CareFinders names Duncan its new chief people officer

CareFinders Total Care, a home health care provider based in Hasbrouck Heights, announced on Thursday it has named Erika Duncan to chief people officer.

In her new role, Duncan will focus on accelerating the company’s growth strategy across the Northeast region. She will also oversee CareFinders’ human resources function and be responsible for employee relations, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion, organizational planning and effectiveness, HR legal and regulatory compliance, employee engagement, performance reward programs, and performance management. She will also be a member of the executive leadership team.

“CareFinders is on a fast growth track, recently expanding our leadership position in N.J. and Connecticut into Pennsylvania. Today, more than ever, homecare agencies must be prepared to deliver the highest quality care plus the most thorough health and safety protocols. Erika will be critical to ensuring our employees are confident and competent as they serve our clients across all states, through ongoing best-in-class quality training, technology and operational HR excellence,” Jim Robinson, CEO of CareFinders Total Care, said.

Duncan, who has more than 20 years of experience developing and growing health care companies, most recently served as the chief human resources officer at Trinity Health’s Northeast group. Prior to that, she held several HR executive roles at large health care service firms including Metro Health and Spectrum Health.

“In today’s highly competitive healthcare marketplace, creating a unique employee experience is critical to attract and retain quality talent that will deliver the highest quality patient care. CF growth goals are aggressive, and I look forward to working with the CF Leadership Team to build on strength, enhancing the organization’s HR capabilities and supporting the future of the organization,” Duncan said