OSWEGO, NY – Kris Smith joins Oswego Health as director of human resources.
In this role, Smith will oversee the recruiting, hiring and benefits of Oswego HealthÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s more than 900 employees.
She will also assist in implementing the organizationÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s goal of being the employer of choice in the area.
Smith said she was enjoying her new position.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThis is a very welcoming place,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â she said. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œEveryone has been very friendly and helpful.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
A native of Oswego, Smith had most recently been a senior human resource generalist at Entergy Nuclear.
She also has experience in the healthcare field working for Four Winds Syracuse, a psychiatric hospital, as the director of human resources.
Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human resources from SUNY Oswego.
She is a member of the Society for Human Resource ManagementÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s central New York chapter.