Director, Human Resources

Gifford Medical Center | Randolph, Vermont 05060

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 09, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30800


Critical Access Hospital seeks Director of Human Resources with a passion for serving employees and patients

The Position

  • The new Director of Human Resources will oversee the day-to-day activities of the Human Resources staff while planning, leading, directing, developing, and coordinating the organizations policies while reporting to President/CEO of Gifford.
  • The Director will ensure the legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategies and managing of team of four. 
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development 
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management. 
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system. 
  • Focusing on building and establishing relationships within the hospital while training and supporting current and emerging leaders as well as continuing to drive & maintain a new compensation program within the organization.  
  • Seeking a candidate with at least five years of Human Resources experience. Experience in health care human resources and SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
  • Candidates who are community oriented, passionate about community healthcare and are seeking to become ingrained in a new community are highly encouraged to apply.  
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required. 

The Organization

  • Gifford Medical Center, a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, is the beating heart of the Gifford Health Care system. Nationally recognized for its importance in serving our rural community, it has remained a central hub of high-quality medical care in Vermont for over 118 years.
  • A wide range of services are provided within the modern, comfortable facility, including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient services, diagnostic imaging, surgery and rehabilitation, and end-of-life care. Additionally, the newly renovated and highly-acclaimed Birthing Center combines the expertise of OB/GYN care and low-intervention midwifery.
  • In recent years, Gifford Medical Center has been named one of the Top 25 Most Energy-Efficient Hospitals nationwide (EPA Energy Star) and a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the nation (The National Rural Health Association). 

The Community 

  • At the geographic center of Vermont, Randolph is a working town with a lively arts community and located within an hour’s drive to Burlington and an international airport.
  • Downtown Randolph is full of historic railroad-era architecture and many Victorian-era homes. It’s pedestrian-friendly with shops, restaurants, parks, and a friendly vibe. With superb acoustics, the historic Chandler Center for the Arts is one of Vermont's outstanding performance venues and draws international talent annually for the New World Music Festival. Randolph is also home to Vermont Technical College, a two to four year college that is ranked among the best in the Northeast. 
  • The third branch of the White River runs along the town's eastern border. Nearby are the 18-hole Montague Golf Course and more than 240 miles of mapped trails for hiking, biking, cross-country and back-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Working farms, maple sugar houses, art studios, country inns, picturesque rivers, and country roads are part of the fun of exploring the villages and country lanes of the greater Randolph area.



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