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HR Consultant, Barrington, IL


Organization: Advocate Aurora Health
Category: Professional
Location: Barrington, IL
Date Job Posted: November 10, 2020
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HR Consultant

Purpose:

Provides comprehensive human resources consultation and services for the purpose of realizing a highly engaged and productive workforce committed to the Mission, Values and Philosophy of Advocate Aurora Health, the Advocate Aurora Experience and the fulfillment of the organization's strategic objectives. Drives key people strategies to support leaders and associates to meet organizational outcomes. Provides timely and effective coaching and development focusing on leaders. Effectively administers all human resource policies and procedures. Ensures organizational risks are mitigated.

Accountabilities:

  • Collaborates with site leadership and COEs on people strategies to support organizational outcomes and strategies. Advises leaders on how to effectively use data and other assessment methodologies to identify behaviors or emerging trends that positively or negatively impact organizational outcomes develops and implements strategic responses to address trends.
  • Monitors associate engagement survey results and strategically responds for maximum impact. Executes on system associate engagement initiatives. Coaches and consults on matters of team culture and development, including performance management, individual and team development, associate engagement turnarounds, corrective action and employment termination. Leads or plays a significant role in the implementation or ongoing performance of interdisciplinary teams to accomplish key organizational objectives (e.g. associate safety, workplace violence, advocate experience, associate engagement, etc.)
  • Collaborates with site leadership

Position Requirements:

  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Experience Required:
  • Typically requires 5 years of experience in human resources, organizational development, or associate relations experience including successful team interventions, leader coaching (including performance management). Experience working in a complex healthcare organization is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively understand and interpret HR policies and practices, providing options and recommendations within the parameters of acceptability in a thorough and objective manner. Ability to prepare and coach leaders on sound HR practices.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines and business practices including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee/union relations, diversity, performance management, regulatory compliance and employment laws.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with an ability to build/foster strong trusting relationships, influence leaders and develop solutions to achieve results.
  • Analytical ability, business, industry and financial acumen understands the role caregivers and leaders play in driving financial performance. Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances in the business.
  • Must be self~directed, self~motivated, flexible and ability to take initiative to identify and anticipate client needs and effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to understand and use relevant HR technology systems to support caregiver and business needs. Working knowledge of measurement concepts, data mining and analysis. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Exposed to a normal office environment.
  • This position requires travel so may be exposed to road and weather hazards. This role will also be part of a regional team that includes Sherman Hospital in Elgin and Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
  • This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
  • Advocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique – from our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions – for our team members, consumers and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it’s important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

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