Baystate Health in Springfield, MA seeks a Vice President, Human Resources Business Partners to provide forward-looking strategic Human Resources counsel for all HR business partners.Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, the Vice President of Human Resources Business Partners provides forward-looking strategic Human Resources consulting for all HR business partners. This individual directs the development of Human Resource plans and programs that maximize employee effectiveness in contributing to corporate objectives and aligns Human Resources initiatives with strategic business goals to ensure superior organizational performance. As the chief business partner for entity presidents,
Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, the Vice President of Human Resources Business Partners provides forward-looking strategic Human Resources consulting for all HR business partners. This individual directs the development of Human Resource plans and programs that maximize employee effectiveness in contributing to corporate objectives and aligns Human Resources initiatives with strategic business goals to ensure superior organizational performance. As the chief business partner for entity presidents, Chairs, and VPs, leads Business Partner Team through process of developing and implementing Human Capital Business Plans with leaders for departments and divisions throughout Baystate Health, to include key areas such as conducting climate assessments, development of human capital plans, change management, improvement in quality, safety, patient experience, and value, furthering system integration, ensuring diversity and inclusion, engagement, leadership development, continuity and talent review, retention and enhancing the culture of high performance and success. Planning, implementation, and evaluation will include the use of patient experience HCAHPS results, culture of safety survey results, workforce analytics (e.g. one and two-year turnover), engagement survey results including the accountability index and inclusion index, 90-day orientation feedback, Baystate Celebrates Recognition system activity and other sources of feedback. The Vice President is a member of the HR Executive Team and a member of Baystate Health’s Leadership Team (BHLT) with the expectations of those roles and has responsibility for a departmental staff of 30 FTEs managed by eight direct reports.
The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in HR, business administration or a related subject but a bachelor’s degree with requisite experience will be considered. A minimum of 8 to 10 years of progressive human resources leadership experience gained within a sizeable, complex provider organization is desired; will also consider other service industry experience such as insurance, financial services, consulting, or pharmaceuticals with business partner models. He or she will have skill in examining operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures, as well as the ability to make decisions and operate independently with respect to complex issues and business requirements with a high degree of exposure. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community are essential.
Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving a population of nearly one million in western Massachusetts. With more than 12,000 employees, a 1,200 member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.4 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes five member hospitals and a 400-physician medical group. Baystate Health was named a top 15 Health System in the country by Thompson Reuters; and is a PRC National Excellence in Healthcare Award Winner.
Baystate Health’s academic flagship hospital, 716-bed Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is the region’s only tertiary care referral academic medical center. BMC was recently named a Top 40 Hospital by the Leapfrog Group and was named a Distinguished Performer by Premier. In addition, BMC has been accredited by the Joint Commission as one of the highest rated hospitals in the country and has been ranked several times as one of the top hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics, as well as by U.S. News & World Report. It achieved Magnet designation in nursing in 2006 and was re-designated in 2010.
The communities of the Greater Springfield area embrace the entire spectrum of New England lifestyles, from urban living to rural enclaves. Beautiful housing for every taste and lifestyle is available at a significantly lower cost than in the eastern part of Massachusetts.
Contributing to the region’s economy are several premier colleges and universities, including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts. Cultural attractions and recreational activities are easily accessible. The region is convenient to the Connecticut shoreline and Vermont ski slopes. Bradley International Airport is a quick 20-minute drive, while Boston and New York are a 1.5 and 2.5 hour drive respectively.
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Phillips DiPisa is a retained executive search firm serving the healthcare industry. Ranked as one of the top healthcare recruiting firms in the country, Phillips DiPisa is known for leading healthcare into the future by its growing base of clients across the country, drawing on a national pool of candidates.