St. Mary's Good Samaritan Talent Acquisition Specialist in Madison, Wisconsin


Role Purpose:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for recruitment and selection of qualified candidates to meet the hiring needs of SSM Health Dean Medical Group and its subsidiaries. Responsibilities include identifying, attracting and evaluating active and passive candidates for entry and professional level positions. The Talent Acquisition Specialist consults with the Human Resources Partner or Human Resource Leader and Hiring Manager to identify hiring needs, evaluates candidates against position requirements and provides interview and hiring recommendations.


  1. Performs full life cycle recruiting responsibilities including: sourcing, screening, interviewing, evaluating and hiring potential candidates for entry and professional level positions.

  2. Partners with hiring managers and HR staff to identify position requirements and develops/deploys tailored recruitment strategies.

  3. Identifies appropriate sourcing tools/techniques to meet recruitment needs (e.g. social media, advertising, direct contact, employee referrals, employment agencies, and job fairs).

  4. Effectively screens and interviews candidates for pay requirements, skills, experience, education and fit against job requirements.

  5. Recommends candidates to hiring managers based on criteria used in the evaluation process.

  6. Develops pipeline of talent for frequently filled, ongoing openings.

  7. Assists Human Resources management in the overall administration, communication and analysis of corporate recruiting programs and responsibilities.

  8. May develop and propose improvement to policies, programs and procedures

to improve the effectiveness of the recruiting function.

  1. Maintain regular ongoing communication with HR and hiring managers regarding the status of each search.

  2. Identifies and implements best practices to source high quality of hires while ensuring appropriate recruitment cycle times and cost per hire.

  3. May manage searches involving vendor partners (external recruiting firms).

  4. Perform other duties as assigned.



  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources or a related field or two years of comparable experience in recruiting, preferably in a corporate setting.

  2. Demonstrated ability to manage the workload volume required for the position.

  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with hiring leaders/managers.

  4. Professional level written and verbal communication skills.

  5. Understanding the Mission and Values of SSM Health and the Franciscan Sisters of Mary.

  6. Ability and desire to integrate CQI principles and tolls into work processes.

  7. Ability to travel to various Dean Medical Group locations.


  1. Current or recent experience recruiting in a health care environment.

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Job tasks are primarily sedentary in nature.

  2. Ability to perform fine motor skills while using the computer or writing. Computer use may occur for extended periods.

  3. Ability to hear and converse on the phone and in person.

  4. Ability to continuously perform fine motor tasks, such as computer, writing or phone tasks.

  5. Ability to safely lift/carry and to push/pull objects weighing 10 pounds.

  6. Ability to drive a personal vehicle on a daily basis and comply with the company Driver Safety Program.

About SSM Health Dean Clinic-

Based in Madison, Wis., Dean Clinic consists of a network of more than 60 clinics in south-central Wisconsin. Our more than 500 physicians provide primary, specialty and tertiary care in the clinics as well as eye care through our Davis Duehr Dean locations. Dean Clinic also offers urgent care services and operates outpatient surgery centers. Dean Clinic joined SSM Health in 2013.

Organization: SSM Health Dean Medical Group

Primary Location: Wisconsin-Madison-SSM Health Dean Medical Group Corporate Office

Job: Human Resources

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: 17010641