Stanford Health Care Talent Acquisition Coordinator (48371) in Palo Alto, California

Talent Acquisition Coordinator (48371)

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:0/80

  • Shift:Days

  • Hours in Shift:8

  • Location:Palo Alto, CA

  • Req:48371

Job Description

Welcome to the revolutionary new Stanford Hospital, opening in Fall 2019. Stanford Health Care (SHC) is no ordinary health system, and our new building is no ordinary hospital. You will be working in one of health care's best equipped, most innovative facilities, with the tools to deliver superb patient care. Five beautiful gardens, walking trails, a meditation room and abundant natural light make this the ideal environment for working and healing. You'll also be joining a renowned academic medical center that's part of Stanford Medicine and the Stanford University family. By combining clinical care, research and teaching, we're working together to harness the resources of one of the world's leading universities with groundbreaking programs—to create breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment. Take this opportunity to work at the peak of your profession.

This is a 2-year contract position with full benefits based in Palo Alto, CA

Job Summary:

The MyJoining Talent Acquisition Coordinator is the glue that holds the "offer to onboarding" process together within the recruitment process. You will work directly with candidates, recruiters, and vendors to ensure that new hires have the resources and support they need to start their jobs. You will also play an integral role in New Employee Orientation, helping welcome and provide new employees with an experience that will delight and set them up for success. You are a strong relationship-builder and communicator, using your project management and collaboration skills to tackle administrative tasks within human resources with efficiency and passion.

This position sits on the Recruitment Program Services sub-team within the Talent Acquisition team and reports to the Manager of Talent Acquisition.

Highlighted Job Duties: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification, and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

  • Coordinates and completes all pre-employment screening processes individually, or in collaboration with the vendor, including but not limited to: reference and background checks, pre-employment health screening, and licensure/degree/certification verifications.

  • Serves as a liaison with internal and external candidates on matters relating to onboarding activities.

  • Support with the logistics and operations of New Employee Orientation.

  • Coordinates the employee referral process in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Completes licensure/degree/certification verifications for new hires and transfers.

  • Provides support for recruiters with sourcing, reviewing resumes and screening applicants during high-requisition workload for the team. May be required to take on recruitment and offers for entry level positions.

  • Coordinates immigration actions for current or new employees who may need sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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"Our real secret sauce is the quality of our people. What makes us uniquely Stanford is the ability of our people to use their strengths every day to help better the lives of the patients and communities we serve."

David D. Jones,CHRO

Did you know?

600368 new patient beds bring us to 600 total.

1Patients can operate their motorized Venetian blinds with 1 finger to control the lighting.

76A new 76-bay Level-1 Trauma Center and Emergency Department is more than 2X the size of the current ED.

5Our 5 gardens, walking trails and a meditation room welcome patients and families.


Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Bachelors degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university preferred.

Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly-related work experience. Experience in talent acquisition and/or human resources highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with internal and external clients, use good judgment, and treat sensitive matters in a confidential manner

  • Ability to prioritize and anticipate problems before they arise with a customer-service orientation to help facilitate smooth operations

  • Ability to thrive in dynamic and fast paced environment

  • Ability to organize work effectively, set priorities and provide attention to details

  • Ability to prepare and process routine administrative paperwork

  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn human resources systems, both paper and digital

  • Knowledge of Windows-based office software, computers and operating systems

  • Strong standards for quality and excellence

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop effective relationships and partnerships with colleagues at all levels within the organization


SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.