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Physician Recruiter

  • Job ID: 553085888
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Administration
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $26.58 to $46.02 / hour


This is a fantastic opportunity in a growing program to work alongside excellent physician and administrative leaders in a world-class healthcare organization. Flexible/Remote work available, as well as flexible working hours. This position will involve candidate generation, building pipelines and funnels. The physician recruiter will get the chance to meet with all levels of management, from CEOs to frontline staff. 



  • Collaborates well with high level physicians, physician administrators and executives in the recruitment and selection process.Develops and maintains effective, professional relationships with potential sources of candidates including UPMC and local physicians, search agencies, and community leadersParticipate or lead in the on-boarding and orientation processes as well as retention initiatives.
  • Develops search plans for each targeted physician recruitment assignment.Solicits physician candidates for each recruitment opportunity. Networks with Hamot Health Foundation staff to identify potential candidates. Tracks regional natives as potential candidates during their medical education process.Performs rigorous initial screening of candidates to determine if such persons meet strict requirements for targeted positions. Presents qualified finalist candidates to practice or recruitment committees.Arranges and orchestrates all interview itineraries of selected candidates and spouse/significant other. Responsible for coaching each participant in every interview regarding the parameters of the position to project a positive image and to insure success of the placement.Assists groups in structuring and negotiating appropriate compensation and relocation packages. Arranges and coordinates all relocation activities for employed physician. Assists in spouse employment opportunities.
  • Responsible for the timely, cost-effective and successful placement of quality, qualified physicians for each project.Provides follow-up to new physicians at regular intervals to identify problems and address their concerns.Selectively provides recruitment services for regional affiliate health facilities and physician practice groups as necessary to maintain positive relations between such entities and the Hamot Health Foundation.Develop, maintain and adhere to annual operating budget. Ensure that proven, successful state of the art recruitment technology and techniques are used in the recruitment process.Demonstrates Hamot's commitment to service excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.



Bachelor's degree in a health related field. 5 years of recruitment experience or applicable professional-level experience with proven ability to interact professionally, effectively and knowledgably with physician candidates and high level professionals OR high school diploma/GED and 8 to 10 years of recruitment experience or applicable professional level experience with proven ability to interact professionally, effectively and knowledgably with physician candidates and high-level professionals. Must possess excellent interview, sales, communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to plan, prioritize, organize and project workload. Requires the ability to analyze the current medical practices and specialties to determine the personality types that will be most effective with the groups and use this knowledge during the recruitment process.

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  • Act 34

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UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as PRIDE Health or UPMC ENABLED (Empowering Abilities and Leveraging Differences) Network, which support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

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