Dir-Clinical Talent Sourcing & Recruiting

Business (Non-Clinical)
2115567 Requisition #


Develops and executes clinical recruitment strategies, and drives overall recruiting initiatives supportive of clinical operational leadership. Provides strategic leadership for the overall recruitment operations across the healthcare system. Directs and manages all recruitments activities for clinical areas including Nursing, Radiology, Pharmacy and Laboratory Services. Leads and empowers a team of recruiters responsible for identifying, sourcing, and hiring of clinical professionals as well as defines the priorities for the function and development of a system-wide recruiting strategy for identified clinical service areas. Partners with key stakeholders to understand business and talent priorities and strategize recruiting activities. Works closely with the Executive leadership to identify needs and develops a pipeline of qualified candidates with focus on improving transparency by implementing effective analytics and reporting. The role will develop and execute clinical recruitment strategies, drive overall recruiting initiatives and ensure clinical operations leader & candidate satisfaction. Additional areas of responsibility include vendor management, candidate research and sourcing, industry events, and recruitment programs.


  • Design and operationalize a strategic recruiting plan that will meet the hiring objectives.
  • 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.
  • 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: lead recruiters in proactively establishing a pipeline of diverse nursing talent, enabling positions to be filled in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement 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.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Nursing or related field required.
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in full life cycle recruitment for a medium to large size, multi-site organization or related interviewing and recruiting support/networking preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated strong and engaging leadership experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven experience leading and developing a team of clinical 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 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.


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit HenryFord.com.


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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