HR Business Partner - Corporate and Nursing Services
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 157773
Duke Health Human Resources is seeking an HR Business Partner to provide support to a number of our key functional groups that provide services across the Health System. The Business Partner will contribute at both operational and strategic levels to provide excellent service to our customers. This role will function in a variety of areas across the spectrum of HR, to include: work culture, performance management, employee relations, benefits, compensation, training & development, recruitment, and staff recognition. This position reports to the Assistant Director, HR and will provide HR consultation to specified customer groups within Duke Health while also helping to executive system-wide initiatives.
The business partner will build trusting relationships with managers and staff, while fostering system-wide thinking in collaborating with HR colleagues across Duke Health.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide consulting and functional support to defined business units by handling daily HR operations to support the business needs, including but not limited to;
Assessing talent needs, recommending compensation and relocation strategies in alignment with DUHS philosophy.
Advise leaders on employee performance and behaviors by diagnosing situations and assisting with interpretation of personnel policies
Advise, develop and implement new solutions for effective onboarding and assimilation to Duke
Partner with leaders on creative means to foster employee engagement and recognition.
Partner with leaders to analyze training and development needs
Provide consultation and recommendation on employee relations matters
Support system-wide programs and initiatives (i.e. Proactive Employee Relations, Workplace Violence Prevention, etc.) in collaboration with Assistant Director of HR and Div. Chief HR Officer by assessing, planning, and executing to meet the needs of the organization.
Work with leaders and staff to diagnose work culture issues, develop strategies to address those, and provide guidance in implementing solutions.
Provide consultation regarding the performance management process (i.e. SMART goal setting, coaching conversations, developmental planning) to ensure managers are comfortable and staff feel supported.
Respond to employee concerns by interpreting applicable HR policies and procedures and making appropriate recommendations, including suggestions on policy clarification or development and delivery of training. Use HR knowledge and experience to analyze issues and provide useful answers. Formulate reports to explore data, analyze trends that require intervention, and develop and implement solutions. This includes areas such as labor spending, projected workforce growth, organizational restructuring, and HR service metrics.
Establish, cultivate, and maintain ongoing relationships with managers in order to understand those business units and their HR needs.
Partner with HR colleagues on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts with an emphasis on attracting, developing, and retaining diverse talent.
Work collaboratively with colleagues from across Human Resources and other Duke entities, to research issues and develop recommendations that provide strong support to Duke Health as a whole.
Evaluate and research professional trends and issues. Make recommendations to HR colleagues and operational management for strategic program initiatives, and develop and deliver training in an effort to create and maintain a model work place.
Keep leaders and staff apprised on system-wide programs, initiatives, and messages developing and delivering content that is timely and relevant.
Identify problem employee relations areas that impede organizational progress; recommend appropriate interventions and/or other corrective actions as needed. Develop our leaders to function at a stronger level within current roles, and facilitate succession planning.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Education: Work requires organizational, analytical and communication skills program acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree. Master's Degree preferred.
Experience: Requires a minimum of two years of professional experience in Human Resources specialist or generalist roles.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications: S/PHR or SHRM S/CP certification preferred.
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