Human Resources Director

The Bay Area, CA -or - Remote with Travel 50%+
Posted 1 month ago

Contribute to advancing robotic-assisted surgery while working for a company that respects, values, and appreciates all team members!

Why you’ll love working at Virtual Incision:

  • Strong mission to expand access to robotic-assisted surgery, one of the most exciting fields in healthcare today.
  • Company-wide dedication to clinical excellence, innovation, and teamwork.
  • Friendly, open, and fun culture.
  • Opportunity to take ownership on exciting projects from day one.
  • Career development through fast pace and an all-hands-on-deck culture.
  • Mentorship from some of the top industry experts.
  • Flexible working hours, including paid vacation and holidays.
  • Healthcare programs including medical, dental, and vision.
  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Stock options.

Job Summary

As the Human Resources Director, you will establish and lead the human resources function at Virtual Incision, a fast-growing surgical robotics company that prides itself on its culture of innovation and teamwork. During this period of intense recruitment, you will be able to align with the company’s objectives and develop processes, metrics, plans, and other support to the executive team.  You will also take a leadership role as the champion for the company culture.


  • Collaborate with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement required policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resources compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administer or oversee the administration of human resources programs including, but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave, disciplinary matters, disputes and investigations, performance and talent management, productivity, recognition, occupational health and safety, and training and development.
  • Implements and oversees the annual wellness and performance evaluation process.
  • Manages employee benefit programs; primary point of contact for communicating benefits information to staff.
  • Develops and conducts training programs.
  • Supports corporate culture by fostering and promoting diversity and a supportive work environment.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends, including review of key reports and metrics from the organization’s human resources information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, as well as recommended best practices.
  • Reviews and modifies policies and practices as required to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate needed changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget.
  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Thrive in ambiguity. The Human Resources Director will spearhead the company’s transition from a startup to a maturing process-oriented company with clear connections between human capital and strategic goals. This is a brand-new position at Virtual Incision and the candidate has a chance to put their stamp on the company.
  • Influence without authority. The Human Resources Director will be working cross-functionally to define, align, and energize teams to allow us to grow while creating and maintaining a desirable company culture.
  • Lead and Execute. The Human Resources Director will be a very hands-on leader who will help set direction for company goals, employee wellbeing, compensation, and other initiatives as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Five to seven years of human resources management experience required.
  • Current human resources and/or compensation credentials or certification, such as PHR, SPHR, CP, CCP, SCP, or similar, highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to travel 20% (if living in the Bay Area) or 50%+ if remote.

Job Features

Job CategoryHuman Resources

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