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Manager Talent Acquisition, Nursing and Programs

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Home, PA
  • Human Resources
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 


The job will act as the strategic talent acquisition partner for a major business unit and will also lead a functional recruiting team.  Will be responsible for developing customized recruiting strategies for RNs, which is a critical role. Will partner with the HR client engagement lead to inform and influence senior business leaders on key talent acquisition issues, actions, and strategies.  The CRM will also partner with peers to ensure that staffing needs across all client areas are met.


  • Performs management responsibilities to include, but are not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.
  • Plans, organizes, staffs, directs and controls the day-to-day operations of the department; develops and implements policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.
  • Leads manager for the critical RN recruiting team and also over see the other manager assigned to this function. Provides direction, leadership, strategy to the manager while also over-seeing a small team of recruiters. 
  • Partners with the recruiting team and TELs to inform & influence senior business leaders in client areas on key talent acquisition issues, actions, and strategies.  Interprets business requirements and translating them into successful recruitment solutions.  Drives proactive candidate pipelining, slate quality, and diversity. 
  • Ensures functional team effectively executes the full cycle recruitment process, including creative sourcing, resume evaluation, and candidate screening for their functional recruitment.  Monitors requisition volume in partnership with recruiters and assigns activity to team members based on volume, expertise, skill level, etc.  Develops team that leverages innovative candidate sourcing to produce sustainable talent pipelines of active and passive candidates for all relevant functional areas. 
  • Reinforces adoption of standardized workforce planning/talent forecasting methodology to improve sourcing strategies and talent acquisition responsiveness.
  • Evaluates labor market data on a regular cadence, with an emphasis on critical roles.  Partner with compensation team to address compensation competitiveness as necessary.
  • Collaborates within and across enterprise teams to support recruitment process improvements and sharing of best practices Job Description 04:03 PM 11/30/2022 Page 2 of 8 to continuously evaluate customer experience
  • Leads project management efforts related to the effective design and structure of the department and programs.  Provides assessment, research, design and proposal in order to make needed recommendations for changes.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Human Resources or related field


  • 6 years of progressive and related experience in lieu of degree


  • None



  • 7 years in a Talent acquisition/management role
  • 3 years in a management/leadership role


  • Healthcare experience



  • None


  • None


  • Strong analytical and project organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and initiatives
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to synthesize and analyze data to influence decision-making
  • Experienced in operating with minimal direction in a dynamic environment as an individual of transformation
  • Leadership presence and credibility to interact skillfully with all levels of employees and stakeholders, including senior executives and candidates
  • Ability to think beyond traditional methods, an idea generator
  • Goal oriented; satisfaction from doing, achieving and excelling
  • Mentoring / Leading others not in direct span of control

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations.  The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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