Human Resource Business Partner in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Looking to make a difference? Acadia Healthcare is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic HR Business Partner (HRBP). 

Your Impact 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Acadia Healthcare.  As an HR Business Partner, we want you to bring your “A Game” every day by providing strategic and tactical HR support to a designated customer base of field management and Human Resources representatives. The HRBP facilitates the creation of the desired workplace culture and an engaged and productive workforce through Acadia’s policies, programs and practices. Leads and supports key HR functional areas within assigned group to include employee relations, retention, performance management, compliance, compensation analysis, employee development, recruiting, etc.  Provides alignment at the functional level to identify efficiencies, provide consistency and streamline processes, methodologies and practices in the areas of human resources.  This position has critical interaction and influencing responsibility with facility and corporate leadership. Frequently travels to existing facilities to assess and support the Human Resources function and to acquisition sites to oversee conversion to Acadia Human Resources practices.

If exceeding expectations and improving lives is your passion, you are in the right place!

This position will support the following states:DE, MA & PA.


  • In partnership with Corporate HR and leadership within customer group, executes strategy for human capital, talent development, employee relations and engagement, internal communications, change management, diversity and compliance.
  • Proactively obtains, interprets and presents metrics and analysis (performance, attrition, hiring, vacancy, employee engagement, and other data) to business leaders to influence decisions. Identifies trends within designated group, formulates and executes action plans to address issues through proactive training, turnover and retention strategies, career development and other methods.
  • Uses knowledge and expertise of company policies and procedures and federal and state employment laws to provide guidance and counseling to field employees and management to support Acadia Employee Relations strategy.
  • Regularly visits assigned facilities to assess, advise and support HR operations.
  • Drives employee relations solutions.  Fosters a positive employee relations climate through coaching of field HR representatives.
  • Partners with designated leaders to support compliance standards (JCAHO, CARF, DOL, HR policies, etc.) and create an environment of compliance and excellence. 
  • Supports employee relations, ethics, or compliance investigations; maintains tracking for issues/concerns and handles inquiries from employees or managers.
  • Advises designated leaders on performance counseling and discipline procedures; consults on suspension or termination of employment actions; provides information on RIF processes and severance.
  • Partners with leadership, corporate HR and field management to analyze and prioritize the critical business challenges and deploy appropriate HR interventions
  • Collaborates with local management and corporate HR to develop and evaluate union vulnerability assessments and implement solutions that reduce legal liability and third party representation.
  • Serves as an escalation point and resource for field Human Resources representatives to advise on administering policy and procedure and resolve employee relations issues.
  • Supports Acadia acquisition process by assisting with facility transitions into the company.

Job Requirements

* Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business required; Master degree preferred.

* 5 - 7 years of experience in an Employee Relations/Human Resources management role in a healthcare and multi-site environment.

* Extensive working knowledge of employment laws and regulations, employee relations best practices and union avoidance practices.

* Working knowledge/experience with accreditation and licensing organizations such as JCAHO, CARF, etc.

* 75% travel required.