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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Human Resources
Health Care & Medicine
Senior Human Resources Business Partner
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business Administration or related field required. Master’s degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources or MBA preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5+ years of progressive experience as an HR generalist.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Strong business acumen. Familiarity with HR policies, procedures and practices. Proven skills in organizational development and consensus building. Strong analytical, decision-making, negotiation and consultative skills. Proven ability to develop and effectively establish and manage programs, projects and initiatives within a large, complex organization. Strong project management and prioritization skills. Strong interpersonal skills as exhibited by the ability to influence others and build collaborative relationships both within HR and across the organization with individuals at all levels. Excellent written and verbal communication and training skills. Proven proficiency with MS Office. Experience with PeopleSoft HCM is a plus.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

HR Partnership with Business Units
  1. Partner with business unit leaders to identify, plan and implement strategic objectives that are in alignment with business unit strategies.
  2. Design, develop and implement various HR business projects and initiatives to proactively meet the needs of the assigned business units; research best practices and provide strategic recommendations based on data analysis and incorporation of appropriate metrics to measure outcomes.
  3. Act as single point of contact for HR-related processes, issues/questions for assigned business units.
  4. Collaborate with other HR functions to design, develop and implement key HR programs and initiatives.
  5. Model behavior and provide support to contribute to the improved performance of the assigned business units.
HR Consulting and Employee Relations
  1. Work with managers and employees to investigate and resolve employee relations issues.
  2. Serve as an internal consultant to managers for people and organizational issues.
  3. Collaborate with Senior Learning & Development consultant to coach managers in leadership abilities, relationships among teams/individuals, interpersonal communications and performance management.
  4. Collaborate with Director of Labor Relations to help managers adhere to CBA terms and address union related issues.
HR Compliance and Performance Improvement
  1. Assist in the development and administration of HR policies and procedures.
  2. Ensure all HR initiatives and activities in the assigned business units are in compliance with federal, state and local government regulations.
  3. Participate in performance improvement activities.
  4. Assist to maintain compliance with Joint Commission accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards.

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Organizational Commitment/Identification
  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.