RN Workforce Planning Consultant:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Centennial Colorado

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.


Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.

Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.


If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 119882

Recruiter Contact: Mandy Howell, amandahowell@centura.org 

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Provides a proactive, strategic consulting role in guiding, determining and influencing the organization’s nursing workforce and talent needs.  This role is both a strategic partner to the business and local human resource staff, and an active participant in the planning and implementation of workforce planning objectives.  Works to align organization design, workforce planning strategies and talent acquisition to solve short term and long term business goals.  This role is responsible for consultative advice and creation of plans for the recruitment of outstanding talent, and will partner with hiring managers to understand their business, current and future talent needs and then develop with other key stakeholders (i.e. Human Resources, Compensation, Finance) the workforce staffing plan.  This role is responsible for high-level consultative conversations with hiring leaders and will leverage critical thinking and influencing skills to resolve complex and challenging situations.  This role will collaborate across recruiting, sourcing, marketing, candidate care and diversity strategy functions to ensure success of the plans.

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)

MBA or MSN, preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements

3 years clinical RN experience

2 years Leadership as a Charge Nurse or Higher

1 year HR recruitment and/or workforce planning, preferred


Current Colorado RN License

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )

■Participate in and lead strategy and design of talent acquisition plans in the local markets. *

■Leverage organizational knowledge, business unit understanding and labor market knowledge to create and influence workforce planning strategy*

■Clearly manage and support business leader expectations on workforce plan, talent availability and labor management objectives, including use of market analytics to understand tradeoffs, quality and speed*

■Development (in concert with others) and execution of a staffing strategy focused on creative methods to source, identify, assess and engage high-potential, diverse talent.*

■Effectively anticipate the changing needs of the business and hiring leaders*

■Accountable for talent management performance targets*

■Assure Centura Health is in compliance with laws and regulations.* 

■Enable optimization of sound hiring decisions in the context of the broader talent strategy*

■Challenge and educate hiring leaders in regards to candidate selection, behavioral interviewing, proficiency assessment, business/talent risks and talent assumptions.*

■Responsible for reviewing programs, suggesting modifications, and ensuring achievement of competitive market position and other goals identified by Centura Health.*

■Ensures talent acquisition programs support Centura Health’s strategic objectives by remaining knowledgeable of the key business goals.*  

■Comply with applicable legal requirements, standards, policies, and procedures*

■Provide counsel to HR business partners, leaders and other recruiting staff regarding talent acquisition issues, and handle escalated issues as needed.*

■Provide insight, technical analysis, and policy support to achieve equitable and successful programs/plans*.

■Prepare and deliver regular (weekly/monthly) reports and analytics and recommendations on the talent acquisition plans/objectives, including course corrections, to key stakeholders.**


Organizational Competencies


We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people of our communities.


It is essential that associates be able to support the values of Centura Health and interact effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors and staff. Each associate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to core values, standards of behavior and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.


Integrity: Honesty, directness, and respect for commitments made. Stewardship: Respectful use of all natural, human and financial measures. Spirituality: Acknowledgment of its central role in facilitating mental, physical and emotional health. Imagination: Creativity and innovation in all we do. Respect: Respect for all persons and our Christian identity, heritage and missions of our sponsoring organizations. Excellence: Striving to exceed the clinical quality, customer service and cost performance expectations of our customers. Compassion: Sensitivity and responsiveness to persons in need.


Staff may have access to confidential patient, associate and/or organizational information as it applies to their job responsibilities and must comply with the terms of Centura Health policies in protecting that information.


Physical Requirements

☑Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications