HR Business Partner--East-EMMC

Job Number 66472
Posted 9/9/2019
Account Northern Light Health Home Office
Department HR East Region E
Location |ME| Northern Light Health Home Office - EMMC, State St., Bangor, ME 04401
Job Details

The HR Business Partner serves as the on-site human resources partner for management and employees to grow, engage and develop the workforce and apply and interpret human resources policies in a fair and consistent manner while serving as a liaison to specialty centers of expertise at the system level.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree rquired.

Two plus years of relevant experience

PHR, SPHR or other professional certification preferred

Unionized workforce experience strongly preferred.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of management and organization strategies.

Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations impacting area of responsibility. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Strong presentation development and delivery skills.

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbal

Strong critical thinking and organizational skills.

Ability to function in a multi-dimensional organization with competing priorities

Ability to train and influence outside of a direct reporting chain

Ability to manage a heavy workload and self-direct between tasks

Essential Functions

Engage employees and managers to improve patient care and safety.

Promote a positive and inclusive environment to foster growth and satisfaction of staff.

Work in a team setting with other Business Partners for consistent application of policies and development with HR.

Interpret and provide guidance to managers and staff on human resources policies and procedures. Interpret and guide managers on the collective bargaining agreement and memorandums of agreement.

Improve and build positive relationships with existing unions that represent employees.

Assist in development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures.

Assist in collective bargaining needs.

Serve as management support for delegated areas of responsibility to help navigate employees' needs.

Conduct and complete thorough investigations.

Develop reliable and complete documentation.

Develop and maintain an affirmative action program; file EEO-1 report annually; maintain other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.

Create, participate in, and conduct targeted trainings to meet the business needs.

Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems, evaluating potential solutions, implementing the selected solution, coaching, and counseling managers and employees.

Maintain employee Human Resources files and perform audits for completeness.

Perform personnel actions in accordance with policy and provide advice managers on the same.

Complete special projects as directed.

Comply with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation anticipating legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising leadership on action needed.

Physical Demands

Sedentary: exerting up to 10lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time and only brief periods of standing and walking.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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