Sr Talent Acquisition Consultant

Gettysburg, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 65291

Job Description:



Under general supervision, serves as a strategic business partner responsible for defining open positions, attracting and hiring diverse, top talent, as well as, delivering metrics necessary to achieve “best in class” talent acquisition. Partners with assigned department clients and other areas of Human Resources to design/implement effective and creative recruitment plans. Provides recruitment services in a positive, timely, service-oriented, cost efficient and effective manner. Recruitment services are delivered by working closely with hiring management to understand their business, proactively address their staffing needs, and providing recruitment services to meet those needs.


Duties and Responsibilities



Responsible for consulting with department clients, to define short- and long-term staffing needs (based on succession planning, hiring forecast, expected/unexpected turnover and new program development).

Assists hiring managers with job analysis and job description development including ensuring appropriate content, reviewing content and maintaining job description repository.

Conducts intake sessions with hiring managers to gain a thorough understanding and define each open position, set expectations and ensure alignment regarding key steps in the hiring process through the use of a service level agreement.

In conjunction with the Sourcing team, develops and implements recruitment plans for assigned departments and/or key jobs that identify sourcing activities, project recruitment costs and take into consideration other issues that impact ability to recruit and retain qualified staff including but not limited to: compensation and other labor market issues.

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.

Manages the qualification, interview and selection process. Recommends top 3-5 candidates for hiring manager interviews. Participates in post interview debrief/feedback with interview teams to ensure selection of the best candidate.

Manages candidates who are referred by internal employees to ensure a positive candidate experience for referred candidates.

Consults with management on hiring, promotion and transfer decisions including making recommendations 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.

In conjunction with Sourcing team 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, anecdotal information and other required data.

Builds relationships with peers, hiring managers and executives.

Trains and educates new directors/managers/supervisors on the staffing process.

On a quarterly basis, review key business indicators and work with Health System staff, management, Human Resources and Talent Acquisition team to identify, develop and deploy continuous improvement initiatives.

Maintains knowledge of current Health System employee offerings, benefits, salary structures, etc. Provides Health System information related to culture and benefits to potential candidates, which promotes Health System as both the provider of choice and the employer of choice.

Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of recruiting.




5 years of Talent Acquisition, recruitment, staffing or HR experience

Bachelor's Degree

Personnel/business administration or human services; Knowledge and application of Federal and State employment laws, regulations and legislation; Utilization of innovative sourcing, screening, and recruitment tools and techniques to recruit quality candidates

Recruitment and other human resources disciplines including, compensation, benefits, HRIS, employee/labor relations, training and organization development;

Full scope staffing including knowledge of sourcing efficiencies, candidate assessment techniques and job offer negotiation skills.

Experience utilizing structured candidate assessment methodologies (i.e. – behavioral based interviewing) for candidate selection or related experience.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, establish service level agreements to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Effective presentation skills.

Experience with applicant tracking systems and other electronic recruitment tools.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, influencing, listening, fact finding and problem solving.

Ability to influence hiring management to move quickly in selection and offer stages to optimize the opportunity to hire top candidates.

Ed Pritchard
Ed Pritchard
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)