LOCATION: John H. Stroger Hospital - Human Resources
The Human Resources (HR) Business Partner is responsible for aligning Cook County Health (CCH) business objectives with employees and management. The position formulates partnerships with management and employees across all HR functions to ensure delivery of high value service throughout the organization. The HR Business Partner is expected to maintain an effective level of business literacy with respect to each business unit's financial, strategic, and operating goals, in order to provide the best level of engagement; proactively identifies opportunities to partner with management to provide coaching and training with respect to HR matters, and uses independent judgment and discretion to resolve disputes over these issues.
Leads strategic implementation of human resource initiatives that are in-line with Cook Country Health (CCH) business objectives to drive results while ensuring alignment with leadership direction, strategic initiatives, and human resources best practices (i.e., operations, talent recruitment, classification & compensation, development and training, associate engagement; succession planning; performance management; legal/regulatory compliance; policies and practices).
Responds to employee and management discipline and grievance questions and concerns.
Investigates employee matters and assists management in responding to employee concerns and grievances.
Provides guidance and support to CCH Leadership and staff to understand and interpret HR practice, policies and procedures.
Coordinates and assists with responses to and providing documentation for charges, claims, grievances, etc.
Works closely with the CCH Equal Employment Opportunity Director in responding to and providing documentation for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) and Cook County Commission on Human Rights Complaints.
Maintains grievance and discipline reports and records to ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreements as well as local, state, federal regulations and other regulatory bodies.
Analyzes trends and other workforce data to proactively identify work environment concerns, staffing solutions, risks and training opportunities.
Prepares statistical reports using records of actions taken concerning grievances, arbitration and mediation cases and related activities to identify problems in the service area and departments.
Conducts research to support HR related initiatives within the HRBP's service area.
In collaboration with management, conducts investigations concerning violations of CCH policy, evaluates the need for corrective or disciplinary action, and implements the recommendations.
Collaborates with and assists in the management of all aspects of the employee disciplinary process and works with leadership to develop solutions about consistent accountability issues.
Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
Ensures employment, promotions, reinstatements, re-calls, etc. are implemented consistent with the respective CCH Employment Plan, collective bargaining agreement, and CCH Personnel Rules, etc.
Monitors implementation of policies concerning wages, hours and working conditions to ensure compliance with terms of the CCH Employment Plan, collective bargaining agreements, and CCH Personnel Rules, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with five (5) years of full-time work experience in Human Resources or Employee Relations OR Master's Degree or higher in Human Resources, Organization Development, or related Human Resources field OR Law degree with two years of experience with complex employee relations issues including labor and employment law experience is required. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Experience in three or more of the following human resource disciplines: staff planning, compensation and classification, organization development, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state employment laws is required .
Prior work experience in a union environment or working on union-related matters is required.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Society for Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification, or license to practice law is required.
Master's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Five (5) years' full-time work experience as a Human Resources Generalist, Employee Relations Analyst, Attorney, or similar work experience in one or more of the following areas/industries: in a major hospital, medical center, university or government agency or corporation is preferred.
Two (2) years of dispute resolution experience is preferred.
Prior experience conducting investigations or root cause analysis is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment orhiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER