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Senior Organizational Development Consultant

Job Ref: 28028

Talent Area: Professional

Houston Methodist The Woodlands
The Woodlands, TX 77385

Area/Department: HR-Org Development

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Company Profile

Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. The $380 million campus will feature a new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot facility. 

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, is scheduled to open in July 2017. Construction includes a 150,000-square-foot medical building, which opened March 2016. The Medical Office Building 1 includes a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center & Infusion Center, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Wellness Services, Outpatient Laboratory and Therapy, in addition to multi-specialty physician practices.

Job Summary

The role of the Senior Organizational Development Consultant is to design and implement organizational development solutions across TMHS to support the culture and organizational capacity that is needed to achieve business objectives. The incumbent is responsible for activities including human performance and organizational assessment, intervention plan development, recommendation and execution, and communicating with key stakeholders about intervention effectiveness. This individual works closely with the TMHS Human Resources team to support the continuous development of Methodist workforce capabilities.      


1. Assesses needs, diagnoses problems, and determines the appropriate intervention to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness and support strategic goals. 

2. Partners with key stakeholders to design and execute change management activities; communicates plans and anticipated outcomes to support positive relationships. 

3. Manages OD projects including (but not limited to) process improvement interventions, team effectiveness initiatives, leadership program course development and delivery. Provides direction and support to project team members. 

4. Chooses appropriate metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of OD projects and reports findings to key stakeholders. Uses information to adjust techniques for future engagements of similar nature and scope. 

5. Conducts leadership coaching for multiple levels of management as a comp1nt of comprehensive development plans. Facilitates strategic planning meetings for various levels of the leadership team and various business units. Tracks all service requests according to department standards and includes assigned projects in the work time database. 

6. Performs other related work as required. Follows the HR Standards of Service in dealing with customers. 

7. Demonstrates the componets of ICARE values statement.

8. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.     


Masters Degree in Organizational Development, Industrial Psychology, Social Work, HR Management, or other related field.      


5 plus years of professional experience in an organizational development role. Experience in a healthcare environment and working with senior level management is a plus.      



1. Possesses strong knowledge of leadership competencies and techniques for developing competence.

2. Demonstrated knowledge of change management principles and theories. General understanding of the core functions of human resources management and how OD solutions integrate.

3. Ability to understand and maneuver in the context of multiple cultures and organizational agendas.

4. Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate meetings and present information to both small and large groups.

5. Knowledge of MS Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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