John Espinoza’s career has spanned almost 40 years in all disciplines of Human Resource management. He has worked for both state and local governments prior to transitioning to healthcare. John is currently the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC), a position he has held for the last 12 years having advanced from positions as the Director of HR Operations and Associate Administrator for Human Resources in the 8 years prior.
As CHRO, John has responsibility for all Human Resource functions for the almost 4,000 employees of the Medical Center and its system of Ambulatory Clinics. His responsibilities include; Recruitment and Retention, Classification and Compensation, Labor Relations, Organizational Development, Equal Employment Opportunity, Health and Wellness Benefits, Cultural and Linguistic Services and HR Systems. John’s role includes that of Chief Spokesperson for Collective Bargaining, resolution of grievances for major labor relations issues, advocating on UMC’s behalf regarding Enterprise Resource Planning issues and providing overall strategic workforce planning for the medical center. As part of the Administration of UMC, John provides advice and counsel of organization-wide scope to the Chief Executive Officer and hospital Administrative team. John serves on Executive Boards for advanced education in Healthcare Administration, Health Insurance administration and Deferred Compensation programs.
John has a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Organizational Development from the University of Texas and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Texas State University.
Another successful Nursing Assistant graduation!
Thank you John Espinoza, Chief Human Resource Officer at UMC for proving words of wisdom and encouragement to our June 2017 class!
We would like to thank the following guest/agencies representatives for attending todays celebration:
Mae Worthey, Public Information Officer for DETR
Victor Ross, Regional Director for US Senator Catberine Cortez
Zachary Heit, Senior Economist for the State of Nevada
The students also received Certificates of Support from the following Elected Officials:
U S Senator Catherine Cortez Masto
Congressman Ruben Kihuen
Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly
Councilman Ricki Barlow of Ward 5
We are blessed to have community leaders that believe in our students!