Manager Talent Selection & Assessment, Baylor Scott & White Health
Ms. Plugge currently serves as the Talent Assessment and Selection Manager for Baylor Scott & White Health’s (BSWH) Talent Management team. In this role, she leads the creation and implementation of selection and assessment strategies for the integrated system. This team focuses on developing selection interventions that will change and enhance the way we hire talent as well as establishes assessment strategies for employee and leadership development.
Prior to joining BSWH, Rachel was a Consultant at Kenexa. In this role she managed clients, consulted around assessments and services, and identified ways to improve customer service and client satisfaction. Rachel conducted assessment trend analysis for clients and contributed to a variety of product innovations and research projects. Prior to this role, she was a Personnel Psychologist at the Office of Personnel Management where she consulted with government clients on a variety of individual assessment projects.
Rachel holds a M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the George Mason University. She graduated with University Honors from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration. Rachel is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, the Society of Industrial / Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Young Professionals Group.
Rachel grew up moving around, living in several states in the U.S. and three countries. She has a passion for exploring new places, trying new foods, and meeting new people.
Rachel has a large, close-knit family (including 3 siblings, 35 first cousins, and 21 aunts/uncles).
Rachel is passionate about working for an organization that so actively strives to provide the community with excellent patient care. She loves coming to work every day to ensure BSWH hires and develops the very best talent to serve our patients and their families.