AVP, HR for UMass Medical Group

UMass Memorial Health Care | Worcester, Massachusetts 01605

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 14, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31201


Join the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts as the new AVP of Human Resources for the Medical Group 

The Position

  • The AVP of Human Resources will assist in the development and administration of human resources strategies for the Medical Group. 
  • The AVP is responsible for providing innovative and expert Human Resources (HR) solutions to the Senior Vice President/COO for UMass Memorial Medical Group and their senior management team while establishing strong relationships with key business partners including Department Chairs and Administrators to ensure that strategic and operations needs are met.  
  • This position is a member of the leadership team and will provide counseling to the Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and the senior management team while also working closely with the manager and director levels to develop assessments for departments. 
  • Will maintain relationships across the organization to maximize employee talent and develop common approaches to programs and employee relations in meeting the needs of the larger system as well as working with leaders across the system to design and implement integrated programs.
  • Seeking a candidate with at least 15 years of related experience in working with HR principles and practices. Must have excellent communication skills, an operational mindset and be facile with data and metrics-driven when it comes to tools, systems and day to day management.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or related field. 

The Organization

  • UMass Memorial Health is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts. It is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system designed to provide all levels of care, from primary to quaternary. The hub of the clinical system is the UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), a major academic health center located on three campuses in Worcester. With 802 licensed beds, over 130,000 annual ED visits, and more than 1.2M outpatient visits, UMMC has become the third largest hospital in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. UMass Memorial Health also delivers care through two member hospitals, HealthAlliance-Clinton and Marlborough, and an extensive ambulatory system that includes clinics, medical offices, and health centers across central Massachusetts.
  • The UMass Memorial Medical Group is a large, integrated multispecialty group medical practice providing primary care and specialty care at locations throughout Worcester and Central Massachusetts.
  • UMass Community Medical Group (CMG) began in 1998 with the merger of Memorial Medical Group and UMCP and today represents 15% of the revenue of UMMMG and 26% of ambulatory visits. The group is two-thirds primary care (IM, FM, Med-Peds, Peds), and one-third specialty care (Hospitalists, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, ENT, Ob-Gyn, Neurology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Pulmonary, ID, Sleep Medicine) with 70 sites currently throughout central Massachusetts. The practice includes 190 physicians, 19 affiliate practitioners and about 450 support staff and has included 16 new practices or acquisitions in the last 5 years.

The Community

  • Worcester, Massachusetts, the great city in the heart of the Commonwealth of New England, sits just an hour west of Boston.
  • A five-time recipient of the All-American City Award, Worcester offers its residents the resources and exciting attractions of a metropolis, balanced with the more intimate, livable scale of a mid-sized city.
  • The city boasts access to diverse and highly acclaimed arts scenes, sports, restaurants, and entertainment, with local and regional public transportation for easy access to both the big city and small-town entertainment.
  • The City of Worcester welcomes its partnership with the Red Sox and Polar Park as the centerpiece of a revitalized Canal District. Polar Park, truly a community park, is anticipated to host 125 year-round events including family affordable baseball games, outdoor concerts, other sporting events and community meetings/events.
  • In Worcester, you can find over 20 lakes and ponds that support a variety of recreational activities, including bird watching, walking, swimming, fishing and boating. The city recognizes these "blue spaces" as valuable resources, and strives to maintain the quality of these waters for recreational use and the promotion of economic development.



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