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CommonSpirit Health Market Vice President, Human Resources in DES MOINES, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The Market VP-Human Resources provides oversight of the full range of operational and strategic Human Resources activities within CommonSpirit Health to an assigned Market. Ensures the efficient implementation of a single CommonSpirit Health Human Resources delivery model which aligns the HR structure, processes and systems with CommonSpirit Health System HR strategies. The incumbent continuously refines the role of Human Resources within the assigned Market to ensure that Human Resources operates with its business partners as a dynamic and fully integrated service line. The Market VP-Human Resources directs the HR team and formulates partnerships across the HR team and CoE to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the strategic business objectives of CommonSpirit Health.

  • Collaborates with Market and/or Division Financial, Operational, and HR leaders to drive effective management of human capital costs resulting in a positive ROI. Accelerates the development of Human Resources culture, talent, structure, systems and processes.

  • Advises management and ensures compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to human resources. Develops processes and programs that ensure readiness and compliance in a highly regulated healthcare environment.

  • Develops, implements and oversees education/training programs and vehicles that support strategic objectives and address operational and regulatory requirements. Conducts needs analysis, perform research, design related staff or management training and organizational development programs and ensures consistency of messages.

  • Develops long-term relationships with organizations, educational institutions and individuals that will enhance the talent pipeline flow toward the healthcare profession in general, and the Market in particular. May be assigned to Division and/or System projects and initiatives.



  • Master's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience in lieu of the degree.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years leading and executing progressive business, workforce and operational strategies.

  • Five years experience in all aspects of the planning, design, management and administration of Human Resources policies, programs and practices within a complex, multi-site organization.

  • Demonstrated employee relations experience with a working knowledge of recruitment, training delivery, benefits and compensation theory/administration.


  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.



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Job ID 2020-147029

Employment Type Full Time

Department Human Resources

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8: 00am - 5: 00pm)

Work Schedule CHI Not Applicable


Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.