Healthcare Recruiter

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Healthcare Recruiter

Job Description

villageplan™, the premier provider of Care Management, Licensed Counseling and Home Health Care services, is actively seeking an energetic, knowledgeable, professional self-starter to play a significant role in growing our organization’s Caregiving and Administration team for our villageplan™ office located in Renton, WA! The position of Healthcare Recruiter requires a professional and personable individual excited to focus on building excellent relationships through staffing in the Home Care industry.

The right candidate should have knowledge and expertise in recruitment practices, experience in full-cycle recruitment, implementing new strategies to recruit and retain new staff, as well as being a contributor to our team environment.

In addition to an exciting and supportive team environment, villageplan™ offers an extensive benefits package including:

PTO, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance (Premera), Dental, Vision, AFLAC Indemnity Plans, 401K, and an Employee Assistance Program.


The Healthcare Recruiter conducts the full-cycle recruitment process for both exempt (management) and non-exempt (staff and caregiver) positions and other duties as assigned. Responsibilities include but are not limited to candidate sourcing, phone screening, applicant tracking, onboarding, scheduling and coordination of new hire orientations and other functions as assigned.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts all caregiver recruitment for all VP companies including job postings and initial screening
  • Drafts job postings for exempt and non-exempt positions, utilizing input received from the hiring manager, works with Human Resources regarding job descriptions and relevant criteria for job postings
  • Conducts searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, utilizing job boards and various social media platforms, various social networks, and job fairs and employee referrals
  • Evaluates candidate resumes and conducts virtual screens with qualified applicants
  • Interviews applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills
  • Reviews and evaluates applicant qualifications or eligibility for positions requiring specified licensing, according to established guidelines and Washington Administrative Codes (WAC)
  • Determines qualified candidates for hiring manager’s review and in-person/virtual interview
  • Provides external and internal candidates with information regarding industry, client services provided, operations, benefits, and career advancement within the organization
  • Administers caregiver competency exams, employment applications and information regarding the caregiver employment process
  • Maintains (ClearCare) applicant tracking system including, but not limited to, exam results and any relevant candidate information pertinent to the hiring process
  • Notifies candidates regarding advancement/non-advancement in the interview process
  • Coordinates and conducts reference and background checks on applicants
  • Schedules new hire orientation and provides schedule and attendee information to presenting staff members
  • Assists with the compilation and assembly of training materials and employment packets as needed
  • Reviews new hire paperwork ensuring all documents are complete and accurate, and ensures new hire paperwork is provided to Human Resources and Payroll
  • Participates in regular meetings with department managers to determine current client-to-caregiver ratio for recruitment purposes
  • Works with homecare leadership on incentives and strategies to improve caregiver recruitment and increased retention
  • Collaborates with Business Development/Community Engagement regarding recruitment events, career, and health fairs and industry networking events
  • Develops and maintains relationships with local colleges and universities schools offering NAC/HCA programs; provides regular employment opportunity updates to department heads, instructors, students, and alumni
  • Assists Human Resource department and other departments with various projects and tasks as assigned


  • Proven ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to work independently with the ability to develop and deploy effective recruiting programs and strategies
  • Strong knowledge of legal requirements and hiring practices for healthcare positions
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Reliable transportation and the ability to drive between company offices, if needed

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education or experience; Associate Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of recruiting experience; experience in home/healthcare industry a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be motivated and results-driven with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong influencing abilities and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

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