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									                                Aliah Marie Thomas, PHR
                                   Webster, TX 77598
                                   Phone: 832-226-1264
                                    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
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

                           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.
Additional Experience

Summer 2006                 SIUC- Study Abroad Program                     Europe
                            Continuing Education Student

                                    London, England
                                    Geneva, Switzerland
                                    Frankfurt, Germany
                                    Paris, France
                                    Milan, Italy
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
                                  Phone: 832-226-1264
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

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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