Rachel Castle

  • Memphis US-TN
Rachel Castle

Society Memberships

♦      Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2007 - present

Objective

Obtain a position in healthcare sales and business development within a challenging environment which will fully utilize demonstrated abilities in both administrative and sales environments.

Affiliations

  • National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

Academic/Research Interests

♦      Home Health Care and Hospice

♦      Industrial/Organizational Psychology

♦      Human relations in industries and organizations, dealing specifically with job satisfaction, the training and development of employees, performance assessments, reduction of employee turnover through the use of retention methods,  the design of fair financial compensation, and effective organizational structure and design within companies.

Honors and Awards

♦      National Scholar's Honors Society, 2006 - present

♦      Psi Chi

Summary

      ♦Steadily increasing responsibility in my experience.

♦Strong communications and problem resolution skills, with confirmed commitment to quality of service.

♦Practical, articulate and creative with demonstrated capability to solve difficult business problems.

♦Consistently obtain high performance through leadership and cohesive team building.

♦Actively coach and develop staff with proven ability to train and motivate to achieve and/or exceed targeted goals.

♦A combination of business strategy, operations, IT and sales knowledge which translates into a great asset to any company.

♦Expert at building relationships not only with colleagues but with all clients.

♦Ability to come up with “out of the box” techniques to surpass company goals.

♦Proficiency to stay many steps ahead of the competition through utilization of cutting edge business strategies.

♦Deep and thorough knowledge of the healthcare industry.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Executive Recruiter

Healthcare Concepts, Inc.

Healthcare Concepts is a national leader in providing products and services to home health, hospice and private duty organizations including consulting, executive recruitment, interim management and forms and manuals.

Executive Recruiter/Vice President of Recruiting (3/09-Present)

Executive Researcher (8/08-2/09)

♦      Quickly promoted within the organization.

♦      Manage numerous engagements simultaneously; understand the scope of the client needs, articulate an approach, determine the resources needed to find the best candidates, and manage both the candidate and the client interface.

♦      Manage internal relationships and team dynamics, working collaboratively when necessary and independently as appropriate.

♦      IT oversight of all company information systems, social networking, and search engine optimization, from implementation and integration to actively managing systems/progress.

♦      Diverse knowledge of many different specialties, both surgical and non-surgical, including Orthopedics, Rehabilitation Services, Behavioral Health, Geriatrics, Home Health Care, Hospice, Infusion, and DME/HME.

♦      Instrumental in winning the respect and business of many organizations (large and small, privately held and publically traded, and for-profit and not-for-profit) and ultimately negotiating numerous contracts to increase company billings.

♦      Relationship building with executive level candidates, as well as professionals within client organizations in multiple specialties.

♦      Marketing efforts in advertising, public relations and promotion of services offered by company.

♦      Able to successfully pick the best people to become part of a team, both internally within Healthcare Concepts, and externally on behalf of numerous large organizations nationwide.

Sep 2005 - Mar 2008

HR/Administrative Assistant; Intern

Beaumont Behavioral Health

BBH is a well respected outpatient mental health clinic. The practicing professionals at BBH included licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, medical doctors, and nurse practitioners with a specialization in psychology.

Human Resources/Administrative Assistant      

♦      While working at BBH, I acquired a vast array of knowledge in the fields of psychology and human relations. I held the position of human resources and administrative assistant while employed at BBH. 

♦      The professionals of BBH often educated me on the many different facets considered in diagnosing and treating patients' disorders. I also learned a great deal regarding human relations, assisted in the hiring process of new employees, assisted in the training process of new employees, and much more. The experience I gained while employed with BBH has been extremely beneficial to my education, and has given me a deeper understanding of the fields of psychology and human relations.

2000 - 2003

Sales Representative/Account Manager

Southeastern Cable Company

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Big Biller

SPSS

Adobe Contribute

Social Networking

Microsoft Office