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HR Specialist - Culture & Engagement



People & HR
Virginia, USA · McLean, VA, USA · United States
Posted on Sunday, June 23, 2024

As the largest and leading value-based kidney care company, Somatus is empowering patients across the country living with chronic kidney disease to experience more days out of the hospital and healthier at home.

It takes a village of passionate and tenacious innovators to revolutionize an industry and support individuals living with a chronic disease to fulfill our purpose of creating More Lives, Better Lived. Does this sound like you?

Showing Up Somatus Strong

We foster an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration and innovation at every level. Our values bring our mission to life and serve as the DNA for every decision we make:

· Authenticity: We believe in real dialogue. In any interaction, with patients, partners, vendors, or our teammates, we are true to who we are, say what we mean, and mean what we say.

· Collaboration: We appreciate what every person at Somatus brings to the table and believe that together we can do and achieve more.

· Empowerment: We make sure every voice gets heard and all ideas are considered, especially when it comes to our patients’ lives or our partners’ best interests.

· Innovation: We relentlessly look for ways to improve upon the status quo to continuously deliver new solutions.

· Tenacity: We see challenges as opportunities for growth and improvement — especially when new solutions will make a difference for our patients and partners.

Showing Up for You

We offer more than 25 Health, Growth, and Wealth Work Perks to help teammates learn, grow, and be the best version of themselves, including:

· Subsidized, personal healthcare coverage (medical, dental vision)

· Flexible PTO

· Professional Development, CEU, and Tuition Reimbursement

· Curated Wellness Benefits supporting teammates physical and mental well-being

· Community engagement opportunities

· And more!

Somatus, the leader in value-based kidney care, is looking for a mission-driven Human Resources Specialist to focus on culture and teammate engagement. This key HR teammate will support and drive talent and culture initiatives focused on engaging and developing high performing teams. Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, the ideal candidate will be passionate about helping others learn, grow, and engage.

This role requires you to be on site at our Corporate office in Mclean, Va.


  • Support the execution of the teammate experience strategy focused on increasing alignment within and across teams, enable effective feedback and recognition, empower teammates, managers, and leaders.
  • Lead the new hire on-boarding and orientation activities and workflows to ensure exceptional teammate experience.
  • Drive the coordination, communication, and scheduling of culture & engagement events such as the teammate engagement surveys.
  • Create and analyze survey data to identify key areas for strategic development to aid in the support of creating strategies / programs.
  • Support the strategy for tracking and reporting employee experience metrics.
  • Support HR transactions to ensure seamless employee experience.
  • Partner with HRBP’s, Leaders, and HR to help support change management strategies; appropriately leverage and manage existing network of change agents to help teammates understand and adjust to changes.
  • Support in the development and execution of programs and initiatives focusing on our culture, our values, and our people.
  • Lead efforts in enriching our Recognition program to ensure we are promoting an environment of appreciation, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Demonstrated abilities to build connections with leadership and key stakeholders in a multi-dimensional organization.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3-5 year of experience in HR, Culture & Engagement, or related field
  • Strong organization and program management skills.
  • Previous experience with facilitating enterprise initiatives
  • Ability to create templates, surveys, presentations, and technical documentation using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Strong consultative approach.
  • Strong analytical abilities, attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage multiple competing tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.


  • Previous experience leading on-boarding workstreams a plus.
  • Experience working in healthcare organizations.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Our priority is the health and safety of our members, colleagues, partners, and community. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Somatus, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. IND2