Overview

Entrust Your Career to HealthTrust As HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, we focus on a healthcare facility’s most valuable resource for delivering exceptional patient experiences – its people. We believe healthcare isn’t defined by the four walls in which it’s practiced. It’s defined by the people for whom and by whom it is delivered. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Physician Agent GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Physician Agent is responsible for the sourcing of candidates for the recruitment and placement of clinical staff to fill posted positions within affiliated facilities. The Physician Agent will identify, contact, interview and screen candidates for nationwide staffing opportunities via cold calling, Internet, journals, and various databases. They are expected to develop and maintain strong relationships with candidates and will be an essential part of the overall candidate experience. SUPERVISOR: Director – Locum Tenens SUPERVISES: N/A ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:Develop and maintain strong relationships with physician candidates.Identify, contact, interview, and screen candidates nationwide for staffing opportunities via cold calling, Internet, journals, and various databases.Analyze and evaluate candidate qualifications, education, background, interests, geographical preferences, family requirements, and compensation requirements.Identify candidate’s availability to interview with clients.Maintain consistent communication with candidate through the placement process.Secure final contract between the client and the selected candidate.Solicits additional contracts and referrals from existing and potential clients.Prior to candidates assignment, confirm hospital privileges, secure a copy of the physician’s license, assist in obtaining needed documentation, cover last minute issues with candidateIndependently research medical terminology, specialties, advances, state licensing processes, market conditions, malpractice insurance, health insurance and managed care issues, practice arrangements, compensation structures, legislation, and tort reform on an ongoing basis to develop and maintain competence necessary to proficiently and professionally represent Parallon and its clients, and analyze and evaluate client needs and candidate qualifications as part of the ongoing training process.Work closely with the client representative to relay a full understanding of the candidate’s interests, availability, scope of practice, travel needs and pay rate requirements.Develop a full understanding of client needs prior to contacting candidates; address any questions with the client representative.Submits weekly activity/call reports concerning candidate related activities to team director.Maintain candidate status, conversations, records, etc. in company database (PCR).Assists candidates with preparing resumes and advises them about job interview skills.Consistently achieve key performance indicators as set forth by company standards.Expected to, on his/her own time and at work, stay current and informed of the industries, specialties, facilities, licensing requirements, etc. that may be pertinent to opportunities for current/future physician candidates.Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”.Performs other duties as required and assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: This position requires the following minimal requirements:High level of intelligence and aptitudeOutstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skillsAble to communicate in a professional and proficient manner with clients (e.g., chief executive officers, medical directors, and administrators) and candidates in specialized areas of medicineStrong analytical and evaluative skillsSolid negotiation skillsProficient in the use of computer programs, databases, and Internet researchSelf-disciplined, self-motivated, and results-orientedAble to assume substantial responsibilities with minimal supervisionAble to exercise discretion and independent judgmentMust work well in high-pressure situations and a dynamic work environmentSome travel may be required throughout the United StatesEDUCATION: Bachelor degree preferred EXPERIENCE: Sales, marketing, and/or recruiting experience preferred. Healthcare experience, training, and/or coursework helpful. CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: NonePHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:Requires prolonged sitting and exert up to 30 lbs force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs frequently.Requires and some bending, stooping, and stretchingRequire eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment.Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.Require dexterity to type at least 40 WPMExperience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, general office productsWork is performed in an office environment and involves frequent contact with staff and the public.Together with our healthcare facility partners, we ensure that healthcare professionals have the skills, tools and support needed to fulfill their mission of delivering exceptional patient experiences. This means taking a holistic, long-term view of your career options and taking as good a care of our people as our hospital partners take of their patients. When healthcare professionals are empowered with the right skills, tools and employment opportunity to fulfill their mission – something incredible happens. Patient satisfaction soars, employee collaboration takes hold and healthcare organizations deliver high quality, sustainable access to care.