Member Spotlight - Allyson Bakewell, RN, BSN, MBA, PHR

Member Spotlight: 

Allyson Bakewell, RN, BSN, MBA, PHR | Corporate Recruiter
Ciena Healthcare and Laurel Health

How long have you been a NAHCR Member?
1 year this time, previously in NJ was about 3 years.

Why did you join and why do you continue to stay involved?
Interested in best practices from fellow recruiters in the long term care industry as well as other healthcare groups, and a support network!

What is your favorite benefit of NACHR?
The list serve has become a favorite these days, as way to connect with others and see questions and answers I may not have thought about!

If you hold CHCR, why did you pursue the certification? If you don't CHCR, are you planning on sitting for this exam? If so, why or why not?
I have PHR

How long have you worked for your employer?
5 years

What areas do you recruit?
I facilitate recruiting at the nursing home community level for all positions. If a TA leader, how many direct reports do you have? I am the leader but have no reports! We are not centralized.

How many sites do they recruit for?
80 sites

What do you love most about your job?
Connecting candidates with our facilities. Empowering our facilities to use best practices to improve their
recruiting efforts.

How long have you been in TA/Recruiting?
10 years

Tell us a fun fact about you.
I'm having fun learning a new sport--paddle.