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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Colleague Resources
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20883

Position Summary

Day Shift

Ensures all required records are up-to-date, accurate, and in compliance with organization policy. Conducts credentialing functions in accordance with established organization policies and legal requirements. Ensures candidates are treated professionally and well informed of their status of credentialing file. Arranges coordination and effective work relations with other departments. Assistance is provided as needed. Embodies the Memorial Health Values of Safety, Integrity, Quality, and Stewardship that support our mission and vision.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Works closely with healthcare professionals to obtain medical documentation including certifications, licensure and education verifications, background checks, etc. by established deadlines. Communicates professionally and effectively with healthcare professionals from start to finish of the credentialing process.
  1. Ensures compliance with organization standards, client requirements, State and Federal policies and regulations.
  1. Arranges for and schedules drug screening and all pre-employment health testing.
  1. Obtains other documents to meet the client requirements.
  1. Continuously communicates with Talent Acquisition Partners regarding start status to ensure healthcare professionals are completing requirements in a timely manner after accepting assignments.
  1. Maintains data in the appropriate software/systems in accordance with company policy and time frames and ensures all required healthcare professional’s credentials are current, compliant, and filed.
  1. Maintains confidentiality of employee/employer files.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


Required Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in business, marketing, advertising or related field OR Associates Degree and equivalent related work experience.


  • One or more years recruiting or staffing experience in a corporate or agency setting.
  • Successful experience in health care and/or leadership recruitment is strongly preferred.
  • Previous performance-based interviewing/recruiting experience in a health care setting is preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • In-depth, working knowledge of recruiting, sourcing and effective employment strategies and tactics.
  • Possesses persuasive oral and written communication, effective listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to serve as a trusted advisor while being credible and influential with applicants and leadership.
  • Possesses a strong customer service orientation and responsiveness while working with diverse applicants, community contacts, and leadership staff.
  • Proven decision-making, planning and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and timelines.
  • Effectiveness in managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines, ability to prioritize conflicting demands, organize time and resources to deliver solid and consistent results for the organization.
  • Strong PC skills paired with high proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and applicant tracking systems (ATS).
  • Ability to maintain flexible schedule to meet business needs; remote and/or hybrid opportunities available
Springfield, IL

Alison Skelton


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