Maine HR Convention: May 7-10, 2019 – Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME


 

Judy West

Judy West joined Maine Medical Center in March of 2007 in the position of Vice President Human Resources. Maine Medical Center is a 637-bed tertiary care, verified level one trauma center and teaching hospital affiliated with the Tufts University School of Medicine located in Portland, Maine.

Prior to Maine Medical Center, West was Vice President of Human Resources at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Englewood is a 520-bed community/teaching hospital. West was responsible for all Human Resource and Organizational Development functions as well as for patient satisfaction and managing/resolving patient incident reporting.

Prior to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, she served in the role as Vice President of Administrative Services at The Westerly Hospital. The Westerly Hospital is a 125-bed community hospital that has an affiliation with Yale-New Haven. West’s responsibilities included human resources, information systems & technology, physical plant, engineering, hospital construction, security, food services and housekeeping.

For ten years Judy served as a faculty member at Roger Williams University and Springfield College.

West received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from New Hampshire College. Judy is certified at a Labor Relations Specialist through Cornell University.

Judy serves as the chair of the National Education and Learning Committee. She is an active member of the Voluntary Hospitals of America Human Resources Affinity Group, Society of Human Resources Professionals and Human Resources Advisory Group.

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