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Human Resource Director

Company: Saint Elizabeth Community
Location: Warwick
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Saint Elizabeth Community is hiring for a Director of Human Resources.

The Director of Human Resources leads and oversees all aspects of Human Resources of Saint Elizabeth Community and its members. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for strategy, compliance, direction, coordination, and evaluation of all activities, policies, and programs related to benefits, compensation, employment, recruitment and retention, employee relations, workforce development, performance management, and human resources information management (HRIM) functions. In addition, the Director of Human Resources is charged with moving human resources to the next level of development, seeking out opportunities to provide contemporary, progressive human resources practices and strategies in a highly visible way. This position reports to directly to the President and CEO of Saint Elizabeth Community.

Saint Elizabeth Community is the most comprehensive provider of care and services to seniors in Rhode Island, offering a full spectrum of quality care to older adults and people with physical disabilities. Founded in Providence in 1882, Saint Elizabeth Community now has nine Rhode Island locations offering apartments for independent seniors, home care services, adult day centers, affordable assisted living, skilled nursing and rehab care, and green house homes (an innovative nursing home concept).
Saint Elizabeth Community provides care and services to over 2,300 individuals a year and has approximately 600 employees and 150 volunteers. With its nonprofit, mission-based focus, superior staff ratios, and reputation for innovative and compassionate care, Saint Elizabeth Community prides itself on being a trusted provider of care.

Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.

Knows, understands, and incorporates the mission, values, and vision of Saint Elizabeth Community into the work of Human Resources across the member organizations.

Develops and strengthens human resources practices, policies, and programs that advance the organizations strategic plan and are current and progressive.

Guides and consults with the Saint Elizabeth Community Leadership Team concerning a variety of organizational initiatives to ensure the attainment of each member organizations objectives; provides counsel and recommendations regarding the human resources implications of organization-wide issues, strategies, and initiatives, planned or instituted.

Provides oversite and works with the team in negotiating of health insurance contracts

Responsible for the oversite of our self-insured workers' compensation program

Serves as retirement plan administrator for Saint Elizabeth Community

Serves as a member of the Saint Elizabeth Community Leadership Team and supervises human resources staff

Fosters competence and expertise through hiring, orienting, managing, evaluating, and developing staff; ensuring performance, service, and financial objectives are met.

Provides leadership and management in all aspects of human resources including workforce planning and development, employee recruitment and retention, employee relations, performance and productivity, training and organizational development, compensation and benefits, and compliance.

Promotes positive work environment and work conditions, develops and implements service excellence and recognition programs with creativity, evaluates and enhances employee satisfaction measurement system, and facilitates organizational improvement initiatives. Ensures that service excellence strategies result in enhanced employee and patient satisfaction.

Enhances employee orientation, performance evaluation process, and institutes techniques for fostering, recognizing, and rewarding desired workplace behaviors and methods that align reward with desired outcomes.

Supports the Leadership Team in performance evaluation, managing development, staff-level training needs, designing and implementing responsive programs.

Provides one-on-one counsel and coaching in leadership development.

Develops and administers HR policies and procedures. Maintains human resources statistics for administrative and regulatory purposes and ensures that data is current, accurate, and secure.

Advises management regarding employment and/or labor laws, regulatory compliance, and interpretation of human resources policies and practices. Coordinates the regulatory and accreditation compliance program with regard to human resources, identifying areas of non-compliance and initiating plans of correction. Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws.

Observes professional ethics in maintaining confidential information acquired regarding the personal, financial, medical, or employment of employees.

Maintains ongoing professional self-development and growth to ensure an advanced level of knowledge of contemporary human resources management practice.


The ideal candidate is a strategist and tactician with a demonstrated track record of success in senior human resources management. With strong organizational and people skills, this individual is able to multitask, possesses a highly developed instinctual compass, and possesses good communication skills. Demonstrated abilities in leadership, communication, and planning are critical for success. Excellent verbal and written skills, tech-savvy abilities, and strong financial and analytical skills are necessary for this position. Workstyle traits of flexibility, resourcefulness, and responsiveness, with a strong customer and staff service orientation, are important.

Education and Experience :

BA/BS in HR, Business, or Hospital Administration. PHR/SPHR a plus.

Minimum 10 years progressive leadership experience in HR administration with demonstrated track record building and leading effective, cohesive teams, preferably in healthcare.

Strong understanding of complex staffing issues and statistical knowledge, as well as labor relations.

Thorough knowledge of state and federal employment laws, labor laws, OSHA regulations, as well as regulations related to pension administration, compensation, and benefits.

Expertise in all areas of HR management; knowledge of current trends and practices, and HRIS.

Director of Human Resources Skills and Qualifications:

Human Resources Management, Hiring, Developing Standards, Foster Teamwork, Management Proficiency, Managing Profitability, Promoting Process Improvement, Building Relationships, Organizational Astuteness, People Skills, Retaining Employees

Keywords: Saint Elizabeth Community, Warwick , Human Resource Director, Other , Warwick, Rhode Island

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