Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

Human Resources Business Partner


Salem, Virginia 24153
Job Code:
Job Type:
Job Status:
Full Time
1st Shift
  • HR Generalist
  • Employee Relations
  • Other
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

People.  Performance.  Possibilities.  These words describe the focus of our Human Resources team… supporting the mission of HCA, one of the largest healthcare providers in the world:  “Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.” 

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will support our Integrated Lines of Business (ILOB) and based at our Capital Division office. The Capital Division includes VA, NH, IN and KY. This position will mainly support our PSG, ASC and GME groups that hold over 800 employees division wide. The HRBP will be a true service provider in the areas of employee relations and staff guidance, and will build and maintain effective business relationships with our employees and leadership. 

The HRBP will have the following responsibilities under the direction of the ILOB VP,HR:

Implement Business and HR strategy and programs

Engage designated leaders to understand talent needs of the businesses and define people strategies

  • Implement HCA-wide and LOB or location-specific HR initiatives

If applicable, work with the VP of HR and the Labor Relations Center of Excellence to support Labor Relations strategy (i.e., grievance procedures must involve Labor Relations).


Advise leaders on people issues

  • Provide HR observations related to departmental issues in meetings and one-on-one.  Interpret talent management data for departments and work with VP of HR to develop appropriate initiatives.

  • Coach designated leaders through change management, performance management issues, etc.

  • Respond to leader questions and requests for information, point them to appropriate self-service tools


Implement Business and HR strategy and programs

  • Advise leaders on learning and organizational development.  May include program implementation such as ensuring completion of employee development plans, updating the succession plan and implementing other programs and tools.

  • Deploy HCA career development program tools and processes. Includes coaching leaders, participating in employee career counseling and feedback sessions, equipping managers with standard tools for coaching, feedback & planning.

Support Employee & Community engagement

  • Promote and foster a healthy work environment; raise awareness of available programs to assist employees.  Implement appropriate employee engagement programs and union avoidance initiatives (as applicable)

  • Prepare/coordinate events e.g. holiday celebrations, employee recognition events, service awards, community support

  • Coordinate and facilitate employee activity groups and other employee teams (peer reviews)

  • Interpret and drive departmental action planning as a result of employee engagement surveys; assess facility “temperature” through formal and informal sensing and plan actions with department managers

  • Counsel managers and employees on situational issues; resolve employee conflicts


Implement business performance, quality and patient care initiatives

  • Partner with designated leaders to uphold all compliance standards (Joint Commission, Dept. of Labor, HR policies, etc.) and create an environment of compliance/excellence

  • Support employee relations, ethics, or compliance investigations (initial interviews & fact gathering); maintain tracking for issues/concerns and handle inquiries from employees or managers

  • Deploy performance management/appraisal program tools and processes in their assigned facility areas.  Includes coaching, participating in assigning ratings, feedback sessions and developing performance improvement plans.

  • Advise designated leaders on performance counseling and discipline procedures; consult on suspension or termination of employment actions; provide information on RIF processes and severance

  • Escalate major issues to VP of HR and/or HR Center of Excellence/HR Service Centers when appropriate

  • Support measurement of productivity and addressing of productivity issues

  • Implement emergency response plans with appropriate leaders

Execute HR operational excellence

  • Work with VP of HR and all HR Centers of Excellence to give feedback on strategies and programs to more effectively meet the needs of businesses

  • Prepare managers for the compensation planning process and provide compensation budget information.

  • Support Total Rewards COE with benefits enrollment at facility level

  • Work with designated department leaders on workforce planning, including position control/review; aligning with budget, productivity metrics, resourcing processes, etc.  Review and localize job descriptions and compensation with Recruiting and Compensation Centers of Excellence.  Assist leadership with temporary/PRN workforce planning & implementation, internship/externship placements and other non-RFT talent processes.

  • Perform worker’s comp intake processing; support applicable employee leave of absence/return to work administration at facility level (advising employees on process, completing necessary onsite paperwork, etc.)

  • Facilitate local interview process for hiring.  Develop and deliver local onboarding and facility orientation programs

  • Support effective leader and employee communications

  • Support utilization of the HR support model; guide employees to the appropriate channel and ensure proper utilization of HR policies and processes




  • 3+ years of experience in Human Resources
  • Strong employee relations and report management experience preferred
  • healthcare experience preferred


  • Undergraduate College Degree Required

Special Qualifications

  • SHRM-CP or PHR preferred, but not required.

SHRM provides content as a service to its readers and members. It does not offer legal advice, and cannot guarantee the accuracy and stability of its content for a particular purpose. Disclaimer