Physician Recruiter

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 144343-1A
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2019

Job Description




Position Summary:

The position is responsible for leading assigned searches and providing the hiring department/service/organization with high quality physicians. The position advises and collaborates with senior management regarding all aspects of physician recruitment. The Physician Recruiter will develop and manage sourcing strategies and create a solid recruitment process to bring physicians into the organization in an effective and efficient manner. This position will be an extension of hospital leadership, the medical staff, hospital affiliated group practice and the Human Resources team. The physician recruiter will be a highly visible and accessible to his or her specific areas of responsibility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Establishes her/himself as a business partner with leadership for assigned departments

Provides ongoing communication and involvement with assigned departments related to planning and implementation of the physician recruitment process.

Manage the full cycle recruitment process to include sourcing, recruitment and hiring efficiently and effectively

Represents and promotes the organization both positively and professionally

Involve and communicate with other internal and external teams to ensure a smooth process

Ensure a smooth transition from recruitment to new hire status by making a clean hand off to the on-boarding team


Create sourcing plans and budget with timelines and stakeholder accountabilities to address short and long term recruitment needs.

Develop effective recruitment strategies/campaigns for assigned searches.

Keep data current on all openings and potential candidates using software/database to maintain current information.

Create practice opportunity descriptions for open positions through information gathering efforts with the internal team and market intelligence for that physician specialty area.

Use of direct marketing, advertising, cold calling leads, and outbound email solicitation is targeted and achieves measureable results.

Attend appropriate career fairs, trade shows, and specialty meetings to create visibility for the organization and the openings.

Recruitment Management

Implement processes to ensure timely communication and handling of all candidates from application to offer.

Establish each position?s professional and cultural criteria to ensure the best fit for the position and organization.

Oversee the scheduling of on-site interviews, facilitate tours and meet-and-greet opportunities for candidate and spouse/partner.

Manage the offer process to a successful outcome.

Provide information and market research as needed to create market competitive offers.

Conduct thorough reference checks as requested or assure that references checks are complete when conducted by department directors or Chairs.

Monitor the offer process to ensure timeliness of responses and close rates.

Internal and External Integration

Effectively collaborates with all parties, internally and externally, that lead to a successful recruitment.

Work with respective practice and clinical services to determine the open position?s responsibilities and expectations and to set criteria for the ideal candidate.

Work with Human Resources to adhere to all policies and support the integrity and requirements of employment process.

Work with the marketing and communications function for the development of recruitment materials and advertising.

Work collaboratively with the Medical Staff Office and be knowledgeable of the credentialing process and requirements.

Involve critical stakeholders in greeting, touring and interviewing potential candidates.

At the conclusion of all successful hires, provide the onboarding team with all pertinent information. Follow up with the candidate once they have arrived to ensure all gatherings are being met, organizational promises made have been delivered upon, and the transition is going smoothly.

Utilize preferred vendors to augment the hospitals? services, such as hotels, realtors and/or moving services

Ongoing Development

Actively pursues learning and self-development as needed to more effectively perform responsibilities

Attend and participate in outside conferences and professional organizations to stay abreast of changing rules and regulations related to recruitment activities.

Seek out information on trends and industry changes that effect recruitment efforts.

Participate in efforts that contribute to the development of the organization, physician recruitment function and strategy.

Organizational Requirements:

Maintain strict adherence to the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Confidentiality policy.

Incorporate Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Standards of Behavior and Guiding Principles into daily activities.

Comply with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies.

Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.

Maintain courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

Demonstrate an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.

Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

Participate in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.

Perform all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor?s Degree in business, healthcare administration, or public health administration from an accredited college or university; other health care equivalent experience will be considered

Licensure, Certification & Registration: 

Physician Recruitment Certification preferred

Experience: Requires a minimum of one (1) year of progressive healthcare experience, previous recruitment experience preferred

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Experience with physician practices, hospital services, operations, and recruitment practices. Understands the practice of medicine including physician training, credentialing requirements and other economic and clinical influences

O-About Us

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

We care for our patients with compassion and openness, unsurpassed expertise, a drive for continuous learning improvement, and with respect, caring, teamwork, excellence and commitment to doing our personal best.

Join our team and our mission of excellence by applying today!