Senior Director, Talent Acquisition- MedStar Health (Baltimore, MD)

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition- MedStar Health (Baltimore, MD)

The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by MedStar Health to conduct the nationwide search for their Senior Director of Talent Acquisition.  MedStar Health is a $5 billion, not-for-profit, regional healthcare system and is one of the largest employers in the region.  Under the expert guidance of the MedStar Health leadership team, this innovative system has transformed its care delivery model to embrace the changing landscape of healthcare. This respected, profitable and patient-focused system provides exceptional quality services to patients and the community through its valued system associates. MedStar Health is committed to the patient-first philosophy that combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service.

As the largest healthcare provider in the region, the system includes 10 hospitals, over 31,000 associates and 4,700 affiliated physicians, the MedStar Health Research Institute and a comprehensive range of health-related organizations. This dynamic health care system is recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. MedStar Health also has one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country, training 1,100 medical residents annually, and is the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University.

The Senior Director of Talent Acquisition will report directly to the Senior Vice President/ Chief Human Resources Officer of the system and will serve as a key member of the Human Resources leadership team. This new leader will be responsible for four hospitals and the diversified businesses within the northern part of Maryland including MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. This new director will promote a positive, collegial, employee and patient-focused culture throughout the system, and will identify and implement cutting-edge approaches, processes and technologies to further  MedStar Health’s reputation as an employer of choice . Additional opportunities for this new leader include attracting, recruiting and retaining top talent for the system; selecting and utilizing ATS technology to support optimal workflows and processes for internal and external clients; the application of principles of continuous improvement to ensure that practices are effective and efficient; provide timely and accurate information to end users and key customers; the ongoing professional development of HR staff to ensure their progressive and up-to-date knowledge, competencies, and  customer focus; and supporting the System mission. This leader will serve as a mentor and expert resource to internal and external clients of the system, and will bring a deep understanding of regulations, industry trends, Best Practices and applicable laws regarding human resources, along with a record of success with initiating and overseeing proactive programs, procedures and policies to meet departmental and organizational objectives.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated exceptional communication and teambuilding skills, at least 10 years of progressive leadership experience, experience building, and leading a decentralized (multi-location) Talent Acquisition team.  A Masters Degree and SHRM-SCP and/or SPHR will be preferred.  Candidates with prior healthcare experience in a complex, high-volume recruiting environment 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 complete confidence to  Please include “Senior Director of Talent Acquisition” in the subject line.

Contact Diane Stemler, Executive Search Consultant at (267) 983-6506 for additional information.