Director of Recruitment Services – MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Director of Recruitment Services – MedStar Washington Hospital Center

The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by MedStar Washington Hospital Center, an award-winning 912 licensed bed not for profit academic medical center, to conduct the national search for their Director of Recruitment Services.

For more than a half a century, MedStar Washington Hospital Center has set the highest standard for health care and reached and surpassed it year after year. Every day, thousands of people in the region depend on the hospital’s internationally renowned multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, leaders and valued associates to deliver exceptional quality, compassionate, patient-and family focused care. The busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C., MWHC has upwards of 6,000 associates, 3,000 clinicians and opened its doors to nearly 433,000 inpatient and outpatient visits in 2018 alone.

The Hospital Center serves as a referral center and central hub for the region’s most advanced acute medical care and offers primary and secondary services help the community’s residents get and stay healthy.  As a proud member of MedStar Health, one of our nation’s most progressive healthcare systems, people who work at MedStar Washington Hospital Center have the opportunity to witness a quality of care and level of patient acuity not found in most other settings.

The Director of Recruitment Services will report to the Vice President, Human Resources at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and serve as a key member of the Human Resource leadership team.  This new leader will have the opportunity to promote and foster a professional, collegial, employee and patient-focused culture throughout the system, and will strategically implement and leverage new approaches, processes and technologies to attract, recruit, retain and engage top talent for the organization.

The Director will enjoy serving as a mentor and expert resource to internal and external clients of the system and will bring a deep understanding of human resources regulations, industry trends, best practices, technologies and applicable laws to the position.  Other opportunities for the Director of Recruitment Services will include implementing robust communications systems and feedback loops to ensure that timely and accurate data is shared with stakeholders, fortifying and building talent pipelines to ensure that future staffing needs are anticipated and met and collaboratively promoting the MedStar Health and MedStar Washington Hospital Center employer brand.

The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree along with 7+ years of demonstrated recruitment leadership experience in a large, unionized, matrixed, patient or customer-focused setting.  Experience working in the acute hospital care environment is preferred and candidates with additional Human Resources certifications are encouraged to apply.

This exciting career opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, tremendous opportunities for career growth and professional development, relocation assistance and all the resources necessary to succeed!  For immediate consideration, please forward your nominations or your own resume and salary requirements (must specify) in confidence to  Please include “MWHC DIRREC” in the subject line.