Hennepin Healthcare hosts People of Color Healthcare Career Fair

Hennepin Healthcare is sponsoring an employment outreach event on Saturday, July 16 to encourage more people of color to consider rewarding careers at the Level I Trauma Center and public teaching hospital as it strives toward a more diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves.

“The People of Color Healthcare Career Fair is preparing for the future,” explains Dr. Tonya Jackman Hampton, Vice President of People and Culture at Hennepin Healthcare. “This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the important care and administrative (i.e., Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Diversity, Education, etc.) roles available in healthcare and how you can make a difference. Whether you are actively seeking employment, are curious, or just want to talk to someone about a career path – you’re encouraged to attend this event.”

What:             People of Color Healthcare Career Fair
When:             Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:           Hennepin Healthcare’s Clinic & Specialty Center, Level 1 Atrium
                        715 S. 8th St., Minneapolis, MN 55405

More than 200 are already signed up for the Career Fair at Hennepin Healthcare’s Clinic & Specialty Center in downtown Minneapolis. Participants can stop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and will have the opportunity to apply for positions, get help with interview skills and résumé preparation, and learn about various healthcare careers and benefits at Hennepin Healthcare. Onsite interviews will also take place for select positions.

“We look forward to meeting our future healthcare colleagues at this event and are excited for the difference they’ll make in the lives of our patients,” said Jackman Hampton. “For anyone considering a healthcare career – you won’t regret exploring the exciting opportunities available – and then fully realizing and applying your skills in one of these roles.”  

To sign up for the People of Color Healthcare Career Fair go to www.hennepinhealthcare.org/poccareers. While people of color are encouraged to participate, anyone interested in a healthcare career at Hennepin Healthcare is welcome to attend.  

Hennepin Healthcare is a recognized leader in superb health care delivery. From our primary care clinics to our nationally acclaimed trauma centers, our 7,300 employees and physicians work together to provide safe, high-quality care in a patient- and family-centered environment.

Hennepin Healthcare names Chief People and Culture Officer

Tonya Jackman Hampton

Tonya Jackman Hampton, Ed.D., MBA, has joined the leadership team at Hennepin Healthcare as the new Chief People and Culture Officer (CPCO). In this role, she oversees all human resources functions, including HR shared services, Talent Acquisition, Organizational Development and Employee Engagement, Compensation, Labor Relations, HR Operations and Diversity and Inclusion.

“We are excited to have Tonya join our leadership team at this pivotal time as our health system meets the needs of our workforce, while caring for our community during this global pandemic,” said Jennifer DeCubellis, CEO. “She brings a rich background and energy to the critical work we have in front of us to develop and support a world class workplace and sharpen our strategic focus on diversity, inclusion, and engagement across our system.” 

Over the past 25 years, Tonya has led in global and national companies within the Human Resources operations of HealthPartners, Planned Parenthood, and Medtronic, as well as many other organizations. She founded and is now an Adviser for Sequel Consulting Group and was the Managing Principal for an award-winning woman owned firm – Cook Ross, focusing on transforming organizations into inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible cultures by implementing strategies through organization development practices.

Tonya earned a Doctor of Education in Organization Development and an MBA in Human Resources Management from the University of St. Thomas. She has a B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law from Clark Atlanta University. She is currently a board of trustee for The Minneapolis Foundation, African American Breast Cancer Alliance, and Co-Chair for the Twin Cities Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable. She previously served on numerous other community boards and committees including the Bridge for Youth and as president of the National African American Association for HR Professionals MN/Twin Cities Chapter. She is a member of The Links Organization and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – two international and community based organizations.  

About Hennepin Healthcare

Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital, as well as a clinic system with primary care clinics in Minneapolis and across Hennepin County. The clinic system features a large outpatient Clinic & Specialty Center in downtown Minneapolis and a network of clinics in the North Loop, Whittier, and East Lake Street neighborhoods of Minneapolis, and in the suburban communities of Brooklyn Park, Golden Valley, Richfield, and St. Anthony Village. Hennepin Healthcare has a large psychiatric program, home care and hospice, and operates a research institute, philanthropic foundation, and Hennepin EMS. The system is operated by Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., a subsidiary corporation of Hennepin County.