Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: email@example.com . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
The Chief Human Resources Officer is responsible for the direction and leadership of the Human Resource function for Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). This position oversees all functional areas within Human Resources (HR) including Administration, Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, Leadership Development, Customer Service, Labor Relations, and Performance Management.
In addition to leading the functional areas within HR, the Chief Human Resources Officer provides daily direction to Affiliate HR leadership. This position is responsible for strategic planning and the delivery of effective HR services for CCHHS, John H. Stroger Hospital, and all Affiliates including Provident Hospital, Oak Forest, the Ambulatory and Community Healthcare Network (ACHN), the CORE Center, Cermak Health Services, and the Cook County Department of Public Health. In addition, this Position is responsible for ensuring compliance with those items as specified by the Joint Commission. This position requires a focus on providing exemplary customer service to all stakeholders in the hiring process.
Bachelor's degree from accredited institution is required.
Seven (7) years of experience in Human Resources is required.
Prior experience in managing HR for a highly diversified union workforce is required.
Prior experience in hospital or healthcare setting is required.
Prior experience leading organization wide culture change, organizational restructuring, and operational process improvement efforts is required.
Five (5) years of experience in a Human Resources leadership role is required.
Master's or advanced degree in one of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, or related field; or law degree is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Strong interpersonal skills: for building relationships with internal clients including Executive personnel, System leaders and department heads, Board members, Cook County BHR, Labor Management, and employees at all levels of the organization
Demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural diversity, gender differences, and sexual orientation of patients and coworkers
Written and verbal communication skills
Analytical skills, problem solving skills
Conflict management skills used in resolving daily issues and addressing discrepancies in HR practices, or HR policy administration
Strong decision making skills used in resolving HR operating issues and establishing effective HR practices and policies
Attention to detail in reviewing administrative work
Ability to meet to deadlines
Flexibility and adaptability in performing work duties
Strong project management skills
Knowledge of specific software programs: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Other: Understanding of and focus on providing exceptional customer service
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason orfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Internal Number: 259163
About Cook County Health
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER