POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
The Vice President of Human Resources (VP of HR) plans, organizes and manages the overall Vail Health Human Resources function, oversees enterprise Diversity/Inclusion, and Engagement strategies. Oversight for establishing people practices that position Vail Health as a career destination and employer of choice. The VP of HR role includes the interpretation and administration of Human Resources policies and practices. Ensure adherence to Vail Health policies and governmental regulations. As a member of the senior management team, responsible for planning and implementing human resources initiatives and strategies.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the jobas time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
1. Create and implement enterprise-wide human resources strategies that facilitate the transformation of HR to Best-in-Class service and operation
2. Participates in business planning and strategic direction with executives of each business unit including organizational structure; recruiting and diversity strategies; retention; exit strategies; ramifications of system expansion, reduction or change, etc.
3. Balances a professional partnership with functional area management while being accountable to execute day-to-day HR activities as a member of the Vail Health Human Resources team
4. Provide HR leadership and counsel on matters involving people and change/cultural management
5. Direct short and long-term program departmental planning and development, which includes but is not limited to resource allocation and budget ownership
6. Identify best practices for accountability and appropriate reporting metrics that support goals and objectives
7. Implement and coordinate effective human resource management systems, processes and standards in accordance with business strategies and in accordance with federal, state, local and The Joint Commission regulatory requirements and the servicing strategy
8. Provides counsel in employee relations issues and partners with outside counsel when necessary
9. Lead or sponsor cross-functional projects that address continuous improvement of operational processes
10. Ensure strong stakeholder management and a world class customer service mentality is at the core of the delivery model for the organization
11. Oversee and conduct performance appraisals, hiring, coaching and counseling, career development conversations and disciplinary actions of system employees
12. Coordinate and facilitate executive compensation projects with external consultants and the CEO
13. Implement new programs and strategic initiatives across HR
14. Lead the embedding of the Vail Health vision and mission into the system-wide HR practice
15. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values
16. Perform other duties as assigned.A Must be HIPAA compliant
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
15+ years of HR experience inclusive of leadership roles and health care system experienceA
Previous experience with the transformation of HR to Best-in-Class is highly desired
Extensive human capital and cultural transformation experience with a proven ability to demonstrate measurable results through the use of analytics and metrics
Visionary leader with proven ability to create and implement HR strategies while simultaneously executing HR activities
Exhibit strong integrity and loyalty to Vail Health vision & mission
Must display an entrepreneurial spirit and be comfortable with ambiguity
Exceptional interpersonal skills and must have political & business savvy
Proven experience in change management within a highly complex environment with multiple, geographically disbursed locations
Strong managerial, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, decision making, problem- solving, negotiation, and written and oral communication skills
Extensive working knowledge/experience of federal and state employment laws and health care accreditation standards is required
Ability to manage expectations, processes and multiple projects simultaneously
Must be able to communicate effectively and constructively in writing and orally with all levels of employees
Must be able to use judgment and diplomacy in interfacing with all levels of employees
Experience with HRIS and ATS applications is required
PHR or SPRH and/or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.