Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)

About Us:


SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.


Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

Under limited supervision, responsible for full life-cycle recruiting:  recruiting, screening and recommending placement of appropriate staff by using creative sourcing methods to fill administrative, professional, clinical and other health care vacancies.


Maintains and applies knowledge of legal requirements to human resource functions and ensures policies, procedures, and hiring processes are in compliance.  Is in partnership with managers and supervisors to effectively recruit, retain, and provide training to staff.  Position operates with limited supervision in a team environment.  Work situations require interpersonal tact and diplomacy, and the ability to influence and educate others on recruitment, staffing and other HR topics.  Position consistently handles information of a highly-confidential nature.  Must possess a strong base of human resources related knowledge and is capable of applying this knowledge on a day-to-day basis, especially in the area of talent acquisition. 


Rating of potential employees’ applications can be difficult at times; especially with more technical positions. Inaccurately rating an application could result in an inappropriate hire or lack of a hire that should have occurred.  Postings of position openings are critical to ensure that we meet the recruiting needs of the consortium.


  • Develops and implements specialized, multidisciplinary recruiting, advertising and marketing strategies for sourcing and referring qualified applicants for all vacancies. Reviews and analyzes requests for recruitment assistance; identifies needs of the consortium regarding the vacancy and requirements of the position. Identifies and utilizes advertising sources. Searches resumes/applicant databases and other outreach opportunities in pursuit of finding qualified candidates in response to current or in anticipation of future vacancies.
  • Contacts and screens applicants; provides vacancy and organizational information to applicants. Contact applicants for missing information to ensure a complete application is received.  Documents applicants in recruitment database system; review, rate and refers qualified applicants to hiring managers. This includes reviewing applications, resumes, credentials, skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements.  Guides potential applicants through the recruitment and referral process.
  • Works in partnership with the Talent Acquisition Coordinator and other staff members to ensure successful completion of new employee orientation and onboarding activities. Serves as an advocate for applicants and employees to ensure fair treatment according to SEARHC policies. Partners with employees and management to communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations. Identifies key metrics to assist with tracking and improving agency effectiveness and department and Consortium customer service.
  • Supports and ensures a positive applicant experience (application –interview—offer—onboarding)
  • -Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing candidates, analyzing responses, verifying references, comparing qualifications to job requirements
  • -Coordinates/arranges interviews, travel, lodging, meals, escorting applicants to interviews, arranging community tours/info
  • -Partners with hiring manager to evaluate candidates presented and offer
  • -Manages new employee relocation (point of contact), assists with movers, temporary housing, internal and community introductions.
  • -Updates HR organization (Benefits, Compensation etc) of competitive market changes relating to recruitment and hiring to improve organization attractiveness/competitiveness
  • -Fosters relationships of applicants to and through onboarding
  • Works in partnership with the Manager of Talent Acquisition and HR Generalists to ensure the recruitment program is compliant and qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicant preference is adhered to in accordance with Public Law 93-638. Ensures that all hiring managers and HR Generalists have applied this preference to qualified applicants for positions posted and used when final candidate selections.
  • Works in partnership with the Talent Acquisition Coordinator to ensure that recruitment process is in compliance with the Company policy.
  • Markets and promotes SEARHC to applicants and networks, collaborates and promotes organization with other institutions, universities, and professional organizations. Has knowledge of and can clearly articulate benefit package for employees. Assists when needed at job fairs and/or other potential advertising opportunities.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Communications, Sociology or related field, Master’s preferred; Relevant professional experience may be substituted for degree/education on a year-for-year basis.


  • A minimum of 5 years of prior recruiting experience in a healthcare environment. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience recruiting RNs, Mid-levels and Physicians.


  • Certified Health Care Recruiter (CHCR) certification from the National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR) is
  • Candidates with the Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR) or Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter (ACIR) designations are highly desirable

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of personnel administration and Human Resources processes and guidelines.
  • Public Law 93-638 and its’ application to SEARHC’s recruitment and hiring processes and practices.
  • Recruiting, staffing, marketing, sales and advertising processes and procedures.

Skills in:

  • Utilizing a teamwork approach in the delivery of HR services, while building positive relationships at all levels of the organization, outside of the organization, leading by example and influencing outcomes positively and effectively.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Managing multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meeting deadlines.

Ability to:

  • Independently troubleshoot and problem solve issues using a working knowledge of current policies and practices of the Consortium.
  • Create a work environment in which staff and applicants can express concerns so you can help resolve issues pertaining to recruitment and the application process.
  • Be a team player within the HR department and the Consortium; listens to the needs and challenges of managers and employees and demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to create and maintain a good impression, based on competence and credibility.
  • Ability to learn the needs and requirements for a vast array of positions in multiple locations.
  • Cultivate respectful and professional relationships with leadership throughout the Consortium.


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