Position Title:HR Business Partner
Date Posted: April 30, 2019
Job Location: Madison
Company Name: Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
Contact: Karen Colwell
1265 John Q. Hammons Drive
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 251-4156
Description: Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW), Madison, WI, is seeking a HR Business Partner responsible for independently providing a broad range of human resource services in the areas of talent acquisition and management, compensation; employee benefits; employee relations; and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) management to assigned clinics and departments within GHC-SCW. This position will serve as a HR coach and consultant with an emphasis on organizational effectiveness and employee engagement. The incumbent serves as a strategic partner to leaders through proactive consultative support and direction, providing leaders with the resources and tools to achieve positive departmental results. Additionally, the HR Business Partner will be assigned responsibilities related to but not limited to policy and procedure development, special projects and organizational initiatives. The HR Business Partner performs under the general direction, guidance and supervision of the Chief Human Resources Officer with additional accountabilities to the HR Manager. 
Our Mission Statement:    To provide accessible, comprehensive, high quality healthcare and outstanding service in an efficient and personalized manner.

Our Vision:  To be a leader among HMO’s in providing high-quality medical care, impeccable service and competitive benefit levels and premium rates. 

Our Common Values:
  • Patient Centered:  When health insurers and health care providers are brought together under one roof, we are better together.   Our care team model focuses on supporting the needs of our patients/members and providing the best in safe, high quality coordinated health care.  Members and their providers participate in making meaningful decisions that lead to better outcomes. 
  • Quality Driven:   When members and their providers each participate meaningfully in the decisions that lead to better health care, we are better together.  GHC-SCW continues its tradition of providing proactive health promotion and disease management outreach to our members to consistently achieve high quality health care accreditation.
  • Innovation: When we work to lift each other up, show appreciation and collaborate in the best interests of the member, we are better together.   GHC-SCW has made innovative advancements which include the implementation of an electronic medical records system (EMR) and GHC-SCW MyChartSM, access to innovative Complementary Medicine benefits and Wellness reimbursement services. 
  • Community Involved: When we join with our community to further the causes for which we share a common concern, we are better together.   We are proud to promote programs that strengthen lives, and make our community a safer, stronger and healthier place to live and grow. GHC-SCW employees share their time and talent; and we recognize that the value of what we give is also what we gain – for our employees, our members and our community.
  • Not for Profit Cooperative:    When we share a common purpose, a common voice and a common vision, we are better together.   We use our surpluses to improve clinics, enhance health care benefits and give back to the community.  Our members, not our profits, are our priority.   We have a unique “cooperative” governance structure which works directly for our members.     
GHC-SCW is committed to fostering a caring and compassionate environment while ensuring that individual differences are valued. GHC-SCW is a quality driven cooperative built on collaboration, community involvement, innovation, and belonging. It is essential that all employees, members, and patients feel secure and welcome, that the opinions and contributions of all individuals are respected and that all voices are heard.
We believe:
                Healthcare is a human right.
                In treating all people with dignity and respect.
                There is strength in diversity.
                Equity celebrates our humanity.
                We are better together.
  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Human Resources Management, Social Science or related field; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. 
  2. Two (2) to three (3) years of experience as a Human Resource Generalist or Consultant in a role focused on organizational design, employee relations, compensation, change management, talent management and recruitment and retention activities.
  3. SHRM-CP certification or HRCI - PHR certification is preferred. 
  4. Knowledge of human resources related laws and regulations including FLSA, FMLA and ADA requirements, employee selection, employee discipline and termination.
  5. Knowledge of computer-based software programs such as MS Office Suite including word processing, spreadsheet, calendar and email.  Knowledge of and ability to use MS Excel is required. 
  6. Knowledge of or ability to learn and effectively use Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) technology and programs used in employee management, talent acquisition and compensation administration. Ceridian experience is preferred but not required.
  7. Demonstrated experience in HR practices including change management.
  8. Ability to quickly build relationships, excellent skills in consulting, coaching, mentoring and influencing leaders and peer groups.
  9. Ability to provide specific guidance to customers while maintaining an environment of collaboration and partnership.
  10. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and sometimes competing priorities.
  11. Proven team player with excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
To learn more about GHC-SCW or to apply, visit https://ghcscw.com/careers or click on HR Business Partner.
Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. GHC-SCW considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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