Aliah Marie Thomas, PHR
Webster, TX 77598
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
Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
Human Resources Certification Institute
Certification Obtained: May 2009
HRCI ID # 220090101688
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
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
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
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
Negotiated sales bids among local and international customers, suppliers, and
Designed and created BBI’s promotional ads; wrote articles for domestic and
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.
Summer 2006 SIUC- Study Abroad Program Europe
Continuing Education Student
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
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
List of Experienced Recruitment/Specialty Care Areas
Emergency Room (Level 1 Trauma)
ICU- SICU/Neuro, MICU/CCU, BICU
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
List of Experienced Recruitment/ Position Titles
Director of Nursing Quality Management
Assistant Director, Nursing Service
Clinical Operations Administrator
Quality Management Specialist
Clinical Educator I & II
Project Dev & Support Manager
Assistant Nurse Manager
Nursing Program Manager
Clinical Case Manager
Senior Radiology Manager
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse
Senior 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
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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