Vice President of Human Resources - HAP - Henry Ford Health System Careers
Company: Henry Ford Health System
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Reporting to the SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and
the CEO-- of Health Alliance Plan (HAP), the VP of HR provides
leadership and direction for the Human Resources function for HAP.
The VP of HR researches, develops, recommends, implements and
promotes a variety of HR solutions to create an environment that
maximizes the engagement of employees , and enhances overall
performance. The HR leader develops and monitors specific programs
that increases employee engagement. Is an active member of the
Human Resources Executive Team, Henry Ford Health Systems (HFHS)
and HAP Executive Leadership Forum, and other leadership teams
within the HFHS & HAP. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The
HAP VP of HR will be responsible for the following duties.
- Serve as HR counsel to the leaders of HAP through the lens of
culture, selection, assimilation, safety, development, talent and
performance management, engagement and retention, employment law,
labor practices, workforce planning and transitions.
- Creates and implements human resources strategies that are
consistent with the Goals of HAP and the System HR Strategic
- Establish and enhance people practices that improve attraction,
development, employee retention and safety.
- Evaluate and eliminate policies and practices that
institutionalize potential biases to reduce adverse impact and
enable increased ethnically diverse talent at all levels within
- Strengthen organization resiliency through succession planning
and investment in leadership development. Initiate and complete the
Talent Review and Succession Planning
- Provide business support through talent acquisition, employee
relations, total rewards, operating model and / or leadership
changes. Ensure that we have the right talent in the right place at
the right time
- Optimal partnership between HR business partners and HR Centers
of Excellence to enable the success of our stakeholders ADDITIONAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The VP of HR for HAP will work closely
with the HAP executive leadership team (CEO, Chief Operations,
Chief Medical, Chief Marketing, Chief financial, Chief Compliance,
and Deputy General Counsel) and HFHS HR leadership to:
- Recruit, develop, and retain qualified, talented, and motivated
- Use talent calibration and development methods to build a
leadership team with high accountability, superior management
skills, and strategic competencies.
- Champion curiosity, creativity, and the desire to continuously
- Drive purpose and cultural connection to the HFHS and HAP
- Support HAP's strategic plan to be a consumer driven
- Manage and provide technical and strategic support in the areas
of human resource policies, labor relations, union contract
negotiations, and compensation and benefits.
- Develops and leads various processes to improve employee
relations commitment to include Action Teams charged with follow-up
from results of the Employee Engagement Survey.
- Actively engage in the High Reliability Organization Culture
and Care experience initiative to include input and liaison
responsibilities to the HRO teams in key areas such as HRO
Standards, Leadership Development, Reward & Recognition, Employee
Satisfaction, Communication and First Impressions.
- Partners with System Human Resources (e.g., Total Rewards,
Talent Acquisition, Organizational Effectiveness and Learning , HR
Services and Systems and Work Force Planning ) to provide the HFHS
& HAP with the necessary HR services.
- Ensures consistency and competency in the administration of
Human Resource Programs across HAP. Monitors progress on Human
Resources goals, timelines and outcomes utilizing employee
engagement measures and other outcomes as developed.
- Ensures compliance with federal and state employment laws and
regulations, including JCAHO human resources standards.
- Provides leadership and works closely with Human Resources
Executive Team and Public Affairs, as needed, to effectively
implement and roll-out HR programs which often requires an
extensive communications plan.
- Provides HR counsel to HAP through potential partnerships,
reorganizations, acquisitions and organization design changes.
- Aligns people practices to system scorecard metrics focused on
engagement, turnover, DART and DEIJ.
- Advance our system Culture Journey and our DEIJ strategy for
HAP. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: MINIMUM
A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Health Services
or related field is required. PREFERRED EDUCATION
Master's Degree preferred. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
- Ten years of progressively more responsible experience in Human
Resources, with at least three to five years of experience in a
senior HR leadership role including direct and matrixed people
- Strong knowledge of Human Resources with expertise as a
well-rounded generalist with labor relations and union
- Experience working in HR within a Health Plan is highly
- Demonstrated experience providing direct support and/or
partnering with HR Centers of Excellence to achieve the HR goals
for your organization(s). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
An engaged leader with a demonstrated record of creativity,
innovation, teamwork, and values based leadership is essential.
Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities,
standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS' Customer Service
Policy and summarized below: Must practice the customer skills as
provided through on-going training and in services.
Must possess the following personal qualities: -- Be flexible and
committed to the team concept -- Demonstrate teamwork, initiative
and willingness to learn -- Be open to new learning experiences --
Accepts and respects diversity without judgment Overview Under the
leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford
Health System is a
$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a
health plan, and 250+ sites
including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics,
pharmacy, eye care facilities and
other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry
pioneer Henry Ford, the health system
now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry
Ford Medical Group, one
of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200
physicians are also affiliated with the
health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford
is also one of the region's
major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million
in annual research funding and
remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an
active participant in medical
education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of
physicians currently practicing
in the state and also provides education and training for other
health professionals including nurses,
pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit
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and a whole host of other benefits and services.
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