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Vice President of Human Resources, Hartford Region

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Hartford HealthCare Corp.


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting-edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Position Summary:

Serving as a member of Hartford Hospital’s leadership team, the Vice President, Human Resources is responsible for establishing and developing a relationship with senior management to understand the key business issues and associated requirements to meet both current and future organizational challenges.  Partnering with the System Vice President, HR, the Vice President, Human Resources will lead the activity to translate the business requirements into actionable human capital solutions and achieving defined objectives by planning, developing, delivering and monitoring solutions for their impact.  Partnering with centralized HR and other organizations across the system, the Vice President, Human Resources will deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.

Key Accountabilities:

Business Partner Consulting & Human Resource Planning

Use quantitative and qualitative approaches to identify the organization’s primary human capital issues.  Partner with leadership to develop and implement programs, tactics, and countermeasures to improve organizational performance. Establish standards and reporting methodology using industry benchmarks to foster improvements in performance.  Establish annual goals and objectives in support of the organization's strategic plan and ensures goals are aligned with group and system level objectives.

Talent Management & Organizational effectiveness

Lead workforce planning and key talent management processes to ensure the organization is able to attract, manage, develop and retain needed talent.  Augment the human capital playbook and improve robustness of processes where needed.  Co-lead organizational design and change management activities with line leaders. 

Employee relations, engagement & compliance

Guide and coach managers on employee relations and HR issues in line with company policies and best practices, including disciplinary, performance, and absence management.  Ensure organization is in compliance with all state and federal regulations.


Lead by example and act as a role model while creating and sustaining an environment that promotes accountability, teamwork, learning and continuous improvement.  Lives H3W.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Ten plus years of experience, non-healthcare background preferred
  • Experience in talent management, organizational design, employee relations, change management
  • Business, Financial, and Project Management skills
  • Conflict resolution and interpersonal skills as well as analytical and data driven skills
  • Is a systems thinker able to connect the dots, translate symptoms into themes, conceptualize solutions and bring ideas to life
  • Able to proactively engage leaders on issues & opportunities as well as influence key stakeholders to secure resources, commitment and support
  • Frames issues & opportunities with stakeholders in ways that helps them look at things in a different light
  • Possess an unquenchable curiosity to surface insights to help leaders position and manage the business
  • Is a hands-on builder able to participate in any business discussion
  • Able to flex between the strategic & tactical, operate in shades of gray and work in the current state while building the future state
  • Challenges the status quo & conventional wisdom
  • Ability to meet leaders where they are and raise the bar

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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