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Job Requisition Number 21084


The Director of Provider Recruitment plays a pivotal role in sourcing, attracting, and securing top-tier medical talent to fulfill the staffing needs of Akron Children’s Hospital. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic recruitment initiatives to meet the healthcare facility's physician staffing requirements, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives. The Director of Provider Recruitment will lead a team of recruitment specialists, fostering a collaborative and results-driven environment to effectively address physician shortages and maintain optimal staffing levels.


1. Develop and execute comprehensive provider recruitment strategies in alignment with organizational objectives and projected staffing needs.

2. Lead the provider recruitment team in identifying, sourcing, and attracting qualified physician candidates through various channels, including job boards, professional networks, referrals, and direct outreach.

3. Establish and maintain relationships with medical schools, residency programs, professional associations, and other relevant stakeholders to facilitate the recruitment process and expand candidate pipelines.

4. Collaborate with executives, physician executives, administrators, and other key stakeholders to assess provider staffing needs, prioritize recruitment efforts, and develop job descriptions tailored to specific roles and specialties.

5. Manage the full recruitment lifecycle, including candidate screening, interviewing, credentialing, and negotiation of employment terms and agreements.

6. Oversee the development and implementation of innovative recruitment initiatives, such as, provider referral programs, and relocation assistance packages, to attract top talent.

7. Utilize data analytics and performance metrics to track recruitment outcomes, evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, and identify areas for improvement.

8. Stay abreast of industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory changes affecting physician recruitment and employment practices, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

9. Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to recruitment team members, fostering their professional development and maximizing their effectiveness in sourcing and retaining top medical talent.

10. Collaborate with recruitment advertising teams to develop promotional materials, advertising campaigns, and online presence strategies to enhance the organization's employer brand and attract prospective physician candidates.

Other information:

Technical Expertise

1. Proven track record of successfully recruiting and retaining providers across various specialties and practice settings.

2. Strong understanding of healthcare industry dynamics, physician and advanced practice provider workforce trends, and regulatory requirements related to physician recruitment and employment.

3. Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.

4. Demonstrated leadership abilities, including experience leading recruitment teams, managing projects, and driving results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

5. Proficiency in using recruitment software, applicant tracking systems, and other relevant technology tools to streamline recruitment processes and enhance candidate experience.

6. Strategic thinker with analytical skills and the ability to leverage data-driven insights to inform decision-making and optimize recruitment strategies.

7. Commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in physician recruitment practices and promoting a culture of belonging within the organization.

Education and Experience

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field; Master's degree preferred.

2. Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in physician recruitment, preferably in a healthcare or medical facility setting.

3. Licensure: None

4. Certification: None

5. Years of relevant experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in physician recruitment, preferably in a healthcare or medical facility setting

6. Years of supervisory experience: 3 years

Full Time

FTE: 1.000000

Status: Remote

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