Michelle Miller Named Chief Human Resources Officer at Placentia-Linda Hospital

Oct 1, 2019

PLACENTIA, Calif. – February 6, 2017 – Michelle Miller, MHA, has joined the Placentia-Linda Hospital leadership team as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Miller comes to Placentia-Linda from California’s high desert region, where she most recently served as Director of Human Resources for Barstow Community Hospital in Barstow.

In this position, she led successful efforts to reduce nursing turnover and was recognized in the winner's circle by HR.com’s LEAD (Leadership Excellence And Development) Awards for developing and implementing leadership in-service training.  Miller has also played an instrumental role in streamlining human resources processes by utilizing the Lean Daily Management methodology.  She obtained her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification when she was with St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, California.

“I am pleased to welcome Michelle to Placentia-Linda Hospital,” said Christina Oh, CEO of Placentia-Linda Hospital. “She brings energy, experience and innovative thinking to this important position and I am confident that she will be a valued member of our leadership team.” 

“Placentia-Linda Hospital is an excellent hospital with an outstanding staff and well-deserved reputation in the community for providing quality, compassionate care,” said Miller. “I am excited at this opportunity and I look forward to helping build upon Placentia-Linda’s record of success.”

Miller holds a bachelor of science and master’s degree in healthcare administration from Kaplan University and is currently working on her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Grand Canyon University.

About Placentia-Linda Hospital

The story of Placentia-Linda Hospital began almost 45 years ago when 19 physicians saw a need for a local hospital to serve the growing communities of Placentia and Yorba Linda.  Our hospital opened its doors in 1972 with a straightforward mission:  To provide quality healthcare with a personal touch.  

Along the way, there have been many changes in healthcare over the past 45 years.  However, quality healthcare and passionate people have been and are at the heart of what we do. 

Placentia-Linda’s 500 employees, 400 doctors and 100 volunteers are committed to providing our patients and their loved ones with quality medical services in a patient-centered, healing environment.  

Our track record for quality outcomes has helped us earn the confidence of our patients, while our commitment to caring service makes these same patients want to choose us again and again. The Hospital has received eight “Grade A” Hospital Safety Awards since 2012; has the distinction of being in Gold Plus status five years in a row with the American Heart Association’s Get With the GuidelinesSM program and earned the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) national designation, demonstrating our commitment to improving quality and enhancing the patient and family experience. We have also have been named a 2016 Performance Excellence Award winner by The Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) for exemplary work in reducing hospital-acquired conditions, among other distinctions.

Our specialties include:

  • 24-hour emergency services featuring “Check-In Online” service
  • General, Orthopedic and Bariatric Surgery services and G.I. Center
  • Imaging Services
  • Senior Services
  • Women’s Health
  • Center for Wound Care
  • Community outreach and partnership with those we serve 

As we quickly grow to become one of North Orange County’s premier facilities, isn’t it a comfort to know that quality healthcare is just around the corner to meet the needs of you and your family? To learn more about us, visit us at www.placentialinda.com, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ or call (714) 993-2000.

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