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Deltek Talent Management - DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES - (237132)

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Facility Name
FREMONT, CA 94538 US (Primary)
Career Area
Human Resources, Human Resources - Director
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Fremont Hospital is a fully accredited, 148-bed acute psychiatric hospital, providing quality care and assistance for children, adolescents, and adults. Our full spectrum of care includes 24-hour, no-cost assessments, inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, partial-hospitalization, intensive outpatient programs, and a chemical dependency intensive outpatient program. For over 20 years, Fremont Hospital has been a leader in the field of mental health and chemical dependency care.

Fremont Hospital is currently seeking an experienced Director of Human Resources to join our leadership team.  The Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring Human Resource support to the facility in all functional areas and serves as a resource and consultant to the facility management. The Director of Human Resources plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management activities of an organization to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees HR management activities including screening and selection, orientation training and development, performance management and employee relations functions.
  • Supports the facility’s strategic business development efforts by demonstrating behavior that reflects favorably on the facility’s public image. Participates as requested, communicating input through the appropriate chain-of-command, in development and implementation of short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Monitors and addresses employee moral by informally maintaining regular contact with various departments and employees to elicit employees’ opinions, feelings and suggestions. Informs CEO and senior management staff, as appropriate, of critical observations and conclusions.
  • Provides advice and counsel to directors/managers in preventing and intervening in personnel problems.
  • Administers facilities Leave of Absence policy including FMLA and ADAAA requirements.
  • Ensures consistency in administration of HR policies and procedures. Annually reviews HR Policies and submits changes for approval to CEO.
  • Communicates to Department Manager changes in Hospital Human Resource policies and procedures and ensures proper compliance is followed.
  • Coordinates and directs the facility’s recruitment activities. Identifies cost effective strategies for generating qualified applicants for vacant positions.
  • Administers Hospital wage and salary program and submits to CEO annual merit increase recommendations.
  • Provides support and guidance to directors/manager in staffing cost effectively. Maintains familiarity with programming and staff scheduling practices (clinical and non-clinical departments), and makes specific recommendations related to staffing patterns that reflect this understanding within limits of technical knowledge.
  • Serves as HR Department’s fiscal manager.
  • Relays benefit information promptly and accurately to employees’ by assisting in the open enrollment process and re-enrollment as necessary. Demonstrates basic understanding of key benefit programs and assists employees as needed.
  • Complies with facility safety, infection control and security programs.
  • Demonstrates attitude and actions that are consistent with the diversity and sensitivity awareness of Hospital. Honors individual diversity in all interactions with attentiveness, compassion, concern, dignity, discretion, friendliness, honesty, professionalism, respect, sincerity and understanding.
  • Demonstrates basic understanding of key benefit programs and assists employees as needed.
  • Ensures Human Resource file, training and medical files are up to date and correct as well as payroll statuses are correct.
  • Oversees worker’s compensation insurance and OSHA as to meet legal requirements and assist employees in receiving their appropriate benefits related in injuries. Ensures that all claims are reported to company’s loss control department in a timely manner and ensures that providers receive required insurance information.
  • Ensures all professional staff (Nurses, Teachers and Therapists) are licensed as required and that all licenses are verified in a timely manner. Ensures that current licensure in maintained throughout employment.
  • Ensures all direct care staff are credentialed and privileged to work with appropriate populations at the beginning of their employment.
  • Maintains job descriptions to accurately reflect position duties. In collaboration with Department Directors, makes changes as required and distributes copies to appropriate staff.
  • Ensures compliance with all Corporate Human Resource programs.
  • Ensures Hospital compliance with Federal and State legislation pertaining to all personnel matters. Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and insures Hospital’s compliance.
  • Coordinates and/or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.
  • Participates in the facility’s senior management team.
  • Lead the facility’s Service Excellence program.
  • Supports the facility’s internal and external customer service standards by demonstrating willingness to accept changes in job responsibilities, offering and accepting constructive feedback in peer and supervisory relationships modifying behavior in response to the feedback.
  • Demonstrates conduct in keeping with the ethical standards of Hospital.
  • Supervises the staff of the Human Resources Department.
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional Responsibilities.
  • Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

Education: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field is required; Master’s Degree preferred

Experience: Minimum 5-7 years of experience as an HR Generalist required, healthcare experience preferred. Minimum 1-3 years of HR Management experience preferred, hospital experience desired.

Certification: PHR or SPHR certification preferred

Additional Requirements: You must successfully complete Fremont Hospital’s Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training course within 90 days of employment and prior to assisting with preventative intervention measures. You may be required to work overtime and flexible hours as requested.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

Please send resume and cover letter indicating interest in Director of Human Resources position.If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. 

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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