Contract Recruiter

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 173066-1A
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2022
Category: Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Flexible work arrangements. Must be able to commute to Burlington, MA for training and as required for the position.


Responsible for the sourcing, recruiting and hiring of qualified individuals to fill open positions in the organization. Works closely with the Human Resources Business Partners to assure that recruiting efforts support the overall needs and goals of individual departments and Lahey. Position reports to a Manager Talent Acquisition and is considered a high-volume recruitment position.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to: 

  1. Consults with managers on the use of temporary agency staff.
  1. Ensures that jobs are posted accurately and timely.
  1. Responds to inquiries from potential applicants. Keeps applicants abreast of process as is necessary and appropriate. Reviews solicited and unsolicited applications/resumes. Screens appropriate internal and external applicants via phone call or in-person interview.
  1. Refers appropriate applicants to hiring managers. Conducts interview follow-up with managers and assists as necessary in the decision-making process.
  1. Consults with the appropriate Generalist regarding proper salary offers and potential equity pay or market pay issues.
  1. Coordinates the hiring process including reference and background checks, license verification, verbal offers, scheduling of pre-employment physicals, orientation scheduling and generation of offer and regret letters. Assures the hiring process is efficient and serves as an appropriate introduction to the organization for new colleagues.
  1. Consults regularly with the appropriate Generalist to assure proper HR support to specific client areas. Refers employee relation issues to the appropriate Generalist for follow-up.
  2. Assists with the placement of colleagues eligible for transitional duty in the Lahey.
  3. Meets with internal applicants for career counseling and external applicants for informational interviews.
  4. Maintains recruitment statistics for both internal tracking and external reporting purposes.
  5. Monitors recruitment activity to assure that the Lahey's commitment to diversity and workplace flexibility is being met; recommends alternative staffing solutions, when necessary, to advance this commitment.
  6. Interacts frequently with HR representatives to share resources and discuss recruitment and staffing strategies.
  7. Is familiar with all openings and is able to back up other recruiters and recruitment efforts.
  8. Actively participates as a member of the Human Resources team, participating in HR in-services, projects and activities.


 Minimum Qualifications: 

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:    

PC skills, preferably Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access) and Outlook (e-mail and calendar), Internet.

Customer Service orientation with excellent follow-through. 

Experience:  1-3 years of recruitment experience or Lahey Human Resources experience, preferred


Shift: 40 Hours / Day

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.