Human Resources Business Partner

Job Requisition #: JR65938

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare system in Delaware, is seeking an experienced HR professional for the position of HR Business Partner. In this role you'll serve as the HR subject matter expert/consultant for several diverse business units focused on creating an optimal caregiver work experience consistent with CCHS values and in support of achieving CCHS strategic goals. This position is currently remote with some time spent on location in the administrative offices located at Avenue North in Wilmington, DE (45 minutes south of Philadelphia).

Key Responsibilities: 

Acts as the primary point of contact for leadership groups, serving as a business partner providing consultation and HR solutions, seeking subject matter expertise as needed from HR centers of excellence to accelerate the advancement of business objectives.

Takes proactive steps, functioning, as employee relations subject matter expert providing consultation on conditions of engagement and retention of top talent.

Leverages human capital metrics to inform people strategies.

Imbedded within business unit leadership team, functions as a trusted advisor for people strategies building collaborative relationships with assigned operational and clinical leaders.

Provides guidance to leaders, staff-level caregivers, and providers regarding HR policies, conflict management and best practices related to labor law.

Provides change management support associated with new initiatives that affect all caregivers including our advance practice clinicians and physician providers to drive talent strategies.

Leads complex investigations providing recommendations for appropriate action consistent with relevant policies and program guidelines.

Assesses situations and environments affecting caregiver experience, and provides leaders with advice and recommended actions based on business operating guidelines, policies, and applicable federal and state laws.

Position Requirements:   

  • B.S. degree in Human Resources or related field.  Master's degree preferred.
  • Four years of progressively responsible HR work experience preferably in a large matrixed organization supporting decentralized clients, including previous HR Business Partner or consulting experience.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred.   
  • Skilled in interpersonal relations, conflict and change management required.
  • Ability to use excellent persuasion, negotiation, communication, and collaborative problem-solving skills required.
  • Able to communicate confidently, influence and elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management and key stakeholders required.
  • Able to manage ambiguity when forming opinions and making decisions; demonstrating resiliency and perseverance in resolving problems. 

Who should apply?

  • Enjoy being a change agent to support advancement of HRBP model
  • Desire to develop the business acumen needed to accelerate advancement of goals.
  • Motivated to seek innovative solutions to solve talent challenges.
  • Agile, comfortable managing ambiguity, driving outcomes.
  • Excel in a fast-paced environment balancing multiple priorities and business relationships simultaneously.
  • Outcomes oriented; excited to drive solutions to complex business problems.

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,430 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

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EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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