Kaiser Permanente Expert Recruitment Consultant (Temporary) in Sacramento, California

Responsible for delivering effective, proactive and responsive recruitment/workforce management consultative services (to include workforce planning, career services, retention strategies, recruitment and diversity) to hiring managers, which result in the best match, of the most qualified candidates for assigned specialty positions (licensed technical/professional, management/exempt, business/finance). Performs critical role in delivery, education and compliance for organization wide inplacement and retention. Supports delivery of talent management strategies that facilitate opportunities for growth and development. Works in collaboration with the workforce planning consultant to building effective workforce management strategies that ensure a qualified, ready candidate pool. May be assigned team-leading responsibility in a specific geographic area. Typically work focuses on a specific service line at the sub-regional/regional level (across broad geographic areas). Responsible for supervision of Recruitment Coordinator II supporting service line.

Essential Functions:

  • Consults to the Director of Workforce Strategy&Development and operations leaders to develop and implement strategies to meet projected workforce needs for assigned specialties, including building a diverse, clinically competent workforce. Educates and consults with managers on workforce recruitment and retention needs for assigned positions. Proactively identifies local, sub-regional, regional and national labor market trends regarding available qualified candidate pools, retention issues, hiring trends, new grad strategies, etc. Integrates those findings into effective recruitment plan for assigned positions.

  • Collaborates with hiring managers to implement process changes and improvements that ensure consistency and efficiency in hiring practices across the specialty area. Utilizes data and metrics to enhance quality, service and efficiency. Uses applicant tracking system efficiently including consistent, timely and accurate data entry and report generation. Monitors and tracks effectiveness of strategies, return on investment, quality of hires, recruitment and retention data.

  • Implements innovative/creative tactics to effectively source and identify a qualified candidate pool for assigned candidate positions. Techniques may include system queries/searches on niche sites, targeted chat rooms, scanning of layoff reports, use of network contracts, cold calling, applicant referral techniques and membership in targeted professional organizations when possible.

  • Develops, in collaboration with Selection and Assessment Leader, effective resume evaluation, screening, interviewing, and assessment tools. Implements strategies to ensure the best candidates are referred and hired. Proactively seeks manager feedback regarding satisfaction with hire. Monitors turnover data and participates in exit interviews to identify trends and provide strategies for minimizing loss (unwanted turnover) for the organization. Maintains relationships with candidates hired to assess fit match of expectations and satisfaction with Kaiser as an employer and taps those relationships to garner future possible candidate pool

and possible alumni contacts to provide access to best schools and professional organizations.

  • Develops, builds and maintains candidate relationships through effective portfolio management techniques. Tracks and maintains contact with the best candidates from identification through hire.

  • This job description is not all encompassing.

*Temporary 6 month status to begin starting date of hire.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in recruitment screening and selection of management/exempt, technical/professional, business or finance professionals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field OR four (4) years' experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate counseling ability.

  • Demonstrate consultative skills.

  • Demonstrate executive presence with leadership ability.

  • Able to quickly build relationships and establish trust with leaders, hiring managers, colleagues and candidates.

  • Broad general knowledge of HR concepts, and processes and their interdependencies.

  • Demonstrate networking capabilities and creativity in sourcing candidates.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of recruitment processes (candidate sourcing, resume evaluation, candidate assessment and interview, and matching position to best candidate background).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of governmental regulations, court decisions and professional standards and practices related to EEO/AA, legalities and ethics of recruitment, and job analysis.

  • Excels in oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.

  • Able to interact with multiple levels of staff to effect change.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with team members.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to meet the demands of the diverse and changing needs of the assigned specialty areas.

  • Strong customer focus required.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, flexibility and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated coordination, organization and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated computer literacy.

  • Demonstrated understanding of branding and image.

  • Able to work in a labor management partnership environment.

  • Willing to travel 40% of the time.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Collective Bargaining experience.

  • Experience recruiting at national events and conferences.

  • Experience recruitment outside of logistical area.

  • Experience with quality improvement methodology.

  • Experience with forecasting recruitment needs (workforce planning i.e. position control, core staffing, reconciliation of postings).

  • Experience in using data and metrics to demonstrate success (i.e. return on investment, time to fill, quality of hires and various other recruitment and retention data).

  • Experienced in training professionals on recruitment selection techniques and methodologies.

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of interest based problem-solving skills.


TITLE: Expert Recruitment Consultant (Temporary)

LOCATION: Sacramento, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.