Job Opportunities

Human Resources Business Partner

Northwest Permanente, P.C. (NWP) is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. At NWP health care specialists in all disciplines will discover opportunities to forge their own unique career paths in an innovative and collaborative professional community. When you join our remarkable team of physicians, surgeons, clinicians, administrative professionals, researchers, and educators, you will find a place where you can be proud to build your career and make your unique contribution to the medical world.

Job Post Date: 2017-06-27
Office: Sunnyside Medical Center
City: Clackamas
State: Oregon

Description:

Northwest Permanente, P.C. (NWP) is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. At NWP health care specialists in all disciplines will discover opportunities to forge their own unique career paths in an innovative and collaborative professional community. When you join our remarkable team of physicians, surgeons, clinicians, administrative professionals, researchers, and educators, you will find a place where you can be proud to build your career and make your unique contribution to the medical world. 

Northwest Permanente, P.C. currently has a Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) position available at our Portland Administrative office in the Department of Employee Relations, reporting to the Chief of Staff. The HRBP is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. This position serves as a consultant to management on human resources-related issues. The HRBP formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.  This position maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit’s financial position, its mid range plans, its culture and its competition.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve relationships, build morale, and increase productivity 
  • Analyzes workforce trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs. Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs. Follows-up to ensure training objectives are met.

EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations or closely related field.
  • Eight (8) years’ experience as a Human Resources Generalist or Business Partner with a focus in employee relations, with two (2) years in a multidiscipline Human Resources environment, including recruitment, training, compensation, benefits and performance management.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal employment, labor, regulatory and other pertinent laws and human resources practices.  Also knowledge of systems theory and human resource systems design.
  • Demonstrates customer-focused service skills.
  • Group facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with individuals and groups including physicians, managers, and other internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to design and deliver training consistent with human resource accountabilities.
  • Requires a high degree of confidentiality.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources or closely related field
  • Experience within a health care industry

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION (LCR)

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification
  • Valid Drivers License