Talent Recruitment Advisor

Providence Health Care

Providence Health Care

People & HR
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

Within the context of a client and family centred model of care and, in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Providence Health Care, the person promotes a safe, respectful, and civil working environment for patients, residents, families, visitors and staff.

Reporting to the Manager, Talent Recruitment, the Talent Recruitment Advisor provides expert advice and guidance to ensure talent acquisition of both unionized and non-unionized roles at Providence Health Care. The Advisor works within a specified portfolio to support hiring leaders and managers identify short- and long-term recruitment needs, develops and implements recruitment strategies, leads or participates in all stages of external recruitment including sourcing, advertising, posting, prescreening, short-listing,, interviews, reference checks and employment offers. The Advisor will ensure Equity, Diversity and Inclusion best practice is applied to the strategies and selection processes for all hiring initiatives. The Advisor may support international applicants regarding work permits, professional registration requirements and relocation matters where applicable. The advisor will ensure partnerships with external agencies such as BCCNM, Health Match BC and Immigration Canada is maintained. Works on various recruitment–related programs, campaigns and special projects such as provincial and national career fairs and campus recruitment initiatives.

Qualifications / Skills and Education

Education, Training and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus three (3) to five (5) years of related experience in a multi-level, multi-discipline organization working with union and non-union staff or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of nursing or nursing/clinical recruitment is an asset.

Skills and Abilities
•Comprehensive knowledge of BC healthcare job market trends and sourcing candidates in a competitive market place.
•Comprehensive knowledge of best practices as these relate to recruitment processes in the health care industry.
•Ability to work as part of a team as well as the ability to work and think independently.
•Demonstrated ability to apply EDI best practice in recruitment initiatives
•Effective project management skills.
•Strong customer focus and the ability to work with individuals at all levels.
•Demonstrated ability to use initiative in problem-solving and arrive at creative solutions.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Excellent organization, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills.
•Flexible attitude, open-minded and the ability to adapt easily to change.
•Proficient with office and web-based computer applications such as Access and PeopleSoft.
•Ability to operate related equipment.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Supports a variety of business units and works with leaders and managers to identify their short- and long-term recruitment needs and develops external recruitment strategies.

2.Works with leaders and managers on external recruitment initiatives and advises on best practices. Researches journals, newspapers and websites to stay current on best practices and emerging trends in job market.

3.Leads or participates in all stages of external recruitment including sourcing, advertising, posting, prescreening, short-listing, telephone prescreens, interviews, reference checks, and employment offers by performing duties such as: researching and drafting advertisements and working with Communications specialists to ensure ads are appropriately designed for targeted markets; developing or revising interview questions for all level of positions; providing advice to international applicants regarding concerns such as work permits, the Provincial Nominee Program, BCCNM requirements and relocation matters; liaising with external agencies such as CRNBC, Health Match BC, and Citizenship & Immigration Canada; responding to inquiries from outside sources such as applicants, agencies, schools and other various organizations; and working collaboratively with the Recruitment team to troubleshoot and solve problems.

4.Working closely with Lead, EDI, develops inclusive hiring practices and offers solutions to hiring managers to mitigate potential bias in the hiring process

5.Determines appropriate salary for new hires, based on predetermined salary scale, liaising with PHC Compensation/Classification department to ensure equitable salary analysis and adherence to salary guidelines.

6.Works on various recruitment–related programs, campaigns and special projects involving duties such as: planning, preparing for and attending provincial and national career fairs and campus recruitment initiatives; working closely with leaders and education coordinators on planning and implementing a variety of nursing recruitment programs such as those targeting undergraduate, newly graduated, and internationally educated nurses; participating in special campaigns with other Health Authorities specifically related to nursing; and facilitating the New Employee Orientation sessions including suggesting ideas for improvement.

7.Maintains (posts/updates/deletes) positions on external website, keeps recruitment-related records and generates standard and ad hoc statistics and reports.

8.Performs other related duties as assigned.

Vaccination Flag

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.