HR Business Partner

Position: HR Business Partner

Job ID: 147543

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a HR Business Partner – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for providing a wide range of Human Resources (HR) services and support to his/her assigned business unit. This role will be primarily responsible for serving as the primary HR contact and actively participating in the development and implementation of strategies and programs to address identified challenges and ensure alignment to the broader organizational HR goals.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Partners with clients to understand and assess business direction based on current Texas Children’s Strategic Plan
  • Creates specific action plans in support of HR-related goals that will meet the business unit needs, address weaknesses, capitalize on strengths, and take advantage of opportunities
  • Assists leadership with the development of performance goals
  • Manages Texas Children’s Performance Management Program in client areas including, but not limited to training, providing guidance with job descriptions, facilitating calibration sessions and is a resource for instructions pertaining to related systems
  • Conducts team development sessions to improve effectiveness of team outcomes
  • Partners with business unit’s leadership to develop action plans
  • Engages leadership teams to ensure operation plans and practices align with strategic plan and organization human capital goals
  • Communicates HR initiatives and expectations
  • Communicates upward feedback to provide clients with candid advice and coaching regarding development opportunities
  • Develops and deliver unit-specific presentations on topics central to management and leadership
  • Partners with and serves as a resource to employees, management and Human Resources staff to promote and maintain positive employee relations
  • Directs leaders and staff to the appropriate System COE HR resource for resolution of specialized service issue
  • Answers simple HR questions within 24 hours of initial inquiry



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or Employee Relations
  • An in-depth knowledge of employment law as well as moderate knowledge of a broad range of all other HR functions
  • Understand how to get things done in organizations; accurately identifying and initiating and cultivating relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers who can provide needed resources, information, or expertise; accomplishing objectives through formal and informal channels
  • Capable of independently making decisions
  • Ability to accurately assess others' strengths and developmental needs; giving informative and constructive feedback in a manner that enhances others' motivation; providing challenging assignments and opportunities for development; helping others overcome setback
  • Capable of developing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining an effective performance improvement program
  • Ability to formulate credible, effective, long-range strategies to attain overarching organizational objectives; anticipating future trends, as well as potential threats or opportunities; accurately predicting how strategies will play out
  • Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

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