Director Human Resources

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Human Resources
Hours / Pay Period
California Hospital Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday
Work Schedule
8 Hour


Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Womens Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nations five largest health care systems. Visit for more information.


Position Summary:
Delivers the full range of operational Human Resources activities within the facility and provides operational and strategic leadership to human resources and executive leaders at the facility. Additionally, serves as the HR leader for the facility, developing and ensuring all HR functions and activities enable business success. Flexible and hands on, the Director of Human Resources continually refines the role of Human Resources within the facility as a dynamic and fully-integrated operational and strategic leader.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Provides advice, recommendations and coaching to leaders on HR and workforce issues. Leads employee engagement activities, advises leaders on and ensures compliance with HR policies, procedures and practices, and manages day to day employee and labor relations.
  • Provides direction and support to management with interpretation of policies and procedures and collective bargaining agreements. Provides education and advice on proper documentation and/or legal requirements for performance improvement and termination process.
  • Serves as an advocate for the employee, management and the facility and encourages problem resolution through the chain of command. Diagnoses and determines the scope of organizational issues, leveraging service area and system HR resources to deliver effective solutions to drive necessary cultural change and outcomes. Influences operational outcomes that improve efficiency, productivity and reduces cost.
  • Advises management and ensures compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to human resources. Delivers processes and programs that ensure readiness and compliance in a highly regulated healthcare environment.


Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience in lieu of the degree.
  • Master's degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources is required
  • Joint Commission – must have a clear understanding of the joint commission. 


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