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Senior Clinical Recruiter in Knoxville, TN, US; Louisville, KY, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

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Job Description


The Senior Clinical Recruiter strives to serve as a role model and provide appropriate guidance to the recruitment staff. The Senior Clinical Recruiter’s primary focus and responsibilities involve working closely with physician candidates, coordinating applicant interviews, participating in negotiating and closing deals, and initiating the hire process. The Senior Clinical Recruiter serves as the main point of contact for the leadership team responsible for the facilities in the assigned region and communicates updates and manages reports as needed related to recruiting. The Senior Clinical Recruiter is responsible for creating and executing effective recruiting plans and managing the recruitment needs for all assigned hospital facilities.


  • Generates and develops leads through advertisements, cold calling, referrals, mass mailings, Internet sources, receptions and conventions
  • Initiates contact and timely follow-up with prospective physician candidates. Documents all actions in TeamWorks accordingly. Develops comprehensive recruiting plans for specific vacancies
  • Coordinates interviews, screens and refers qualified physician applicants meeting hospital and state licensing requirements. Attends interviews as necessary. Evaluates candidate for position and organizational match. Coordinates interviews for Medical Directors. Conducts follow-up interviews with all applicants on a timely basis.
  • Discusses the Risk Management process with new hires during the contracting phase. Obtains clarification from new providers on questionnaire in order to process the application, and if applicable, the Risk Management referral form. Collaborates with designated support staff (COL) to ensure positive feedback is received as part of the reference review process. . And identifies appropriate references for written reference checks. Ensures candidates comply with submitting all necessary credentials and documents prior to any clinical assignments.
  • Maintains the integrity of the physician database in TeamWorks. Utilizes the system to obtain reports, searches and listings. Adheres to TeamHealth protocols established regarding required information and documentation as well as overall data adherence including the accurate capture of source information.
  • Prepares recruiting presentations for regional meetings and workshops, when needed.
  • Oversees training of new recruiters. Conducts preliminary evaluations and provides feedback to the appropriate Directors.



  • Participates in start-up protocol for new contracts as needed. Researches reference books, Internet, all surrounding hospitals and other sources to track down possible physician recruits.
  • Maintains the facility profile with current demographics, credentials requirements and salary information on each facility in his/her region.
  • Establishes ongoing relationships with residency programs in conjunction with Residency Relations.
  • Prepares for and attends regional receptions and convention exhibits
  • Prepares monthly reports for recruitment activity, including all relevant activity. Prepares a bi-monthly report to all facility Medical Directors where there are open positions; this report is also sent to the Senior Vice President and Regional Medical Director overseeing the facility
  • Participates in the maintenance of annual analysis to include source analysis, advertising, mass mailings, exit interviews and new hire/medical director surveys
  • Maintains regular contact with new hires until the effective start date and beyond for retention purposes including initial satisfaction surveys.
  • Accepts additional responsibilities as necessary
  • Assists in training new staff members as requested
  • Conducts salary surveys as requested. Canvases new market areas to determine appropriate compensation for contract bids and proposals
  • Conducts facility site visits as appropriate.


Job Requirements


  • College degree, preferably in marketing, public relations or a business-related field
  • Ability to work as a member of a TeamHealth Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking
  • High degree of judgment and independent decision-making with regard to the analysis of applicant credentials, skill level and the subsequent referral of the appropriate Medical Director
  • High degree of initiative, creativity and willingness to accept responsibility
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to interact effectively with physicians, colleagues and administrative personnel
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel


  • N/A


  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less);
  • Travel - 35-40%
  • Moderate to high stress;
  • Prolonged telephone use;
  • Prolonged sitting; and
  • Prolonged work in a computer/PC.


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.