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Congratulations – Nathaniel Sweet and Essentia Health

Nathaniel Sweet | Talent Acquisition - Essentia Health

HARTZ Search

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Nathaniel Sweet as the Director, Talent Acquisition, at Essentia Health in Duluth, MN. Essentia Health is an integrated health system consisting of 15 hospital serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,617 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Our sincere congratulations to Nathaniel Sweet and Essentia Health!

Nathaniel Sweet has nineteen years of experience at Saint Francis Health System, Ochsner Health, and Jackson Health System.  Nathaniel has extensive experience in social media strategy, employer branding, sourcing, recruitment design and process improvement, recruitment scorecards, and behavioral interviewing.  Nathaniel has a strong leadership background leading and developing large Talent Acquisition teams.   His experience spans across the recruitment spectrum to include nursing recruitment, executive and physician recruitment, and contingency staffing.  He holds a Master of Health Services Administration from Barry University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Tuskegee University.

Nathaniel Sweet will lead the Workforce Development Strategy, further the build-out and optimization of the Talent Acquisition organization, and assist in implementing the ManpowerGroup Solutions Recruitment Process Outsourcing Program for Essentia Health.  Nathaniel will report directly to Cindy Bacskai, Vice President of Talent Management and began his role on October 12th.

HARTZ Search is a proud partner of Essentia Health!  We look forward to following the continued success of both Nathaniel Sweet and Essentia Health!

Essentia Health

Essentia Health is a network of hospitals, clinics, and related health care facilities serving patients in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Idaho.  In the summer of 2010, Essentia Health brought together the SMDC Health System, Brainerd Lakes Health, Innovis Health, Essentia Community Hospitals and Clinics, and the Essentia Institute of Rural Health.  Essential Health was originally formed in January 2004 through a partnership of the Benedictine Health System and SMDC Health System.  In January 2008, Innovis Health joined Essentia Health and all the hospitals and clinics owned by the Benedictine Health System were transferred to Essentia Community Hospitals and Clinics.