Job Description

Location: Steward Health Care
Posted Date: 11/18/2021


The Chief Human Resources Officer position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated facility. Providing day to day guidance and direction of facility department directors while serving as a resource on all aspects of human resource management. This individual is responsible for setting the department mission and vision that contributes to the overall facility mission. This position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to hospital management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.


  • Collaborates with various departments across the organization to implement policies and programs that ensure compliance and legal standards are met.
  • Translates the division/region’s strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Acts as a hand-on HR leader and business partner to drive change and enable strategic business goals for the division.
  • Consults with and advises leadership and management staff on HR issues including employee and labor relations, compliance, training, performance management, leadership development, compensation administration, talent acquisition, policies and procedures, conflict resolution, and terminations.
  • A credible activist and key business partner to leadership and management regarding strategic, cultural, and operational talent investments.
  • Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. Oversees onboarding and offboarding employees
  • Strategically develops and executes best practices for initiating and increasing participation and employee engagement from year to year.
  • Maintains good working relationships with hiring managers, HR team members and organization leadership.
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; benchmarks jobs against survey data and other market and internal data to identify and assign the appropriate internal pay grade and job classification for each position.
  • Responsible for successfully complying with all federal, state and local employment laws; regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission and DNV; Department of Labor; EEOC; ADA, immigration legislation, affirmative action goals and HR policies.
  • Advises management on applicable state and federal employment regulations, benefits and compensation policies, human resource procedures, and collective agreements.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, investigations and conflict management issues).
  • Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management.
  • Maintains an attitude and philosophy consistent with company standards.


  • Proactive and independent self-starter with the ability to effectively implement initiatives.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a rapid based environment by planning, organizing, and setting priorities.
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills in dealing with senior management.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of hospital HR regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Strong decision-making skills with an above average business acumen and the ability to operate as a business partner.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and clearly communicate data and concepts.
  • Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local employment-related laws and regulations. Experience in a multi-state work environment.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • In addition to having strong HR functional expertise, must be a collaborative leader with exceptional interpersonal, relationship building, coaching, and influencing skills.

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