Heather Sweatman

Senior Recruiter and Account Manager


I am proud to call Charleston, SC my hometown. I graduated from Charleston Southern University in May 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. My 15 years of professional work experience consists of Customer Service & Sales in Insurance, Human Resource Management and Staffing for local Clerical & Light Industrial positions and for the past 10 years, Account Management and Recruitment of Traveling Healthcare Professionals.

Work History

Work History

Senior Recruiter/ Account Manager for Traveling Healthcare Professionals

Feb 2006 - Dec 2015
Millenia Medical Staffing - Mt. Pleasant, SC

February 2006 to December 2015

National Travel Nursing and Allied Health Recruitment & Staffing Agency

* Recipient of the "Recruiter Spotlight Award" featured in Millenia Medical Staffing's monthly publication, The Traveler Newsletter - September 2015.

Responsibilities by Job Title:


* Recruited and pre-screened qualified healthcare professionals for various settings; including hospitals, occupational health contracts, correctional facilities and Federal facilities including VA hospitals and Indian Healthcare Services (IHS) clinics.

* Trained and oriented new employees in the roles of Recruiter and Recruiter Assistant.

* Attended daily meetings to bring the Account Managers and the Recruiters together for brainstorming ideas, discussing important issues and creating action plans as a group and individually to reach the daily, weekly and monthly goals.

* Applied a variety of effective recruitment techniques to find qualified candidates, including direct sourcing, calls, resume mining, networking, referrals, social media, job fairs and community functions.

* Served as a representative for the organization at events, educational institutions, conventions (both locally and nationally), staff associations and to the public at large.

* Created individualized compensation packages for the employee, which included hourly wage, non-taxed lodging and non-taxed meals and incidentals based on meeting government qualifications, company housing, Blue Choice health insurance, bonuses, reimbursements for new licensing and/or certifications and round trip travel reimbursement.

* Posted openings on job boards, magazines and the company website, as well as email and text the candidates in our database, and use the internet for sourcing.

* Determined applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants over the phone, Skype and/or email; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.


* Developed and maintained client relationships at the hospitals and healthcare facilities who we are contracted to fill a shortage of full-time employees with temporary employees, contracted for typically 8 or 13 weeks.

* Identified staffing needs and job openings with potential and existing client managers.

* Ensured quality customer service by resolving all issues pertaining to your clients and related provider assignments.

* Informed the Recruiters about the details of the job provided by the medical facility.

* Worked directly with the staffing managers at the medical facilities to determine appropriate bill rates, fees, etc. considering the cost of living in that area and/or the candidate's level of experience.

Staffing Specialist

May 2004 - Jan 2006
Gallman Consulting - Charleston, SC

Staffing Agency for Temporary and Temporary-to-Hire Clerical & Light Industrial Jobs 

  • Successfully managed the agency's largest Temp-to-Hire project for the Charleston Passport Center. This project consisted of recruiting, interviewing, referencing and qualifying over 100 people to start within a 3 month time period. Each candidate had to be cleared through an extensive government issued background check, in addition to drug screening and core skills testing. 
  • Obtained and oriented temporary help by forwarding requirements and criteria to temporary services; providing information and directions to both the temporary employee and the client.
  • Handled human resources records by maintaining applications, resumes and applicant logs.
  • Verified candidates background by contacting references.

  • Enrolled new employees by issuing forms and applications; verifying completion.

  • Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications and attending conferences.

Insurance Agent

Oct 2002 - May 2004
SC Farm Bureau Insurance Company - Charleston, SC

Insurance for Home, Automobile, Life, Farm, Business and Health Services

Sales/ Customer Service

Jun 2001 - Sep 2002
State Farm Insurance - Goose Creek, SC

Insurance for Home, Automobile, Life, Business, Disability and other Health Services



Bachelor of Science

Aug 1997 - May 2001
Charleston Southern University - Charleston, SC

Major in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology