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Human Resource Director in Albuquerque, NM at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Human Resource Director

Desert Hills of New Mexico provides a full continuum of behavioral health services, from sub-acute residential treatment to community-based programs, for children and adolescents ages 6 to 18 who have been struggling with substance abuse and addiction, behavioral and mood disorders, and/or certain mental health disorders. In the years since we opened in 1990, Desert Hills has grown from a small residential program to the largest provider of behavioral health services for the state of New Mexico. We currently provide care at three locations in the Albuquerque area.

At Desert Hills we proudly provide a full range of care services for children, adolescents, and their families. We strive to use evidence-based modalities and provide each member of our staff with ongoing training and supervision to ensure that all treatment services are being appropriately implemented. Not only do we offer specialized residential treatment that is customized for each patient, but we also offer programs that are culturally sensitive. Furthermore, we are Joint Commission Accredited and are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care.

Position Summary:

Responsible for all phases of human resources within a facility to include recruiting, orientation, employee relations, training, employee data maintenance, benefits and termination procedures.  Provide support and guidance to facility management and employees with a focus on consistent employment practices.

  • Develop and administer various human resource plans and procedures for all facility personnel. 
  • Conduct recruitment: activity to include advertising, internal job posting, application screening, coordination of interviewing, extending offers of employment and completing necessary paperwork.  Develop and maintain tracking system for open positions.
  • Maintain personnel files, including training records and all necessary new hire paperwork.  
  • Deliver training to employees and managers.
  • Provide guidance on interpretation of policies and procedures.
  • Work with managers to resolve and prevent employee relations issues by coaching and training. 
  • Ensure complete and consistent Human Resources documentation, including but not limited to documentation of disciplinary actions and training compliance.
  • Timely initial and on-going verification of licenses including background, driving record, professional and other checks as designated by state regulations.  Assure necessary action taken expeditiously if policy standards are not met.
  • May include managing and directing subordinate staff to identify goals and objectives.
  • Handle complex and sensitive employee relations and human resources issues that have organizational impact or legal ramifications.
  • Advise managers on performance management, workforce planning and compensation.
  • Enter and maintain all employee information in UltiPro (HRIS).

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, business or related field required.
  • Five years’ previous experience in Human Resources Management within a healthcare setting required.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of principles and procedures for recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, labor relations and negotiation and human resources information systems.



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