Houston, Texas


At Houston Methodist, the Recruiter position is responsible for managing the full cycle recruitment process, collaborating closely with department leadership, proactively identifying future staffing needs, while growing a strong candidate pipeline. This position finds and attracts the right candidates, developing relationships with the clients, and then offering and delivering exceptional customer service. The Recruiter position partners with assigned department clients and other areas of Human Resources to implement effective and creative recruitment plans that align with Houston Methodist’s mission, vision and business goals to successfully meet client’s talent objectives.




Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

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  1. Conducts intake sessions with hiring managers to gain a thorough understanding of the job opening, and to ensure alignment regarding key steps in the hiring process through the use of a service level agreement. Builds strong relationships with hiring Managers to ensure hiring requirements are met. (EF)
  2. Provides recruitment services in a positive, timely, service-oriented, cost-efficient and effective manner. Recruits passive and active candidates through a variety of recruitment technology tools and social platforms. (EF)
  3. Ensures positive applicant experience throughout the hiring process which includes timely follow up, application and interview status. Manages candidates who are referred by internal employees to ensure a positive candidate experience for referred candidates. Partners with the coordinators/specialists and provides onboarding information including projected start date, in a timely manner. (EF)
  4. Contributes towards improving department score for turnover/retention/employee engagement, using peer-to-peer accountability. (EF)


  1. Executes recruitment strategies based on position, market and organization needs. Sources talented and diverse candidates through creative methods and understands the impact of applied strategies. Expedites the hiring process by using best practice hiring strategies. (EF)
  2. Prepares applicants for interviewing with specific hiring managers by providing detailed information regarding the job via job descriptions, department structure and the role within. Articulates the employment value proposition, providing information on Houston Methodist opportunities to applicants, emphasizing the employer of first choice. (EF)
  3. Manages the qualification, interview and selection process. Recommends final 3-5 candidates for hiring manager interviews. Participates in post interview debrief/feedback with interview teams to ensure selection of the best candidate. (EF)
  4. Consults with management on hiring, promotion and transfer decisions including making recommendations on candidate selection and job offer terms. Determines and recommends new hire or transfer rates of pay considering internal equity, labor market issues, implications for other departments and health system compensation policy. Extends job offers to final candidates. (EF)


  1. Applies understanding of employment law and compliance during the interview and selection process, utilizing cultural diversity and inclusion principles. (EF)
  2. Utilizes technology tools to facilitate recruiting, hiring and on-boarding processes. Ensures that information is entered, maintained, current and accurate in the Applicant Tracking System including but not limited to: job posting content, candidate tracking, disposition,
  3. anecdotal information and other required data, following Houston Methodist procedures. (EF)
  4. Effectively and timely sources, screens and interviews qualified candidates to meet client needs and department metrics. Consistently communicates updates to applicants and hiring managers. (EF)


  1. Effectively negotiates and communicates offer to identified candidates. Follows Houston Methodist procedures for making a competitive offer, escalating applicant salary concerns as appropriate. (EF)
  2. Uses resources efficiently; does not waste supplies. Self-motivated to independently manage time effectively and prioritize daily tasks, assisting coworkers as needed. (EF)


  1. Serves as talent advisor on best practices and recruiting to customers and peers. Continually researches and evaluates external marketplace to maintain ongoing awareness of business environment. (EF)
  2. Seeks opportunities to identify self-developmental needs and takes appropriate action. Ensures own career discussions occur with appropriate management. Completes and updates the My Development Plan on an on-going basis. (EF)

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.



o Bachelor’s degree


o Two years of human resources experience or related experience



o Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR) preferred

o Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) through the Society for Human Resources Management preferred


o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations

o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security

o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles

o Exhibits strong interpersonal and teamwork skills with all levels of the healthcare team and assures delivery of excellent customer service to all applicants, HM leaders and staff, physicians and co-workers

o Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

o Ability to adapt to changing responsibilities and multiple tasks

o Self-starter and results-driven

o Capable of handling challenging/difficult situations

o Ability to manage competing demands, while being extremely adaptable and flexible and maintain a positive work style

o Demonstrated success working independently, forging relationships, and managing multiple tasks with minimal direction

o Knowledge and application of Federal and State employment laws, regulations and legislation




Work Attire Yes/No

Uniform No

Scrubs No

Business professional Yes

Other (dept approved) No


On-Call* No (for Non-Exempt or Exempt jobs)

*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above.



May require travel within Yes

Houston Metropolitan area


May require travel outside No

of Houston Metropolitan area


**Travel specifications may vary by department.


Please note any other special considerations to this job: _________________________


Company Profile:

Based in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital is delivering on a mission started in 1919, which continues today – bringing quality, integrity, compassion and innovation into everything we do. As the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, Houston Methodist Hospital is a nationally recognized medical center with a history of health care innovation. Houston Methodist Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence for a fourth consecutive time by the ANCC. In addition, Houston Methodist Hospital was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top 20 hospitals and was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth consecutive year.

Houston, Texas

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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