Washington State Human Resource Consultant 4 - Senior Healthcare Recruiter in Lacey, Washington


Human Resource Consultant 4 Senior Healthcare Recruiter (Non-Permanent) Lacey, WA

This recruitment will remain open until an adequate pool of candidates is established. Application review will be ongoing, and therefore we encourage you to submit your application materials as soon as possible.

The Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the position of Senior Healthcare Recruiter. This is a non-permanent position with a focus on physician and psychiatrists recruitment that is funded through June 30, 2017. The position will be based out of our Southwest Region Business Office located in Lacey, WA.

At the Department of Corrections, we recognize that employees are our greatest asset. Our workforce is comprised of over 8,000 employees dedicated to carrying out our mission to improve public safety. As a direct result of their efforts, we have received national recognition as one of the country's foremost correctional agencies.

If the idea of putting your skills to work in an organization focused on improving the safety of our communities sounds appealing, you need to give this opportunity serious consideration. Duties

As the Senior Healthcare Recruiter, you will develop and lead strategic efforts for filling critical physicians and psychiatrists vacancies through the state. You will actively engage and partner with stakeholders to create effective and innovative marketing and outreach strategies, taking into consideration the unique needs and challenges of each facility/location.

There is a lot of autonomy in this role, so we're looking for someone who works well independently with minimal guidance and direction. We also work as a team so you must be comfortable functioning in a collaborative environment where everyone is encouraged to openly share their input and ideas.

The ability to adapt to frequent changes, shift priorities, and juggle competing demands for time is essential to success. Solid communication and interpersonal skills are also extremely important, as the future incumbent will need to cultivate strong working relationships with our Health Services Division leadership, the DOC HR community, and other stakeholders involved in the hiring process. Regular travel throughout the state, including occasional overnight stays will be required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct and oversee full life-cycle recruitment activities for hard to fill vacancies in the Health Services Division, ensuring compliance with employment laws, regulations and internal policies.
  • Consult with hiring manager to develop comprehensive networking and outreach strategies designed to attract a qualified and diverse applicant pool.
  • Design professional and compelling job announcements, flyers and brochures to advertise positions.
  • Perform targeted outreach to identify and source qualified candidates through research, cold calling, job boards, networking and referrals. This position will require extensive outreach to passive candidates.
  • Provide timely status updates to clients, applicants, and other stakeholders at key milestones throughout the recruitment.
  • Consult with managers to support successful negotiations of salary, benefits, relocation and other compensation package elements.
  • Promote DOC as an employer of choice at outreach events, and build and maintain relationships with professional associations, colleges, and community based organizations.
  • Manage and document recruitment and selection activities within the state's applicant tracking system (NEOGOV).
  • Gather, compile and analyze detailed recruitment data as requested. Qualifications


  • At least three (3) years of professional human resources experience focused on employee recruitment and selection. Proven success as a lead recruiter able to fill high level medical provider roles.
  • Documented experience building and implementing successful marketing and outreach strategies. Exhibit a willingness to focus on reaching out to passive candidates
  • Ability to provide consultation and direction on very complex issues and questions, utilizing extensive working knowledge of HR and professional trends especially in the areas of recruitment and selection.
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment and labor laws and relevant court decisions impacting employers on recruitment and selection activities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of constituents and partners within and outside of the Department. The most successful candidate will also meet the following criteria:
  • Have documented experience building and implementing successful marketing and outreach strategies.
  • Exhibit a willingness to focus on reaching out to passive candidates.
  • A Bachelor's degree with focus on business, human resources, social or organizational behavioral sciences, or related field. Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit jobs.doc.wa.gov.


To begin the online application process, click the green "Apply" button at the top of this announcement. Please be sure to attach the following to your application:

  1. A cover letter outlining your qualifications as they relate to this position;
  2. A detailed chronological resume; and
  3. At least three (3) professional references


  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
  • All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check.
  • Employees work with offenders in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment. We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives; abilities; disabilities; races; religions; ages; lifestyle preferences; social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions. DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, on how to apply, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email Gwen.Chase@doc.wa.gov or call us at 360-407-5751. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Job Type: Full Time - Non-Permanent

Job Number: 2016-09825

Department: Dept. of Corrections

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $4,313.00 - $5,657.00 Monthly

Location: Thurston County – Lacey, WA