Specialist, Clinical Recruitment (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Position Summary

We are hiring a Permanent Full Time Clinical Recruitment Specialist to join our team!

The worksite location for this position is flexible and can be located anywhere within the Interior Health region.

This position will specifically cover the Medical Imaging portfolio. The Clinical Recruitment Specialist (CRS) provides guidance to the Manager on matters relating to a Centralized Recruitment Model and hiring for Medical Imaging positions. The CRS is responsible for providing support and guidance of ethical and consistent advice while respecting the HSP Collective Agreement. Supports talent recruitment for centralized employee recruitment work streams with advice, communication and transactional support to leaders at all levels across IHA and various recruitment related programs, campaigns and special projects.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Supports the planning the development of organizational-wide Human Resource policies, strategies, and procedures, ensuring effective implementation and operation are aligned with the organization’s strategic vision and project goals.

2. Supports the development of overall project plans and objectives, to outline timelines and project deliverables. The position will support the coordination and implementing the clinical component of project plans, in consultation with clinical and operations leaders, and internal/external stakeholders as appropriate.

3. Supports the reporting on the status of project plans, along with major issues and obstacles encountered. Monitors risks throughout the life cycle of the project and is responsible for the identification/recommendation of mitigation strategies to ensure projects remain on time and budget.

4. Supports to formulate strategies for participation in provincial, national and international career fairs and campus recruitment activities. Engages leaders to participate at career fairs with the recruitment team with an emphasis on promoting IHA and attracting candidates to clinical areas of the organization.

5. Analyzes current trends and data in assigned area of responsibility related to the provision of accessible, comprehensive, efficient, and effective service/care. This includes sick time, overtime, casual utilization, WCB, turnover, staff mix, vacation utilization, and vacancies.

6. Supports the implementation and continuous improvement of current practices and initiatives that enhance the efficient and effective delivery of clinical recruitment services within the Health Authority, while maintaining compliance with applicable legislation, regulations and Collective Agreement language.

7. Plans, develops, recommends and implements improvements to systems processes, procedures, policies and services to maximize departmental administrative efficiencies while addressing service level requirements with the various teams, managers and employees.

8. Monitors departmental information such as vacancies, market pressures, internal turnover indices, applications received and resumes screened to support operational and organizational planning. Analyses current trends and data in assigned areas of responsibility relating to the provision of accessible, comprehensive, efficient, and effective service.

9. Supports the development of innovative recruitment strategies using a variety of media channels including all forms of social media.

10. Maintains a positive and productive work environment respecting the value of an interdisciplinary team approach to the provision of health services. Promotes the creation of a quality work environment.

11. Acts as a change agent within the service, fostering an environment of innovation and critical thinking.

12. Represents Human Resources and assigned areas on a variety of internal and external committees as required.

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


• Bachelors Degree in nursing, health sciences, or related field.
• Seven to ten years recent, related clinical experience, including three years in a leadership role.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current registration with the relevant professional college or association preferred.

LEADS Capabilities

Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – fosters the development of others, communicates effectively, builds effective teams, listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnerships & networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers & service, navigates socio-political environments, building personal relationships in addition to professional ones, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.


Starting salary is approximately from $80,900 to $116,300 and will be based on education, training and experience.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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