Director Human Resources

Job Requisition #: JR66823

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Human Resources Director

ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare system in Delaware is searching for a strategic leader for the position of Human Resources Director. The HR Director will lead our Caregiver Experience Team (HRBP) in its prioritization and delivery of HR talent solutions. This proactive leader will serve as an elite, data-driven thought partner accelerating problem-solving and driving business outcomes through human capital strategies. Partnering with the Medical Group and ChristianaCare leadership the HR Director will provide skilled guidance to advance critical work in areas including, but not limited to people strategy, culture and engagement, organizational efficiency, workforce planning, human capital metrics and succession management.

Delivering health, not just health care is our promise to our community. Be a part of an organization that makes a difference and impacts the lives of each other and the communities we serve through our commitment of being excellent today and even better tomorrow.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partners with Medial Group Executives and extended HR leadership team to drive business success forward by delivery of a HR strategy that is aligned with the needs of the provider organization.
  • Guides executives in translation of business strategy into talent strategy that champions and reinforces ChristianaCare culture.
  • Develops the maturation of the HRBP model to better align or advance client(s) business goals/strategies while concurrently providing skilled HR consultation to the Medical Group of ChristianaCare (MGCC) physician & operational executives.  
  • Directs the Caregiver Experience (HRBP) team of three in review and interpretation of Human Capital metrics, assess risks for the business, and develop remediation strategies as appropriate.
  • Proactively identify key trends, assess, and interpret data to drive strategic HR initiatives forward with embedded measurable outcomes.
  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations; Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement, ILEAD, Compensation; and HR COE leaders to manage equity and equitable outcomes of programs and talent solutions.
  • Provides oversight for coordination of HR services/information between operational areas, Credentialing, Legal, Medical/Dental staff office, other HR sections for the purposes of interpreting and communicating policies and providing HR guidance as needed.

Position Qualifications

  • Five years of people leadership experience required.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources; preferably in large matrixed environment supporting decentralized clients.
  • B.S. degree in Human Resources or related field required, Masters preferred.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred.

Why ChristianaCare

  • President/CEO Dr. Janice Nevin named among 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives in 2022 by Modern Healthcare
  • ChristianaCare is the largest healthcare system in Delaware centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs.
  • Achieved Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Award (2023) and rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion (2022)
  • The region is rich with diverse cultures and offers some of the nation's best public and private schools, colleges, and universities.

About ChristianaCare

ChristianaCare, headquartered in Wilmington, DE employs over 13,000 caregivers with three acute care hospitals (1,336 beds), extensive network of primary care and outpatient specialty services, home health care, urgent care centers and free-standing emergency department. We have locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Our Christiana campus offers a Level I trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is ranked by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national quality ratings. We're a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows.


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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