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UnityPoint Health Recruiter in West Des Moines, Iowa

The Recruiter will be responsible for supporting the Human Resource related strategic recruitment functions for the designated areas within UnityPoint Health. They are responsible for the full life cycle of the recruiting process. This entails sourcing and screening candidates, managing open positions, assisting hiring leaders through the interview process, facilitating offers and employment negotiations, all while ensuring candidates have a best in class experience. May work across all UPH affiliates and/or functional roles depending on business needs and optimization opportunities.


  • Recruits and refers qualified candidates for position vacancies by reviewing applications/resumes, reviewing references conducted, interviewing prospective employees, attending, and placing appropriate classified and internet advertising by following established guidelines.

  • Conducts intake interviews with hiring leaders to gain an understanding of what a preferred candidate is in terms of skills and experience.

  • Responsible for implementing creative recruitment strategies and solutions (e.g. social media, creative marketing, diversity outlets, ) to understand the best places to find the most qualified candidates, based on multiple factors such as geography, role/requisition, etc. Uses discretion and judgment to determine and put in place best practices.

  • Extends all external and internal job offers to ensure departmental pay equity, compliance with affirmative action standards, while demonstrating an understanding of supply and demand of market-driven Ensures consistency when following practices established in collective bargaining agreements. (As applicable, based on affiliate.)

  • Counsels internal and external candidates on career opportunities, as well as training and development and avenues for

  • Provides support and participates in TA related trainings.

  • Responsible for on-going process improvements in recruitment, onboarding, employment, and diversity

  • Participates in community outreach as a representative of UnityPoint Health in the way of mock interviewing, resumes writing seminars, junior and high school presentations,

  • Increase public awareness of UnityPoint Health by maintaining high profile with community business, education institutions, representation on city and other professional associations and social activities on an ongoing basis.

  • Builds relationships and partnerships with talent acquisition team members system-wide to share in strategy, best practice and further solidify a one team Partners across the recruiting team to share requisition & candidate information, align recruitment approaches, and work together to share candidate slates to ensure hiring and placing candidates in the right roles and locations, as well as to avoid competing against each other in similar markets (e.g. college recruiting, like roles, top talent, etc)

  • Maintains working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements (As applicable, based on affiliate)

Project Coordination for Strategic Initiatives

  • Develops, participates and drives projects and initiatives both within region and across the system to provide exposure, career growth, visibility, and opportunities to team members. This may include projects around candidate pipelines that can be replicated in other regions, work study/internship programs, or affirmative action planning requests.

  • Conducts analysis of wage rates in partnership with compensation, hiring leaders and Human Resources Business Partners to ensure retention and internal equity when determining appropriate salary offers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Management, or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Equivalent of Associates Degree with 3+ years of talent acquisition/recruiter experience.


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in HR with an emphasis on recruitment or equivalent experience.

  • 1 years of experience conducting sourcing or passive candidate recruitment activities.

  • Prior healthcare recruitment or staffing company experience preferred.

  • Prior training and development experience preferred.


  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

  • Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser.

  • Multicultural sensitivity.

  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

  • Advanced reading, writing and oral skills.

  • Ability to utilize PC including, basic elements of Windows environment, keyboarding, work with mouse, and perform basic computer tasks with instruction.

  • Proficiency in Lawson HRIS Systems preferred.

  • Proficiency in ICIMS Recruitment Software preferred.

Requisition ID: 2021-98413

Street: 1776 West Lakes Pkwy

Name: 9010 Administration

Name: Talent Management

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

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Work Remotely within the US: No