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Wellstar Health System seeks a dynamic executive to serve as its next AVP of Human Resources at Wellstar Paulding Medical Center located in Hiram, GA, approximately 25 miles Northwest of Atlanta. The AVP will serve as a vital leader and an engaged partner with the leadership teams at the local and system level. This is a highly visible position in the organization and will be instrumental in creating a culture that is a differentiator in the competitive employment market.


Wellstar Paulding Medical Center (Paulding) is part of one of the largest, most integrated not-for-profit healthcare systems in Georgia, and is frequently recognized for its commitment to providing world-class healthcare and excellent patient service. In 2020, Paulding became the first hospital in Georgia to receive the Malcolm Baldridge Award, the nation’s highest level of recognition for performance excellence. For three consecutive years, they have earned The Patient Safety Excellence Award™ which recognizes hospitals in the top 10% in the nation for patient safety. Notably, Paulding is ANCC Magnet® Recognized for nursing excellence, a distinction that less than 7% of all registered hospitals achieve.


Wellstar Paulding Medical Center is a 294-bed community hospital and level IV Trauma Center. Featuring an inclusive culture, Paulding is comprised of a highly focused team of over 900 dedicated employees, including 742 clinical staff, 255 non-clinical staff, 400 physicians and 105 additional volunteers.


Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources of the Wellstar Health System, and partnering closely with the President of Paulding Medical Center, the AVP will be tasked with leading, developing and maintaining a high-quality, comprehensive human resources program that supports the institution’s mission, values and strategic plan. The AVP will be the go-to expert in all HR functional areas. An ability to toggle between strategic and tactical work will be critical in the journey for this executive as they seek to achieve HR service delivery and operational excellence.


Interested parties should direct all nominations and resumes to the consultants supporting this search through the WittKieffer Candidate Portal For additional questions, please contact Jimmy Vance preferably via email at [email protected].

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