Legacy Community Health Services Recruiter - Physician Recruiting in Houston (Legacy Montrose Clinic), Texas

Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life. In addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services and nutrition and weight management information.

Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to 10 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.

Job Description

The Recruiter is a creative thinker, is a professional with a business acumen approach, and enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels of an organization. He/She acts as the primary link between Legacy’s hiring managers and potential job candidates. Primary responsibilities include sourcing and reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, and ensuring that hiring managers are provided with potential job candidates who will meet and fulfill the needs of Legacy and its organizational objectives.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees the entire life-cycle of the recruitment process through the employment offer to ensure timely delivery of services both internally and externally

  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites and maintains a positive rapport with external entities

  • Provides organization information, opportunities, benefits information to applicants/candidates/new hires

  • Determines applicant requirements by comparing experience to job description and job qualifications

  • Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants, analyzing responses, verifying candidate references

  • Discusses all pertinent candidate information with hiring manager

  • Presents organizational information to candidates in a positive fashion

  • Participates in the salary negotiating process with the selected candidate

  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding HR current legislation and provides education and awareness to hiring managers

  • Stays abreast of current HR and recruiting trends by participating in educational opportunities, professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations

  • Accomplishes organizational and HR objectives by completing assigned tasks, participating on team projects as required

  • Uses an energetic, creative approach in recruitment and maintains excellent personal, organizational, and customer-service skills both with team and with customers

  • Utilizes prior experience in the healthcare staffing industry or staffing business to source candidates that are a fit for the organization

  • Is responsible for the School Affiliation Program and student internships, scheduling rotations and assignments, manages orientation dates, monitors internship time periods, and advises managers on training and coaching

  • Other tasks as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in HR specializing in Recruitment, 3 years’ preferred

  • Experience in healthcare recruitment, highly preferred

  • Knowledge of HR practices and recruitment trends

  • Experience with compensation practices and with salary negotiating techniques

  • Previous experience working in a HR team environment

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community officials and the general public

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions

  • Excellent customer service with external and internal customers

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Previous experience with Taleo Applicant Tracking Software

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office applications

  • Supports diversity at all levels of an organization

  • Results driven to meet hiring managers and organizational needs

  • Frequently required to sit; occasionally required to stand and walk.

  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

  • Frequently required to talk or hear.

  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Occasionally required to bend, twist or climb.

  • Moderate concentration/intensity, which includes prolonged mental effort with limited opportunity for breaks.

  • Moderate level of complexity for decision making.

  • Normal time pressure of decision making.


  • 9 Holiday + 1 Floating Holiday

  • PTO

  • 403b Retirement Plan

  • Medical / Vision / Dental (if eligible)