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HR Business Partner (Clinical/Healthcare)

Job ID: BH409825

Category: HR Business Partner

Specialty: Human Resources

The HR Business Partner will deliver HR strategies that support the Institute’s business goals and priorities. The HR Business Partner will have accountability for a client portfolio and serve as the primary HR partner for  clients within their portfolio, working collaboratively to provide expert advice, broker HR services to  meet client needs, and develop/maintain a culture that supports the Institute’s mission, vision and core  values. The HR Business Partner will be a strategic advisor and partner on all HR matters with deep  subject matter expertise in various HR functions. This role will also act as lead and hold responsibility for  key programs and projects such as but not limited to HR Policy and Procedure review, employee  engagement and opinion survey administration, Joint Commission preparedness, and union-related  activities as applicable. 


BA/BS degree required and a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success as a Human Resources  professional or a strategic leader of people within a business context. Experience may count towards  degree requirement; employee relations experience required. Advanced degree, HR certification(s), or  equivalent business education preferred. Knowledge and experience in academic and/or health care  environment (including research and/or clinical settings) preferred. 


• Support relevant clients to build and iterate their strategy as it relates to people and culture • Influence clients to ensure successful HR planning and execution 

• Serve as the primary HR partner and broker of HR services for client groups. Builds and maintains  effective relationships within all HR functional areas in support of client needs 

• Integrate diversity and inclusion principles and practices into client groups 

• Inform and recommends necessary learning and organizational development activities based on  consistent needs assessment 

• Create plan for long term initiatives that are aligned with the Institute’s strategic goals

• Advocate use of feedback mechanisms and utilizes metrics, trends, and suggestions to influence  business decisions with clients 

• Proactively coach and advise clients when needed 

• Maintain expertise of external and internal environment for HR policies and initiatives as they  relate to clients 

• Support cross-functional opportunities for change 

• Support and monitor the alignment of HR services with clients and the business, including  learning and organizational development, talent acquisition, and total rewards 

• Proactively recommend new HR support resources for clients 

• Maintain status as expert for progressive HR practices and key trends ensuring alignment with  clients and understanding impact

• Lead projects and/or HR initiatives/roll outs that require cross-functional expertise • Support department activities related to the preparation for Joint Commission accreditation as  needed 

• Support/Coach managers in the successful delivery of feedback and performance improvement  and development programs 

• Ensure HR leadership team is appropriately briefed and consulted on matters pertaining to their  assigned work units 

• Foster a positive organizational climate through support of open and effective communications  among managers and staff 

• Collaborate with leadership teams to facilitate change management initiatives • Work with Human Resources Leadership Team and client leadership on union contract  interpretations, practices and negotiation of contract as needed 

• Collaborate with key subject matter experts to plan, coordinate and facilitate manager and staff  training sessions/initiatives 

• Provide data analysis, reporting, metrics, and tools that demonstrate progress toward achieving  key milestones within assigned client groups 

• Other responsibilities and projects as assigned 


• Ability to achieve results through influence without authority in a highly matrixed organization • Demonstrated ability to understand business issues and to manage organizational change in  large volume environments 

• Ability to think creatively and strategically, but also capable of consistently and successfully  delivering on tactical responsibilities 

• Strong organizations skills and follow-through needed to manage multiple matters  simultaneously to meet deadlines 

• Strong experience in employee relations with excellent judgment, decision making and critical  thinking, ability to handle confidential complex matters with sensitivity while providing expert  guidance 

• Strategic agility and comfort with ambiguity with a track record of leading organizational change • Ability to understand links and connections across the whole of the organization and experience  working in a highly matrixed environment 

• Demonstrated gravitas and ability to influence with and without authority 

• Impeccable judgment, decision making and critical thinking ability, ability to handle confidential  complex matters with sensitivity while providing expert guidance 

• Some knowledge of applying diversity and inclusion principles, including unconscious bias and  inclusive leadership 

• Proactive, with an ability to build strong relationships across all levels of the organization • Understanding of data trending and analysis with storytelling ability 

• Advanced knowledge of HR policies and processes, employment law, and government  regulations related to FMLA, ADA, Affirmative Action Planning, Labor Relations, etc.) • Advanced business acumen including superior knowledge of theories, principals and best  practices of HR management, and experience in organizational assessment and design is  desirable 

• Promotes and educates others regarding the link between HR and client and business impact • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly matrixed, service-driven organization • Exemplary facilitation skills and skilled at delivering difficult messages while maintaining  constructive relationships 

• Effective interpersonal and motivational skills with excellent problem-solving abilities

• Exemplary written and verbal communication skills with an ability to facilitate learning sessions  and give effective presentations 

• Significant experience with Microsoft Office

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts