Ellsworth Hired as HR Director at Brookings Health

  • January 23, 2023
Human Resources Director Lacey Ellsworth
Human Resources Director Lacey Ellsworth

Lacey Ellsworth was recently hired as the new human resources director at Brookings Health System.

In this role Ellsworth will assure the development and delivery of effective human resources policies, programs and systems that support the recruitment and retention of a qualified workforce. She will oversee recruitment and selection of new hires, training and development of staff, employee relations, compensation and benefits. She is also responsible for oversight of gift shop operations and Brookings Health System’s volunteer program.

Ellsworth has over 15 years of healthcare experience plus two years of human resource experience. She most recently served as a senior HR generalist at Larson Manufacturing in Brookings.

Ellsworth is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and holds a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential. She earned a bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Ellsworth is currently finishing her master’s in administration from the University of South Dakota with specializations in human resource management and organizational leadership.

For more information on job opportunities available at Brookings Health System, please visit brookingshealth.org/jobs.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.