Vice President Human Resources (HR)

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Job ID: 58184
Area of Interest: Management
Location: Glen Burnie, MD US
Hours of Work: Day Shift
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical System
Employment Type: Not Indicated
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

Vice President of Human Resources

University of Maryland Medical System has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Vice President of Human Resources to join the leadership team and provide HR leadership over all HR programs, operations and activities at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

Reporting to the CEO and Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, the Vice President of Human Resources (VP of HR) is responsible for serving as a strategic partner and internal consultant to executive and line management, providing strategic leadership and specialized expertise to assist the hospital in achieving their strategic and operational objectives.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of the executive management team of SJMC and participate in the strategic planning and business development of the organization, and UMMS as applicable.
  • Participate in and promote the ongoing refinement of a human resources strategic plan, and promote the understanding of the impact of human resources strategies and their capacity to drive and support business objectives.
  • Proactively bring human resources issues, implications, and ideas to the senior management team, and serve as a key strategic business partner to the CEO and other senior management.
  • Lead assigned hospital(s) efforts in the improvement of HR service delivery and quality performance.  
  • Through a variety of strategies, support line managers, directors, and senior management by ensuring that human resources are available to meet the business needs of the organization.
  • Work with executive management to establish a sound plan of management succession that aligns with organizational and UMMS strategy and objectives. 
  • Through proper selection, placement, evaluation, and training of employees, ensure that their organization benefits from the key competencies and specific abilities needed in an ever-changing, increasingly technical healthcare environment.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of talent acquisition (recruitment) strategies, programs, and processes, and ensure that the Shared Services model provides sufficient on-going support.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of compensation and benefit plans that are competitive in the market and cost effective, as well as in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 
  • Develop and maintain performance management systems that best reinforce strategies and work culture.
  • Provide leadership with overall employee and labor relations strategies and objectives, and promote organizational practices that foster recognition of the value of individual and collective staff contributions.
  • Coordinate with the local and UMMS communications departments, line and staff executives, and others in maintaining proactive communications initiatives necessary to keep management, staff, faculty, and volunteers properly informed of current and pending news and events, as applicable.
  • Proactively help the local facilities adapt to new models of care delivery and patient/family services that will be part of healthcare reform, accountable care organizations, and other changes that lie ahead.
  


What You Need to Be Successful:

  • A Master’s degree with a concentration in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or Healthcare Administration.
  • At least seven (7) years of Human Resources management or related management experience.
  • Experience in an academically affiliated hospital, or service-oriented environment is preferred. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
  • A successful track record of increasingly accountable experience in the human resources field.
  • Experience in a complex academic medical center or health system with contemporary HR best practices is highly preferred.
  • Experience in a multi-site business platform, operating in a number of diverse markets.
  • A track record of success and change leadership, including demonstrable contributions to organizational restructuring, productivity improvements, and cultural transformation at both the system-wide and front-line levels.
  • Strong functional expertise in all areas of human resources management, including talent acquisition, employee relations, organizational development and compensation and benefits system design and support.
  • Ideally, an understanding of the clinical and quality issues facing the organization and a knowledge of the University of Maryland Medical System, its academic and patient-experience focus, the market realities and competitive environment, and the key financial and information system issues facing prominent academic medical centers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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