Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a TPMG HR Generalist.


  • Bachelor's degree in with major course work in human resources, business administration, organizational development, industrial relations, organizational psychology, sociology, counseling, or a closely related field OR four (4) years' experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of HR related laws and regulations, such as FLSA, ADA, FMLA, CESLA, PDL, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, problem solving, analytical and conflict resolution skills.

  • Effective negotiation and presentation skills.

  • Organized, accurate and detail-oriented; expert at managing time in order to complete projects within tight timeframes.

  • Able to establish professional relationships built on trust and integrity.

  • Ability to manage highly delicate and controversial issues while maintaining confidentiality.

  • Working knowledge of all employment practices: recruitment, hiring, training, medical and other leaves, compensation, and benefits.

  • Proficient with PC applications and internet usage.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience as a TPMG HR Generalist or

  • Six (6) years of experience in other HR functions

  • PHR or SPHR certification

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a project manager preferred as this position will also be responsible for Project Management for Physician Health and Wellness.


TITLE: TPMG Sr HR Generalist

LOCATION: San Rafael, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.