At Houston Methodist, the Director Human Resources (HR) position is responsible for providing both tactical and strategic direction for the Human Resources department, and other departments, as appropriate. This position develops and implements human resources strategies by proactively shaping programs and practices for maximum business effectiveness. The Director HR position ensures the effective coordination and delivery of all Human Resource functions including the employment, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, and talent acquisition processes and procedures, maintaining alignment with system and organizational objectives and policies. This position participates in the system HR policy committee, is a member of the Senior leadership team and provides guidance to identify, develop and implement HR and business-related programs. The Director HR position assists to position the organization to meet increased expectations for performance and growth which reflect the mission and values of Houston Methodist.
The Director position responsibilities include overseeing the activities of the department staff, ensuring quality, productivity, functional excellence and efficiency to accomplish strategic and operational objectives. In addition, this position is accountable for employee engagement, adequate staffing levels, budget development and compliance, staffing decisions such as hiring and terminating employment, coaching and counseling employees on work related performance, and developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure a safe and effective work environment. This position also ensures training, monitoring and operations initiatives are implemented which secure compliance with ethical and legal business practices and accreditation/regulatory/government regulations.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree Master's degree preferred
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Seven years experience in Human Resources (HR) with three years in management; may consider HM employee with six years experience in HR which includes two years in management Healthcare experience preferred
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management preferred
Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area’s only full-service hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. Houston Methodist Baytown houses 226 operating beds, with 15 operating rooms and more than 1,700 employees. The hospital brings Texas Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties.