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Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Administrative Office

Company: Family Care Network
Location: bellingham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Administrative Office

Job Location Administration - Bellingham, WA

Position Type Full Time

Job Category Human Resources


Title: Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Location: Administrative Office

City: Bellingham, WA

Essential Functions: The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) is responsible for developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of organization development, talent management, succession planning, change management, performance management, learning and development, compensation, and human resources operations. The CHRO provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans as part of the executive management team, and to the board of directors, managers, and staff.

  • Review and prepare HR policies and procedures. Provide policy guidance and interpretation to management and staff.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Counsel and advise management on salary planning/compensation to include issues regarding internal equity, promotions, reclassifications, transfers.
  • Support executive leadership and managers in evaluation of workforce planning, staff recruiting and retention issues.
  • Provide proactive consultation to executive and line managers on issues where human resources expertise can be utilized to improve business results (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, etc.).
  • Partner with the executive management team in the strategic corporate goals planning of the organization. Establish human resources objectives in line with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Analyze HR trends and metrics in partnership with leadership to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Collaborate with finance in designing and administering employee benefits programs.
  • Support leadership and managers in identifying, evaluating, and monitoring the success of training programs. Follow-up to ensure training objectives are met or propose changes to achieve success.
  • Work closely with executive management, managers, and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity, satisfaction, and retention.
  • Partner with managers and leadership to manage and resolve employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough, objective investigations and propose response.
  • Develop and maintain a communication system that assures effective flow of information, collaboration, and positive work relationships.
  • Supervise HR staff by providing leadership, communicating job expectations, coaching, and appraising job results.
  • Manage departmental resources and budget.
  • Work related travel will be required.
  • Perform other related duties, as required in order to meet business needs.
  • Strong knowledge of HR laws, regulations and best practices.
  • Business acumen
  • Understanding of business issues and how to identify and deliver HR interventions and solutions to meet business needs.
  • Strong meeting and group facilitation skills
  • Proven ability to work with and influence individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated skill and effectiveness as a relationship builder and internal consultant.
  • Effective conflict resolution and employee mediation skills.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle complex, sensitive and confidential situations including documentation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective organizational, time management, and planning skills.
  • Ability to assess and make recommendations for analysis and potential changes in benefits, management, cost/value and overall program design.
  • Proficient in working with MS Office, HRIS.

Company Information : As an independent, locally owned, physician-run network of family medicine doctors, we are passionate about our community's well-being. We take the time to build strong, long-term relationships with our patients and our employees. We have 11 locations in Whatcom and Skagit County, in a beautiful corner of northwest Washington where the mountains meet the sea. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and a 401K. Family Care Network offers an innovative and rewarding work environment, with a strong patient focus and fulfilling mission.


Required Education and Experience :

  • 10-15 years of progressive Human Resources experience in all facets of HR management within an organization of comparable size and complexity.
  • 8 - 10 years of managerial experience.
  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field required; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred.
  • PHR or SPHR certification strongly preferred.
  • Healthcare industry experience highly preferred.

Physical Requirements: Performing the duties of this job requires ability to: stand; walk; sit; climb stairs; use hand to finger coordination, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

Immunization Requirements: All FCN employees must adhere to the company immunization policy. Immunizations required: influenza, Tdap, MMR, varicella, or a verified history of chicken pox disease, PPD and any additional immunizations determined necessary for the protection of staff and patients. Family Care Network will cover the cost of required immunizations for Family Care Network employees; immunizations will be administered by FCN staff. Hepatitis B is strongly recommended.

Family Care Network is a drug-free, equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Family Care Network, Bellingham , Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Administrative Office, Other , bellingham, Washington

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