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Residency Relations Specialist in Knoxville, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description


The Residency Relations Specialist establishes strong working relationships with residents and residency training programs to increase the number of new resident hires. This position is responsible for coordinating residency recruitment events and recruiting residents to work with TeamHealth to staff hospitals-based opportunities. This position also organizes and attends residency recruitment functions to increase awareness of TeamHealth and to ensure that TeamHealth is the practice of choice for all residents.




  • Partners with TeamHealth divisional leadership to plan successful strategies for residency recruitment
  • Researches residency program demographics within assigned territory. Identifies residency program contacts: program director, program coordinator, and/or chief resident(s). Initializes contact and establishes relationship with residency programs to familiarize them with TeamHealth.
  • Organizes and attends all residency recruitment functions for all residency training programs within assigned territory. Works on a one-on-one basis with residency program contact to fully execute recruitment function. Identifies and collaborates with TeamHealth physician(s) to attend and speak at residency recruitment functions. Arranges for physician travel.
  • Contracts with vendors and negotiates pricing terms for recruitment function.
    • Maximizes TeamHealth exposure to residents by marketing the announcement of the recruitment function through multiple mediums. Responsible for selecting and ordering TeamHealth promotional items to be given to residents at recruitment functions.   Responsible for presenting TeamHealth brand and information at each residency recruitment event. Collaborates with TeamHealth physician recruiters to match residents with desired TeamHealth locations/opportunities.
  • Provides constant communication and feedback to TeamHealth divisional leadership on all details of residency recruitment events.
    • Corresponds with each resident within assigned
    • Places cold telephone calls to achieve recruiting goals and to identify potential candidates for contracting.
    • Establishes and operates within individual working budget for residency recruitment outreach.
    • Updates and enters all resident information into the TeamWorks system.
    • Interfaces with Marketing, Accounting, and Physician Recruiting on a continual basis to ensure all functions of resident recruitment are carried on in a timely and efficient manner.


Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or other relevant field.
  • Two to three years of marketing, sales, physician recruiting, or event management experience.
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to excel under pressure and handle multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • The individual must be highly energetic, a self-starter, and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel up to 75%


  • None


  • Job performed in a well-lit, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/ carrying (15 pounds or less);
  • Occasional standing/ bending/ stooping/ reaching;
  • Moderate to high stress levels;
  • Moderate to prolonged use of the telephone;
  • Prolonged sitting;
  • Prolonged work on a PC/ Computer;
  • Some overtime may be required.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, 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.


The information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.