Human Resources Manager

About Premier Surgical

Premier Surgical is headquartered in Knoxville Tennessee and is the leading provider of general and vascular surgical services in East Tennessee with multiple offices throughout the area, 30 physicians and 130+ employees.

Our culture is fast paced and ever changing but is grounded in the important principals of integrity and responsibility. We coach our employees to be Humble, Hungry and Smart and hold them accountable to meet those expectations. The HR manager plays an important role in developing and maintaining these cultural initiatives.

Responsibilities of the HR Manager:

• Reports to the CEO and is a member of our senior management team.
• Lead oversight and planning of HR, including: benefits, compensation analysis, FMLA and COBRA, employee development, regulatory compliance, staffing and recruiting.
• Collaborate with management team and align with company principals, initiatives and objectives.
• Administer and innovate human resources programs and policies that support company goals and positively engage the workforce and improve retention.
• Recruit hourly and salary employees for all physician office positions.
• Post open positions, screen applicants and provide updates and new hire clearance to managers.
• Advises leadership on all human resources issues with broad and current subject matter knowledge that includes expertise in federal and state employment laws.
• Employee orientation: prepare new hire paperwork, review company policies & procedures, safety training and benefit enrollments.
• Benefit administration: enrollments, qualifying events, Cobra, invoice reconciliation, track all eligibility to ensure completion and compliance.
• Open enrollment: Manage open enrollment and updating carrier sites with new benefits, auditing payroll to ensure correct premiums and invoicing to ensure correct setup.
• Manage FMLA: Confirm eligibility, send out FMLA notices, track absences to ensure documentation is complete and compliant.
• Advising and consulting with managers for appropriate resolution of employee performance issues.
• Assist with terminations, prepare separation notices, and respond to unemployment claims.
• Complete annual EEOC and other regulatory reporting.
• Ensure accuracy and integrity of Human Resources records including personnel files, benefit enrollment forms, E-Verify and I-9 documentation.
• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and perform all duties with the utmost attention to detail while ensuring compliance with ethical and legal standards
• Payroll processing backup in the absence of the Controller

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’ s Degree preferably in Human Resources or equivalent experience.

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take the appropriate action. Accuracy and attention to detail are a must.


The position requires that the candidate can demonstrate
• Five (5+) plus year’s progressive experience in HR or three years in HR and an appropriate degree.
• Excellent foundation in a variety of HR functions
• Strong understanding of various HR and benefit software as well as Office 365
• Payroll experience also a plus

Interested Applicants

Reply Attention CEO to:
Fax: 865-584-7712

Premier Surgical Associates, PLLC
6408 Papermill Drive; Suite 220
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919