Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position will be posted Open until Filled, however, to ensure consideration, please apply by April 13.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, a network of nine UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, the physician practice UW Physicians, the UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children's.
The Human Resources department's mission is to support UW faculty and staff in successfully meeting the goals of UW Medicine by providing high quality and responsive human resources support. The department's vision is to create a premier Human Resources organization whose staff members are dedicated to the goal of working together to provide the highest possible quality of services in carrying out its mission.
UW Medicine Human Resources has an outstanding opportunity for a Human Resources Employment Specialist.
This position will support assigned customer groups at Harborview Medical Center (HMC) and University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) by performing the employment process function; including creating and managing candidate banks and filling positions with high volume vacancies. Selected candidate must balance the potentially competing needs of HMC and UWMC while filling vacant positions at both. Position will support the employment team and hiring managers by developing and implementing a recruitment plan and completing associated duties. Provide high level of customer service and consultation to managers on hiring and employment policies and procedures.
Work effectively to meet the staffing needs of customers. Utilize a comprehensive recruitment software program/database to create/manage candidate pools, conduct candidate searches, and source qualified candidates. Analyze job requirements, determine essential job functions, and identify selection criteria. Evaluate and refer top quality applicants to specific job openings. Apply knowledge of federal and state law, regulations, bargaining unit contracts, and UW policy to candidate referral process. Receive, review, respond to, and work to resolve hiring and selection related complaints and appeals.
Provide consultative advice to managers during the interview process to include guidance or development of effective and innovative interviewing techniques. Advise hiring managers in candidate selection techniques and recommend finalists. Support clients with conducting reference checks on final candidates. Provide consultation to departments regarding labor relations issues, job market, salary setting and negotiation, re-employment, layoff rehire, the accommodation process, equal employment opportunity practices, and a variety of other employment issues.
Conduct informational interviews with internal/external candidates to identify career opportunities within the UW Medicine, and establish relationships with career centers at colleges, universities, and community organizations.
Maintain current knowledge of competitive employment and recruiting technology and advertising.
Participate in job fairs and networking events.
Responsibilities in support of the recruitment function may include submitting job announcements, placing advertisements, welcoming/on-boarding new hires, dispositioning filled requisitions, etc.
Participate in special projects, committees, and task forces. This includes but is not limited to participation on interview selection committees, performing exit interviews to troubleshoot problematic turnover, serving on HR committees, etc.
Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field AND two years of related human resources experience.
Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations governing employment.
Ability to analyze, interpret, and apply complex rules and regulations in problem solving and consulting with clients regarding employment.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team, establishing effective working partnerships with diverse groups of people.
Experience using an applicant tracking system to manage applicant pools and job requisitions.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience in healthcare is a significant plus.
A PHR or SPHR is desirable.
A proven track record in proactively and creatively sourcing and recruiting candidates in a high-volume environment utilizing multiple sourcing channels.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Extensive workload demands potentially requiring greater than a 40-hour work week; working under pressure with expected and unexpected deadlines affecting workload management.
Occasional travel between multiple sites.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.