Human Resources Director

Fremont, California, United States


  • Full-Time
  • 1
  • Sometimes
  • 2-5 years

Job Description

We are a 148 bed acute psychiatric hospital situated in the heart of the bay area. Our facility is filled with diversity and the feel of a close knit community. We strive to be an integral part of the community, continually expanding our efforts to serve the psychiatric needs of adolescents and adults.  We are a part of the Universal Health Services (UHS) organization.  UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies and has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.

We currently seek an experienced Human Resources Director to join our senior leadership team.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the overall leadership, administration, coordination and evaluation of the Human Resources function.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides HR consultation support for 400 employees on a variety HR-related topics. 
  • Responsible for recruitment, selection (in collaboration with hiring manager), on boarding of new staff. 
  • Analyzes and interprets sensitive internal and external ER activities. 
  • Identifies training needs for staff. 
  • Responsible for ensuring that HR files are in compliance with regulatory bodies. 
  • Develops and interprets HR policy and Employee Handbooks. 
  • Provides orientation. 
  • Communicates best practices and oversees select vendor relationships for HR. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required. 

 The following are the job requirements for the Director of Human Resources position:


  • Bachelor's degree required. 
  • A PHR or SPHR certification highly preferred. 
  • Must have strong HR generalist and full cycle recruitment background. 


  • 3 to 5 years HR experience in a leadership role, preferably in a behavioral health hospital environment. 
  • Able to work collaboratively and effectively with the field to achieve good outcomes. 
  • Must be responsive in managing issues that require timely management/oversight. 
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws. 
  • Must maintain sensitive employee information as confidential. 
  • Knowledge of Lawson, Microsoft office (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.), etc. 

The ideal candidate will have healthcare HR experience and have worked in HR in California.  Although we prefer inpatient or residential healthcare experience we will consider hospitality, retail or service industry experience.


IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please be sure to showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be forwarded to the client along with the resume. 

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