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Human Resources Leader- San Leandro

Location San Leandro, California Job Number 1020802 Date posted 11/25/2021
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As a member of the senior leadership team, this position is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing human resources policies and programs for physicians at medical centers.  The Physician HR leader collaborates with and provides broad scale expert consultation to executive physician leadership and administrative physicians (Physician in Chief, Assistant Physicians in Chief, Chief of Service, Physician in Charge, etc.) on human resources matters including physician/staff relations, diversity, change, disability, performance management, benefits, and compensation.  This position leads a team of Human Resources professional staff at one or multiple sites. The leader provides complex and high-level strategic consultation, coaching, education, and guidance to senior physician leadership and Chiefs of Clinical Service. The leader conducts investigations on complaints and/or charges involving physicians with TPMG Legal and TPMG Regional HR consultation.  May conduct training and consultative facilitation on a variety of human resources topics such as federal and state laws related to employee physicians; may manage physician local interviews, onsite visits, and onboarding.  This is a regional position based at KP medical centers and reports functionally, on a day-to-day basis to the Physician-in-Chief, with direct reporting to Regional Physician HR.  

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Oversees the local Physician HR function and directs the planning, development, implementation, and administration for the HR team in a decentralized Physician HR Department at one or multiple locations.  Subject matter expert on advanced human resources and employee relations principles.
  • Collaborates with Physician in Chief and senior physician leaders to design, develop, and implement human resources strategies and programs aligned with TPMG vision and business objectives to create a culture of high performance and competitive advantage.  May serve on the local medical center administration leadership team.  May serve as a member of the local administrative leadership team.
  • Leads a team of local HR professionals, and provides professional growth and development opportunities for team members by setting and monitoring performance goals and soliciting performance feedback.
  • Builds strong partnerships across HR functional areas to effectively lead and leverage existing knowledge, expertise, and systems to deliver effective HR solutions and programs.
  • Coaches physician executives/leaders and senior managers toward goal-oriented and results-driven leadership.  Develops coaching and action plans to assist physician leaders to resolve physician HR issues including performance, communication, compliance, and standards of expectations.
  • Leads and conducts thorough investigations on complaints and/or charges involving physicians in coordination with APIC of HR and TPMG Legal. Prepares and delivers reports and recommendations based on findings of investigations.
  • Engages with senior regional HR leaders in shaping Physician HR accountability outcomes.  Examines and provides input into TPMG region-wide HR physician policy issues, guidelines, protocol, and strategic plans.
  • Develops, directs, implements, and oversees physician disability management strategies and action plans.
  • Anticipates, researches, and provides insight and advice to physician leaders about potential risks and opportunities to physician leadership, legal counsel, and HR leaders.
  • Manages and/or partners with physician leaders and regional HR on the development and implementation of organizational change efforts. Develops and delivers both written and verbal communications.
  • Develops, implements, and delivers HR leadership training programs for physician leaders and emerging physician leaders.  Implements, monitors and tracks HR and compliance training for all physicians.
  • Maintains strict privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to physicians, and reports noncompliance with applicable federal, state, and TPMG Rules and Regulations and other policies to proper authority.
  • In partnership with the regional HR leadership team, co-leads critical business initiatives. Represents TPMG HR on local or regional committees in support of wellness, compliance and other strategic initiatives.
  • Leads efforts in support of TPMG Total Performance, including Joy and Meaning in Practice and Wellness; Patient Care Experience; and Performance Excellence.

  • Basic Qualifications:


    • Minimum seven (7) years of HR progressive leadership experience, including any of these areas: HR consultation, organizational development, management, and/or HR director-level experience, with or without direct reports.


    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, business administration, organization development, industrial relations, organizational psychology, sociology, counseling, or other closely related field required.

    License, Certification, Registration

    • N/A


    Additional Requirements:

    • Excellent skills in influencing, coaching, project management, change management, facilitation, and group processes.

    • Experience in providing leadership and insight in all areas of HR including employee relations, compensation and benefits; administration; training/professional development; disability management; recruitment; workforce planning; change management; and strategic communication.

    • Effective facilitation, mediation, negotiation, and presentation skills.

    • Organized, accurate, and detail-oriented.

    • Experience in managing highly delicate and controversial issues while maintaining confidentiality, trust, and integrity.

    • Experience in conducting complex, high-level internal investigations and reporting.

    • Extensive knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and practices.

    • Working knowledge of compensation and benefit practices.

    • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality results on time.

    • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Preferred four (4) years of experience at Director-level Human Resources experience with a large, complex, multi-site organization.

    • Preferred ten (10) years of HR leadership experience.

    • Master's or other advanced degree in HR related fields.


    Primary Location: California,San Leandro,San Leandro Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Department: Oakland Reg - 1950 Franklin - Rgnl HR-Consult Grp Practice - 0206 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.