Sr. Human Resources Advisor

Human resources adviser

Job title: Sr. Human Resources Advisor

Company: Adventist Health

Job description: Job Description:Job Summary:Works with human resource partners in providing targeted consulting to management/supervisors for an assigned area. Assists in developing proactive people strategies that support the department and/or team mission and goals. Acts as a member of the local human resources (HR) team collaborating with the communities of expertise (COE) and management/supervisors to identify management/employee needs. Assists in implementing strategies to support needs across the department. Supports the broader wide implementation of various system-wide programs developed in the COEs including, but not limited to, succession planning, performance management, talent development, employee advocacy programs and processes, and total rewards and wellness programs.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
  • Master’s Degree with coursework in human resources: Preferred
  • Five years’ technical human resources experience: Preferred


  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification: Preferred

Essential Functions:

  • Works directly with senior and middle operational management/supervisors to operationalize people strategies developed by HR leaders. Consults with local management and supervisors on key departmental initiatives, goals and objectives to identify people, implications and requirements. Provides front line direction, guidance and support for local management/supervisors around initiatives, workforce planning, employment needs and onboarding strategies. Acts as technical subject matter expert in own and possibly related discipline(s).
  • Demonstrates substantial understanding of techniques, processes, procedures to perform the job and seeks to complete tasks in creative and effective ways. Participates in management/supervisor department meetings, being at the table for local department decisions. Creates awareness and drives recommendations around the implications for department employees. Identifies opportunities to improve team and departmental effectiveness, and supports more senior Partners in developing solutions in collaboration with and leveraging COE expertise where required. Works on activities of a diverse scope requiring minimal interpretation of policies and guidelines.
  • Performs a variety of complex duties requiring specialized or generalist knowledge. Makes recommendations on complex issues regarding work, often in ambiguous situations. Supports other HR Partners in local roll-out and implementation of all COE programs, initiatives, policies, protocols and tools across each of the COEs (total rewards, talent) – including change management and communications, training, learning and development. Manages local employee relations issues under guidance from the HR leader and the employee relations COE.
  • Participates and supports the HR leader in local workforce planning, skill requirements, gap assessments and employment strategies in alignment with broader HR Strategy and Talent system-wide strategies. Monitors equity/trends in wage and salary for collaborates with total rewards COE. Supports special projects that help drive local results and coordinates integration of COE resources based on project content areas.
  • Supports HR acquisitions and/or divestitures processes, and coordinates integration of HR COE content and resources. Solves escalated operational problems and technical issues. Makes decisions that have moderate to major impact on function/family operations. Works under limited guidance and within broad guidelines and technical standards. Performs projects, research and deliverables independently with guidance/support from the HR leadership team. Mentors and trains other staff level employees in the department.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.About Us: In a bustling cosmopolitan area surrounded by nature, Adventist Health Portland has been one of the area’s leading healthcare providers since the 1800s. In partnership with OHSU, we are comprised of a 302-bed hospital, 11 medical offices, home care services, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of award-winning services located throughout East Portland and the surrounding areas. There are many outdoor adventures readily available, including carving the snow at North America’s only year-round ski resort, hiking along the Columbia River Gorge or taking a day trip to the unmatched beauty of the Oregon coast.

Expected salary:

Location: Portland, OR

Job date: Sun, 05 May 2024 01:13:04 GMT

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