Director, Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition - 108370 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time

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  • Entity: Valley Health Corporate
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

VH Director, Talent Acquisition develops and delivers short and long-term talent acquisition strategies across Valley Health System (VHS). They are the primary day-to-day leader of the Talent Acquisition team. They design and deliver innovative end-to-end recruiting services including employment branding, social media presence, diversity, campus, and executive recruiting. They effectively leverage internal and external resources to ensure they are property allocated to support each critical business need including working with the senior executive team to improve acquisition of talent in their teams. This strategic role will report directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer. The VH Director of Talent Acquisition will serve as a resource to the Talent Acquisition Partners, as well as organizational leaders to achieve and maintain optimal staffing goals, hiring and retention strategies, and cultural alignment.
Responsibilities • Ensures strategic alignment to Valley Health's goals, gaining an understanding of the local and regional labor markets. Aligns Valley Health in the region as an "employer of choice". Through talent acquisition I recruitment strategies, promotes and supports outstanding customer service, person-centered care and hospitality at all Valley Health locations. Promotes Valley Health as a Top Work Place in the community. • Leads hiring of all VHS positions with the exception of Physicians, APCs, and executive leadership.. • Provides oversight to the centralized fulfillment process for the VHS temporary workforce. Collaborates with leaders on temporary workforce strategic planning, onboarding, and contract negotiation. • Collaborates with CHRO, other HR stakeholders, and operational leaders such as the CNE to create workforce development plans. Creates and executes recruiting strategies to fulfill the plans. • Demonstrates an understanding of various workforce segments and positions within each, as well as the skills, competencies (culturally and clinically), and experiences necessary for success at Valley Health. Advises hiring managers regarding position qualifications, job description content and a culturally aligned selection process for new and recently vacated positions. • Manages and provides leadership to The Talent Acquisition Team. • Ensures that the Talent Acquisition Partners provide excellent customer service to all, both hiring managers and staff. • Provides direction, goal setting, and feedback and development opportunities to Talent Acquisition Partners. • Is willing to travel to all Valley Health locations as needed to provide talent acquisition leadership and customer service. • Uses strategic digital media recruitment to attract talent. Offers a critical review of talent acquisition communication, i.e. content for digital media, collateral materials, advertising and internal communication. Works in partnership with marketing team, creates and promotes Valley Health's employment brand. Includes activities that illustrate, articulate and define Valley Health's image, organizational culture, key differentiators, reputation, products and services. • Fosters a robust community presence and develops external relationships in order to communicate the employer brand of Valley Health as an employer of choice; seeks to add new avenues for sourcing of talent in the community. • Ensures that there is a strategy for each open position. Models a proactive approach to be used by the talent acquisition team to provide advisement to hiring managers regarding job posting, sourcing strategies and all aspects of the selection process. • Ensures that Talent Acquisition Partners post new positions internally, run ads as appropriate and within budget, leverages use of websites and social media sites, makes connections with associations, schools, and businesses. • As a member of the human resources team, demonstrates agility to support organizational change; acts as a key driver for culture change • Provides coaching and advice to Valley Health leaders regarding best practices for talent acquisition, recruitment and pre-employment assessments. • Responsible for the collection and analysis of talent acquisition metrics; analyze data to report on themes and patterns; provides critical review and recommendations to VP of HR, Servant Leadership team and HR team. • As a member of the human resources team demonstrates an understanding of critical human resources matters to support organizational compliance. • Grows and develops avenues that promote the diversity of the Valley Health workforce; promotes inclusion in line with Valley Health Values. • Demonstrates behaviors that are in alignment with expectations as described in the Valley Health Values, Ways of Working and Valley Health strategic leadership competency. • Provides learning, guidance and resources for Valley Health managers to grow in their knowledge and practice of selecting and onboarding talent

What You Will Bring:


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business Administration or related field required
Masters preferred

• Minimum of eight years of experience in human resources required.
• Minimum of five years strategic talent acquisition or talent management required
• Experience with health care recruitment preferred
• Experience with employer branding and strategic digital media recruitment preferred
• Experience serving in a leadership role in health care with demonstrated success preferred
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite and applicant tracking system required

• Ability to relate to staff across multiple processes and have strong interpersonal skills
• Must be highly organized, able to handle multiple priorities and to work independently

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

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We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


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