Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

Human Resources-94509
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Job Type
Part Time (benefits eligible)
# of Openings
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period


At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.


Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

The Human Resources (HR) Business Partner provides HR guidance for assigned departments to ensure effective planning and implementation of key initiatives that affect the workforce.  Focuses for this role will be:

  • Working with customer groups to facilitate resolution of employee relations issues, redeployment including organizational structure changes, performance management, and compensation needs.
  • Providing coaching and leadership skills development, as needed, to enhance workforce engagement, development, retention and succession planning.
  • Counseling leaders and management to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices and develops new policies and practices to align with business objectives.
  • Monitoring and administering practices to ensure customer departments comply with FLSA, Wage & Hour, FMLA, OFLA, ADA, EEOC, ERISA, TJC, and applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations that pertain to HR management.
  • Keep the “pulse” of assigned departments and identify and facilitate needed interventions.
  • Organizational Development (OD) 

Through this work as an internal resource you will establish credibility with leaders as a valuable sounding board for business and people issues. You will partner with other members of the HR Team to develop and implement key strategies and initiatives to meet business objectives and/or manage a variety of HR projects as needed.

Hiring Competencies

a)     Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field required.

b)     Certification:  PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification preferred.

c)     Experience: 5-7 years’ experience or equivalent Human Resources training in areas of employee relations, wage and hour laws, records management, unemployment, or compensation.

d)     Previous Health care or Labor negotiation or Union Contract implementation experience a plus.. 

e)     Has working knowledge of State and Federal Leave laws and Wage and Hour laws.

f)      Experience that demonstrates the ability to research, interpret and apply complex information.

g)     Understanding of how total compensation applies to the workforce. Understanding of workforce planning and staffing practices; experience with interviewing and coaching and counseling managers on making sound hiring decisions that support the overall organization goals; ability to analyze and calculate wage information.

h)     Broad knowledge of all areas of Human Resources responsibilities including hiring, performance management, HRIS system maintenance, and compensation.

i)      Demonstrates a high level of personal computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, HRIS and email systems.

j)      Presents self in a professional manner when dealing with customers and co-workers.

k)     Is organized and timely with responding to requests, holds self to high standards and is accountable, and provides excellent customer service.

l)      Ability to speak to groups and give presentations. Uses effective communication skills. Bilingual/bicultural skills a plus.



1.      Percentage of Time Spent:

1-30%  Standing
30-60%  Sitting
1-30%  Walking
1-30%  Lifting / Carrying
2.      Physically Demanding Tasks: The job is mainly sedentary, however, may lift a box weighing 10-25 pounds on rare occasions.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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