Vice President of Human Resources and Patient Experience East Region for Northern Light Health
Ali Worster, Esq. is the vice president of Human Resources and Patient Experience of the East Region for Northern Light Health.
As vice president of Human Resources and Patient Experience, East Region, Ali participates in the planning and implementation of strategies to ensure that Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a great place to give and receive care. She is specifically responsible for providing direction to patient experience, human resources, volunteer services, community health initiatives and community health strategic plan, education and leadership training, and employee health and employee wellness in collaboration with Northern Light Health system support.
She is also charged with leading and improving employee and labor relations, providing learning and career pathways for all staff, recruitment and retention, local diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, policy administration, performance management, employee recognition events, salary administration, co-leading cultural transformation, resolving employee complaints and ensuring compliance with a myriad of legal and regulatory requirements related to her areas of responsibility.
Ali views all staff, volunteers, providers and vendors as part of the care team, and is passionate about helping each one learn and develop into the highest caliber of care giver, no matter which role they play on the team. Ali champions individual and collective ownership of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center and the care we provide.
She maintains an active membership with the Maine State Bar, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Bangor Y, Hillside School and the Challenger Center, and regularly volunteers with many local non-profits.
Prior to joining Northern Light Health Eastern Maine Medical Center in 2017, Ali served as the senior manager and chief negotiator for labor relations at Bath Iron Works and on the Northern Light Health legal team.
University of Tennessee, Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and Philosophy
University of Maine School of Law, Juris Doctorate
Drexel University, LLM Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Compliance