HR Business Partner II/ Employee Relations

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Dec 2, 2020


Job Description


To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.



  • 1. Meets regularly with assigned client group(s) and attends department meetings in order to understand goals and objectives and provide appropriate HR guidance and support.
    • 1.1 Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation of policies to employees and/or supervisors to assist management in formulating responses.
  • 2. Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. Partners with employees and managers to facilitate formal dispute resolution in a timely and effective manner.
    • 2.1 Researches, prepares, and submits compliance response to agency and corporate compliance investigative complains, discrimination unfair labor practices, etc.
  • 3. Assesses the work environment and identifies problems or concerns where attention is necessary. Develops and implements appropriate action and training plans in order to promote and maintain a positive, inclusive work environment.
  • 4. Assesses the department management with the intermediate and long-term advancement potential of individuals and works to create organization opportunities for development.
  • 5. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • 6. Identified training needs for assigned client group(s) and participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • 7. Provides technical assistance and training on various HRIS IT systems and programs (e.g., applicant tracking system, exit interview, etc.)
  • 8. Provides guidance and input on acquisitions, mergers, restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • 9. Facilitate exit interviews with employees to gather information regarding company policies, benefits, salary and work environment.
  • 10. Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or close related field required. Master's Degree or JD preferred.


3-5 years experience in Human Resources field that includes successfully coordinating and implementing employee/organizational development projects. Understanding of HR functions and employment law is desired.


SHRM/PHR Preferred


Candidate will demonstrate excellent customer relations, interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and be able to interface effectively with employees and management and other members of the HR department with compassion and courtesy. Must possess good analytical skills and be able to interpret and to communicate policies and procedures, contract language, etc. Must have excellent PC skills including Work, Excel, PowerPoint and database management. Strong background and knowledge of HR regulations and procedures including Wage and Hour, Benefits, Family Medical Leave, Recruitment and Salary Administration. Requires a strong working knowledge of state and federal employment laws including EEO, AAP compliance, Workers? Compensation, FMLA, OSHA, etc. Must be able to function with a high degree of autonomy, confidentiality, and with broad direction. Must have strong writing skills and be able to prepare presentations. Must be able to multi-task and adjust priorities as needed. Must be team oriented. Experience on an HRIS system (Lawson, Infor, People Soft, or comparable software).


Must be able to travel to various satellite locations throughout Connecticut and be flexible with work scheduled to accommodate early morning and evening meetings as necessary.


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Job Info

Job: 12968

Department: Employee Relations
Sub Category: ADMIN PROF
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40

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