Job Description

Physician Recruiter

Business Office · Physician Recruiting
Plantation, FL
Health Care
Full Time, Days
Weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00pm
Bilingual: None
Bilingual Type: N/A
Posted 09/17/2018
Req # 2074
  • PRIMARY FUNCTION
    • Responsible for recruiting physicians for the medical staff and assisting with the development of strategic physician recruitment plans. Plan, organize and direct all aspects of the physician recruitment process. The recruiter is responsible for interviewing and referring applicants for physician positions throughout the company. Considerable skill in physician interviewing techniques and knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices. The position has the additional focus of helping to retain medical staff members through practice enhancement and development activities.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
    • This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.
       
    • Responsible for full cycle recruitment of physician positions throughout the company.
    • Coordinates a comprehensive physician recruitment program to ensure an adequate complement of physicians in accordance with the needs and goals of the company. Develop recruitment strategies to achieve and maintain required physician staffing levels.
    • Assists with assessing the immediate and long-term need for physicians; and assists with developing strategies for attracting a proper mix of healthcare practitioners to the area.
    • Ensures that recruiting practices are within accepted legal regulations.
    • Analyze employment applications received to determine suitability for employment.
    • Coordinate with HR regarding background screening (AHCA), drug screening, immigration requirements and additional new hire requirements.
    • Conduct new physician orientation, providing explanations of company policies, procedures and coordinating with respective department representatives for new hire requirements.
    • Ensures the timely and effective completion of daily activities, projects and goals in collaboration with others.
    • Provides support marketing and advertising services for physicians in alignment with the strategic plan for that practice.
    • Initiates recruitment efforts with physicians in local residency programs.
    • Acts as a liaison with external physician search firms for recruitment efforts if needed.
    • Performs other related duties and completes special projects.
    • Manages personnel and programs that relate to physician practice enhancement and physician development activities.
  • PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Education:
      • Bachelor’s Degree in area of specialty or related field. Commensurate work experience may be substituted for education.

    • Licensure:

    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • Knowledge of personnel practices and theories of employment law. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgement and discretion to achieve organizational objectives. Strong interpersonal skills; strong verbal and written and computer skills.

    • Experience:
      • Three to five years of physician recruiting experience or related area of specialty. Healthcare recruiting experience preferred but not required.

    • Adhere to all organizational information security policies and protect all sensitive information including but not limited to ePHI and PHI in accordance with organizational policy, Federal, State, and local regulations.
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

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