Senior Director of Nurse Recruitment




On-site -or- Remote if within 4 hours of corporate office.


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About the Position

Looking for a career packed with purpose, passion, and opportunity to make a positive impact? If so, we want YOU to join the GrapeTree bunch as a Senior Director of Nurse Recruiting! Not located in our area? No problem! We are opening this position to qualified, remote candidates within a 4-hour radius of our corporate office in Milford, Iowa. We are looking for a creative leader who thrives in a fast pace, forward-thinking & rewarding work environment. The Senior Director of Nurse Recruiting is ultimately responsible for the talent, strategy, and execution of the travel and recruitment division of GrapeTree. This position will focus on developing and executing a recruitment strategy in support of the talent acquisition and onboarding of travel healthcare professionals. This individual will be responsible for identifying, developing, and executing the best practices for sourcing, submitting, and negotiating that lead to successful contract placements. The Senior Director of Nurse Recruiting will lead and coach the Travel and Recruitment team ensuring the recruiters are utilizing proven recruitment and sourcing techniques and creating a pipeline of qualified nurse candidates.

Position Responsibilities

After the appropriate training and practice, the employee demonstrates proficiency in the following:

  • Lead and manage the nurse recruiting development, implementation, and on-going strategies.

  • Manage, coach, and lead Travel and Recruitment team to create an effective recruiting and onboarding process, performance management, while ensuring and cultivating a positive culture.

  • Develop and execute strategies to increase the overall growth and retention of the organization.

  • Consult and partner with the leadership team and other departments to ensure alignment between recruiting needs and recruiting strategy.

  • Research, analyze, and assemble recommendations regarding recruiting metrics.

  • Create and implement recruitment plans and campaigns.

  • Build talent pipelines for current and future needs.

  • Forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans.

  • Lead, develop, implement successful recruiting and sourcing strategies.

  • Work strategically with cross functional leaders.

  • Establish recruitment objectives and goals for the operation for direct reports.

  • Other Duties as directed.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.

  • 3 years of direct recruiting experience required, preferably in the healthcare industry.

  • Recruiting experience of RNs and LPNs preferred.

  • Concrete understanding of sourcing techniques.

  • Previous experience leading and coaching direct reports.

  • Proven ability to engage and establish credibility and respect of employees, peers, and leaders.

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-motivated with minimal need for direct supervision and guidance.

  • RN experience preferred, but not required.

The Perks of Working for GrapeTree

Benefits begin first of the month following date of hire. 

  • 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 and ergonomic standing desks

  • Salary + opportunity for incentives

About Us

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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