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VP, Human Resources- Health Care

Company: Caravan Health
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Job Description:

We Are Improving Healthcare Across America.

Want To Help?

This role offers you the opportunity to play an influential and visible role as our company continues to grow, improving health outcomes to the most-chronically ill by giving providers the support they need to navigate the rapidly-changing face of healthcare!

At Caravan Health, we service the safety net of the American healthcare system, through applied population health, in places such as Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). We help our clients utilize never-before-available data to promote effective prevention and treatment for the chronically ill, using the best practices for healthy living. The result is nothing less than better care, smarter healthcare spending and healthier people.

We have an outstanding opportunity to work for a fast-growing healthcare technology consulting organization, and are seeking a VP, Human Resources.

Position Summary: The VP of Human Resources is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the organization in accordance with the policies and practices of Caravan Health, the ethical and social consciences of business and society, and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities and organizations. The incumbent will also be responsible for the strategic human resource planning to provide the organization with the best people talent available and to position the organization as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the industry. This individual will be central to the rapid growth of this organization and will ideally have comparable experience leading growing companies through both hiring and curating healthy and productive workplace cultures

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Serve as a strategic business partner, influencer, and change agent responsible for people initiatives and cultural change across the company and evaluates the company's programs' impact on people.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's human resource function and performance.
  • Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items affect the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization.
  • Develops staffing strategies to identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization as well as develops progressive and proactive compensation/benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.
  • Develops programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.
  • Develops human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs to fill the identified gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities, and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company and the industry.
  • Streamline and generate workflow and process efficiencies amongst the HR team including a full deep dive on our processes and policies and continually assesses the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.
  • Establishes credibility throughout the organization as an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.
  • Develops appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization. Included in this area would be programs for employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development, relocation, employee communication, employee safety and health, and community relations.
  • Enhances and/or develops, implements and enforces HR policies and procedures of the organization utilizing systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. In particular, manages the human resource information systems (HRIS) database and provides necessary reports for critical analyses of the HR function and the people resources of the organization.
  • Anticipate future consequences and trends in workforce planning accurately to bring creative ideas to the organization. Recognize strategic opportunities for change and implement solutions that improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Maintains knowledge of national HR policies, programs, laws and issues.
  • Manages the human resource departmental budget and other financial measures of the HR department.
  • Evaluates the HR team structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as for providing individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities.

    Competencies:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

    • Strong experience leading Human Resources at a fast-growing company defining and implementing all programs related to the human capital scalability of the organization
    • Experience partnering effectively at every level of the organization
    • Experience working with distributed workforce in a remote office environment
    • Experience partnering with and/or managing recruiting function including managing outside vendor relationships
    • Experience in Management Coaching Training and Development
    • Proven ability to diagnose problems and drive appropriate solutions
    • Comfort and proficiency operating in a fast paced and changing environment
    • Effective communication skills - written, verbal and listening skills
    • Experience and fluency in managing a workforce that is diverse in age,

      sex/gender/sexual orientation, race, and educational background

      Strategic Thinking - Adapts strategy to changing conditions. Analyzes market and competition. Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals. Identifies external threats and opportunities. Understands organization's strengths and weaknesses.

      Communications - Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form.. Keeps others adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

      Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

      Impact & Influence - Pursues and wins support for ideas; displays ability to influence key decision-makers; achieves win-win outcomes; uses authority appropriately to accomplish goals; addresses divergent opinions.

      Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

      Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

      Adaptability - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence. Recognizes and acts on opportunities. Sets and achieves challenging goals. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

      Dependability - Commits to doing the best job possible. Keeps commitments. Takes responsibility for own actions.

      Quality - Applies feedback to improve performance. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Displays commitment to excellence. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Monitors own work to ensure quality.

      Quantity - Achieves established goals. Completes work in timely manner. Meets productivity standards.

      Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interests.

      Creativity - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.

      Decisive - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures & policies.

      Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Education/Experience:

      • Masters' degree or equivalent; or 10 to 15 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • SHRM-SCP certification or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire.

        Other Duties

        Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

        Reasoning Ability:

        Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

        Supervisory Responsibilities: This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

        Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

        This is a full-time position, and business hours are Monday through Friday normal business hours. Longer hours, evenings and weekend work will be necessary frequently.

        Travel

        This position requires up to 25% travel.

        Culture

        Great work environment -- we understand the importance of investing in the right people, infrastructure, and culture. We take pride in fostering a positive employee environment with employee growth and development a priority.

        Work/life balance -- we are committed to helping you balance work with the other commitments in your life, and we'll make sure your workload is realistic. At the same time, we'll look to you to remain flexible when the situation calls for it as we grow.

        Excellent compensation -- in order to attract and retain top talent, we're proud to offer competitive pay and generous benefits.

        If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity for you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we want to hear from you!

        Qualified individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer - AA/EOE/M/F/D/V. Caravan Health is an E-verify employer.Keywords:Human Resources, HR, employee relations, VP, Vice President, SHRM-SCP

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