Nurse Recruitment Specialist - HR Talent Acquisition

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Jackson, MS - Main Campus
  • Apr 03, 2024
Full Time Administration & Operations Nursing

Job Description


Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  Please review the following instructions prior to submitting your job application:

  • Provide all of your employment history, education, and licenses/certifications/registrations.  You will be unable to modify your application after you have submitted it.
  • You must meet all of the job requirements at the time of submitting the application. 
  • You can only apply one time to a job requisition. 
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

After you apply, we will review your qualifications and contact you if your application is among the most highly qualified. Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to individually respond to all applicants. You may check the status of your application via your Candidate Profile.

Thank you,

Human Resources

Important Applications Instructions:

Please complete this application in entirety by providing all of your work experience, education and certifications/

license.  You will be unable to edit/add/change your application once it is submitted.

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Professional and Technical


HR Talent Acquisition


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Nurse Recruitment Specialist - HR Talent Acquisition

Job Summary:

The Nurse Recruitment Specialist will recruit and hire qualified nurses - new graduates to experienced professionals. This also includes APP’s and LPN’s. Develops and executes on innovative recruiting strategies in collaboration with nursing and other institutional leaders.
Partners with hiring managers to understand staffing needs. Provides guidance to hiring managers on market trends, top candidates, and compliant navigation of the hiring process.
Plans and executes recruitment events and stays abreast of trends that impact the market. Assesses and coordinates recruitment advertising needs that provide the best results for the organization.
Establishes strong relationships with nursing schools and faculty regionally, as well as other relevant community partners/organizations. Attends nursing related events and facilitates classroom visits to engage with recruits.
Reviews job applications, and screen applicants for minimum qualifications. Provide guidance to applicants on UMMC job opportunities that align with their skill set and career objectives.
Abides by all federal, state and local employment laws.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in HR, Business, Healthcare or related. Must have at least five (5) years of HR and/or Recruiting experience.  Nurse recruiting experience is preferred.

Certifications:  N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Participates in the development of a strategic plan for the recruitment and retention of clinical personnel.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with colleges and universities to support ongoing recruitment efforts.
  • Identifies and recruits qualified clinical personnel.
  • Confers with department managers and human resources staff to ensure a timely, effective interview and hiring process. Provides information and data to the manager/director to support ongoing assessment of recruitment and retentions needs of healthcare professionals. Compiles data and prepares specialized reports.
  •  The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, occasional work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, constant sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Full time

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