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Healthcare Recruiter / Human Resources Lead

Topeka, KS
Company: Community Care Network of Kansas
Job Title: Healthcare Recruiter/Human Resources Lead
Job Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00pm (or similar schedule)
Location: Topeka, KS

Who We Are: Community Care Network of Kansas (Community Care) strives to make sure all Kansans have access to high‐quality, community‐based, whole‐person health care close to home.

We are a statewide association made up of a network of community care clinics. Our members serve as the community resource at the local level, dedicated to ensuring the best medical, dental and behavioral care is available to all.

Together, we are leaders in training, technical assistance, and health care public policy discussions at the local, state and federal levels. We partner with other health care providers, foundations and individuals who have collaborated together to educate and advocate for equitable access to high‐quality care for all. We believe healthy Kansans build strong and vibrant communities, which strengthens the overall quality of life in our great state.

Primary Accountabilities: This individual will serve as the healthcare recruiter and human resources lead for Community Care. As a healthcare recruiter, this role works directly with Community Care’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to create, maintain, and support relationships with member clinics in their recruitment of healthcare personnel. As the Community Care internal human resources lead, this role’s functions include but not limited to job posting, hiring, processing annual performance evaluations, and managing company benefits. The Healthcare Recruiter/Human Resources Lead will support the Executive Team with building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment.

Major Responsibilities:
Healthcare Recruiter
  • Manages the recruitment program with Community Care’s client base of member clinics to search and find qualified candidates for vacant job positions.
  • Recommends and presents, to Hiring Committees and Executive Teams, new approaches towards developing better recruitment policies.
  • Manages and creates customized recruitment plans for clients, including working within clients’ rules, regulations and recruitment strategies of each organization.
  • Researches job fairs, job seminars and is involved in cold calling, referral recruiting, etc., to get the right candidate.
  • Reviews large number of resumes or curriculum vitae.
  • Screens each resume carefully to shortlist the appropriate ones, based on the professional and personal credentials. Assists, as needed, in arranging face‐to‐face interview with higher management.
  • Manages interviews on telephones or personal meetings to figure out the matched qualities, before processing it to the hiring manager or key interview panel.
  • Meets with clinic managers and hiring committees to identify key skills and competencies of the candidates to make the final selection of the candidate.
  • Checks the background of candidates followed by employment reference checking. Carries out preemployment tests like medical test, intelligence quotient, emotional quotient, etc.
  • Consults on the human resource management and employment for smooth functioning of a medical facility.
  • Keeps up‐to‐date with compensation trends, healthcare job market trends and market value skill metrics, to consult and negotiate on the cost/salary of the candidates, with the higher management.
  • Arranges marketing initiatives in advertising job vacancies through job sites, company website, newspaper, job vacancy journals, etc.
  • Consults and recommends options for effective employee benefit schemes to enhance the organization's effectiveness.
  • Analyzes and reviews the effectiveness of the selected candidates and takes corrective steps if goals are not met.
Human Resources
  • Manages human resources activities and assists in recruiting duties, including advertising, interviewing, employment verification, skill base testing of candidates, and facilitating the new employee onboarding process.
  • Reviews and ensures Community Care’s compliance with all governmental, labor, and funder laws and regulations related to labor/employee requirements including but not limited to EEO, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, and worker compensation.
  • Maintains up to date State and Federal employee requirements and guidelines related to hiring, leave, employee classifications, workmen’s compensations issues, unemployment insurance, health insurance, and all other issue regarding employees.
  • Works with Chief Financial Officer on employee benefits administration.
  • Maintains an organizational structure, operating practices, policies, and procedures that are responsive and adaptable to evolving business needs.
  • Maintains and updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations and best practices; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Support an organizational performance improvement process that measures and evaluates progress against strategic goals and performance measures for the organization.
  • Implements Human Resource functions to maximize employee strength and diversity through implementation of a comprehensive recruitment, hiring, and retention plan with long‐term goals, strategies, performance benchmarks, and dashboards.
  • Establishes strategies to ensure the organization uses a supportive, collaborative, coaching approach to staff development, with timely and appropriate training and professional development.
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Utilizes company technology and participates in weekly collaborative communication.
  • Participates in special events.
  • Works collaboratively with staff to build and maintain a strong team environment to accomplish the tasks necessary to serve and support the goals of Community Care.
  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings, as required.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, accounting, business administration, or related field.
  • Three to five (3‐5) years of work‐related experience is preferred, with 1‐2 years’ experience recruiting health care personnel.
  • Unrestricted Driver’s license required.
  • SHRM certification preferred.
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical leader, as well as strategic thinker.
  • Proven record of accomplishment facilitating progressive organizational change and development.
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively affect both strategic and tactical operational and administration initiatives.
  • Ability to complete and lead focused, detailed work, assuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed within the state and nationally.
  • Leadership skills, understanding of cultural influences on health status and underserved populations and a willingness to assist health professionals in improving quality care.
  • Excellent knowledge of human resource development and management
  • Ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • Ability to understand and analyze people
  • Well organized, detail oriented and confident personality
Physical Demands:
  • Regularly maintain stationary position with regular need to relocate to attend meetings internally and externally.
  • Ability to read computer screens and operate computer peripherals for an extended period of time, or the ability to discern electronic information through reasonably available accommodations.
  • Regularly communicate with staff, members and stakeholders in writing, video conferencing and in-person meetings.
  • Ability to lift or have the ability to utilize reasonably available resources to maneuver, up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Regularly required to speak and hear, sit, stand, bend, stoop, kneel and walk.
  • Ability to travel as needed within the State of Kansas and nationally.
Work Environment:
  • Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting with regulated temperatures and moderate noise level.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities are requested by their supervisor.
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