Regional Human Resource Director in Marquette, MI at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

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Job Description

Health Support Center

Job Summary:

The Regional Human Resource Director (RHRD) oversees HR operations for three hospitals located in the UP of MI in the cities of Marquette, Ishpeming, and Hancock.  Location of position is flexible.  This position serves as a strategic partner to the CEO/Market President and other leadership team members, and is responsible for determining, providing leadership in, developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation.

The RHRD provides strategic leadership by articulating Human Resource needs and plans to the executive management team and HR leaders. The RHRD will serve as the broader HR liaison regarding HR policies and procedures.  He/she operates independently to ensure objectivity and fairness for employees while supporting the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the company.

The RHRD will report directly to the Group HR Business Partner and has a dotted line to the CEO at the local hospital. This role will support and monitor implementation of company initiatives, policies and procedures, and to drive compliance and consistency across the hospital system.

General Responsibilities:

• Develop HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of the overall Region’s business objectives

• Function as a strategic business advisor to the executive/senior management of the hospital as well as the HSC HRBP regarding key organizational and management issues

• Working with the hospitals executive team, establish a sound plan of management succession that corresponds to the strategy and objectives of the hospital 

• Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans for the Region, to meet the human capital needs and strategic goals

• Implement comprehensive Region specific compensation plans, that are competitive and cost effective for the Region

• Provide overall leadership and guidance to Regional HR functions by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training

leadership development and compensation

• Provides work direction to the HR Directors in the Region to include training and performance management

• Works to create consistency of practice in the Region for all HR policies and ensures they are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations (communicates with the HRBP relative to policy and practice issues)

• Provides counsel and recommendations for HR compliance and readiness with the Joint Commission and SOX audits

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

Certifications: PHR, SPHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred


7-10 years of progressive HR experience with a concentration on Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Training and Development and Compensation Management preferably in the healthcare industry

Prior experience in a multi facility oversight role preferred

Union and labor relations experience preferred

Extensive knowledge of federal and state employment law, CMS, OSHA and TJC regulatory compliance

Travel: Some travel required up to 50% is possible.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports.  Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally.  Work is performed in an office environment and involves frequent contact with staff and the public.

This job description in no way states or implies that the key accountabilities above are the only ones being performed by the individual(s) with this job description.  The individual(s) may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his or her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or company objectives.

LifePoint Health is committed to being a place where employees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to comply with all regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiring process. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always include emails to job candidates from an address ending in “”, as well as at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior to hiring.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran