The Vice President, Human Resources will have an expansive scope of control which includes Yale New Haven Hospital, a $4.4B academic medical center, the health system’s corporate services division, and Northeast Medical Group. These entities, for which this role has responsibility, serve as the professional home for approximately 20,000 employees and generate approximately $4.7B in net patient revenue.
In this critically important role, the Vice President will have responsibility for planning, organizing, developing, and administrating best practices while enhancing strategic HR relationships through partnership and collaboration with internal HR colleagues and key business stakeholders. Reporting to the CHRO for Yale New Haven Health System, this important leadership role has been created as part of the organization’s succession planning efforts related to Human Resources leadership across the entire system.
Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) consists of five delivery networks and, as such, offers tremendous growth opportunities and upward mobility for an extraordinary human resources leader. In addition to having an upbeat, warm, and engaging style, the ideal candidate will excel in employee relations and will serve as the human resources partner to the leaders of the defined entities in addition to being a business partner to colleagues across the organization.
While healthcare experience is preferred, the organization is also open to other service industry experience with a strong emphasis on the consumer experience and attention to the regulatory requirements of the healthcare industry. Union experience would be an added advantage.
Undergraduate degree required and at least ten years of progressively responsible experience leading and managing an HR business services unit(s).
While health system experience is preferred, a strong track record of employee relations experience in other industries such as banking and financial services, hospitality, life sciences and insurance would be equally relevant.
Given the size and scope of this role, Human Resources operational oversight for an employee base of 7500 employees is required. In addition to HR operational experience, a strong background in employee relations is highly desirable.
A track record which suggests the ability to assume broader responsibilities across the system is also an important selection criteria.
Ability to excel within a dynamic and highly decentralized environment, working both independently and managing others to complete their tasks in a fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.