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Onboarding and Employee Engagement Specialist

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New York, NY 10001


Full Time

Title: Onboarding & Employee Engagement Specialist

Location: DocGo HQ: 35 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001

Employment Type: Full-Time, Salaried

Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision (with company contribution), Paid Time Off, 401k

Salary Range: $58,500-$60,000

About DocGo:

DocGo is transforming healthcare with peerless innovation and on-the-ground care.  Our mobile workforce of thousands of traveling clinicians and our proprietary, AI-powered software leverages robust medical record integrations to drastically improve patient outcomes. In our tireless pursuit of high-quality, highly affordable healthcare for all, DocGo makes the impossible possible. We’re revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare and we need an Onboarding & Employee Engagement Specialist to join us.

About The Job:

DocGo is seeking an Onboarding & Employee Engagement Specialist to join our Human Resources team in our rapidly growing organization. This role is an entry into the world of Human Resources Management and Employee Engagement. As an integral member of Human Resources team, the Specialist delivers an exceptional new hire experience by providing a red-carpet onboarding experience and timely customer service, while maintaining quality and data integrity, throughout the pre-employment onboarding process. The Specialist manages the relationship with the new hire and is responsible for hiring-related transactions from start to completion.  

The Specialist is part of the national Human Resources team and partners with new hires, Recruiters, Human Resource Managers/HR Business Partners, hiring managers, and other cross-functional teams within the organization to ensure a seamless onboarding experience. The incumbent analyzes metrics to deliver dashboards on performance and assists with employee engagement related projects including process improvement initiatives and events. The incumbent will be mapping out vital employee experience touchpoints, organizing resources, events and/or sessions to support a positive employee experience, and will be an important point of contact for the employee experience and talent development team at DocGo. We are looking for a dynamic self-starter, someone comfortable in front of an audience and is a consummate relationship builder. 


  • Leads efforts in ensuring an engaging and positive onboarding experience for new employees

  • Lead and coordinate Human Resources new hire orientation in conjunction with the key stakeholders in Training & Education, Operations, and management 

  • Initiates the pre-employment screening process for new hires including but not limited to criminal background check, drug-screening, MVR, health-screening, references, and credential validation 

  • Monitors, manages, tracks, and updates completion of onboarding activities for new candidates.  

  • Work within the HR systems of records to onboard new hires, update data, initiate system access requests, as relevant  

  • Send emails to candidates and lines of business using templates throughout the onboarding process 

  • Coordinates closely with the talent acquisition team to successfully complete new hire, rehire, and contingent worker entries into the HRIS system. 

  • Act as a resource to all new hires and their managers with questions and supply necessary resources needed to successfully bring them aboard. 

  • Ensure compliance with all regulations and oversee I9 and E-verify process 

  • Assist with developing, modifying, and executing onboarding programs 

  • Regularly assesses and recommends program changes and enhancements to drive better engagement of new hires. 

  • Follow up with new employees to evaluate on-boarding experience and recommend ways to enhance the new hire onboarding programs and experience 

  • Assesses new hire surveys and compiles data to develop insights on the new employee experience 

  • Collaborates with HR colleagues, employees, and leaders to build a culture of positive employee experience 

  • Conducts and reports on organizational engagement survey, including supporting administration and delivering on improvement plans. 


  • Bachelor's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience. 

  • Experience with enhancing the employee experience through engagement initiatives highly desirable. 

  • Data analytics and reporting certification highly desirable. 

  • At least 2-3 years of relevant experience required 

  • Effective communication skills and Strong Analytical skills 

  • Ability to interact well with others, address and resolve issues 

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook 

  • Workday experience preferred 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills 

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment 

EEO/AAP Statement:  DocGo is an equal opportunity employer. We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We pledge ourselves to crafting and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.  DocGo is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The above-noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the applicant a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position.  As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of the position. 

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