Background Specialist

Do you want to join a growing company that’s making a positive impact in the healthcare industry? If so, join the GrapeTree bunch as a Background Specialist at our corporate office in Milford, Iowa – just miles away from Lake Okoboji! We are looking for an individual with strong confidentiality skills. The Background Specialist focuses primarily on initiating, evaluating, and processing confidential background information for all prospective hires and current healthcare professionals employed by GrapeTree Medical Staffing. This position will work closely with the OnBoarding and Human Resources teams to ensure Joint Commission compliance and follow state and federal regulations.


Position Details 

  • Gather confidential information from healthcare professionals through various forms of communication 

  • Verify accuracy and completeness of waiver and consent forms 

  • Initiate state and federal backgrounds for all active states 

  • Initiate abuse and neglect registries for all states with active registries 

  • Handle crucial conversations relating to a healthcare professionals background 

  • Review details of all documentation to determine eligibility for hire 

  • Initiate drug screenings 


Position Requirements 

  • Computer experience and skills with, but not limited to, Microsoft Office and Internet  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills 

  • High level of confidentiality 

  • Previous human resources experience preferred, but not required 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 


The Perks of Working for Us

  • Benefits begin first of the month following date of hire to include health insurance, vision/dental plan, short-term disability, flexible spending account, life insurance, 401k, paid time off (PTO), holiday pay, and your birthday is a paid day off 

  • Casual dress code, 24/7 fitness center  

  • Hourly wage + Incentives 

Work Environment 

  • Workstation is a cubicle setting with ergonomic adjustment availabilities  

  • Multiple monitors 

  • Frequent phone usage 

  • Adequate lighting for workspace, clean environment with moderate noise levels 

Award Winning | GrapeTree was recently ranked #3175 on the Inc5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies and #47 on the Staffing Industry Analyst List of Fastest Growing Healthcare Staffing Firms! 


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Tel: (712) 336-0800
Fax: (888) 678-4077
2501 Boji Bend Drive, Suite 100
Milford, Iowa 51351
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