Akron Children's Hospital Careers

H.R. Business Partner

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Position Description:

Responsible for providing a wide range of human resources (HR) services and support to his/her assigned area.  Serves as the primary HR contact and has a thorough understanding of the immediate and long term business challenges and related human capital needs of all assigned departments. Actively participates in the development and implementation of strategies and programs to address identified challenges and ensure alignment to the broader organizational HR goals. HR consultation is provided to Senior Leadership, Management, and employees in the Business Partners assigned areas with an emphasis in sourcing and retention for in demand positions, performance management, employee relations, management training and organizational development, policy interpretation, and adherence to employment law and all regulatory requirements including Joint Commission HR standards.

Qualifications Required:

BS/BA degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field required.  MBA or graduate-level degree in related field preferred. SPHR or PHR professional designation a plus.  Minimum of six (6) years HR Generalist experience in a medium to large company required.  Previous HR Business Partner or HR Management experience required.  In-depth knowledge and practical experience in foundational human resource areas such as employee and labor relations, recruitment and workforce planning, performance management and coaching, policy development and implementation, and strategic planning. Must have strong working familiarity with applicable State and Federal employment law as well as Joint Commission standards related to human resource management and solid computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, database, keyboarding).  A strong customer service mindset is essential as are excellent oral and written communication, coaching, and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding employee information and employment matters.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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