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Director - Human Resources, Ellensburg, WA

Kittitas Valley Healthcare


Ellensburg, WA

November 11, 2019

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Director - Human Resources - Full Time

603 S Chestnut St, Ellensburg, WA 98926, USA

Company Description

KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women’s health, and urgent care.

Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at

Job Description

The Director – Human Resources is responsible for leading the HR team as well as developing, planning and delivering HR programs and services. The Director supports, the business strategy and objectives through people management expertise. Provides and maintains a bias-free and legally sound work environment by planning and directing the progressive, accurate and cost effective delivery of human resource services including recruitment and retention of qualified personnel, employment law and regulatory compliance; union negotiations, employee relations, compensation and benefit processing. Also responsible for strategic human resource planning to provide the organization with the best people talent available, both within and outside the organization, and to position the organization as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the healthcare and human resource industry.

What is required...

  • Bachelor's degree in Organizational Development, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Human resources, or Public/Business/Healthcare Administration or equivalent experience
  • Ten years of work experience and competency within human resources activities including Employee Relations, Recruiting and HR Compliance
  • Three to five years of experience in Lean or Process Improvement facilitation
  • Strong commitment to organization, mission, vision, values and guiding principles

What is preferred...

  • Master’s Degree
  • Certification as Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or above highly desirable

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range starts at $100,000/year. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.

FTE: 1.0 = 40 hours/week; Exempt

Benefits: This position is benefits eligible.

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