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City of Hope

Physician Recruiter - Hybrid

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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Position Summary

The Physician Recruiter is responsible for the physician recruitment process at the City of Hope. This role is responsible for following the approved recruitment process to identify qualified physicians for openings. In addition, the Physician Recruiter assists in the development of strategic and comprehensive physician recruitment plans in accordance with the needs and goals of the organization. The Physician Recruiter evaluates and develops improvements to the recruitment processes, which include, candidate sourcing and selection, interview scheduling and coordination, candidate tracking, on-boarding, third party vendor management, reporting, and metric tracking. The Physician Recruiter reports to the Director, Office of Physician Recruitment and Retention, and also has significant interaction with the Vice President of Professional Services, Department Chairs and Chiefs, the President of the City of Hope Medical Center, and the President of the City of Hope Medical Group.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Work with departments to develop effective recruitment and sourcing strategies and campaigns for recruitment of physicians in a variety of specialties utilizing electronic mail, social media, advertising, fellowship/residency programs, and state/national medical organizations and specialty meetings.
  • Identify and evaluate trends in healthcare recruitment, including location and economic conditions. Develop innovative strategic plans to respond to competitive challenges in the marketplace.
  • Create and maintain relationships with key fellowship directors in order to develop a prospective candidate pipeline.
  • Maintain a database of all candidate information including curriculum vitae, contact information, compensation, references, and follow-up information.
  • Manage the recruitment process and maintain open and responsive communication with candidates, hiring manager, physician leadership, administration, and recruitment-related agencies.
  • Conduct telephone-screening interviews.
  • Coordinate candidate virtual and in-person interviews including itinerary building, travel, lodging, transportation, and facilitating onsite-visits and interviews.
  • Facilitate the collection of feedback from candidate interviewers and distribute the results.
  • May conduct professional reference checks on candidates.
  • Participate in the candidate offer process. Work with department and Foundation Finance to define terms and request business cases. Prepare and process physician contracts for approval, and present offers.
  • Work closely with the Legal Department on all technical questions related to employment agreements, contractual obligations, etc.
  • Serve as a resource for physician candidates throughout the recruitment process. Act as primary point of contact for candidates and address basic questions and concerns.
  • Manage all 3rd party recruitment agreements (consultants, locum tenens, physician recruitment-related agencies, etc.), including processing invoices for payment, entering information into the contract management system, and tracking expenses.
  • Create and update metrics and reports on physician recruiting activities, such as, recruitment status updates, time to fill, search firm activity, advertising costs, as well as produce expenditure reports, and other budget-related documentation.
  • May require some travel.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Business Administration, Human Resources or equivalent education and experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of physician recruitment for hospitals and/or health systems, or minimum of 1 year with CPRP fellowship completion.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of recruitment in an academic health care environment, preferably working with senior leadership and/or physician leadership.
  • Oncology and specialty physician recruiting experience is advantageous.
  • Must have sourcing skills, including using data bases and social media.
  • Excellent analytical, research, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience operating in a consultative or advisory capacity.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, and confidential issues.

Required Certification/Licensure:
  • Certified Physician/Provider Recruitment Professional (CPRP)

Additional Information:
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Oct 18, 2021
  • Job Field: Business Services
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10013169-1
Employment Type: Other