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Human Resources Business Partner

Eating Recovery Center

Eating Recovery Center

People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

You're experienced, talented and motivated. You have the discipline, and you want to invest it in an opportunity that will invest in you. You want to add more meaning to the work you do every day.

At ERC Pathlight, our mission lights the way for your passion.

Who we are

With 30 locations throughout the U.S. and treatment options available virtually, ERC Pathlight meets patients where they’re at to offer innovative, compassionate and comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, as well as mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders.

We were founded in 2008 by pre-eminent psychiatrists and psychologists and treat 6,000+ patients per year. With the critical need for mental health care and eating disorder treatment, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re looking for passionate and qualified professionals who will live out our mission to help save the lives of our patients.

What you’ll be doing

In a corporate role at ERC Pathlight, you can expect to be a part of a team that not only drives the mission but introduces it to prospective patients, family members of those in need of care and medical professionals who refer their patients. This role will support our West Coast (WA and CA) Operations as well as our Medical Group (Physicians and Mid-levels).

The People Business Partner (PBP) position serves as strategic partner to the ERCPL business units, forming partnerships across the People and Culture team to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The PBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, objectives, culture, and competitive landscape. They actively work to strengthen and reinforce the company’s mission, values, and increase the company’s employee value proposition. The PBP spearheads, with the support of the People and Culture team centers of excellence, various people programs and initiatives, and they provide guidance and advice to ERC leadership on all people related matters.


- Must have a strong working knowledge of CA & WA labor laws
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field required
- Proven experience as a People Business Partner or similar HR role in the Healthcare industry, Behavioral Health strongly preferred.
- In-depth knowledge of HR principles, practices, and employment laws.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with employees at all levels.
- Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with professionalism and integrity.
- Proficiency in HRIS systems and MS Office suite.


Organization Leadership/Business Partner: Understand the industry and the internal/external environment that impacts the organization. Knowledgeable about the organization’s strategic direction, annual corporate business plan, and annual business plans of individual departments. Identify and address teammates issues and opportunities which may affect the execution of these plans. Consult with the People and Culture team and leaders in the development of solutions, action plans, and measures of success. Provide input into people team annual strategy planning and goal setting to ensure alignment with the business.

Organization Development Consulting: Identify and apply tactics to ensure engagement and alignment of teammates across the organization ensuring organization effectiveness and efficiency. Partner with leaders in developing effective structures, systems, processes, and skills to support their business goals and talent requirements. Apply change management processes as appropriate to sustain collaboration and a work environment that encourages ongoing improvements and innovation. Lead talent review, performance management, team development, culture/work environment survey, and action planning processes. Measure effectiveness and communicate results to the management teams on a quarterly basis.

Employee Relations: Anticipate, identify, and facilitate resolution of employee relations issues. Act as an internal consultant for teammates and management in these situations. Work with colleagues in People and Culture, legal, and others as appropriate to ensure high quality solutions consistent with our values, federal, state and local laws. Conduct thorough, objective investigations as needed. Provide company policy guidance and interpretation to business leaders. Advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues. Objectively coach and influence teammates and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues. Appropriately seek consultation from legal counsel. Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews. Participate in Unemployment Commission hearings and related appeals as required.

Learning and Development: Identify appropriate learning and development solutions for individuals, teams, and organizations supported. Work with leaders and teammates to create meaningful development and career plans. Participate in the development and delivery of People and Culture training offerings. Serve as trainer for various leadership and soft skills development topics.

Talent and Retention: Maintain understanding of key talent for senior level leadership and key positions. Participate in the development, design, and implementation of retention strategies, career pathing, and other programs to ensure the retention and development of top talent.

Total Rewards Management: In partnership with our People Operations and Benefits teams, assist in the development, implementation, and communication of total rewards programs and processes. Help identify and develop innovative reward/recognition programs which address the unique needs of the organization. Support the leaders in conducting the talent review process and in planning for future talent and skills sets to stay competitive and anticipate emerging capabilities.

We are looking for a People Business Partner who is passionate about supporting our teammates and enabling the success of our organization. If you have a strong HR background, excellent interpersonal skills, and a strategic mindset, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!

Compensation range for the Human Resources Business Partner role is $110,000 - $135,000. Ranges are based upon market expectations and are dependent upon candidate experience.