Center for Discovery

  • Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Alamitos
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/1/2018 4:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Talent Acquisition
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    About Center For Discovery

    Center For Discovery has a 20-year legacy of transforming lives by promoting health, healing and hope to our clients and their families.  We are a national leader in behavioral healthcare and offer world-class treatment for eating disorders, mental health and substance abuse conditions.  We serve adolescents and adults in both residential and outpatient settings. It is our mission to create a transformative therapeutic experience aimed at profoundly and creatively facilitating behavioral, emotional and spiritual growth.  We place a high priority on providing an environment that supports an unlimited capacity for learning, and we seek qualified individuals who share our passion for improving the lives of those we serve.


    Benefits of Working at Center For Discovery

    At Center For Discovery you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of eating disorder and mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing.  Supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.


    Additional benefits include:

    • Full medical, dental, vision, life, disability and supplemental benefits including FSA and 401K
    • Paid sick time, vacation days and paid holidays
    • Team-building exercises and activities
    • Monthly birthday celebrations
    • Annual BBQ company event and holiday party


    The Position

    This is a full-time, 40-hour per week position located at our home office in Los Alamitos, CA.   The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for recruiting experienced and talented individuals committed to furthering our brand as a leader in the delivery of mental healthcare services.  He/she will seek out sources of applicants for the company by way of internet sourcing, telephone phone screenings, applicant tracking system, job fairs, and all other effective forms of recruiting. The Talent Acquisition Specialist, serving as a subject matter expert, will develop strong internal relationships with department/hiring managers, supervisors, company directors and executives to deliver exceptional candidates to fill key positions.  He/she will develop external relationships as a way of developing future candidates. This position will work primarily with behavioral healthcare roles at the program level.


    • Bachelor's degree is required
    • 2-3 years of recruitment experience
    • Background in behavioral health is preferred
    • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems & ability to pull reports and organize data
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all types of persons, including clinicians and medical professionals, regarding job opportunities and skill requirements
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, excellent phone etiquette and overall excellent customer service skills are required


    • Developing and executing recruitment and sourcing strategies including direct sourcing and cold calling, postings, career fairs, industry association gatherings, etc. aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals
    • Establishing strong internal relationships and serving as a primary source of staffing and recruitment strategy advice and education
    • Identifying and building applicant sources to attract and hire qualified candidates for current and future opportunities
    • Engaging potential candidates to establish rapport and increase and maintain candidate interest in the Company
    • Building the Center For Discovery brand
    • Pre-screening candidates to availability, interest level, skills, qualifications and salary requirements
    • Working with hiring managers to manage job requisitions, job postings, and overall processes
    • Working with members of HR or the TA team in seeing that key onboarding elements are completed in a timely fashion
    • Responsibility for posting or overseeing the posting of all positions to external and internal job posting career site and job boards
    • Overseeing staffing requisition forms and processes
    • Overseeing issuance of weekly and quarterly staffing reports on recruiting and employment activity
    • Overseeing issuance of employment offer letters and related post-offer pre-employment documents
    • Maintaining an effective and efficient job applicant tracking system
    • All other duties as assigned



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