Regional HR Director
Nashville, TN Human Resources
Job Type


Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is one of the largest orthopedic practices in the country. Comprised of our core division of TOA, Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics (TOC), and Mid-Tennessee Bone and Joint (MTBJ), TOA concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system which allow our patients to live their best lives. Our practice includes all of the clinical elements of a top-notch orthopedic practice, including ancillary services, revenue cycle, and all the supporting administrative functionality. 

TOA has become one of the largest orthopedic practices in the country and is highly focused on continuing to grow our organization. The footprint of TOA already extends throughout middle Tennessee, down to Columbia (Mid-Tennessee Bone and Joint), and as far east as Knoxville (Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics). 

With the expansive geographic and functional footprint, the Regional HR Director role will enjoy the opportunity to lead the HR function in one of TOA’s regions. They will also pair closely with another Regional HR Director. These Regional HR Directors, each reporting directly to the CEO, will also be responsible for developing the strategic HR approach to help the entire organization achieve its operational and growth objectives.

This is an exceptional opportunity for the established HR professional to take the next step in their career, deploy their established skills in these areas, and help shape and impact an entire organization through interactions with multiple organizational stakeholders. They will be working exceptionally closely with all levels of the organization in clinic operations, ancillary services, revenue cycle, and administration. The HR team also includes a recruiting/talent acquisition resource, and payroll/benefit administration resources.


The primary responsibilities for the Regional HR Director include Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Employee Engagement and Retention, Employee Relations, and Leave Administration, with exposure to other areas of HR, including benefits and compensation administration.  

Specifically, here is what the Regional HR Director will be accomplishing: 

  • Alignment with Organizational Objectives and Culture. First and foremost, the Regional HR Director must be able to align with the organizational objectives of Patient Access, Patient Satisfaction, and Employee Engagement. This includes a strong link to the cultural elements of patient focus and emphasizing a collaborative, team-oriented work environment.
  • Strategic HR. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of success in identifying and deploying strategic initiatives for the organization. These strategic initiatives should always have the achievement of organizational objectives at their core.
  • HR Solution Deployment. In addition to focusing on advancing the organization from a strategic fashion, the Regional HR Director will be responsible for partnering with management and teammates for achieving objectives in these areas: 
    • Workforce planning. Working with managers and supervisors to identify the roles and competencies needed to achieve success.
    • Talent Acquisition. Focusing on the important elements of recruiting and onboarding to provide an exceptional candidate and new employee experience.
    • Performance Management.  Working to play a significant role in the TOA Performance Management process, including regular and ad-hoc initiatives to ensure high performing teammates.        
    • Employee Relations.  Working with our managers and employees, working within the framework of TOA objectives and policies to optimal team member performance.
    • Leave Administration.  Working with our employees and managers to ensure proper application of all laws and policies related to employee time away from work.
  • Other responsibilities for the HR Director include working collaboratively with the benefits consultants and brokers, as well as payroll and benefits administration to ensure optimal compensation and benefit administration; providing regular reports and      insights regarding identified HR metrics; and, maintaining employee records to ensure legal compliance.


The ideal candidate for the TOA Regional HR Director will have demonstrated success in the primary areas of focus and responsibility.

  • Culture and Collaboration. Exceptional ability to coalesce team members and management into a collaborative, team-oriented organization – focused on achieving organizational goals and objectives.
  • Strategic HR Solutions. The ability to identify and deploy strategic HR solutions, being able to transcend geographic, organizational, and/or functional boundaries.
  • HR Practitioner Excellence. Demonstrated success in delivering top-notch HR practices, whether they be talent acquisition, performance management, leave administration, compensation, and benefits, or learning and development.
  • Other skills and competencies:
    • Must be an exceptional communicator, able to make connections across the organization, working with employees and managers in multiple locations.
    • Must have the ability to work independently, focusing on achieving organizational goals and tasks with drive and energy to succeed.
    • The ability to build trust and relationships with key constituencies is essential

Educational requirements:  The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in HR or a related field.  A SHRM-CP and/or PHR designation is strongly preferred.


TOA is an equal opportunity employer. TOA conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers