Recruiter (Contract)

RNS Health Care Services Inc. - Newmarket, ON (26 days ago)

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Position Summary

Please note this is a contract role for 6 months with the possibility of an extension

The Recruiter is responsible for delivering all facets of recruitment success throughout the organization. This will be achieved through the development of recruitment plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruitment ideas. The Recruiter plays a critical role in ensuring we are hiring the best possible talent by developing and executing recruiting plans, networking through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups and employees, coordinating/implementing college recruiting initiatives, administrative duties and record keeping. Specifically, recruiters are proactive about business needs, taking business trends into account when seeking out, screening, interviewing, and verification of education and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):

  • Completing full cycle recruitment including the development of job postings, resume screening, interviewing, and reference checks for all Health Care Professionals
  • Proactively confers with management / coordinators to identify urgent hiring needs, personnel needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications, and skills
  • Posting positions, scheduling interviews and administering the candidate assessment process
  • Reviewing applications and interviewing applicants to obtain work history, education, training, job skills and salary requirements, and to provide information about the organization and the position
  • Hire applicants and authorize paperwork assigning them to positions
  • Ensure company staffing needs are filled in a timely manner
  • Evaluate recruitment and selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, and testing standards, recommending revision as needed
  • Coordinating and attending job fairs
  • Network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups and employees
  • Encourage employee referrals, communicating its importance and giving incentives to those who produce successful hires
  • Create job descriptions
  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need
  • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting
  • Build networks to find qualified passive candidates
  • Post openings in newspaper advertisements, with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues
  • Utilize the Internet for recruitment, post positions to appropriate Internet sources
  • Improve the company website recruiting page to assist in recruiting
  • Research new ways of using the Internet for recruitment
  • Use social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates
  • Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale, and source new candidate leads
  • Maintain regular contact with possible future candidates
  • Manage recruiting events; sourcing relevant job fairs, determining other events that could be hosted or participated in
  • Prepare and compile Administrative documents required before the scheduled orientation, and forward to training
  • Double-check completed documents to ensure all required components are present and that they are complete, then forward completed documentation
  • Coordinate all internal recruitment processes including job posting, transfers or promotion of selected employees ensuring all applicable standards in hiring are met
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as assigned or required
  • Perform other special projects as assigned


  • University degree in a related Human Resources or business discipline is preferred
  • 3-5 years of previous experience in a recruiting/sourcing role within community healthcare is considered an asset
  • Innovative thinker, able to use and develop new sources for recruitment
  • Able to work in a result focused environment
  • Able to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Strong networking and relationship building skills; able to identify candidate pipeline leads
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; Strong analytical, oral, written and teamwork skills
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively with different managers, candidate personalities, etc.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet departmental targets
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments, key business partners, and employees
  • Proven ability and effectiveness at managing large recruitment portfolios
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) skills; experience with applicant tracking systems and social media channels

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $40,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year


  • Recruitment: 3 years (Required)
  • Health Care: 1 year (Preferred)