Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, a network of nine UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, the physician practice UW Physicians, the UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children's.
The Human Resources department's mission is to support UW faculty and staff in successfully meeting the goals of UW Medicine by providing high quality and responsive human resources support. The department's vision is to create a premier Human Resources organization whose staff members are dedicated to the goal of working together to provide the highest possible quality of services in carrying out its mission.
UW Medicine Human Resources has an outstanding opportunity for a full time Healthcare Employment Recruiter.
Provide a high level of customer service in consulting with and guiding hiring managers and departments in comprehensive recruitment and staffing issues, policies, and processes.
Establish, cultivate, and maintain ongoing relationships with hiring managers in order to understand the business unit and its recruitment needs within the context of their mission; develop and maintain a strong rapport with key leaders in the department; attend departmental staff and other meetings as requested to acquire substantial knowledge about the department's business objectives, goals, operations and work culture.
Set expectations (develop roles and responsibilities). Provide counsel and expertise in all areas of recruitment and staffing (e.g., search firms, and advertising.)
Develop recruitment plan based on department needs that clearly define and commit to service and performance criteria; influence strategic staffing decisions such as succession planning, training, and career development.
Execute recruitment plan by aggressively recruiting for well-qualified candidates from a variety of sources including passive sourcing, managing selection process to include interviewing, assessing candidates, screening, and recommending finalists, and filling the staffing needs within the defined service and performance criteria.
Provide consultation on a variety of human resource issues and work closely with all areas of Human Resource Department to facilitate effective Human Resource relationships; provide basic benefits information to hiring managers and candidates; train departmental hiring managers on recruitment processes, interviewing techniques.
Promote the medical centers and/or the university at a variety of recruitment functions such as job fairs, university and college career days, and career events targeted for special populations. Collect and analyze data on demographics and hiring activity for use in designing recruitment plans.
Work on, and in some cases lead, departmental projects and process improvements.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Position is expected to provide guidance and recruiting leadership within the employment team. Will be responsible for working directly with employment specialists on the team to help grow, develop, and establish process. Will also assume special projects as needs arise.
Skills, knowledge, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field. Three years experience working closely with hiring managers on recruiting and other HR issues in a dynamic and diverse environment. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to include proven negotiation skills.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Knowledge and experience related to the specific health care positions for which he or she is recruiting including relevant medical terminology and licensure/certification/educational standards.
Fluent in interviewing techniques. Ability to analyze and interpret information, and consult with customers regarding federal/state rules and regulations governing employment. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Working knowledge of technology, applicant tracking, statistics, workforce projections and analysis, and industry trends. Facilitates collaboration with applicants, peers, managers, physicians and all other stakeholders, internally and externally. Shares recruitment and retention knowledge and skills with colleagues, managers and administrators. Consistently communicates recruitment and retention efforts to all. stakeholders verbally, in writing and/or via presentation. Accepts full accountability for the entire hiring process.
Experience in one or more of the following is a significant plus: healthcare, academia, and/or highly unionized environments. A proven track record in proactively and creatively sourcing and recruiting candidates in a high-volume environment utilizing multiple sourcing channels.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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