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Changing health care
to improve quality of
life for all.

Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Human Resources Business Partner

Boston, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health - Non Executive Category: Human Resources Generalist Job ID: JR49297 Date posted: 04/12/2024
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Serves as a proactive, valuable resource to, and an HR expert for assigned areas of responsibility to provide Hospital Leadership and employees with a broad range of HR services. The HR Business Partner will provide assigned areas of responsibility general HR support, coaching, training, work force development, recruitment support and employee relations support utilizing established protocol and documentation in a timely manner and making appropriate recommendations for resolution. The HR Business Partner will be highly visible and accessible to their specific areas of responsibility.

Principal Duties and Essential Functions:

  • The HR Business Partner will act as a culture champion, promoting our hospital's values while maintaining solid working relationships with all levels of management and staff to proactively analyze, monitor and address HR issues.
  • Supports the management team for their assigned areas by developing and implementing effective organizational design and structures, talent and retention strategies, reward and recognition initiatives, and performance management efforts for meeting business objectives.
  • Maintaining an open-door policy for colleagues who wish to discuss concerns or raise questions about workplace issues. Counseling colleagues and providing appropriate support and resources, such as referral to NEBH's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) when necessary.
  • Facilitates new colleague and new manager orientation and participates in the development of such programs.
  • Consults with and advise managers on employee relation issues; proactively educate managers on policies, practices and trends to support decision making.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state laws and NEBH policies.
  • Conducting workplace investigations and recommending appropriate steps to address situations.
  • Using independent judgment, escalates issues to senior leadership as needed.
  • Participating in programs that enhance communication, effective management and problem resolution, such as NEBH's annual colleague Performance Management program, Colleague Mandatory Education, and colleague training programs.
  • Manages projects and activities as necessary to meet the needs of assigned areas of responsibilities and/or the overall organization, including, but not limited to, facilitation of meetings, research and analysis, creative or technical writing in support of HR or organizational programs as well as programs such as, mediation services, engagement surveys, patient satisfaction programs, process improvement, and general problem solving.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to understand business issues and to manage organizational change.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, but also capable of consistently and successfully delivering on tactical responsibilities.
  • Strong organizations skills and follow-through needed to manage multiple matters simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  • Impeccable judgment, decision making and critical thinking ability, ability to handle confidential complex matters with sensitivity while providing expert guidance.
  • Proactive, with an ability to build strong relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Promotes and educates others regarding the link between HR and client and business impact.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources with proven progressive HRBP & HR strategic responsibilities within a complex and dynamic business context characterized by different cultures, management styles, systems, and procedures.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, communication and consulting skills.
  • Ability to assess needs, influence, collaborate and partner at all levels across the organization.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and flexible in adapting and responding to changing situations.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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