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Human Resources Business Partner in Remote Position at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 12/6/2021

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Job Description


TeamHealth is a physician-led, patient-focused company. Founded by doctors, for doctors, our success stems from the ingenuity, dedicated teamwork and integrity of our people. Our non-clinical associates are the ones that make TeamHealth tick. Whether you have your eye on the home office or one of our locations around the country, you can find your place here.

Position Summary

The HR Business Partner acts as a strategic business partner to leadership of designated business areas. The HR Business Partner will work with leaders to understand how HR can improve business outcomes to support the organizations strategic direction and long-term goals.  This position handles various areas of Human Resources management including employee relations, recruitment life cycle, and employee development.

Reporting Relationship

Reports To: HR Director

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides advice and acts as a business partner to leaders in order to address issues affecting the business, including mitigating risk and overseeing situations that results in the best possible outcomes for TeamHealth and its employees.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for employees to ensure an optimal work environment. Acts as an employee advocate by promoting a workplace culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Identifies staffing needs of the business and manages the full cycle recruiting process: identify, engage, evaluate, and hire top candidates.
  • Acts as a change agent by obtaining buy-in from employees. Partners with HR Director or leadership to implement change initiatives in order to achieve objectives and goals.
  • Provides guidance with start-ups and M&A activities.
  • Partners with HR leaders on strategic initiatives, such as but not limited to: employee and clinician engagement initiatives, succession planning, performance reviews, merit and bonus process. Identifies improvement activities that ensure efficiency in business processes.
  • Answers questions, directs information and provides guidance on subjects such as:  HRIS, corporate compliance, worker’s compensation, leaves of absence,  HIPAA, regulatory compliance, ERISA, OSHA, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, COBRA, EEOC/DOL, policies and procedures, as well as applicable federal and state laws.
  • Responds to employee relations issues and advises leaders in order to resolve and/or manage employee issues. Provides guidance regarding coaching, counseling, progressive disciplinary action, suspension, performance improvement and termination, as well as responds to employee concerns.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed.
  • Coordinates and maintains the tracking of pertinent employment and HRIS information for accurate employee record keeping.
  • Partners with management to communicate and develop HR policies and procedures, as well as federal and state laws.
  • Develops and facilitates various training and development projects. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Partners with HR Service Center, Benefits, Compensation, HR Recruitment team, and HRIS as needed.
  • Uses HR data and analytics to assist leaders with business decisions.
  • Proactively partners with and develops relationships with other departments to understand, resolve, and remove barriers that affect the department or employees.
  • Participates in HR professional organizations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field required.


Minimum 5 years of experience in multiple and complex human resources related functions required. Previous multi-state healthcare experience preferred.

Licensures and Certifications

PHR or SPHR certification preferred. SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Excellent computer skills (must have intermediate skills in word processing, spreadsheets, HRIS)
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills; ability to work well independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines;
  • Ability to adapt to rapid change;
  • Ability to manage stress and conflict;
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and supervision; and
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

Physical Requirements and Working conditions

  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (20 pounds or less);
  • Occasional standing/bending/stooping/reaching;
  • Occasional overnight travel;
  • Moderate stress;
  • Prolonged sitting and
  • Prolonged work in a computer/PC.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be considered as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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