Providence Health & Services Human Resources Area Manager in Santa Rosa, California


Would you like a Human Resources career at an award winning, Level II trauma center, which has earned the Gallup “Great Workplace” distinction for the last 3 years in a row?

Would you like to work with a values-based hospital whose mission is to provide the best quality care to those in the diverse communities we serve?

If this describes your ideal workplace, then look no further than Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in Sonoma County, California!

Located just off the Highway 101 corridor, approximately 55 miles north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 337-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of specialty services. The hospital is home to the region's Level II Trauma Center serving the entire Coastal Valleys area, including Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties, as well as coastal Marin County.

We are currently seeking a Human Resources Area Manager experienced in Healthcare and Labor Unions to join our team.


The Human Resources Area Manager provides leadership to the employment team, oversees all recruitment functions and supports employee relations, organizational development, and legal/regulatory compliance to employees and the area management team. Works as a business partner with Hospital clients to strategize and operationalize Human Resources practices, policies and processes ensuring the values of the St. Joseph Health System are consistently integrated and upheld.


  1. Directs activities, responsibilities, and functions of Employment Representatives and recruiters to meet identified goals consistent with the HR strategic plan and mission.

  2. Ensures employment process is carried out to ensure optimal recruitment and retention of qualified staff within identified goals and budget.

  3. Ensures new hire orientation and education processes meet JCAHO and regulatory requirements.

  4. Provides ongoing direction, training, and guidance to managers with respect ot employment, wage and hour regulations, and other employee relations programs and activities.

  5. Ensures that employment process is carried out to ensure optimal recruitment and retention of qualified staff within identified goals and budget.

  6. Deliver a high level of customer service by implementing systems and procedures that constantly improve the department’s ability to respond in a timely basis with credible information to clients.

  7. Identifies areas of potential legal risk and develops appropriate responses including education, policy changes, and direct intervention.

  8. Manages group process to build effective working relationships throughout the organization, using collaboration and team-building skills.

  9. Staff/self management and development.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Healthcare or other related field required; Master’s Degree, preferred

  • At least 5 – 8 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, with previous supervisory experience.

  • Healthcare and labor union experience required.

  • Project Management experience preferred.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Human Resources

Location: California-Santa Rosa

Req ID: 183295