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Hospital Chief Human Resources Officer - Sinai Grace Hospital

  • Job ID 2005008645
  • Date posted 02/28/2020
  • Facility Corporate

Detroit Group

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is a full-service hospital with 404 licensed beds and more than 700 physicians, 650 nurses, and 1,100 support staff servicing more than 284,000 patients annually.Services and capabilities include cardiology, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, urological services, psychiatry, radiation oncology, gerontology, physical medicine, and orthopedic surgery.

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital draws on the traditions of two community hospitals and combines that history with the strength of a large medical system - The Detroit Medical Center (DMC). The hospital today continues to have deep roots in the community, providing compassionate, personal care backed by advanced medical treatments available locally and throughout the DMC.


The Hospital Chief Human Resources Officer is responsible for strategic workforce planning, as well as the day-to-day HR Operations within a hospital.He/she focuses on the acquisition, development and culture of the best talent, critical drivers to achieve Tenet s goal of becoming the best place to work in health care.The CHRO proactively works with hospital leadership to manage the people metrics with the expected outcomes of minimal turnover, effectively managed SWB expense, high employee engagement, high quality patient care, and excellent experiences for all patients, visitors, physicians and employees.


Responsibility/standards of Performance:

  • Develop and execute HR strategies, programs and initiatives that directly align with the hospital business plans and strategies.
  • Champion the journey toward the best place to work in health care by fostering a high performance culture focus that delivers high quality patient care and excellent patient experience.
  • Be a valuable business partner and high performing member to the Hospital A-Team, including problem-solving, decision support and leadership development.
  • Deliver core HR services including recruiting, employee relations, employee health/safety, employee learning/development, and HR legal/regulatory compliance.
  • Drive efficiency in overall HR operations, including implementation of HR enterprise services, oversight of salary/wages/benefits (e.g., labor standards/staffing, contract labor, overtime, premium pay), and performance on HR operations scorecard/metrics.
  • Design and implement a one to three- and three-to-seven-year workforce plan based on local and national trends and projections.

Responsible for day-to-day operations that drive low turnover, high retention, and efficient SWB within the hospital to include:

  • Deliver sound selection, onboarding, and orientation activities to create positive new employment experience and reduce first-year turnover.
  • Foster high employee engagement through the development of strong HR programs and team execution of engagement action plans.

Responsible for day-to-day operations that minimize and mitigate employer risk to include:

  • Ensure compliance with all HR regulatory requirements, employment law, and Joint Commission HR standards.
  • Respond to EEO complaints and prepare position statements.
  • Facilitate the company s defined FTP process.

Responsible for strategic workforce planning for the hospital to include:

  • Project workforce gaps considering current staff, local labor market, and national healthcare statistics, trends, and projections.
  • Develop workforce strategies, including full-time/part-time/per diem mix, staffing models, and education strategies/partnerships to prepare workforce for the future.
  • Participate and execute on Tenet-wide leadership development programs including talent mapping, succession planning, emerging talent programs, leadership academies, and other Tenet leadership development programs.



  • Experience of at least seven years in a top HR leadership position.
  • Hospital experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of driving high organizational performance and high employee engagement.

Professional Attributes

A solid strategic thinker, with strong operational focus, good judgment and detail-oriented perspective.

A well organized, decisive and self-directed individual with a strong ability to develop an organizational culture that fosters teamwork.

Excellent work organization skills, ability to appropriately set priorities, and manage multiple demands.

The ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups and to deliver high quality written and verbal presentations.Excellent oral and written presentation skills, as well as strong PC skills.

Must listen actively and accurately, encourage input from others.Must coach and correct constructively to improve the performance of team members.

Provide clear directions.Maintain an ongoing dialogue with employees to ensure continual progress.Bring out the best in employees.


  • BS degree in Business, HR Management or related field strongly recommended.
  • Master s degree or SPHR preferred.

Limited travel. Compensation

A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate.Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.

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Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
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