Baptist Health Paducah names new human resources director
Baptist Health Paducah recently named Kal Keitel as the new executive director of human resources.
Keitel has served as the director of people services at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Ill., since 1987. Previously, he was employment manager at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, Wis., from 1981 to 1987. He has extensive experience in talent management and acquisition, policy and procedure administration, employee and labor relations, workers’ compensation, employee development and compensation.
He holds a bachelor of business administration in human resources management from the University of Wisconsin. He has served as a grand ambassador for the Effingham Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Central Illinois Healthcare Human Resources Association.
He succeeds Don Brown, who is retiring after 23 years’ service.