REPORTS TO: Vice President, HR Health Services Division & Talent Acquisition
STAFF:4 Directors, Staff of ~20 Human Resources Professionals
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA
COMPANY: A $16 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. UPMC provides more than $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 80,000 employees, more than 30 hospitals, 600 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.2 million-member Insurance Services Division, the second largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania.
Under the general direction of the VP, HR Health Services Division & Talent Acquisition, the VP, HR will provide strategic HR leadership and functional guidance to a designated customer base. The VP, HR is responsible for partnering and consulting with customers to execute talent strategies that enable achievement of goals and objectives. This position will have dual reporting to the VP, Human Resources Operations and the respective Hospital/Business Unit leaders. This is a high-profile HR leadership role that is responsible for (3) specialty hospitals in the academic core.
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of UPMC is a national leader in the innovative treatment of mental health and addictive disorders. WPIC provides a comprehensive range of behavioral health services, research, education, and training.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.
Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC is a world-class center for both women’s health and comprehensive medical-surgical care. An innovative leader in the delivery of women’s health care and research, Magee is elegantly designed and welcoming with state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and treatment.
•Consult with customer senior leadership to assess business needs and understand business strategy and goals; collaborate on growth strategies and cost challenges. •Provide thoughtful leadership and serves as a trusted advisor to senior leaders in order to enhance organizational design and effectiveness, culture and talent capabilities; coach and counsel senior leadership. •Develop effective leaders within the organization, focusing on leadership needs and key themes identified as part of the business strategy and organizational and talent review processes. Initiatives include working with leaders to create their leadership agenda, creating strategies to close talent gaps, developing a highly effective leadership team; on-boarding newly hired or promoted senior leaders and developing bench strength for succession and talent management. •Strategically guide customer base through complex employee relations matters for both non-union and union staff; partner with Corporate Employee Relations as needed. •Develop and execute union avoidance strategies •Analyze human resource indicators, such as turnover, time to fill, etc., to identify problem areas; make recommendations to address deficiencies and to better support the business; report outcomes to customer senior leadership •Align human resources programs and processes with business strategy and goals across customer base; implement change management plans on an ongoing basis to meet the changing needs of the business. •Lead a broad and diverse team of professionals to execute human resources programs and processes; serve as a liaison between customer base and HR Shared Services to deliver high quality human resources services. •Uncover opportunities for HR process and strategic improvements. Represent customer base when providing feedback on the quality and effectiveness of HR Shared Services, including compensation, • benefits and talent management programs including talent acquisition, performance management, on-boarding, learning & development, career pathing and succession planning. •Lead the planning and implementation of communication strategies which deliver accurate, consistent and timely information to the customer base and to the HR Shared Services. •Provide input on HR and Corporate policies and processes and drive changes as needed. •Drive and champion cultural improvement initiatives within customer base; lead employee engagement initiatives •Consult with customer base and ensure compliance on regulatory issues related to the human resources function; audit HR processes and procedures as appropriate. •Champion, advocate and promoting the principles, values and behaviors of a world class HR organization. Positively represent UPMC and bolster the organization's reputation as a great place to work in a variety of networking and other professional settings. •Manage the human resources budget. •Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
•This position requires an experienced HR professional with demonstrated strategic ability to translate business imperatives into organizational design and talent initiatives. The position also requires the ability to execute talent initiatives across a complex organization. •An advanced level of strategic ability, business acumen, learning agility, independent judgment and high work ethic is required. It also requires politically savvy, including the ability to successfully navigate, sell and influence multiple stakeholders. •The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
•PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification, preferred. •A Master's degree is preferred. •8 years of human resources experience or equivalent business experience with at least 5 years of management level experience.
Internal Number: 2250
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