Physician Recruiter

Human Resources Worcester, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Health

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition # 215725
Title: Physician Recruiter
Department: Physician Recruiting
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA.

Position Summary:
This position reports to the Manager Physician Recruitment and is responsible for filling the physician staffing needs of UMass Memorial Medical Group, member hospitals and community-based physician practices.  This position is responsible for sourcing qualified physicians nationally through utilization of multiple networks such as on-line computer databases, literature searches and responses to advertisement in appropriate professional journals.  This position will establish relationships with internal and external resident program heads nationally to identify and recruit potential candidates.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates and consults with the hiring physician to develop a specific recruitment plan, and makes ongoing suggestions/updates to the plan as required.
  • Develops and submits quarterly Recruitment Action Plan to VP Talent Acquisition for review and approval. 
  • Identifies most qualified physician talent nationally through utilization of networks, on-line computer databases, literature searches and responses to advertisements in appropriate professional journals and other media.
  • Develops advertising copy and mailing information for targeted marketing plans. 
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with internal and external resident program heads nationally to identify and recruit potential candidates.  Develops and delivers presentations with the UMASS Medical School Office of Graduate Medical Education for internal residents and fellows on career development programs.
  • Pre-screens candidates to determine suitability for specific openings.  Evaluates pertinent information and makes recommendations to department heads based on initial screening.  Prepares written evaluation of all candidates pre-screened. 
  • Serves as the primary contact for physicians throughout the recruitment process, including coordination of the interview and travel arrangements. Provides guidance and assistance/counsel as needed. Provides candidates with any needed information such as cultural, educational, job-related, housing, etc., to facilitate their evaluation of the job and area. Identifies key factors influencing a candidate’s career or personal decision making and helps link those needs to specific benefits available in Central Massachusetts or organization. 
  • Establishes and maintains contact with appropriate medical associations and other professional organizations and recruiters in order to identify current market trends and tactics in physician recruitment.
  • Coordinates the J1 Waiver process with department and faculty for new faculty members.
  • Demonstrates use of quality improvement in daily operations.
  • Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
  •  Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.
  •  All responsibilities are essential job functions.
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 
  • One to three years prior executive level experience in professional/physician recruitment required. 
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Strong computer technology skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and an ability to conduct Internet research in an efficient, productive manner. 
  • Ability to communicate and interact with professionals at all levels. 

Standards of Respect: