Healthcare Recruiter in Houston TX Resume Aliah Thomas by AliahThomas

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									                                Aliah Marie Thomas, PHR
                                   Webster, TX 77598
                           Email: aliah.marie.thomas@gmail.com
                                   Phone: 832-226-1264
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Education
                                    Texas A & M University- Commerce
                                    Master of Business Administration
                                    Minor in Technology Management
                                    Degree Expected: August 2011

                                    Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
                                    Bachelor of Science in Marketing
                                    Cum Laude Honors: 3.59/4.0
                                    Degree Obtained: May 2006
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Certifications
                                     Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
                                     Human Resources Certification Institute
                                     Certification Obtained: May 2009
                                     HRCI ID # 220090101688
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Work Experience

8/07- Current          University of Texas Medical Branch (Contract)              Galveston, TX
                       Healthcare Staffing Specialist

                           Recruited for up to 200-licensed healthcare professional vacancies
                            simultaneously; assigned positions within 6 Magnet hospitals and 32 specialty
                            care clinics within the greater Houston/Galveston area.

                           Staffed a wide variety of entry-level, mid-upper managerial-level, and director
                            level titles including: Nurse Clinician I-V, Nurse Clinician Specialists, Nurse
                            Practitioners, Physician’s Assistants, Quality Management Specialists, Director
                            of Nursing Quality Management, etc.

                           Conversed regularly with hiring authorities to determine current and potential
                            future staffing needs, obtained recruitment agreements specifying qualification
                            requirements, approved job postings, and pre-screened applicants accordingly.

                           Managed 52 client relationships with various contracted healthcare staffing
                            vendors; reviewed profiles and conducted interviews for qualified individuals
                            presented; submitted top-selected candidates to Hospital Leadership.

                           Cold called and sourced candidates through niche healthcare sites and job
                            boards: Monster, Career Builder, Advance, Interaction, Texas Nurses
                            Association, etc.

                           Attended local and out-of-state career fairs to promote UTMB employment
                            opportunity; created and maintained a database of all interested candidates to
                            establish follow-up and track all successful placements generated.

                           Visited local nursing colleges to speak with both junior & senior class students
                            in efforts to recruit upcoming new graduates.

                           Processed H1-B, T-N, and E-3 visa sponsorships required for international
                            nurses successfully recruited and hired.

                           Managed applicant tracking for campaign projects in efforts to monitor staffing
                            progress after hurricane IKE; submitted weekly reports to Executive Leadership
                            providing updates on interviews, hires, and feedback received.

                           Managed communication of high volume inquires electronically submitted
                            through utmbnursing.com.

                           Completed all required pre-employment paperwork for new hires; criminal
                            background checks, education and employment verifications, professional
                            reference checks, I-9 verifications, etc.

                           Assisted new hires successfully complete on-boarding process: new employee
                            orientation, nursing orientation, etc.
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10/06 – 2/07            Aerotek International                              Houston, TX
                        Professional Recruiter

                           Provided professional staffing services for 28 contracted clients within the
                            Houston/Galveston area; recruited for up to 50 positions simultaneously.

                           Cold called and sourced qualified candidates through Monster, Career Builder,
                            and several various other search engines and networking associations.

                           Conducted 3 - 5 daily interviews in efforts to pre-screen for qualified individuals
                            based on the qualifications specified by the hiring employer.

                           Facilitated pre-employment training for new hires; conducted criminal
                            background checks, drug screens, and reference checks for final candidates.



6/02 – 10/06            Bit Brokers International                          Logan, Illinois
                        Marketing Specialist/Sales

                           Negotiated sales bids among local and international customers, suppliers, and
                            other brokers.

                           Designed and created BBI’s promotional ads; wrote articles for domestic and
                            international advertisement.

                           Spoke publicly and presented Bit Broker’s extensive line of products at
                            tradeshows and convention events in efforts to generate sales as well as educate
                            potential customers of their services.
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Additional Experience

Summer 2006                 SIUC- Study Abroad Program                     Europe
                            Continuing Education Student

                                    London, England
                                    Geneva, Switzerland
                                    Frankfurt, Germany
                                    Paris, France
                                    Milan, Italy
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Summary of Qualifications

                           Certified Human Resources Professional; knowledgeable of federal, state and
                            local employment laws and regulations, in addition to the standard practices
                            and procedures required for Human Resource compliance.

                           Experienced Healthcare Recruitment Specialist with an established track record
                            of superior staffing performance of licensed healthcare professionals

                           Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and
                            consistently meet demanding project deadlines.

                           Superior time management skills, proven ability to effectively multi-task and
                            manage several projects simultaneously.

                           Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and intrapersonal skills

                           Advanced Proficiency: Internet Sourcing; PeopleSoft; Acrobat Adobe, Microsoft
                            Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, InfoPath, and Outlook
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Associations

                                    Texas Association of Healthcare Recruitment
                                    National Association of Healthcare Recruitment
                                    Society of Human Resource Management
                                    Beta Gama Sigma International Honor Society
                                    Mu Kappa Tau National Marketing Honor Society


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                                Aliah Marie Thomas, PHR
                                   Webster, TX 77598
                          Email: aliah.marie.thomas@gmail.com
                                  Phone: 832-226-1264
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List of Experienced Recruitment/Specialty Care Areas


        Emergency Room (Level 1 Trauma)
        ICU- SICU/Neuro, MICU/CCU, BICU
        General Surgery/OR/Neurosurgery
        Transplant, PACU/Recovery Room
        CT/CV/Cardio, Cardiac Cath Lab (CCL), Med/Surg- Telemetry
        ACE Unit, General Medicine/Family Medicine
        Hematology/Oncology, Hemodialysis- Apheresis
        General Pediatrics, Pediatric-ICU
        Neonatal Nursery (Level 3 Unit) ISCU/NICU
        Labor & Delivery, OB-Gyn/Oncology
        Antepartum/Postpartum


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List of Experienced Recruitment/ Position Titles


        Director of Nursing Quality Management
        Assistant Director, Nursing Service
        Clinical Operations Administrator
        Quality Management Specialist
        Nurse Administrator
        Nursing Supervisor
        Clinical Educator I & II
        Project Dev & Support Manager
        Nurse Manager
        Assistant Nurse Manager
        Nursing Program Manager
        Clinical Case Manager
        Mammography Manager
        Senior Radiology Manager
        Care Manager
        Physician’s Assistant
        Nurse Practitioner
        Clinical Nurse Specialist
        Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse
        Nurse Midwife
        Senior Research Nurse
        Research Nurse
        Nurse Clinician I -V
        Nursing Program Coordinator
        Perioperative Services Coordinator
        Research Nurse Coordinator
        Senior Research Nurse Coordinator
        Nursing Care Coordinator
        Emergency Services Coordinator
        Transplant Coordinator
        Transplant Coordinator
        Health Unit Coordinator
        Nurse Manager – Outpatient
        Assistant Nurse Manager - Outpatient
        Nursing Program Manager – Outpatient
        Nurse Clinician I – V - Outpatient
        Licensed Vocational Nurse




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