At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, youll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?
Travel is required between DeKalb, Sandwich and Geneva Illinois. As the key HR resource, provides guidance and support to assigned business/operational units regarding employee relations, workforce planning, compensation, talent and performance management, organizational and leadership development. Collaborates with Leaders to determine how HR services can advance organizational and business unit priorities and strategy. Provide assistance implementing complex, broad people strategies. Leads and supports employee engagement initiatives. Advises Leadership on the development and implementation of workforce best practices and policies to advance the strategy and support the mission, vision, and values of NM. Provides coaching on the handling of employee relations matters, including managing performance issues, managing conflict and addressing employee retention issues. Investigates various complaints made to HR, EEOC or other regulatory agencies. Maintains thorough documentation.
3+ years human resources experience.
Basic project management experience.
Highly developed analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and customer orientation.
Excellent organizational skills.
Familiarity with Human Resource applications.
Detail oriented with natural commitment to follow-through.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Competence using MS Office programs.
Excellent word processing, database management and PowerPoint.
Flexible and demonstrates comfort with ambiguity.
Preferred: PHR or SPHR certification