• Vice President of Human Resources

    Human Resources-94509
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  • Summary of Duties

    The Vice President of Human Resources provides leadership for the strategic and functional direction of the human resources department, and serves on the Executive Team as a critical thought partner for the members of the Executive Team. This position provides strategic and innovative advice for the senior leaders to support short and long-term business objectives and to position the organization as the employer of choice. Helps implement and drives policies and practices to ensure Tuality human resources team is supporting the Tuality Healthcare’s mission and employees. Supports the organizational strategy while retaining the top talent. This includes ensuring the development of staff and managers throughout Tuality Healthcare by creating opportunities for professional growth and succession planning. Ensures all staff are maintaining a customer focus as well as solutions-oriented approach.


    Key Responsibilities:


    Execute on the human resources and employment strategy at Tuality Healthcare.

    • Directs the overall operation of the Human Resources department which includes employment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, and labor relations
    • Acts as the Human Resource Liaison to the organization in all areas of employee relations.  Oversees Employee Health and Workers Compensation
    • Accountability for providing leadership, direction, and administration of day-to-day Human Resources operations. This position provides guidance to leaders and the entire management team and administrative direction to the facility. 

    Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal personnel and human resources policies and procedures.

    • Overseeing the human resources team while providing counsel regarding established laws, policies, practices, and services.
    • Establishes and monitors the salary structure and benefits for the employees of the hospital, including group health insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave, sick leave and any other perks.
    • Maintains records of employees, with regard to conduct, productivity, efficiency, punctuality and absenteeism, to evaluate their eligibility for future benefits

    Manage employee personnel and human resources procedures.

    • Ability to negotiate and manage collective bargaining agreements
    • Examines and re-engineers operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures; ability to interpret and advise on the application of employment laws and regulatory requirements
    • Sets the direction for the organization on job performance reviews, aligning the responsibilities and expectations of the job description with the goals, values and mission of the organization
    • Assists the organization to set the culture of a customer service organization, represent the values of the organization including customer service skills and a patient centric focus

    Hiring Competencies



    • Bachelor’s degree


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources Management Master’s Degree or JD




    • Minimum 10 years related experience, with minimum of 3 years in HR management
    • Minimum 5 years union labor experience


    • Experience in the healthcare industry, with community hospital experience being a plus.


    Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations:


    • PHR or SPHR certification


    Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion
    • Ability to adapt to change quickly and positively
    • Ability to lead and facilitate effective teams
    • Ability to support multiple initiatives and balance priorities
    • Detail-oriented
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Superior organization and time management skills
    • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously

    • Strong project management and critical thinking/analytical skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications


    • Bilingual skills a plus




    At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 


    Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


    Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

    Additional Posting Information

    Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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