Human Resources Director driven to improve morale, decrease turnover and improve productivity. Highly driven to achieve company goals. Responsible for all Human Resources functions of the hospital/SNF, while supporting the Administrator/CEO and other senior management in personnel related matters.
Hiring and retention
Training and development
Disciplinary Actions and Terminations
Human Resources Director01/2010 to CurrentHorizon Health & Rehab / Horizon Specialty Hospital / Harmon HospitalLas Vegas, NV
Oversee recruitment function which includes posting job openings internally and advertising externally, reviewing resumes and applications, screening applicants, and conducting interviews.
Perform background checks on all employees; verify work and personal references; coordinate drug test, physical exam and TB screening for new employees.
Coordinate new hire general orientation and monthly All Staff Meeting; assist Staff Development/Director of Education with annual competencies for all employees and Relias education and training.
Plan and develop policies relating to all phases of personnel activity.
Investigate causes of disputes and employee disciplinary problems; recommend follow-up action to management, including written warnings, suspensions and terminations in adherence with company policies.
Attend unemployment hearings to contest unemployment benefits payment.
Maintain personnel records such as promotions, transfers, increases, corrective actions, suspensions and terminations using PeopleSoft.
Investigate work-related accidents and assist with proper documentation for workers compensation; coordinate drug testing and medical treatment when necessary.
Conduct wage analyses; ensure compensation is consistent with company pay practice.
Conduct employee satisfaction surveys and exit interviews;
Develop and maintain employee recognition and awards programs.
Report to CEO/Administrator regarding HR strategies in support of the short term and long term business goals.
Provide training and support to management and employees as it relates to labor and employment law, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, EPA, EEOC/NERC.
Audit personnel files in order to maintain compliance with State and JCAHO requirements.
Document and maintain accurate records of LOA, FMLA & ADA requests;
Ensure performance appraisals are completed by managers and returned to HR in a timely manner.
Prepare data and reports regarding the hospital's recruitment, transfer and termination activities and submit all reports to administration as required; submit monthly Performance Improvement data to Quality Management.
Maintain employee time records using Kronos; generate weekly time detail reports for all employees.
Human Resources Manager01/2000 to 01/2010Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging CentersLas Vegas, NV
Provided input to COO and deployed HR strategies in support of the short term and long term business goals.
Recruited technologists, nurses and ancillary talent for various modalities including CT, MRI, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Special Procedures, Ultrasound and Xray; negotiated salaries and benefits.
Posted job openings internally and externally on various internet agencies, attended local universities/colleges and job fairs.
Investigated employee disciplinary issues; recommended follow-up action to management, including written warnings, suspensions, and terminations in adherence with company policies.
Counseled managers and employees on company policies and procedures as it relates to labor and employment law, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, EPA, EEOC/NERC.
Conducted new hire orientation & HIPAA training.
Developed and maintained safety guidelines; promoted safety awareness; conducted monthly safety meetings; ensured SDMI facilities were in compliance with OSHA requirements.
Investigated and reported all accidents and injuries to worker's compensation insurance; initiate necessary paperwork for drug testing and medical care; conducted periodic follow ups with injured employees.
Tracked, recorded, and investigated LOA/FMLA & ADA requests and time offs.
Organized, compiled & edited Team Talk, SDMI Newsletter.
Reviewed and updated policies and procedures.
Human Resources Service Clerk-Employment05/1996 to 11/1998Kaiser Permanente HospitalHonolulu, HI
Interviewed and recruited nurses, radiology technologists, medical assistants, billing and collections and office personnel.
Prepared job listings; generated employment reports for review by hiring managers.
Performed administrative duties.
Education and Training
University of HawaiiHonolulu, HIMajored in Microbiology
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts19951993 - 1995 Honolulu Community CollegeHonolulu, HI
High School Diploma: General EducationMililani High SchoolMililani, HI
Kamer, Zucker & Abbott Annual Employment Law seminar (FMLA, ADA, COBRA, EEOC/NERC, Diversity in the workplace, Progressive Discipline and Just Cause, Federal and State Wage and Hour Compliance, Fair Labor Standards Act, Discipline and Discharge Techniques)
HIPAA & Your Business
Sexual Harassment “Do's & Don'ts", Limiting Exposure to Liability
How to Manage Difficult Employees Fish Camp: Creating a World Class Workplace
HR Solutions: PeopleSoft, Applicant Tracking
Human Capital and Workforce Management: Kronos, Time & Attendance
Proficient in MS Office-Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with peers and subordinates.