HR Partner

Peace Health Vancouver , WA 98660

Posted 2 months ago

PeaceHealth is seeking a HR Partner for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position.

Req ID: 179008


Serves as a consultant and trusted advisor to business units, leaders and caregivers on Culture and People strategies related to improving organizational effectiveness and success. This includes proactively identifying organizational issues, assessing the impact of service-line strategies on the organization and designing and implementing innovative and creative solutions with special emphasis on culture and people solutions that align organizational strategies with the mission and key objectives. Serves as a mentor and guide for leadership within the service line.


  • Provide strategic partnership and input to leaders regarding overall Culture and People strategies that support the culture, ministry, and strategic direction of the organization, including the growth of the organization and alignment of caregivers.

  • Partners with operating unit and/or service line leadership to assess the effectiveness of the people strategies related to operations. Designs and implements tailored solutions to support the organization in delivering results that are aligned with the mission, strategies and organizational goals. This includes identifying and assessing 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. The HR Partner has a shared responsibility with the service line leadership for achievement of desired results.

  • Uses data and effective relationships with strategic partners within the organization (quality, finance, people, etc.) to both assess current state of operations and to monitor service line progress to goals.

  • Facilitates dialogue and serves as a champion for organizational culture and strategies (examples include culture of engagement, safety, compassion, etc.)

  • Assesses and identifies areas requiring intervention and provides organizational development, mediation, change management and conflict resolution support to leadership.

  • Builds strong and trusting relationships with leadership and caregivers. Supports and encourages caregivers in linking their day to-day work with PeaceHealth's Mission and Values.

  • Provide expert advice, coaching, and counsel to leaders and caregivers on Culture and People programs, policy and procedures, employment/labor laws, communication & conflict resolution, inspiration & engagement, formation & development, change management, diversity/inclusion, ethics & and organizational development and design in alignment with our mission and strategic priorities

  • 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.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree, Masters preferred; or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience.


  • Three years human resource experience, preferably in the healthcare industry, which includes previous experience in an HR Consultant or HR Partner role.


  • PHR or SPHR 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 solution preferred.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn! We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

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Location: Vancouver, SW Administration Building (151)

Job Category: Business, Administrative & Facilities

Shift: Day

Shift Length: 8 Hours

FTE: 1.0

Work Type: Full Time

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

Job Segment: Medical, Social Media, Consulting, HR, Law, Healthcare, Marketing, Technology, Human Resources, Legal

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