*TEMP* Recruiter | Gainesville

This position is responsible for recruiting candidates in Meridian's assigned programs and collaborates with department managers on a regular basis.  The Temporary Recruiter will attract candidates using various sources including job boards, social media networks and employee referrals. Ultimately, the responsibilities of the Temporary Recruiter are to ensure our company attracts hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pipeline.  This position requires flexibility and on-call, after hours, work as needed.  This is a non-exempt position.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or Public Administration, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management or similar degree preferred. Related experience may substitute for a degree. 

Experience:  At minimum 1 year proven work experience as a Recruiter (either in-house or staffing agency).  Working in HR and Nurse recruiting strongly preferred.  Prefer experience working with an applicant tracking system and social media. 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Screen applicants in the HRIS system, and external job boards, through a combination of review of on-line data and phone interviews system to ensure their qualifications match required standards and meet screening metrics.  Scheduling skills assessment and candidate interviews.
  • Adhere to the recruiting process to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Ensure all required application documents (online application, current resume, pre-screen questions, etc.) are collected and properly completed and recorded.
  • Assist in maintenance of the DATIS HRIS System to collect and record all required applicant data to meet OFCCP standards. Assist in the preparation and presentation of company recruiting metrics; Regular discussions with Hiring Managers to review the applicant flow, quality of applicants in respect to the posting and if editing/adjustments are needed. 
  • Assists in development of advertising for recruiting needs including internet postings, social media updates, newsprint and other advertising avenues. 
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of assigned open and closed job files- ensuring they are in compliance with OFCCP standards and guidelines at all times. 
  • Maintain a positive, proactive customer service approach through cooperation and communication within the HR department, other departments/programs within the organization and with all outside stakeholders.
  • Assist with cold-calling prospects, as needed to grow HRs business initiatives.  Attend job fairs, community events, school functions and other outside/after hour events- as set by Manager of Recruiting.
  • Assists with administering skills assessment, background screening and scheduling of applicant appointments as needed all with a friendly customer service approach.
  • Perform other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives or as assigned by the Manager of Recruiting.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Knowledge of staffing industry rules and regulations and Medicare guidelines preferred. Requires strong work ethic, discipline, extreme organizational skills and the ability to cold call new accounts, create, develop and nurture relationships. Considerable skill in interviewing techniques, knowledge of Human Resources laws and regulations regarding recruiting and selection preferred. Extensive knowledge of information technology applications to recruitment. Must be a proactive self-starter and strategic thinker who can take ownership of their responsibilities and see them through with minimal oversight. Be proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and general internet research.


Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common business journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 


Interpersonal Skills:

Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be able to follow instructions from a diverse group of stakeholders and staff, and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact. This requirement includes being politically astute.  Must be able to work well in a team environment.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Must be able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under pressure while maintaining attention to detail.


Physical Demand:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.