Talent Acquisition Manager

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services is a national healthcare company headquartered in Nashville, TN. Our subsidiaries own and operate hospitals and multispecialty physician practices in seven states. Ardent includes 31 hospitals, 4,840 patient beds, 25,000 employees, and 1,150 employed physicians. Within the industry we are noted for recognizing that every hospital is as unique as the community it serves. This in-depth understanding of how healthcare works at the local level is one of our great strengths. We are currently recruiting for a Talent Acquisition Manager for our Americas Division.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our HR team as a Talent Acquisition Manager supporting our Americas Division.

The Talent Acquisition Manager is responsible for the overall day-to-day metric outcomes/results and service levels for talent acquisition for the Americas Division. This position works with executive leaders to ensure that the talent acquisition function is aligned with the overall strategic direction. This position does not have any direct reports. The Talent Acquisition Manager demonstrates the expertise and judgment in the development, planning and execution of recruitment strategies.

Examples of Responsibilities:

  • Works with division and corporate talent acquisition executives to develop recruitment strategy, set priorities, and define quarterly and annual recruitment goals.
  • Recruits for leadership positions in the hospital up to Vice President
  • Establishes best practice processes, workflow, and guidelines for recruiting coordination and collaboration across all geographies and business units.
  • Establishes metrics and benchmarks for recruiting performance and forecasted growth at the business-unit recruiter level.
  • Researches, identifies, and implements the most appropriate and cost effective/competitive recruiting tools. Responsible for the planning, execution, and updates for the Recruitment Management System.
  • Coordinates and/or provides recruitment training and development.
  • Proactively develops candidate pools and full-cycle recruiting strategy to fill Americas Division director-level and ad hoc hard-to-fill positions.
  • Coordinates strategy to reduce reliance third-party contract search firms and agency utilization.
  • Guides each business unit in the development of local strategy and accountability to reduce agency utilization.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of human resources experience with emphasis on talent acquisition is required.
  • 3+ years of healthcare recruiting experience is required.
  • Experience recruiting hospital leadership positions up to Vice President preferred.
  • SHRM PHR or SPHR is preferred.


  • Knowledge of compliance of recruiting standards and practices for team members including but not limited to EEO, OFCCP, job postings, etc.
  • Ability to lead a team of talent acquisition professionals at all levels which would include the ability to coach, establish accountabilities, management performance and ensure ongoing development of team.
  • Ability to execute plans – both strategy and project related.
  • Ability to track, prioritize, and drive multiple-concurrent projects.
  • Strong coaching and advising skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, matrixed organization.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.