PLYMOUTH, MI and WOBURN, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2015) -  Lean Human Capital, a leader in education and advisory services for recruiting professionals, and HealthcareSource, the leading provider of talent management solutions for healthcare, today announced that The Recruiter Academy(SM)  is now recognized by The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP(SM) or SHRM-SCP(SM). The program is valid for 16.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP(SM) or SHRM-SCP(SM).

HealthcareSource is the exclusive reseller of Lean Human Capital education and advisory services for the healthcare industry.

The Recruiter Academy and RACR designation is a training and certification program designed specifically for healthcare recruiters passionate about mastering the 5 core components of elite healthcare recruitment. With web-based training modules built for the busy life of healthcare recruiters, professionals will learn practical and pragmatic tools and techniques to drive their performance improvement initiatives while earning the prestigious Recruiter Academy Certified Recruiter (RACR) status.

The Recruiter Academy is also recognized by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) for 15 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification, as well as for 16.5 National Association of Health Care Recruiters (NAHCR) CHCR credits for healthcare recruiters.

"We are thrilled that SHRM has chosen to recognize The Recruiter Academy for PDCs toward the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP professional certifications," said David Szary, founder of Lean Human Capital and The Recruiter Academy. "This further underscores the value of recruiter training, especially in healthcare where the challenges of hiring the right candidates is magnified by the stakes associated with delivering quality patient care." 

"Recognition by SHRM, HRCI, and NAHCR for the educational content delivered in The Recruiter Academy is yet another benefit of the investment in recruiter training," said Michael DiPietro, chief marketing officer at HealthcareSource. "By hiring recruiters that have achieved RACR designation, healthcare organizations have proven they will realize quantifiable performance improvements and return on the investment in training."

For more information on The Recruiter Academy and RACR designation, visit the HealthcareSource website.

About Lean Human Capital

Lean Human Capital (LHC) delivers a radical approach to Analysis, Process Optimization and Continuous Improvement for your recruitment organization. By rationalizing your staffing supply chain, we help you create a proactive, efficient hiring strategy that will dramatically reduce Time-to-Fill and vacancy rates; improve quality and customer satisfaction; and reduce cost and waste. To achieve optimum results, our renowned Recruiter Academy Education and Development Solution provides your staff with "Best-in-Class" methodologies, tools and techniques required to deliver a Lean, just-in-time recruitment solution and create a culture passionate about lifelong learning.

About HealthcareSource

With more than 2,500 healthcare clients, HealthcareSource is the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry. The HealthcareSource Quality Talent Suite(SM) helps healthcare organizations recruit, develop, and retain the best workforce possible in order to improve the patient and resident experience. The company's cloud-based talent management solutions include applicant tracking, behavioral assessments, reference checking, employee performance, compensation, competency and learning management, and eLearning courseware. A private company focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, HealthcareSource consistently earns high marks for client satisfaction and retention. HealthcareSource has been regularly ranked as a leader by KLAS Research for Talent Management, in addition to recognition in Healthcare Informatics 100, Modern Healthcare's "Healthcare's Hottest," Inc. 500|5000, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" list. To learn more about HealthcareSource visit:

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HealthcareSource PR Contact:
Rachel Weeks
Sr Director, Marketing