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Regional VP Human Resources
Leadership | OK-SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital - Oklahoma City | Oklahoma City, OK | Req #: R30534
  • Job Posting Title
    Regional VP Human Resources
  • Job Description Summary
    Develops short and long-term Human Resources goals and plans for assigned region ensuring alignment with broader organization priorities. Utilizes metrics and organization vision to lead and direct regional Human Resources activities.
    Job Description

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Serves as a member of the leadership team providing strategic direction on HR related issues. Works effectively as a team member in a dynamic executive environment in a matrix organization, and promotes teamwork within and across the organization by maintaining positive relationships and utilizing effective problem solving skills.
    • Provides direction, leadership, communication, consultation and support for human resources functions. Directs the resolution of HR issues.
    • Participates in development of HR policies and provides interpretation and administration of those policies.
    • Administers and directs HR functions such as employment, talent management, compensation, benefits, physician relations, employee relations, HRIS, learning and development and diversity efforts.
    • Coordinates recruitment services for executives for the region and oversees all employment activities for senior managers.
    • Directs educational activities and opportunities for all employees.
    • Coordinates communication initiatives and acts as a liaison, where appropriate, with communication departments and various administrative groups.
    • Leads the Affirmative Action and diversity efforts in conjunction with organization initiatives.
    • Creates and maintains an environment which encourages continuous quality improvement of services to all customers, both internal and external.
    • Coordinates will overall organization leadership in development and succession planning.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION

    • Master's degree or equivalent years of experience and education

    EXPERIENCE

    • Ten years' experience, with five years' in leadership

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
    • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
    • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
    • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
    • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
    • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
    • Rare climbing.


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Why SSM Health

At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

Employment Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!
Why SSM Health
Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At SSM Health, diversity, equity and inclusion are integral parts of who we are and a reflection of our Mission and values. We believe that workplace diversity is essential to our success. We seek to foster awareness and appreciation of diversity among our patients, employees, physicians, providers, customers and communities.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Awards & Recognition

SSM Health continues to expand our heritage of healing. We strive to be system-driven by our Mission and a pursuit of continuous improvement. Through this commitment, we’ve established ourselves as a leading integrated health care system in the Midwest — recognized by prestigious regional and national accrediting bodies with awards for performance excellence, quality, technology, safety and patient experience.

Quality of Life

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City’s metro area, long known for its western heritage and cattle stockyards, is experiencing an exciting period of revitalization and growth. Today, more businesses and young families are flocking into the city limits and making this area their home. The city is developing into a more cosmopolitan center with diverse dining opportunities, entertainment, museums and sporting events. The city, as well as the surrounding suburbs, are home to tight-knit communities and neighborhoods that are welcoming to new residents and families. With its perfect blend of small town hospitality and metropolitan amenities, Oklahoma City may very well be America’s biggest small town.

Oklahoma City

“This past year has further demonstrated the important and influential role that health care systems can and should play in shaping local communities and society at large,” Joe Hodges, Regional President, SSM Health in Oklahoma. “SSM Health is proud to join this pledge and will continue taking bold steps to ensure better health for all – particularly those who are economically, physically and socially marginalized.”

Collectively, SSM Health and the other Catholic health organizations that have signed the pledge employ nearly a half million people across 46 states and the District of Columbia, and care for almost four million patients annually.

Recognizing that racism is an affront to the core values of Catholic social teaching, CHA members joined in solidarity to promote the common good and seek justice by being actively anti-racist and accountable in effecting positive change in the communities we serve.

Four focus areas

Act for COVID-19 equity: Members commit to ensuring that testing for COVID-19 is available and accessible in minority communities and that new treatments are distributed and used equitably as they become available. Members will also work for prioritization of vaccinations for those individuals and families at higher risk — elder populations and communities of color, including Native American communities.

Enact change across our own health systems: Members are examining how their organizations recruit, hire, promote and retain employees; how they conduct business operations, including visible diversity and inclusivity at the decision, leadership and governance levels; and how they incentivize and hold our leaders accountable.

Advocate for improved health outcomes for minority communities and populations: Members agree to promote and improve the delivery of culturally competent care and oppose policies that exacerbate or perpetuate economic and social inequities, including such issues as education, housing and criminal justice reform.

Strengthen trust with minority communities: Members will continue to foster, strengthen and sustain authentic relationships based on mutually agreed goals to better understand the unique needs of their communities.

Kaiser and other Catholic health care leaders who have signed the pledge recognize that collectively they are in a unique position to bring about overdue change to policies and practices that have allowed systemic racism and health disparities to continue in the United States.

To hold itself and its members accountable, CHA intends to provide updates on the commitment progress annually.