HR Director, Northwest Community Hospital
Lotus is the Director of Human Resources at Northwest Community Healthcare, a Health Care Facility (single hospital) located in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Lotus’ team support about 4,000 employees, 1000 volunteers, and 1000 medical staff Physicians. She’s been with the organization for almost 10 years.
Lotus sits on the Board of the Association for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, and she’s a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Illinois Diversity Council. Lotus writes for Forbes Magazine as well for her personal blog.
Self-described as an “#HR, #Learning and #Leadership fanatic who loves life and lives it fully and a total geek when it comes to talking about the #FutureOfWork”. Lotus is often invited to speak on topics involving #Millennials and #GenZ, what the future of the work environment is going to look like and how organizations and leaders can prepare.
Lotus is a dedicated Human Resources and Organizational Development Leader with a strong executive presence. She possesses a strong work ethic, contagious positive energy, an innovative way of thinking and a unique ability to build trust. She has proven success in leading others, working in teams and managing projects. She craves out-of-the-box thinking and welcomes challenges.
She has successfully implemented enterprise-wide and HR systems including, but not limited to, PeopleSoft, Kronos, Taleo, CareerBuilder, Infor Lawson, and Epic.
She is known for building high-performing, highly engaged teams and making HR a true business partner through the development of people strategies that impact the bottom line.
You can follow Lotus on Twitter @lotusbuckner or at her website www.lotusbuckner.com to get timely, unique advice, resources and posts about leadership and career development.