Director, Human Resources

Long Beach Medical Center
Full Time
Day Job
Job Listing: 
Human Resources, Employment Services

At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees.  MemorialCare stands for excellence in Healthcare.  Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability.  Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for planning and directing all activities related to employee relations, labor relations, WC/LOA administration in order to maximize the strategic use of human resources. Supervision and performance of assigned of HR staff and contributor/partner to hospital and system committees. Provides authoritative advice and guidance on employee relation matters, HR P&P, CBA interpretation and provides individualized consultation/coaching to organizational leaders in the development/enhancement of effective leadership skills consistent with organizational needs.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a strategic partner to management, advises and guides in the interpretation and application of HR policies, programs, processes, and regulatory compliance.
  • Provides employee/labor relations consultation to management including identifying and resolving HR issues in the organization.
  • Analyzes statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of problems and to develop recommendations for improvement of HR policies and practices.
  • Incorporates the use of technology and sound business processes into the administration of HR programs and services.
  • Designs or directs the preparation and distribution of written, electronic and verbal information to inform employees of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations and reports to management and staff regarding human resource management policies and practices and recommendations for change.
  • Represents the HR Dept. in local and MHS-wide Value Added Teams, Councils, and other leadership forums.
  • Ensures that the organization is compliant with all Leave Administration and Workers Compensation state and federal laws.
  • Liaison for the hospitals light duty program and employee health.
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of subordinate staff.
  • Assesses training and development needs of staff and provides direction to improve performance.
  • Motivates and develops staff and identifies the best people for the job.
  • Facilitates and leads large management retreats/meetings.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize demanding workload.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Minimum five years experience in a Human Relation field;
  • BS/BA or equivalent required; advanced degree strongly preferred
  • Certification desirable
  • Extensive project management experience desired
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