Brookdale Senior Living HR Business Partner in Hebron, Kentucky

Full Time HR Business Partner First Shift

Job# HRBPC6brentTN71067

/Brookdale//. Bringing new life to senior living./

Job Description:

The Regional Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with associates and management for communities within an assigned region. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The HRBP acts as a culture driver, associate champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our Centers of Expertise (COE) and Operational Leadership to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and associates that reflects the business objectives of the organization.

Your responsibilities:

  1. Assists in the development and implementation of human resources policies to meet organizational needs and comply with state and federal laws. Works with operational leadership to develop strategic initiatives to achieve company goals.

  2. Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation as it relates to hiring, compensation, performance management, benefits and other associate related matters.

  3. Manages and resolves complex associate relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

  4. Monitors associate counseling, corrective action, and performance improvement plans; oversees involuntary termination procedures; and approves associate separation notices and related documentation. May conduct exit interviews, as needed, to determine reasons behind separations.

  5. Advises leadership regarding hiring decisions, equal employment opportunity, compensation, benefits, and health/safety issues.

  6. Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of associates, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.

  7. Conduct wage analysis to review local market data and partner with the Compensation COE on adjustments and make recommendations on based on knowledge of business needs.

  8. Analyzes trends and HR metrics to develop solutions and programs. Works with operational leadership to develop and implement people and talent strategies.

  9. Partners with the Talent Management COE to identify opportunities for training at communities. Acts as the liaison with the Talent Management COE and operational leadership on implementation of talent management initiatives for an operating division.

  10. Partners with the Associate Relations COE and operational leadership to ensure Integrity Line alerts are thoroughly and timely investigated.

  11. Works in conjunction with Corporate HRD on acquisitions and disposition community transitional needs, ensuring associates have proper communication and support.

  12. Promotes positive associate relations throughout the division by partnering with operations leaders to conduct associate surveys, climate studies and skip-level meetings.

  13. Responds to union organizing, ensuring managers are trained on awareness and appropriate follow-up steps. Partners with Associate Relations, legal and operational leadership to minimize risk.

  14. Partners with the Legal department and represents organization in legal proceedings, as needed.

*Required skills and qualifications:


  • Bachelor"s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related field required.

  • Minimum five year"s experience as a Human Resources Generalist; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential is preferred.

If you"re a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

/Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan./

Flexibility with schedule including availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays