Senior HR Business Partner, Clinical

Posted 5.9.24
New York, NY

Why Charlie Health?

Young people across the nation are grappling with a mental health crisis characterized by escalating rates of depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use disorders, and suicide. Individuals who seek support are met by geographical and financial barriers, driving increased urgency for a new approach to behavioral health treatment.

At Charlie Health, our mission is to connect the world to life-saving mental health treatment. Our treatment programs combine curated peer groups, individual therapy, and family therapy into personalized, evidence-based treatment plans to provide long-term healing from home. By prioritizing connections among young people with shared mental health experiences and goals, Charlie Health fosters sustainable healing and achieves industry-leading clinical outcomes, with over 90% of our clients seeing improvement in their most severe mental health symptoms.

Every member of the Charlie Health team is fueled by an unwavering passion for our mission. If you share this commitment, we invite you to join us in making a tangible impact on the mental health landscape.

About the Role

The Senior HR Business Partner, Clinical will play a pivotal role in shaping Charlie Health’s success. This position requires a results-oriented and data-driven leader with exceptional communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in HR management, with expertise in compensation, compliance, employee relations, and people analytics. They will be responsible for designing and implementing People strategies that align with our company’s mission, values, and long-term objectives.

The Senior HR Business Partner, Clinical will report to and partner closely with the Sr. Director of People to develop a comprehensive People strategy. 

Our team is comprised of passionate, forward-thinking professionals eager to take on the challenge of the mental health crisis and play a formative role in providing life-saving solutions. We are looking for a candidate who is inspired by our mission and excited by the opportunity to build a business that will impact millions of lives in a profound way.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

  • Staff development and coaching
    • Partner with clinical leaders to develop performance review frameworks, career development pathways, and standardized protocols for managing team member performance
    • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
    • Lead communication and training for organization-wide performance initiatives (e.g., bi-annual review cycle); ensure effectiveness of initiatives and foster engagement from leaders and managers
    • Leverage employee survey data to generate actionable insights and improve employee job satisfaction
    • Analyze trends and metrics in People data in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies that improve employee performance
  • Employee relations
    • Advise leaders on employee relations matters, including consideration of relevant employment laws; conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Organizational Development
    • Partner with clinical leaders to assist with the development of org. structures, career paths, competency matrices, and job scope requirements
    • Identify, recommend, and implement programs aimed at increasing leadership and organizational effectiveness and retaining hi-po / hi-per employees
    • Identify training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs
    • Collaborate with the Clinician Experience team to implement Clinical training programs and foster Clinician engagement and job satisfaction


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex HR projects and initiatives in a rapidly scaling and preferably remote-first, multi-state environment
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors
  • Experience leveraging data to drive performance management and people strategy 
  • Please note that this position is located in New York, NY and is expected to adhere to a 4-day in-office hybrid work schedule. Candidates must be located within 75 minutes’ commuting distance of the NYC office


Charlie Health is pleased to offer comprehensive benefits to all full-time, exempt employees. Read more about our benefits here.

Additional Information

The total target cash compensation for this role will be between $148,500 and $211,750 per year at the commencement of employment. However, pay will be determined on an individualized basis and will be impacted by location and number of years of experience. Further, cash compensation is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may include stock options and other Charlie Health-sponsored benefits. #LI-HYBRID

Our Values

  • Connection
    • Care deeply
      • We care personally about every single person in the Charlie Health ecosystem: our clients, providers, and team members alike.
    • Inspire hope
      • We inspire hope with every interaction, reminding our clients that we truly and unconditionally believe in them.
  • Congruence
    • Stay curious
      • We ask “why” five times before we’re satisfied with the answer. We don’t stick to the status quo; we challenge our assumptions and remain humble.
    • Heed the evidence
      • Above all, we’re results-oriented. When we find data that calls our original plan into question, we modify or pivot.
  • Commitment
    • Act with urgency
      • We work as swiftly as possible. The mental health crisis is relentless, and so are we.
    • Don’t give up
      • Our clients don’t give up and neither do we. Persistence is our superpower.


Please do not call our public clinical admissions line in regard to this or any other job posting.

Please be cautious of potential recruitment fraud. If you are interested in exploring opportunities at Charlie Health, please go directly to our Careers Page: Charlie Health will never ask you to pay a fee or download software as part of the interview process with our company. In addition, Charlie Health will not ask for your personal banking information until you have signed an offer of employment and completed onboarding paperwork that is provided by our People Operations team. All communications with Charlie Health Talent and People Operations professionals will only be sent from email addresses. Legitimate emails will never originate from,, or other commercial email services.

Recruiting agencies, please do not submit unsolicited referrals for this or any open role. We have a roster of agencies with whom we partner, and we will not pay any fee associated with unsolicited referrals.

At Charlie Health, we value being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to cultivate an environment where individuals can be their authentic selves. Being an Equal Opportunity Employer means every member of our team feels as though they are supported and belong. We value diverse perspectives to help us provide essential mental health and substance use disorder treatments to all young people.

Charlie Health applicants are assessed solely on their qualifications for the role, without regard to disability or need for accommodation.

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