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Locums Support Specialist in Remote Position at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 11/25/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/25/2021

Job Description



This is a Remote Position!



JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

The Locums Sourcing Specialist’s primary responsibility is to manage locum opportunities, candidate submissions and provide assistance to external Locums agencies to facilitate the selection of new clinicians for critical open locum positions. The Locums Sourcing Specialist assists with the onboarding process and the maintenance of the Locums providers. This position maintains key relationships to ensure fulfillment of all locum clinician staffing assignments that cannot be serviced by TEAMHealth Locums.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains relationships with external Locums agencies while maintaining the integrity of the tiered vendor plan.
  • Maintains familiarity with staffing locums for a single service line with potential cross training into multiple.
  • Communicates weekly updates of open locum opportunities to D&Y and external agencies.
  • Opens and closes opportunities in Axess and TeamWorks.
  • Logs all necessary action is TW for internal and external locum
  • Performs name clears, candidate submittals and leadership approvals of internal and external candidates within 24
  • Submits all locum presentations within 24 hours to VPO, RMD, FMD and Account Manager.
  • Negotiates with agencies on rates within predetermined thresholds and escalates “out of threshold” rates to D&Y Account Manager for
  • Coordinates clinical screening / interview with agency for locum candidate (if applicable) and required leadership in a timely manner; provides feedback to external agency within 72 hours.
  • Coordinates an instructional email with expectations for agency / provider upon leadership approval of locum candidate.
  • Notifies TH Clinical Onboarding Liaison and D&Y Account Manager of acceptance of external candidates and, notifies D&Y Account Manager, Recruiting Manager, Recruiter and Credentialing Manager of acceptance of internal locum candidates.
  • Initiates the request for completion of the TeamHealth Questionnaire to agency upon leadership approval and follows up on return within 72 hours.
  • COL notifies LSS if external THQ is not received within 4 days and escalates issues to D&Y Account Manager for decision regarding withdrawal of locum candidate.
  • Notifies contracting to initiate the CAR process upon receipt of signed confirmation.
  • Initiate CAR terminations related to withdrawals to Contracting.
  • Serves as a liaison between clinical facility leadership and the external locum
  • Facilitates annual compliance training with agencies for existing external locums.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as needed that may be assigned by management.

 

Job Requirements



QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree preferred and/or 3-years of experience using critical thinking and independent decision making.
  • Exercises use of proper judgment.
  • Project management certification or experience a
  • 1+ years of experience within a healthcare or health well-being setting is preferred.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills and listening skills, and is extremely comfortable expressing ideas and representing the
  • Excellent problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Proficiency in various computer applications, e. word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, database management and presentation software.
  • Familiarity with technology and able to adapt to occurring changes within technological updates, e. office equipment, cell phone use and software changes.
  • Ability to handle and complete multiple tasks with varying deadlines with a sense of
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information used in performance of duties.
  • Ability to adapt to change and positively manage stressful
  • Ability to motivate people and teams to produce a positive
  • Process improvement experience a
  • Possess analytical
  • Strong interpersonal skills required with the ability to resolve conflict in a positive manner.


PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting or from an appropriate approved home setting.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and after-hours as needed with access to appropriate
  • Occasional travel as required.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less).
  • Occasional standing/bending.
  • Moderate to high stress
  • Prolonged sitting and prolonged computer/PC work.
  • Prolonged telephone use.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, office machines (copier, scanner, and fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.



DISCLAIMER:

Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All associates must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor.