Vice President of Human Resources

HCA Healthcare - Thousand Oaks, CA3.7

Full-time | CommissionEstimated: $89,000 - $110,000 a year

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 265,000 people across more than 1,800 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It’s an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we’re connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.

Los Robles Regional Medical Center is a licensed 382-bed acute care facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, Los Robles Hospital has the only Level II Trauma Center in Eastern Ventura County and the only Emergency room in both Los Angeles and Ventura Counties with the coveted EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) rating.

In addition, it is the only hospital certified by both Counties as a STEMI-designated heart attack center for rapid heart attack response and is a comprehensive Stroke Center. With over 600 physicians on its medical staff, representing over 50 medical specialties, Los Robles is proud to be the community’s most trusted resource for health and a regional destination for care.

As a Vice President Human Resources (VPHR) will be responsible for the following under the direction of the Regional VPHR:

Align Business and HR Strategy for facility (or LOB)

Engage executives to understand talent needs of the businesses and define responses.
Lead the facility (or LOB) HR staff to execute HCA-wide and location-specific HR initiatives.
Participate in periodic business strategic planning and review cycles; act as the human capital strategy architect to proactively work with COE teams to identify and deploy HR interventions to meet business requirements.
Proactively obtain, interpret and present metrics and analysis to business leaders to inform decisions (performance, attrition, hiring, vacancy, employee engagement/sensing, and other data)If applicable, work with the Regional VP of HR (or LOB VP of HR). and the Labor Relations Center of Excellence to develop and implement facility (or regional) Labor strategies, support contract negotiations, grievance investigations, etc.
Advise executives on people issues

Provide HR observations related to strategy/performance in meetings and one-on-one; formulate HR requirements.
Advise business leaders on change management, performance issues, responding to employee or community concerns, compliance or ethics investigations, etc.
Manage response to executive requests for information, questions or special projects.
Deploy talent and development programs

Partner with COE to deploy talent programs (performance assessment & review, succession planning, development planning). Working with facility (or LOB) managers and the L&OD Center of Excellence, conduct learning needs assessment, establish development priorities for the facility and promote development resources to employees.
Support executives and managers with advice and HCA tools for employee coaching, mentoring, multi-rater feedback processes, high-potential development, career development counseling, etc.
Lead local Employee & Community engagement efforts

Promote and foster a healthy work environment; raise awareness of available programs to assist employees. Implement appropriate employee engagement programs and union avoidance initiatives (as applicable).
Represent HCA in helping organize or participate in community meetings and events; lead process for applying for relevant grants. Engage in community talent pipeline development programs.
Interpret and drive action planning as a result of employee engagement surveys; assess population “temperature” through formal and informal sensing and report results/plan actions with executive team.
Implement programs to recognize service and celebrate achievement by employees.
Partner to support business performance, quality and patient care initiatives

Partner with Corporate & Business (or LOB) leaders on initiatives related to patient care, quality, safety & compliance, physical security, data security, professional ethics, etc., implementing training and development, performance management, certification & other initiatives to create an environment of compliance/excellence.
Uphold all compliance standards, including OFCCP, Joint Commission, Department of Labor, HR policies.
Investigate employee relations, ethics, or compliance issues, consulting with appropriate COE/Service Center.
Implement individual performance evaluation, problem identification and resolution processes based on COE-defined HCA policies and processes; provide advice to leaders on policy interpretation and advising on disciplinary practices, consult on suspension/ termination of employment decisions.
Escalate major issues to Regional (or LOB) VP of HR and/or HR Center of Excellence leaders when appropriate.
Co-create and manage location emergency response plans with appropriate departments.
Drive HR operational excellence

Build, develop and lead a team of HR professionals within the facility (or LOB region).
Work with business executives, Regional VP of HR and all HR Centers of Excellence to develop or modify strategies and programs to more effectively meet business needs and align with the HCA culture.
Work with CFO and Total Rewards Center of Excellence to develop the compensation strategy; prepare managers for the salary planning and incentive process, providing budgets; present results of the process to business leaders.
Effectively communicate benefits changes, employee value proposition, etc.; support Total Rewards COE with benefits enrollment at facility level.
Conduct ongoing position budgeting review and ensure that staffing plans are aligned with span of control, productivity metrics, budgeted allocations, etc. Understand local and regional healthcare talent market; revise and localize job descriptions and compensation with Recruiting and Compensation Centers of Excellence. Assist leadership with temporary/PRN workforce planning & implementation, internship placements and other non-RFT talent processes.
Manage local onboarding and facility orientation programs.
Support applicable employee leave of absence/return to work coordination at facility level.
Drive effective leader and employee communications initiatives.
Ensure effective implementation and utilization of the HR support model; guide employees to use the model effectively and ensure established policies and processes are followed.



7+ years' experience in Human Resources
Complex Employee Relations (investigation, documentation, partnership with legal teams)
Proven strategic initiative design and execution
Strong metrics and analytics experience

Undergraduate Degree Required; Master's Degree Preferred
Special Qualifications

PHR or SPHR preferred


Strategic Positioner
Interpreting external business content
Decoding customer expectations
Co-crafting a strategic agenda

Credible Activist
Earning trust through results
Influencing/relating to others
Improving through self-awareness
HR Innovator/Integrator

Building our leadership brand
Improving our human capital through workforce planning and analytics
Developing talent
Shaping organizations & comms practices
Driving performance

Technology Proponent
Improving utility of HR operations
Leveraging social media tools
Connecting people through technology

Change Champion
Sustaining change

Capability Builder
Capitalizing on organizational capability
Aligning strategy, culture, practices & behavior
Creating a meaningful work environment
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe deeply in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits package allows you to select the options that best meet the needs of you and your family. Benefits include 401k, paid time off medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.


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