Catholic Health Initiatives Sr Recruiter - Kearney - FT 1.0 Days in KEARNEY, Nebraska

Sr Recruiter - Kearney - FT 1.0 Days


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at

Essential Functions

  1. Supports assigned service lines with recruitment processes and leads projects in assigned area of expertise within the recruitment function.

  2. Serves as a mentor and role model to Talent Acquisition peers including the Talent Acquisition Specialists, Talent Acquisition Assistants, and Workforce Planning Coordinator.

  3. Utilizes well established and cutting edge sourcing techniques to generate qualified, diverse candidate pools. Leads improvements to acquire new talent by initiating high quality, cost efficient alternative staffing strategies.

  4. Monitor recruitment metrics and develop action plan to improve metrics, when needed. Adhere to predefined system workflow and processes.

  5. Sources both active and passive candidates by searching job boards and social networking sites, making cold calls, completing internet research, designing and posting job ads on applicable websites, utilizing candidate lists, actively re-recruiting, and networking

  6. Proactively and strategically develops workforce pipeline for hard to fill positions by

cultivating relationships and networking with local organizations, universities, and other candidate pools in order to increase the profile of CHI Health as an employer choice within the community.

  1. Works closely with the manager to fully understand the requirements of the position and the profile of the most talented candidate for the position to ensure that only the most qualified candidates are presented

  2. Collaborates with stakeholders to identify candidates who possess position specific qualifications and values consistent with CHI Health culture, mission and values.

  3. Guides candidates and hiring managers through the hiring and onboarding process, keeping all parties informed at all stages of the process. Initiates clear and timely communication.

  4. Obtains all required prehire and internal transfer documentation in compliance with governmental regulations and internal policy and procedures. Assists with seamless onboarding experience for new hire and hiring manager.

  5. Orient new hire to CHI Health mission, vision, commitments, legacy, and strategic objectives as well as HR deliverables such as (but not limited to) benefits, dress code, time and attendance procedures, handbook, ID badge, etc.

  6. Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

  7. Demonstrates work practices consistent with CHI Health and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.

  8. Must have ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

  9. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs. Fulfills yearly education requirements as stated by policy.

  10. Maintains professional attitude with co-workers, internal and external customers and applicants; assures confidentiality.




Seven years of Human Resource professional experience required. A minimum of 5 years recruitment experience is required. Prior health care experience preferred.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred.

PHR certification preferred


Requirements include: proven leadership abilities, strong critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills, excellent written and verbal communication, customer service, ability to work independently, attention to detail, proficiency with Microsoft Office products to include Microsoft Outlook. Strong internet and social networking skills are preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values :

  • Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

  • Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

  • Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

  • Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Human Resources


Daily Schedule M-F Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 1700000107