You bring servant leadership talents to inspire, guide, and grow our HR strategies and programs within SCL Health. As the Regional Vice President - Human Resources, you will work alongside other leaders who bring the same passion to advancing the legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and delivering high value care to the communities we serve. As a servant leader you embody the SCL Health leadership behaviors:
Accountability for results
Engagement and enthusiasm for change
Adaptability and continuous learning
Trust, respect and collaboration
Transparency and candor
Efficient, data-driven decision-making
Urgency and follow-through
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.6 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through 8 hospitals, more than 100 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana. We relentlessly focus on delivering safe, high-quality, effective care to every patient, every time, everywhere.
Our Montana region is comprised of three acute care sites: St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, St. James Healthcare in Butte, and Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Additionally we have a Residential Living facility and 50+ ambulatory care clinics.
As Regional Vice President Human Resources you would report to the Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer with matrixed reporting to the Regional President Montana. Direct reports include HR Director/Business Partners at our three care sites in MT. SCL Health strives to leverage the benefits of a highly efficient operating model company. As a member of the system executive leadership team you will participate in planning, organizing and implementing programs and activities across the system and its hospitals in accordance with the mission and values of SCL Health.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health as well. The executive package also includes a 401(k) with matching program, Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP), and annual incentive plan. To model a balanced life, our executives are encouraged to take time off and receive a front-loaded Paid Time Off allocation each year.
In the position of Regional Vice President Human Resources, you will be based in Billings, MT and act as a business partner/advisor to care site, regional and medical group leadership (generally executive level and middle management) in execution of HR strategies and programs that support the care site, region, medical group or business unit needs. You will locally oversee and/or implement a variety of Human Resource programs and initiatives that enhance retention, productivity and engagement of staff, leaders and physicians. Acting as a champion for change within a culture of integration within the system, region, and state you will support the initiatives and priorities of other care sites/partnerships. A high focus will be in collaboration and partnership with mission leaders to guide and help associates find their calling within the organization. You will maintain an effective level of business literacy about the system’s financial position, strategic priorities, competition, change priorities and culture. Additionally, will build, cultivate and foster strong relationships within and between care site teams, medical groups, system service functions and partnerships.
Additionally, in this key executive role you will:
Partner with care site, medical group and system services leadership in a strategic manner regarding Human Resources issues and activities. Oversee implementation and coordinates policies and programs for care sites, medical groups and business units consistent with policy guidelines established by SCL Health, including employment, positive employee/labor relations, wage and salary administration, orientation and training, placement, safety and health, benefits and associate services.
Collaborate with management and other system service functions on the resolution of complex provider, employee and labor relations issues, including performance management, disciplinary, compliance and licensure issues, and various harassment investigations.
Provide highly advanced guidance and recommendations for work force planning. Assist leadership in the assessment of the talent needs, real time monitoring of the local employment market, nurturing internal talent for career advancement, having a presence in the local employment market to keep SCL Health as top of mind as the Employer of Choice, overseeing the candidate's on site interview experience and holding leaders accountable for workforce planning, interviewing and retention programs.
Design, implement and monitor efforts to enhance employee engagement, foster a culture of safety, high reliability and the best patient experience. Design infrastructure and tools to support leaders and teams in achieving Strategic Plans through associate productivity and engagement.
Actively monitor and engage with leadership to forecast attrition rates, create strategies/interventions to enhance retention and coach leaders on complex matters related to associate retention.
Partner with care site leadership in fostering the cultural attributes that support SCL Health's mission, community needs and the associate’s passion for working in health care.
Assess and anticipate human resource issues and communicate proactively with local leadership and System Services Human Resources leadership.
We expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor’s degree in business or Human Resources; MBA or relevant business experience working with senior leadership at a strategic level.
Experience in union and non-union environments.
Minimum of 5 years working in healthcare and complex matrixed reporting relationships; with a minimum of 2 years at the Director or Vice President level.
Minimum of 5 years of progressive professional experience in business and Human Resources.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.