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Temp. Onboarding Associate – Recruitment (Remote Avail)

  • Job ID: 2100028Y
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Hours: Standard Business
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Human Resources
  • Department: HRIS
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. If you are looking to start your career in recruitment or human resources joining our team in this role might be the perfect fit for you. The Temporary Onboarding Associate will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better by being one of the first points of contact for a new life changing employee at UPMC.

Why Join UPMC?

  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers. And 2020 Corporate Equality Index.
  • Competitive pay- Position pays around $17 per hour
  • Opportunities to grow in your career at UPMC


The Onboarding Associate is responsible for administering a variety of operational, recruitment, and employment related tasks in support of talent acquisition services and operations. This role interacts with a wide range of internal customers at all levels as well as external candidates seeking opportunities. This temporary, full-time position will work standard business hours, Monday through Friday, in downtown Pittsburgh.  The position also has the opportunity to work remotely after training has been completed. The ideal candidate has excellent customer service and organizational skills. Some great things about this opportunity include:

  • Remote flexibility is offered to high performers, but this is not a fully remote position
  • Based on performance and opportunity, there is potential to be hired full time. If so, you would then be eligible for our total rewards program:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage - A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off


Apply today for your chance to join the team!

  • Assist candidates with scheduling their pre-employment health assessments within an acceptable time frame and verify results to ensure successful completing.
  • Accurately submit, track, and adjudicate background and reference checks within an acceptable time frame, including providing comprehensive notes within the background check system. 
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times. 
  • Partner with Payroll to process all pay contracts, including sign-on, relocation, PTO advance, and employee referral bonuses. 
  • Complete all adjudication components prior to a candidate's targeted start date to ensure all employment contingencies have been successfully met, including clearance of all background check components, pre-employment health assessment requirements, licensure/certification requirements, and position contracts.
  • Partner with the HRIS Data Entry team to process and data enter all recruitment transactions.
  • Determine all onboarding requirements for candidates including background check, clearance, licensure/certification, pre-employment health assessment, and orientation requirements.






  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field is preferred.
  • Six months of applicable experience or completion of the UPMC Summer Associates program/Pittsburgh Fellows program preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: 

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct