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Senior Director Human Resources

Nashville, TN, USA | Amedisys Inc

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Human Resources
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Job Summary:

Functions as a trusted and collaborative senior strategic advisor to a business line President and Senior Vice Presidents while executing HR strategies to develop talent, support organizational capability, workforce planning, employee development, change management, employee engagement, and effective business performance. Leads team of HR Business Partners who support senior leaders within each business line.

Essential Functions:

Hires, engages, develops and retains a team of Sr. HR Business Partners and HR Business Partners to ensure successful support to the organization.

Translates business strategy into functional human capital business plans and implements plans, programs, processes, and tools to achieve business goals.

Drives enterprise-wide organizational development initiatives within the business such as change management, performance management, engagement, recognition, leader development, and employee development.

Identifies, implements, and leads program and process improvement opportunities to drive business requirements. Collaborates with HR Centers of Expertise to provide business unit support to achieve mutual goals. Develops, in partnership with the business, workforce plans.

Applies consulting skills to determine the cause of problems within functional area.Identifies and influences the objectives of client groups and their needs.Participates on cross functional project teams, guides appropriate solutions and seeks necessary resources to resolve.

Builds the leadership capacity of senior leaders through coaching and mentoring on organizational and individual leaders needs and solutions.Plans and recommends talent management initiatives to support business requirements in alignment with organization-wide programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to proactively identify and diagnose issues using data-driven analysis, and to design and implement solutions to resolve them.

Coaching and mentoring at the management and senior management level.

Demonstrates excellent business acumen and the ability to assess HR implications of business priorities.

Executive presence.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage many priorities.



Eight (8+) years of progressive experience in a strategic senior level HR business partner, generalist, or manager, or five (5+) years in a director role in a large organization.

Five (5+) years of proven success as a leader.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management, Psychology, or a related field.


Master of Business Administration or Master’s degree in a related field.

SPHR or SHRM SPC certification.


Moderate degree of travel. 

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