Physician Liaison and Recruiter

  • Conway Medical Center
  • 300 Singleton Ridge Road Conway South Carolina 29526 United States
  • Posted: Jan 30, 2019
Full-time Professional

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Physician Liaison and Recruiter (PL – R) is responsible for the recruitment and development of relationships with physicians and staff in network and new markets in order to increase service delivery to our communities as well as facilitate overall growth and referrals for the organization. The PL-R will assist in improving relations, and remove barriers to services, while coordinating outreach, promoting and offering educational information for referral sources based on the needs and profile of a practice.  Helps to ensure Conway Medical Center continues to advance its mission by bringing new physicians to the area. The PL-R also, serves as a personal communication link to the vast resources and new technologies Conway Medical Center has to offer. 
 
In addition, the PL-R will be responsible for all interactions with Conway Physicians Group current providers.  The PL-R will provide an entry point of contact for all current and prospective providers and staff, build and maintain open two-way communication channels with current and prospective providers, provide education about hospital resources and other community services, as well as connect providers, managers and other clinic staff to Conway Medical Center. The PL-R will demonstrate the ability to critically think through various types of encounters to strategically improve/link physicians and services, determine practice referral sources and classifying their needs, and will assist with the CMC medical internship and residency program.  The PL-R will develop relationships with local, regional and national residency training programs for physicians and local and regional training programs for Advance Practice Providers. The PL- R is responsible for managing and executing all aspects of sourcing efforts to develop a robust pipeline of talent, this includes fostering and cultivating relationships with key candidates and talent pools for just-in-time critical sourcing and strategic long-term pipeline development, understanding of Physician Needs Assessment and its application into Physician Recruitment process. The PL-R will meet recruiting targets, refer and monitor the retention of physicians and APP’s, meet with CPG leaders regarding recruitment services and determine the scope of services and prerequisites, Manage colleague recruitment and referral program, and effectively handle searches to include sourcing of candidates through all mediums, video interviews, phone calls, references, interviewing, scheduling, site visits and presentation of candidates, meet/greet follow up and assistance with relocation, and maintain excellence in communication and follow up with candidates throughout entire lifecycle of the recruiting process.
 
All organizational staff, including this position are specifically required as a condition of continued employment to make advance preparations for their families and pets in the event of weather emergencies such as Hurricanes and flooding threats.  Any staff member can be determined as essential staff required to report to the facility during these events. In many cases this means reporting and sleeping at the facility before, during and after a weather emergency. By signing this job description, the staff member accepts this responsibility of readiness to report to work during any designated emergency staffing situation. CMC staff members operate as one team meeting the healthcare needs of our communities, thus this position will on occasion complete other duties as assigned beyond those designated in this primary job description which may include “float” coverage at an alternate facility, department or assignment.

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Marketing, or other closely related field required.
  • Master’s degree in closely related field preferred.
Experience:
  • A minimum of (one) 1 year prior specific physician recruitment experience required.  
  • A minimum of (one) 1 year prior successful professional experience in a physician liaison role required.
  • Healthcare marketing experience preferred.
  • Community based healthcare sales or prior face-to-face physician practice relationship building experience preferred.
Certification:
  • Certification from one of the following is preferred:
                              *  American Society of Physician Recruiters.                               *  National Association of physician Recruiters.                               *  Association of Staff Physician Recruiters. Special Skills:
  • Knowledge of current and future trends/practice in area of responsibility required.
  • Knowledge of and proven ability to execute the entire physician recruitment cycle required.
  • Ability to conduct practice and physician profiling required.
  • Ability to identify candidates, develop leads using all industry standard resources required.
  • Knowledge of position related regulatory and governing standards required.
  • Prior experience with Cerner systems and CRM software preferred.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills strongly required.
Other:
  • Reliable personal transportation to motivate between various practices and other locations throughout the region required.
  • SC Driver’s License in good standing required.
Working Conditions:
  • Often on the road traveling around the community visiting practices where temperature and external environmental conditions will vary.
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally required.
  • Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring.
  • Prolonged standing and walking required.
Physical Requirements:
Light-Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.