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HR Business Partner - Behavioral Health

Job ID 148206 Date posted 05/10/2018

Reporting to the Director of HR for the Lahey Health Behavioral Services, the HR Business Partner will be responsible for directly providing, driving and coordinating the delivery of HR services and programs to meet the organizations strategic plan. Will drive the development of people strategies and solutions aligned with the units strategies and operational goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Coach and counsel managers to increase the effectiveness of management skills so that Standards of Behavior, policies, practices and employment law are properly considered in decisions and processes.

Manage complex employee relations issues, provide conflict resolution support to employees and managers, and directly participate in the review of disciplinary actions.

Actively monitor and escalate any potential legal exposures.

Anticipate the impact of decisions, programs, processes or initiatives, and initiate actions with the leadership team to enhance positive results for the organization.

Participate as a business partner to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

Ensure thorough and effective communication to client organization regarding policies, practices and programs introduced.

Partner with the leadership team to ensure that appropriate recruiting strategies meet the ongoing needs of the organization, initiating strategic discussions for workforce planning to meet future needs.

Collaborate with recruitment team to develop and implement robust workforce development plans to meet organizational needs.

Keep the staffing group abreast of any changes in the business that may affect the recruiting process.

Participate in key recruitment and selection

Help drive processes to assess competencies needed for current and future business.

Partner with business to identify required training.

Identify development opportunities and strategies, succession planning, and participate in developing solutions.

Participate in team processes and share in cross-organization HR goals and projects.
Influence the development of HR programs and processes that meet the organizational needs.

Maintain HR metrics, monitor and analyze data, and generate reporting, as needed.

Leads change initiatives to improve business results.

Act as change champion to lead business and process improvements, resulting in early colleague and leadership adoption and smooth execution.

Create change plans offering a unique perspective to enhance the organization's vision and mission and to influence engagement through well-planned and targeted coaching and leadership development.



Education: BS/MS in Business, Human Resources or a related field.

Licensure, Certification & Registration: HR certification a plus

Experience: 8-10 years of HR consultant experience. Experience in related industry a plus.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Proficiency in employee relations, influence management, coaching, leadership and organization development, and change management.
Solid expertise in the area of labor law with a solid foundation in other HR functional areas, including compensation, recruiting, staff development and change management.
Proven business and financial acumen to effectively consult with leadership and drive business results.
Adept with social networking platforms needed to leverage information and HR networks; tech savvy.
Ability to use and present analytics in business decisions; able to analyze data and use metrics/analytics to measure program effectiveness and organizational ROI.
Capable of making decisions, driving business outcomes; results orientation.
Business acumen/knowledge and strong consulting skills.
Conducts oneself with integrity and highest ethical behavior.
Other BU specific competencies required, as defined.
High level of integrity and business judgment, proactive problem solving, team-oriented, with high personal productivity.
Ability to build trust and strong client relationships.
Excellent communications and presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to influence others.
Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities.



About Lahey Health

The Lahey Model of Care - right care, right time, right place - is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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