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Reporting to the VP, Talent Selection, the Director, Nurse Recruitment will manage all hiring for the nursing function at Hackensack Meridian Health. The Director, Nurse Recruitment will lead and empower a team of recruiters responsible for identifying, sourcing, and hiring nursing professionals as well as define the priorities for the function and develop a system-wide recruiting strategy for nursing at Hackensack Meridian Health. The Director, Nurse Recruitment will partner with key stakeholders to understand business and talent priorities and strategize recruiting activities. The Director, Nurse Recruitment will work closely with the VP, Talent Selection and nursing leadership to forecast talent needs and develop a pipeline of qualified nursing talent and will help improve transparency by implementing effective analytics and reporting practices for the function.
Processes & Operations
Design and operationalize a strategic recruiting plan that will meet the hiring objectives of nursing.
Ensure the talent acquisition team consistently executes the defined process through effective training and performance measurement.
Partner with recruiting leadership to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement.
Support the Vice President on budgetary accountability for the overall Talent Selection function.
Reporting & Stakeholder Management
Establish performance benchmarks which measures team performance and the overall health of the nurse recruiting team.
Gather, analyze, and inform stakeholders on key-performance indicators related to hiring activity and team performance.
Communicate key insights and talent trends via formal presentations and management reporting.
Strategic Sourcing & Pipeline Development
Guide and lead recruiters in proactively establishing a pipeline of diverse nursing talent, enabling positions to be filled in a timely manner.
Develop and manage nurse pipeline recruiting strategies, including on-campus recruitment, job fairs, conferences, staffing firms, and other third-party vendors.
Develop and implement nurse recruitment and social media branding campaigns.
Develop and maintain contacts with national training programs, placement firms, current medical staff, current medical groups, hospital and practice administrators, vendors and other sources of applicants.
Team Performance & Development
Facilitate and develop training for recruiters, hiring managers, and teams on processes, tools and best practices.
Implement training and onboarding programs to ensure the talent acquisition team is well prepared and performing successfully.
Oversee communications platforms to keep team members and key stakeholders up to date on organizational, technology, and process changes related to talent acquisition.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in talent acquisition.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in nursing talent acquisition.
Proven experience leading and developing a team of recruiters, as well as a track record of developing recruiting processes that drive overall team effectiveness.
Knowledge of emerging healthcare issues and trends and its impacts on recruiting and organizational readiness.
Executive presence and proven experience developing and nurturing partnerships within complex organizations.
Strong communication skills and proven experience managing others through change.
Progressive experience developing and managing multispecialty nurse recruitment strategies for a large, complex health organization.
Strong understanding of best practices and trends within talent acquisition and the ability to apply those practices to nurse recruiting.
In-depth knowledge of advanced sourcing techniques, tools, and solutions related to nursing.
Outstanding project management skills with the ability to analyze complex data and develop sound recommendations and solutions.
Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, conflict management, and decision-making skills; ability to engage, build relationships, and influence others at multiple levels of the organization.
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively with stakeholders in a one-on-one, or in a large group setting.
Deep expertise in strategic sourcing, candidate assessment and selection methodologies.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Hackensack University Medical Center