Physician Recruiter Full Time

At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care. Under the Manager's general supervision, undertakes physician recruitment searches for Saint Alphonsus and assists the Regional Health System at large. Serve as hospital representative to system administration, board of directors, physicians, government and regulatory bodies, service line directors, and clinic office managers. Work in concert with strategic multidisciplinary teams to meet the physician staffing needs of the Regional Health System.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  Business or health-related degree preferred.  MBA or MHA preferred.
  • Three years professional recruiting experience preferred.
  • Physician relations activities and health care experience preferred.
  • Requires well developed interpersonal skills for dealing with a range of complicated problem solving situations.
  • Must be able to think strategically while at the same time prioritize day-to-day tasks.
  • Communicate effectively and work in a collaborative and collegial fashion with physicians, administrators, and department recruiters and staff.
  • Ability to work after normal business hours as required.
  • Strong organizational skills, goals- and results-oriented mentality, flexibility, creativity, social sensitivity as well a service orientation.
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows operating systems software including, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; must be able to navigate the Internet and Web applications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organizational Mission, Core Values, and Vision in behaviors, practices, policies and decisions. 
  • Under direction of Manager, provide professional physician recruitment services.

    Design and implement appropriate recruitment strategies in accordance with department procedures and protocols to source, vet, interview and fill assigned searches in a timely and efficient manner.

    Provide prompt, respectful, and dignified communication and follow-up with physician candidates and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group leadership at all stages of the recruitment process.

  • Ability to independently plan, organize, prioritize, schedule, coordinate, and make decisions relating to assigned tasks and responsibilities.  Includes development of recruitment marketing/sourcing plans for each assigned search, on-going monitoring and updating of sourcing plans and avenues post-implementation and making adjustments as necessary. Recruiter will also closely coordinate marketing / sourcing efforts with the Trinity Health recruitment department.
  • Plan accordingly and implement strategies to develop relationships with northwest and/or intermountain regional residency and fellowship training program (and track) directors, program administrators and coordinators and any related staff who can assist in cultivating and increasing networking and relationship building with physician interns, residents and fellows.
  • Prepare and communicate status reports in verbal and written formats on weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly bases to SAMG management, administration and physician groups on assigned searches. Utilize computer software to track candidate info (i.e, Kontact Intelligence, aka KI) and report efforts (Excel & KI).
  • Steward advertising, marketing and purchased services resources to recruit in cost-effective and timely manner.
  • Maintain contact and relationship with recruited candidates at regular intervals to improve provider retention and reduce turnover; communicate provider feedback to management.
  • Exercise diplomacy, discretion, sound judgment, strategic thinking and maintain confidentiality.
  • Participate in selected tactic meetings and provide functional direction to physician recruitment.
  • Assists with the facilit