Talent Acquisition

The Human Resources Talent Acquisition team partners with hiring managers through UC Irvine Health to identify and attract an engaged workforce.

As a full-cycle recruitment team, we contribute our expertise at every step of the hiring process, including:

  • Candidate sourcing
  • Interview and assessment
  • Salary negotiation
  • Candidate relocation
  • Onboarding

Questions? Visit the Contact Us tab below to find your Talent Acquisition team contact.

Talent Acquisition client services and resources include:

  • Interview and selection consultation and training
  • Arranging out-of-area candidate travel for interviews
  • Consulting on interview structure and questions
  • Participating in candidate interview or chairing an interview committee
  • Providing comprehensive candidate assessment data
  • Conducting first-level interviews on select positions
  • Representing the organization at regional and national hiring events
  • Targeted advertising campaigns 
  • Subject-matter experts on hiring compliance and policy

Gabe Contreras
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Clients supported include: Radiology, Laboratory, Rehabilitation, Environmental Services and Food and Nutrition

Valerie Croft
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Clients supported: Nurse Recruiting

Alexis Ito
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Responsible for: new employee onboarding, social media strategy

Steven Wiseman
Talent Acquisition Manager
Contact regarding: questions, feedback, executive and temporary recruiting, human resource position searches

Josh Kloppenborg
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Clients supported include: Information Services, Marketing, Health Information Management, Finance, Admitting and Quality