Human Resources Business Partner
Job Details
Seattle WA - Seattle, WA

This position is open to officing in our Tigard, OR or Seattle, WA locations.

The Business Partner plays a crucial role in the execution of the HR Strategy and HR operations. Partnering with US Programs leaders in support of strategic business objectives, the Business Partner advises and coaches managers and employees in all employee life cycle and talent management elements, including current and future people implications. This role will be part of the USP healthcare management team and actively present HR-related solutions and recommendations, ensuring global consistency around HR standards and best practices.


Medical Teams International Calling:

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.



  • Function as a Strategic Partner with managers and employees of assigned client groups, including:
    • Supporting the growth of US Programs
    • Serve as HR lead for any US emergency response
    • Serve as HR lead for PSEA compliance and implementation
    • Provide coaching and guidance on HR-related issues and challenges. Advise and partner to meet key strategic objectives through relevant and aligned people and organizational interventions.
    • Support restructuring and reorganization of USP clinic delivery models, advising management on the process, communication needs, development of job descriptions, labor law compliance, and risks
    • Responsible for reviewing and providing recommendations for the implementation of a salary structure for USP clinical staff.
  • Become an Employee Champion acting as a single point of contact and intermediary for employees and management, including:
    • Advice and support in policy interpretation and application
    • Be a voice and advocate for staff
    • Provide guidance, coaching, and training to leaders on employee relations issues
    • Ensure mandatory annual training for HIPAA, OSHA, Medicaid, among others, are completed to be compliant with Federal, State, and organizational requirements.
  • Act as a Change Agent to
    • Drive consistency USP on people-related issues, systems, and processes
    • Actively partner with business leaders and work with them to collaboratively identify and practice improvement initiatives
    • Works closely with hiring Managers to shorten the timeline between identification of personnel needs to job postings.
    • Partner with USP and HQ Talent to identify specific recruitment efforts and adequate sourcing options for unique USP roles
  • Act as a Functional Expert
    • Maintain current understanding of the clients strategy and people-related issues by becoming a valuable member of the clients leadership team.
    • Support achievement of organizational objectives by conducting occasional HR audits and compliance checks.
    • Works jointly with the Talent team to conduct an effective recruitment process.
    • Conduct work investigations in line with the established procedures.
    • Deploy into or prioritize US emergency response (up to up to 4 weeks at a time, for no longer than 25% of total work time)

Other Duties:

  • Utilize volunteers whenever possible.
  • Ensure the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult Protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Additional duties as assigned.



  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field such as human resources, business, organizational leadership, organizational development or similar.


  • MBA or masters degree in relevant field.
  • PHR, SPHR, GPHR, or Similar



  • Minimum four (4) years human resources management experience, including at least 3 years in a Business Partnering function.


  • Experience with HR in US Healthcare systems and labor law
  • Experience working cross-functionally.


  • Strategic thinking and decision-making capabilities.
  • Quick learner in a rapid pace context.
  • Creative problem-solver and an agile mindset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate complex ideas and business concepts in accessible terms.
  • Able to exercise excellent professional judgment
  • Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with various levels of management
  • Strong influencing skills with senior leadership
  • Highly analytical and prepositive in presenting solutions.
  • Strong business acumen and demonstrated capacity to work as a business partner with managers
  • High service/customer orientation. Outstanding people and client relationship skills, including those long-distance and in multi-cultural environments.
  • Strong orientation to deliver on projects and initiatives, project management experience a plus.
  • Systems thinker committed to processing improvement and continual learning.
  • Able to work in an environment subject to change.
  • Able to occasionally work extended hours to meet project deadlines or attend emergency situations.
  • Ability to deploy or prioritize emergency response as needed (up to 4 weeks at a time, for no longer than 25% of total work time)


Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to:

  • Frequent use of a personal computer, database and digital platforms, and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.
  • Frequently uses hands, fingers, and arms to reach, handle, touch or feel equipment, medical instruments, materials, computer.
  • Frequent communication and exchange of information among colleagues and persons of concern which requires the ability to speak, hear, convey and express oneself.
  • Frequent close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, steps, or ladder.
  • Occasionally move about inside an office to access file cabinets, office machinery, meet with colleagues, etc.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Seldom to occasionally positions self to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • If in travel status, occasional to frequent traversing over rough or steep terrain in either a motor vehicle or on foot.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
  • Exposed to a combination of office and warehouse environments.
Our Calling
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