Our sincere congratulations to Nikol Blackmon and Essentia Health!

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Nikol Blackmon as the Manager of Talent Acquisition at Essentia Health in Duluth, Minnesota. 

Under guidance from the Talent Acquisition Director, Nikol leads a team of talent acquisition professionals in the design, implementation, development and administration of Essentia Health’s talent acquisition strategy. She will provide leadership and expertise to direct reports to ensure talent acquisition processes are implemented effectively. Nikol will evaluate effectiveness and leads improvements to strengthen the talent acquisition process and metrics while ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.

Our sincere congratulations to Nikol Blackmon and Essentia Health!

Nickol Blackmon brings her talent and experience to Essentia Health from LabCorp and has over 17 years of experience in HR and Talent Acquisition. She is skilled in  collaborating with senior leaders, HR partners, business unit managers and others as appropriate to develop and implement a strategic talent acquisition plan.

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

Essentia Health is a network of hospitals, clinics, and related health care facilities serving patients in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship, and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 70 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services, and one research institute.