Botsford Health Care Announces New Corporate Director of Employee Relations
Dalph L. Watson, Esq., has been hired to serve as the new corporate director of employee relations at Botsford Health Care, which comprises Botsford Hospital, Botsford Commons Senior Community and Community EMS among other health care-related entities. She began this position in October 2012.
Most recently, Watson served as the director of human resources for the City of Detroit Police Department. Watson's work experience also includes a steady progression of increasingly responsible human resources and labor relations positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and at Riverview Hospital in Detroit.
Watson holds a juris doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan. She earned an undergraduate degree in health care management from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 17,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $15.2 million in community benefit during its 2010 fiscal year.