Senior HR Partner - Human Resources

Peacehealth   •  

Springfield, OR

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 22 days ago

This job is no longer available.

PeaceHealth is seeking a Senior HR Partner - Human Resources for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 172062


Oversees and coordinates the HR needs for a community, group of business units, or supporting system-wide initiatives. May represent Human Resources on community leadership team. Provides HR expertise to senior leaders. Services as a mentor providing guidance to other HR Partner Organization colleagues. Translates their thorough knowledge of healthcare into HR best practices for the clients, focusing on change management, leadership development, succession planning, operational effectiveness and employee relations. Aligns People and Culture solutions with PeaceHealth organizational strategies, key objectives and mission.


  1. Acts as the main HR contact for senior level leaders on people and culture related initiatives. Develops and implements strategic priorities that support mission, operational and department goals.
  2. Works closely with leaders and other HR Partners to manage positive employee relations and training needs. Identify and assess the leadership, caregiver and team skills, competencies and structures needed to deliver on strategies; consulting with leaders on how to develop and/or realign to meet those capabilities; and monitoring progress to goals. Proactively manages complex employee and labor relations issues. Provides guidance on programmatic approach to improvement activities. Apply analytics and metrics to drive sound recommendations and solutions.
  3. Under the general guidance of the HR Director, provides day to day oversight of HR Partner Organization caregivers and workflow to ensure effective responsibility within the services line. Recommend selection of HR Partner Organization caregivers, assist with scheduling of HRPO, monitor performance, and provide meaningful and constructive feedback regarding HR Partners performance.
  4. Work with People and Culture leadership to assist in the development of policies, procedures, and enhancements to the delivery of services, and operations of the HPRO. Assures consistent implementation of system service initiative and programs while maintaining regulatory compliance.
  5. Serve as local champion, oversee community based activities and monitor HR Partners roles in facilitating dialogue, training, monitoring and recognition of organizational culture and strategies (examples include culture of engagement, safety, compassion, etc.)
  6. Builds strong and trusting relationships with leadership and caregivers. Supports and encourages leaders and caregivers in linking their day to-day work with Peace Health's Mission and Values.
  7. In consultation with Culture and People leadership, collaborates for appropriate outcomes with leadership, Centers of Expertise and the Caregiver Resource Center which balance caregiver needs, policies, procedures, compliance with regulatory standards and PeaceHealth Mission, Values, and strategies.
  8. May function as subject matter expert on collective bargaining agreements and may participate in union negotiations as required. May be point of contact for managing union contract administration including grievances, contract interpretation and union representative interaction.
  9. May coordinate or lead HRPO project work to include policy review, standardizing processes, competency development, and roll-out of initiatives.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other relevant discipline is required.
  • Master's degree preferred.


  • Minimum of five years human resource experience, preferably in the healthcare industry, which includes previous experience in an HR Consultant or HR Partner role.
  • Prior leadership and/or supervisory experience preferred


  • PHR/SHRM-CP or SPHR/SHRM-SCP preferred


  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance, federal and state laws with a working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines.
  • Knowledge of employee & labor relations.
  • Mediation and conflict resolutions skills.
  • Investigation skills.
  • Knowledge of organizational and team dynamics and methods to support continued improvement in these areas
  • Ability to develop and present concise information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of operations within the healthcare industry.
  • Ability to identify, utilize and interpret workforce-related metrics.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office application as required.
  • Proficient in the use of a major HRIS system preferred.


  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate or pay close attention to (up to 65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

Job Category: Business, Administrative & Facilities

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