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Corporate Recruiter

Phoenix, AZ
March 06, 2018

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Page * of * J. Ford

Jená Ford

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Phoenix, AZ 85020



Dedicated, customer service focused, results driven recruiter with over 18 years’ experience and ability to target strategically and focus on niche markets. Prior management experience as well HR Generalist experience managing over three hundred contract employees. Prior responsibilities include:

Source candidates through various recruiting sources

Work closely with hiring Managers to understand staffing needs, skills, knowledge and abilities necessary for each open position.

Lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for assigned open positions

Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting

Build networking to find qualified passive candidates

Tracking and communicating interview confirmations and changes

Managing the interview process and candidate experience

Managing the Applicant Tracking System: tracking all candidate resumes, applications, emails, etc.

Responsible for posting all position on internal and external sites

Tracking expirations of postings

Updating/changing posting as needed

Responsible carrying out Company Policies and Human Resource-related procedures and interpretation of same

Assist in the coordination of the company Orientation Programs

Responsible for the administration and maintenance of the HR on-line system as well as internal HR Personnel files (includes but not limited to; filing, auditing files, etc.)

Participates in weekly HR meetings

Assists in the maintenance of a comprehensive set of procedures and tools (e.g., HR database) for the HR department.


MS Office Suite, PeopleSoft, Oracle HR, UltiPro

Applicant Tracking Systems: Taleo, Kenexa, iRecruitment, BrassRing, CATS, Applicant Stack, iCIMS

Sourcing Sites: CareerBuilder, Monster, Craig’s List, LinkedIn, Indeed, Glass Door

Specialized Sites:,,, Dice,, Inside ARM EXPERIENCE:

1/2014 – current nThrive (formerly Adreima) Phoenix, AZ Talent Acquisition Partner

Responsible for the full life cycle recruiting process including; sourcing top talent in clinical and finance realm for full cycle revenue management hospital consulting company. 2/2013 – 9/2013 ARS National Phoenix, AZ

Talent Selection Specialist

Manage a successful sourcing strategy that generates a qualified candidate pool every month, including on-line Job Boards, community networking, and industry specific targeting. 4/2010 – 12/2012 Cigna OnSite Health Care Phoenix, AZ Senior Recruiter/ HR Consultant

Recruit and screen quality contract staff to meet client's needs for biometric health screenings for weekly needs on a national basis.

12/2009 – 4/2010 Crdentia Healthcare Staffing Phoenix, AZ Account Manager/ Recruiter

Marketing to existing clientele as well as new business niche markets to increase revenue. Page 2 of 2 J. Ford

4/2009 - 11/2009 Select Specialty Hospital Phoenix, AZ Staffing and Recruitment Specialist

Ensure strategies to for agency reduction and accomplishment of fiscal goals 4/2008 – 3/2009 Yoh HR Solutions –contracted at GE Capital Solutions Scottsdale, AZ Corporate Recruiter

Consulted and advised hiring managers on overall hiring process, collaborated on job requisition details and creation, and advised on effective candidate assessment/interview techniques 7/2007 – 3/2008 US Airways Tempe, AZ

Contract Recruiter - Corporate Recruitment

Managed recruitment life cycle; including but not limited to sourcing, screening, interviewing, selecting, negotiating, relocating, pre-employing qualified candidates for open positions 8/2006 – 6/2007 Phoenix Children’s Hospital Phoenix, AZ Professional Recruiter

Administered and coordinated the complex functions associated throughout the recruitment life cycle for all ancillary, support and clinical positions.

2/2006 - 8/2006 Kelly Services Phoenix, AZ

Branch Manager – Onsite for State of Arizona

Directly supervised 3 internal employees and 400 external employees, to include weekly reporting of growth of government account in sales and service as well as P & L review. 2/2004 - 2/2006 NurseCore Tucson, AZ/ Phoenix, AZ

Nurse Recruiter

Received and coordinated home care requests and supplemental clinical staffing requests and assigned qualified medical personnel to clients on an on-going basis. 1/1998- 2/2004 Adecco Employment Tucson, AZ


Recruitment of clerical, administrative and light industrial candidates, job board postings and various networks, payroll for 300+ contract employees. Managed 4 on-site accounts to include recruitment and servicing. EDUCATION:

1990-1994 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ Undergraduate study in Foreign Affairs, with a Minor in French.

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