Vice President, Human Resources

Location: 
Long Beach Medical Center
Schedule: 
Full Time
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
LON006017
Management Administration
At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
Position Summary
The Vice President, Human Resources, is responsible for providing strategic direction, organizational leadership development, HR functional leadership and development of employee culture through working closely with the Executive Leadership and Leadership teams. The Vice President, Human Resources plans, organizes, directs and controls the effective use of Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children's Human Resources Department and is responsible for development, implementation, administration and communication of campus, policies and procedures related to employee relations, training and development, compensation, and benefits. Serves as internal resource to management staff with respect to compliance with all Human Resources related policies and procedures as well as requirements of both state and federal statues pertaining to wage/hour, equal employment opportunities, labor relations, etc. Responsible for the assessment of organizational training needs as well as the design, development and presentation of programs specific to the Human Resources function and/or management development. Conducts analysis including employee and customer service surveys to support organizational decision making with respect to all operating expenses (payroll) related to Human Resources.The Vice President of Human Resources at Long Beach contributes to and implements key System wide HR Strategic initiatives as well as local HR strategies. 
Principal duties and responsibilities� Advances system-wide and local Human Resources initiatives with Senior Leadership.� Participates actively as a member of the Senior Leadership team � Consistent representative as HR Value Added Team (VAT) member. Ensures System initiatives are well represented and executed at the campus level and well understood by local HR teams. � Plans, develops, advocates, secures approval for and implements a Human Resources strategic plan which is supportive of and complimentary to the operating goals and strategic business plan for the integration of appropriate HR initiatives.� Cultivates effective relationships with all levels of management, HR staff, System partners and other key leaders� Develops, implements and monitors the Human Resources programs to ensure the Medical Center operates fairly and consistently within the confines of applicable laws.� Determines and recommends Human Resources practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promotes a high level of employee morale.� Designs and implements an annual budget for the Human Resources Department, which supports the annual operating plan.� Develops hospital-wide strategies for dealing with employee concerns.� Manages an effective local labor relations program that enhances strategic goals of Senior Leadership.� Ensures that the Medical Center�s personnel practices comply with all legal requirements through communication and implementation of policies consistent with external laws, rules, and regulations as well as management practices and labor agreements.� Develops, secures approval for, and implements solid compensation strategies� Supports consistency of System polices and other policies unique to LBMMC/MCH and ensures that policies are administered fairly and consistently within budget and within legal guidelines.� Ensures the development and implementation of appropriate training and development programs that provide employees and managers opportunities to develop their skills in support of quality health care services.� Monitors turnover, grievances, litigation, and customer service reports, develops and manages solutions to issues raised on behalf of management.� Implements programs designed to attract, retain, and develop competent staff who will contribute significantly to the growth and development of LBMMC/MCH, and who will support the mission, vision and values of Memorialcare Health System� Oversees local Succession planning, ensures written succession plans for all key positions. � Investigates all charges of discrimination/sexual harassment etc. and when necessary, develops organization�s legal position in conjunction with Counsel and Senior Leadership.� Develops and monitors the quality of service to our customers, develops and implements Action Plans to address deficiencies and enhance professionalism.
Qualifications: 
Position Requirements� A Bachelor�s Degree in Business Administration and/or Human Resources Administration or a closely related field or equivalent from an accredited educational institution.� A Master�s Degree in the above field(s) or a closely related field is strongly preferred.� SPHR certification strongly preferred.� Minimum of five years� work experience performing Human Resources functions as a Director or Vice President of Human Resources is required. Health care/ Hospital experience preferred. � Experience in California with labor codes, state, federal, NLRB regulations and the Joint Commission standards is required.� Strong background in labor and employee relations required. � Organizational development, training and change management experience required
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