Director of Human Resources

Salinas, CA

$164,000 - $220,000 a year

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Job Details

Profession: Executive

Type: Full Time

Director of Human Resources

Location: Monterey County


About Us:

At our client hospital, we believe in providing exceptional care not only to our patients but also to our dedicated staff. As a leading healthcare institution, we pride ourselves on fostering a compassionate, inclusive, and innovative environment. Our client's  commitment to excellence extends to our human resources practices, and we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Human Resources to join our team.

Job Summary:

The Director of Human Resources will be a strategic partner in shaping the future of our hospital. This role requires a seasoned HR professional with extensive experience in the healthcare sector, particularly within hospital settings. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of strategic vision, operational expertise, and a passion for cultivating a supportive and thriving workplace culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership and Strategy:
    • Develop and implement HR strategies aligned with the hospital’s mission, vision, and values.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to the HR team, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment.
    • Partner with senior management to drive organizational change and growth initiatives.
  2. Talent Acquisition and Retention:
    • Oversee recruitment processes to attract top-tier talent in the healthcare industry.
    • Implement retention strategies that promote employee engagement and satisfaction.
    • Ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce through targeted recruitment and development programs.
  3. Employee Relations and Development:
    • Manage employee relations issues with a focus on conflict resolution and positive outcomes.
    • Develop and implement training and development programs to enhance staff skills and career progression.
    • Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development.
  4. Compliance and Policy Management:
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant labor laws, regulations, and hospital policies.
    • Develop and update HR policies and procedures to reflect best practices and legal requirements.
    • Oversee the administration of employee benefits and compensation programs.
  5. Performance Management:
    • Implement and manage performance appraisal systems to ensure employee performance aligns with hospital goals.
    • Provide coaching and support to managers on performance-related issues.
    • Develop strategies for recognizing and rewarding employee achievements.
  6. Workplace Culture and Engagement:
    • Champion initiatives that promote a positive, inclusive, and supportive workplace culture.
    • Conduct employee surveys and feedback mechanisms to gauge and improve employee satisfaction.
    • Lead diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts across the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of HR experience, with at least 5 years in a hospital or healthcare setting.
  • Proven track record of strategic HR leadership and managing complex HR functions.
  • In-depth knowledge of labor laws, regulations, and HR best practices in the healthcare industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire, and develop a high-performing HR team.

Why Join Us?

Our client hospital offers a supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions make a tangible difference in the lives of our patients and staff. They provide competitive compensation and benefits packages, opportunities for professional growth, and a culture that values diversity, innovation, and excellence.

Application Process:

If you are a visionary HR leader with a passion for healthcare and a commitment to fostering an exceptional workplace, we invite you to apply. 


Our client is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

This job description is tailored to attract a highly qualified HR professional with specific experience in a hospital setting, highlighting the strategic, operational, and cultural aspects of the role