CASE STUDY: A Business Case for Employee Investment: A Children's Hospital Story

SHRM 2012 Strategy Conference
Workplace Application: Using the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC as a case study, you will learn how they positioned HR as a leader in the organization and are using HR metrics to impact their culture.
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Follow the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC through its journey into employee investment and development. Through this journey the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh executives partnered with leadership and employees to move the hospital to improved HR and work culture metrics.  High turnover and recruitment difficulties turned to low turnover, recruitment efficiencies including a nurse waiting list, and overall high performing results operational results.  You will learn how this simple to follow model can be adapted for your business needs.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Rhonda Larimore

Larimore, SPHR

Rhonda Larimore is vice president of Human Resources for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Ms. Larimore’s expertise and leadership helped transform Children’s Hospital’s Human Resources Department into a business partner with hospital divisions as well as with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the University of Pittsburgh Physicians and outside companies who provide contract services and staff to the hospital. Under her leadership, Children’s HR Department focuses on the people who carry out the mission of the hospital every day. Her hospital operations experience helped drive improved HR practices specifically in the areas of recruitment, retention, and development of top performing employees. She brings a high level of creativity to identify and implement solutions to the many human resources challenges.  Ms. Larimore has a Master of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree from Carlow University. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.

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Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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