System Director - Physician & Provider Recruitment Relations Job

Full Job Title: System Director Physician & Provider Recruitment

Job Number: 17000587

Facility: SSM Health - System Office

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, 8 Hour Day

Hours: 8am - 5pm


Role Purpose:
    • Annually delivers 200 physician and 200 advanced practitioner hires (2017 expectations).
    • Brings recruitment timelines into industry standard (6-8 months for PC; 9-11 months for SP).
    • Leads a team of approximately 20 individuals.
    • Delivers outcomes within budget.
    • Develops Resident/Fellow plan and Practicing Physician recruitment plans.
    • Delivers high team engagement, candidate, and stakeholder satisfaction.
    • Leads the Physician and Advanced Practitioner recruitment team across each market at SSM Health; defines overall team and performance goals in partnership with leadership; and provides direction and guidance to maximize department and team member performance and engagement within budget.
    • Builds effective working relationships; provides timely, appropriate, and targeted service excellence to clients, candidates and other stakeholders across all SSM Health markets.
    • Effectively partners with members of leadership team(s), stakeholders, and staff to drive performance and change into the recruiting process ensuring development and selection of top level candidates.
    • Retains working knowledge of relevant market trends and competitive intelligence. Positions SSM Health to be competitive in the recruitment marketplace.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of all legal and compliance guidelines. Coordinates the negotiation of contracts by facilitating discussions between physicians, legal, practice administrators, etc.
    • Manages retained and contingent firm vendors to maximize performance and return on investment.
    • Develops Resident/Fellow recruitment plan and establishes effective relationships with appropriate recruitment sources, schools and programs.
    • Develops Practicing Physician recruitment plan and establishes effective relationships with appropriate recruitment sources.
    • Develops and analyzes recruiting metrics and measurements, producing timely reports on progress.
    • Develops and implements physician and advanced practitioner candidate sourcing plan.
    • Develops and monitors customized advertising and marketing campaign initiatives to address strategic recruitment needs.
    • Works with stakeholders to develop and deliver relevant messaging though effective channels to current and potential candidates.
    • Manages relocation and onboarding processes. Supports appropriate credentialing processes.
    • Manages locum processes, as needed.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Seven (7) years of related physician recruitment experience required, or equivalent thereof.
    • Bachelor's Degree required.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability at a senior level.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships among differing levels of management and various disparate groups such as executive management, senior management, midlevel management, physicians and outside contractors.
    • Superior marketing and public relations skills with the ability to communicate clearly and professionally to present opportunities in a positive manner.
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage at all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrate a professional and adaptable demeanor with internal and external clients, including administrators, physicians, peers, and support staff.
    • Exhibit a high energy level, and demonstrate the ability to work as a team.
    • Experience and knowledge of medical staff recruitment issues and demonstrated ability to work with physicians.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree preferred
    • Previous healthcare, sales, marketing, or recruiting background is preferred with specific knowledge of the medical/physician community.
SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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