Experienced Senior Leader, Talent Acquisition Director, Full Cycle Recruiter, and Human Resource Manager. Army veteran with over 26 years of military service and more than 17 years of Recruiting/Retention and human resource manager experience. Career highlighted by a series of notable achievements. Proven ability to drive key human resource initiatives and programs that support organizational objectives. Excels in challenging, fast-paced, environments. Partners with management team to deliver positive change and drives forward momentum. Builds collaboration, mentoring, and leadership development throughout all tiers of the organization. Committed to professional growth and development. Innovative leader constantly displays initiative. Interpersonal with excellent verbal and written communication skills, a keen sense of attention to detail and active listening. Resourceful professional, capable of rapid adaptation in the most complex situations and cases.
• Strategic Planning
• Human Resources Management
• Senior Leadership/Supervision
• Training & Development
• Taleo/HRIS/ATS/Database Manager
• Policies Analysis and Development
• Financial Management/Budgeting
• Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point
Physician Recruiter for physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, for El Paso Veteran Affairs Health Care System (fifty percent virtual) with responsibility for planning, developing and carrying out full range of recruitment and placement, for assigned professions: applying laws, Executive Orders, regulations, policies, practices, and procedures to provide comprehensive staffing and placement service for LIPs (Licensed Independent Practitioners).
Performs external placement and recruitment activities, which typically generate complex problems to include preparing vacancy announcements, determining eligibility and issuing certificates of qualified candidates. Determines degree of compliance with regulation and other related requirements for program(s) assigned. Such as serves as technical advisor to Physician Professional Standards Board on all board action matters concerning appointments, advancements, and awards.
Responsible for developing, managing, and directing marketing program that focuses on positive public perception of Medical Center, with goal of attracting highly qualified staff. Routinely develops advertisement material to be placed in journals, newspapers, magazines and websites for hard-to-recruit positions.
Meets regularly with Service Chiefs' to coordinate advertising and to share point of contact within professional community. Conducts preliminary telephone interviews with potential candidates, reviews CVs, and responds to letters, emails and telephone calls of employment inquiries.
Initiates transfers and reassignments between VA Medical Center and other Federal agencies. Extends job offers, determines salaries by applying pay setting regulations, establishes reporting dates and coordinates with all responsible personnel to ensure pre-employment requirements are met in timely manner.
Performs recruitment and placement, and affirmative employment advisory services. Identifies management problems and considers them from total Medical Center viewpoint.
Provides written reports, correspondences and/or briefings outlining findings and recommendations within Department of Veterans Affairs and outside organization (i.e. Congressional inquiries, newsletters, reports of special studies, scripts for briefings and letters responses.
Managed Employment Services, State Unemployment, and Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers Programs in addition to supervising 17 Workforce Development Specialists in delivering employment services to companies, general public, veterans, military dependents, farm workers, and youth, at eight offices in six-county Region.
Director of Total Army Retention and Transition Program for organizations with over 4000 employees geographically dispersed. Major duties and responsibilities consisted of advising executive leadership, interpreting regulations, policies and laws pertaining to contractual guidance and ensuring leadership is abreast of any changes.
Managed organization's retention and transition program ranging from 700 to 2000 personnel. Advised leaders and subordinates on status of retention program and provided guidance and direction for improvement and continued success. Maintained publications compiled data, prepared reports and conducted briefs. Counseled personnel and assisted with individual designed career plans by reviewing personal records and data for job placement. Interviewed and screened employees for physical, mental and moral qualifications to deem retention quality or separation. Case manager, advised personnel on prerequisites, options, obligations, and opportunities. Coordinated and performed training and ceremonies. Managed automation's and office equipment.
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