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HR Assistant

We Are Hiring

HR Operations Assistant

Hours: Full-Time, Days 

Location: St Vincent's Health - Birmingham, AL

Looking to jump start your career in HR? In this role you will gain a solid foundation within HR support and learn policies and procedures. Apply today! 

Serving Alabama for more than 118 years, St. Vincent operates 5 hospitals and employs more than 4,800 associates in and around Birmingham. As a part of Ascension, St. Vincent offers the resources of the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system Ministry.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a HR Assistant, you will have the opportunity to assist with day-to-day operation of HR Department, facilitates the smooth functioning of HR operations, and represents HR and the organization to associates, new hires and external parties.


  • Performs clerical functions in support of the HR department staff, including screening telephone calls and handling general inquiries, ordering and maintaining office supplies, distributing mail, and processing and monitoring invoices for payment.
  • Coordinates arrangements for meetings, local events, conferences and workshops.
  • Prepares and coordinates meeting materials, presentations and A/V materials.
  • Maintains assigned calendars and schedules meetings and conference calls.
  • Supports administrative processes for new hire onboarding, including maintenance of I-9 forms.
  • Maintains confidentiality in handling highly sensitive information.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or GED required.


  • HR experience is preferred. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 339166
Category: Human Resources
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Human Resource
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Birmingham, AL

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