Meet Our New Chief HR Officer
CAREFINDERS TOTAL CARE NAMES KATHY DI BENEDETTO AS CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
CareFinders Total Care, one of the leading home healthcare companies in New Jersey and Connecticut announced today that Kathy DiBenedetto has joined the company in the newly created role of chief human resources officer (CHRO). With extensive experience in global HR management as both an external consultant and in-house Change-Agent, spanning multiple industries: government, telecommunications, finance, consumer packaged goods, DiBenedetto will be instrumental in enabling CareFinders to support the increasing requirements of this fast growing organization.
DiBenedetto’s top priorities will be to accelerate the company’s ability to meet its growth goals by further distinguishing CareFinders as the innovative employer of choice in the rapidly expanding Home Healthcare Services industry. With workforce demands at an all-time high, CareFinders is committed to transforming Home Health into a desirable and respected employee experience through human insight, superior technology and innovation in training and education. In her new role, DiBenedetto will oversee CareFinders’ human resources organization with responsibility for setting the company strategies for talent acquisition, training and development; employee relations, compensation and benefits; diversity; organization planning and effectiveness; HR legal and regulatory compliance; employee engagement and Performance Rewards program, and performance management. She will also be a member of CareFinders’ Executive Leadership Team.
“As the CareFinders business has evolved and expanded, so too have our human resource needs. With now more than 7600 employees in 20 locations in NJ and CT, it’s paramount that we build on our HR foundation to continue to meet the talent acquisition, employee development and associated compliance needs of a growing and diverse employee pool,” said Linda Mintz, Co-Chairman. “Kathy not only has the requisite depth of experience and demonstrated leadership capability, but is also a strong cultural fit to join the ranks of our executive management team.” “CareFinders’ greatest strength is its people. Kathy’s outstanding leadership experience in advancing diverse workplace cultures that value employee growth, engagement and success, and her ability to partner across groups to execute business strategy, will significantly strengthen our team.”
“In today’s highly competitive healthcare marketplace, attracting and retaining the best talent is the differentiator for industry leaders like CareFinders. It is what will allow us to successfully execute our mission to provide the best quality care to patients. I am looking forward to building on the organization’s amazing culture to provide a great experience for our employees and further solidify the company position as an employer of choice.” said DiBenedetto.
“We value our people as the most important key to our success in supporting the highest quality care for our patients. It is vital that we continue to not only bring in excellent people, but continue to develop and train our entire care team,” said Sanford Hausner, Co-Chairman. “Kathy’s proven expertise will take our organization to the next level as we continue to grow our business and our people.” About CareFinders Total Care, LLC CareFinders, LLC, is the largest non-skilled home care agency in New Jersey providing home healthcare services to over 8500 patients throughout New Jersey and Connecticut from 20 offices. CareFinders was founded in 1995 and in New Jersey is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation on Home Care (CAHC). It employs over 7600 Certified Home Health Aides and over 180 Registered Nurses and LPNs. For more information, visit www.carefinders.org, or contact Linda Mintz, Co-Chairman at 201-695-8050.