• Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Academic Affairs Nassau
  • Doctors Hospital in Nassau, , Bahamas, The
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Doctors Hospital Health System is a leading healthcare provider in The Bahamas, with a commitment to delivering high-quality medical services across the islands. As a Joint Commission International accredited hospital system, we strive for excellence in patient care, medical education, and community health initiatives. Our team is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and compassion in all aspects of healthcare delivery.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Academic Affairs to lead our Human Resources department and oversee academic programs within Doctors Hospital Health System. Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Senior Vice President will play a pivotal role in shaping the organizational culture, fostering talent development, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. Additionally, this position will be responsible for enhancing academic collaborations and fostering a culture of... continuous learning and professional

development within our healthcare system.

Essential Duties:

1. Strategic Leadership:
• Collaborate with executive leadership to develop and execute strategic initiatives aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
• Provide guidance and expertise on human resources and academic affairs matters to support the overall mission and vision of Doctors Hospital Health System.
• Drive innovation and change management efforts to enhance operational efficiency and employee engagement.

2. Human Resources Management:
• Lead the Human Resources department in developing and implementing best practices for recruitment, retention, and talent management.
• Oversee the design and administration of competitive compensation and benefits programs to attract and retain top talent.
• Develop and enforce HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local labor laws, regulatory requirements, and accreditation
• standards.
• Foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization, promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment for all employees.
• Utilize Human Resource Information System (HRIS) platforms to automate Human Resource operations and functions.

3. Employee Relations:
• Serve as a trusted advisor and resource for employees and managers on matters related to employee relations, performance management, and conflict resolution.
• Implement strategies to enhance employee satisfaction, morale, and productivity through effective communication, recognition programs, and professional development opportunities.
• Lead investigations into employee complaints or grievances, ensuring timely and fair resolution in accordance with company policies and legal requirements.

4. Training and Development:
• Develop and implement comprehensive training and development programs to enhance the skills, knowledge, and competencies of employees at all levels.
• Collaborate with department heads and educational institutions to identify training needs, design curriculum, and facilitate learning initiatives tailored to the healthcare industry.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs through feedback mechanisms, performance metrics, and continuous improvement efforts.

5. Academic Affairs Oversight:
• Collaborate with academic institutions, medical schools, and training programs to establish partnerships and enhance academic affiliations within Doctors Hospital Health System.
• Provide oversight and strategic direction for residency programs, continuing medical education (CME), and other academic initiatives to support the professional development of healthcare providers.
• Ensure compliance with accreditation standards, regulatory requirements, and educational guidelines for academic programs and affiliations.

6. Budget Management:
• Develop and manage the annual budget for the Human Resources department and academic affairs activities, ensuring optimal allocation of resources to support organizational objectives.
• Monitor expenditures, analyze financial performance, and implement cost-saving measures while maintaining high-quality services and programs.
• Collaborate with finance and accounting teams to prepare financial reports, forecasts, and variance analyses for senior leadership and stakeholders.

7. Leadership and Collaboration:
• Build and lead a high-performing team of HR professionals and academic administrators, fostering a culture of accountability, teamwork, and continuous learning.
• Collaborate cross-functionally with department heads, physicians, and key stakeholders to address organizational challenges, promote alignment, and drive strategic initiatives forward.
• Represent Doctors Hospital Health System in professional associations, industry conferences, and community events to enhance our reputation and visibility within the healthcare sector.

• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field required; Master's degree preferred.
• 10+ years of progressive leadership experience in human resources management, with at least 5 years in a senior management or executive role.
• Demonstrated expertise in talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, and organizational development within a healthcare or academic environment.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements, accreditation standards, and best practices in HR management and academic affairs.
• Strong analytical, strategic planning, and decision-making skills, with the ability to drive results and influence change at the executive level.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapport, inspire trust, and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
• Professional certifications such as SPHR, SHRM-SCP, or equivalent credentials preferred.
• Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and staying abreast of industry trends and best practices.

The Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Academic Affairs plays a critical role in shaping the culture, talent, and educational initiatives within Doctors Hospital Health System. This position offers a unique opportunity to drive strategic change, foster collaboration, and make a meaningful impact on the delivery of healthcare services in The Bahamas. If you are a visionary leader with a passion for people, education, and healthcare excellence, we invite you to join our team and be part of our mission to improve the health and well-being of our community. Apply today and embark on a rewarding career journey with Doctors Hospital Health System
Nassau The Bahamas


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