DaVita Human Resources Business Partner in EVERETT, Washington

Human Resources Business Partner


At The Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. This philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

JOB SUMMARY: Under minimal supervisor, as a strategic consultative business partner, performs a variety of Human Resource Management functions. Area of focus is on partnering with organizational leaders to understand complex people-related issues and develop solutions that support all parties. Other activities may include recruitment and training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment.

70%Provides guidance and expertise to clinic leadership, management staff, physicians and employees on employment practices, interpretation of legislation, laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to employment, compensation, employment records, investigations and finalization of allegations and complaints. Recommends appropriate and timely actions. Ensures consistency of policy/program interpretation & implementation. Provides consultation and advice to management team regarding employment matters.

15%Recruits new staff members for TEC; reviews staffing needs, determines best recruiting strategies and sources, writes ads, screens applicants, conducts interviews and selects final candidates. Participates in strategic workforce planning initiatives. Conducts exit interviews.

5%May conducts and/or develops staff development training programs including new employee orientation, management training and other skill development topics for management staff and employees. Conducts team building sessions as requested by managers.

8%Other Essential Duties:

  • Stays current with workplace and legislation trends and best practices in human resources; participates in ongoing training to enhance professional skills; provides strategic input in human resources operations.

  • Responsible for regulatory and compliance reporting including EEO reporting, turnover, background check program, and others.

  • Researches and analyzes data to solve a wide variety of problems or in support of management information requirements related to assigned projects. Produces reports, documents and presentations as needed.

  • Develops and/or assists with development of human resource policies and procedures for consistency, compliance and efficiency.

  • Participates in professional development activities.

  • Assists with and/or oversees special projects as needed.

  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.

  • Provides leadership and direction to HR team members in Director’s/Manager’s absence.

Duties listed below are integrated into all job functions:

  • All staff members are to promote a positive and productive work environment by acting maturely and responsibly, satisfactorily performing his or her job responsibilities and conducting themselves in a professional, courteous and respectful manner toward fellow employees, physicians and patients.

  • Must relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: (a) get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extreme; (b) perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others; and (c) respond openly and appropriately to feedback regarding performance from a supervisor.

  • Performs all duties in a manner which promotes and supports the Core Values and Compact of The Everett Clinic.

  • Integrates Lean principles, practices and tools to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.

  • Frequently must follow written and oral instructions as well as complete routine tasks independently.

  • Completes annual compliance training on HIPAA/Privacy/Confidentiality/Non-Discrimination/Harassment/Integrity Statement and signs Agreements.

  • Ensures confidentiality of patient information following HIPAA guidelines and TEC policies.

  • Attends training to meet requirements of the job position and as needed or mandated by TEC policies, Div. of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH), OSHA, L&I and other state/federal regulations.

  • Has regular and predictable attendance.


2% Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job.

Knowledge: Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources management including labor relations, recruitment/selection, compensation, training and development, workplace trends, and workforce planning. Requires knowledge in local, state and federal employment laws and regulations.

Skills : Must be able to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with staff at all levels. Must be effective liaison between employee and management perspectives and needs. Skill in providing leadership in human resources management and administration; collaborative problem-solving methods; practices and principles of supervision; strong communication skills including excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills; team building; problem-solving; time management; evaluating and assessing the effectiveness of teams, programs and individuals; conceptual and analytical thinking; collaborative processes; human resources services; developing innovative human resource programs, including training programs; staff development.

Abilities: Ability to exercise initiative, judgment and decision-making to support the Clinic’s core values and organizational goals.

Education: College Degree in Human Resources, Business or other related field preferred. Other equivalent formal training or related work experience may be substituted for formal education.

Experience: Minimum of five years progressively responsible exempt experience in Human Resources management, preferably in a healthcare environment.

Certification/Licensure: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP required.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Primary Location WA-EVERETT - 98203

Req ID: 319083