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Sr HR Business Partner

Job ID: 217015
Category: Human Resources
Work Type: FT
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental Needs

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Entity: Penn Primary Care (PPC) and Penn Specialty Practices (PSP)

Department: Regional Physician Admin

Location: 150 Monument Road

Hybrid, ideal candidate would be based in New Jersey


The Sr. HR Business Partner plans, manages and executes HR initiatives, employee relations strategy, and management consultation in collaboration with the Penn Primary Care and Penn Specialty Practices and Penn Medicine Medical Group (PMMG) HR Leadership. The Sr. HR Business Partner manages HR projects and initiatives, in addition to managing a group of practice leadership clients. This partnership will require vertical alignment of human resources strategy and practice within PPC/PSP Departments. Provides strategic consulting, direction and assistance in the execution of people or business strategies, organizational development, alignment/integration-related activities, talent retention, employee relations, performance management and internal communications for assigned units.


  • Strategic partner to leadership in assigned client groups, participates in business planning activities, identifies and recommends human resource responses aligned to business strategy.
  • Collaborates with business leaders in identifying optimal workflow organizational/departmental design in assigned regions.
  • Acts as internal consultant by analyzing and recommending solutions to human resource issues in assigned client groups.
  • Initiates organizational development activities such as diagnosis/intervention, process consulting, competency development & succession planning.
  • Serves as the HR Lead for practice integration activities, including due diligence analysis, position mapping, HRIS partnership for department/position builds, HR-related systems access, communications, partnership with Talent Acquisition for requisitions/onboarding, and general HR support for the overall acquisition project. Provides standard reports and analysis of metrics and statistical data to identify trends and opportunities. Uses data to help inform HR strategies and interventions.
  • Works on special projects and acts as internal subject matter expert within Human Resources on assigned areas to assist in developing and implementing strategies entity-wide.
  • Partners with managers and assigned client groups to resolve employee relations issues that may include conflict resolution, performance improvement issues and terminations. Acts as the HR lead and partner with appropriate stakeholders including legal, security and audit to support investigative initiatives relating to serious violations of guidelines, policies and procedures governing employee conduct (i.e. harassment, code of conduct, fraud) and recommend appropriate action.
  • Assesses situations and environments affecting employee engagement and provides managers with advice and recommends courses of action based on operating guidelines, policies and applicable laws. Consults with managers on establishing and nurturing a positive employee environment, culture development and to provide necessary education and coaching.
  • Partners with assigned client group to serve their business needs and positively and reliably represents Compensation, HRIS, Talent Acquisition and Benefits to staff and managers.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • And 5+ years Progressively responsible experience in Human Resources, preferably in healthcare settings Education Specialization: Business, Human Resources, or related field
  • Preferred Master of Arts or Science
  • Preferred SHRM-CP/PHR or SHRM-SCP/SPHR

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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