Director of Human Resources at CirrusMD Inc.

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CirrusMD helps health plans create happier, healthier, and more engaged members by giving them access to on-demand virtual care solutions that they love to engage with. Our chat-powered care delivery platform connects members to a dedicated, board-certified physician in under 90 seconds from any web-enabled device, with no cost and no time limits attached. CirrusMD enables stress-free, human care conversation that doesn’t end until members get the answers - and peace of mind - they need to manage their wellness. Designed to deliver an unparalleled user experience and barrier-free access, the CirrusMD platform drives average member utilization rates up to triple telehealth industry averages.

CirrusMD has partnered with over a dozen major national payers and healthcare systems to deliver extraordinary virtual care to millions of lives across the nation. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.



This is an excellent opportunity for a human resources leader who is interested in joining a fast-growing company to play a significant role in creating a high-performance environment at a company that values the positive organizational impact through exceptional Human Resources leadership.  The Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing the strategic and day-to-day functions and activities of the human resources organization to include, but not limited to: Talent Acquisition, Succession Planning, Organizational Development and Retention, Performance Management and Career Development (including performance reviews, performance plans, and training), Employee Relations, Compliance, Compensation and Benefits.

The best candidate should be able to prove self-motivation, excellent customer service skills, the ability to communicate with colleagues up to C-level, and the ability to transform ideas into action. We are excited to find someone with a passion for leading others in a forward-thinking and robust way. If you want to use your strategic talent acquisition and HR generalist experience to make an impact, then this could be the role for you.


What You’ll Do:

  • Actively participates with business leadership in strategy development and operational planning

  • Build, develop and manage a human resources function ensuring that HR Services are strongly aligned with and drives organizational objectives

  • Lead and oversee full-cycle recruitment

  • Establish strong partnering relationships with cross-functional management (Operations, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Legal, etc.) Understanding the inter-dependencies of business unit plans and functions, anticipates issues, and works collaboratively to resolution

  • Provide leadership strong analyses of HR metrics for effective planning, reporting, and decision making

  • Assess organizational capabilities and identifies skill gaps. Actively participates with business leadership to source, evaluate, select and on-board talent

  • Partner with team members to support an employee experience that makes them feel energized and empowered

  • Lead the sourcing, hiring, development, and retention while ensuring a pipeline of talent.

  • Develop and oversee job evaluations and annual review programs. Collaboratively create development plans and coach individuals in achieving them

  • Proactively develop and manage strategic benefit programs; work closely with brokers to identify a balance of cost effective and competitive programs, presents leadership with out of the box concepts for benefit program design, identifies opportunities to support effective programs beneficial to employee wellness

  • Evaluate and benchmark compensation programs to establish and ensure internal equity and external competitiveness

  • Advise and coach managers on resolving employee issues. Personally manage complex or significant employee relations issues, including investigations, documentation and resolutions

  • Direct, recommend and proactively communicates appropriate implementation of HR policies, practices and initiatives

  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance including but not limited to: equal employment opportunity, wage and hour, and work authorization; staying abreast of pending and new legislation; prepares and interprets employee statistics for government reporting

  • Together with the leadership team, build and drive an employee culture of engagement; promote and lead others to ensure a positive work environment that supports the organization’s high-performance culture.

  • Lead process, selection, and contracts with outside suppliers to ensure market competitive employee benefit programs in addition to other employment related services, such as temporary employees, search firms, relocation services, etc.

  • Develop and closely manages the human resources budget

  • Manage employee data in HRIS system with 100% accuracy

  • Other duties as assigned


What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business or applicable field of study

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or closely related field strongly preferred

  • 10+ years in a progressive leadership role, as a Human Resources generalist, in fast paced environments is a must


Critical Attributes:

  • Diligent and firm in high ethical standards; principled in organizational compliance

  • Strong values and quickly establishes credibility; deliver on commitments, maintains confidentiality

  • Display courage and commitment to do the right thing

  • Takes ownership; drives change and challenges status quo

  • Established balance of advocacy for the organization as well as for employees

  • Driven to be proactive and take action; results oriented

  • Energized by challenges and creative problem solving

  • Identifies Human Resources as a partner service organization

  • Inspired to build an atmosphere of employee engagement and organization excellence


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Proven leadership experience as an HR Director with thorough knowledge of HR principles and best practices

  • Possess a strong strategic mindset with ability to drive measurable success and balance tactical execution

  • Demonstrated exceptional business acumen

  • Experienced managing multi-state and CO jurisdictional legal standards

  • Proactive in anticipating needs; and develop and execute strategies and plans to address.

  • Measurable success in partnering with executive team to lead organizational growth and efficiencies

  • Adept at managing multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities.

  • Exceptional knowledge of employment legislation and regulations

  • Effective collaboration skills to work efficiently and influence individual and teams, not only within the organization, but across a spectrum of external stakeholders

  • Demonstrated success in recruitment, training and development of top talent

  • Comfortable communication style that is well received within all levels of the organization and external relationships; presentation skills that are lively and effective

  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities

  • Highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as work effectively in a collaborative team environment

  • Demonstrate a high level of computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, KeyNote; experience with Trinet a plus 


Bonus Points

  • Health IT industry or equivalent experience highly desirable

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP certifications are highly desirable

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Our HQ is located in Denver's RiNo neighborhood with lots of restaurants and breweries within walking distance. An RTD station is just 2 blocks away.

An Insider's view of CirrusMD Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Everyone at CirrusMD understands the work they get to do is really special. I feel inspired and trusted to help make healthcare more accessible. Every day I feel grateful for the work I get to do and the amazing people I have the privilege of working with.

Jhun de Andres

Full Stack Software Engineer

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

I joined CirrusMD primarily because I was interested in working on a set of technologies, a platform, that could have impact on everyday people in healthcare.

It’s very rare to get to work on a product where you can see that it helps people in their day-to-day lives.

Gabe Varela

Chief Technology Officer

What are some things you learned at the company?

I like working at CirrusMD because I have an opportunity to make a lasting impact in healthcare.

By partnering with payers in the health system, we can really create the technology that acts as a catalyst to help them take additional risk and really achieve the goals of their value-based models.

Robyn Dietz

VP Account Management

What is your vision for the company?

I started CirrusMD because I was texting a ton with my friends and family and I realized I was actually providing a
really incredible service, they weren’t getting from the medical industry.

I said to myself, “It isn’t fair that only doctors’ own friends and family have this level of amazing service."

Blake McKinney, MD

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At CirrusMD, Engineering works closely and collaboratively with Product and Design so we can provide the best possible experience to our customers. I love that my engineering expertise is part of the product development process from get go.

Ashley Clarke

Software Engineer

What are CirrusMD Inc. Perks + Benefits

CirrusMD Inc. Benefits Overview

We offer a fun, startup work-environment as well as strong benefits package including competitive salary, medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and dependents, 401k, flexible work hours, and a vacation policy that asks you to take what you need to maintain your work-life balance, while also achieving your goals.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Beginning January 2021, CirrusMD. provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 1% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
CirrusMD offers stock options to employees.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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