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Physician Recruiter I | PEM Job

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Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


The Physician Recruiter I screens, recruits, and interviews internal and external applicants to fill current or expected job vacancies. Coordinates necessary steps and information to hire applicants. The Recruiter takes a proactive role in filling job vacancies and demonstrates a strong sense of urgency in work matters. Consults with management to identify and recommend the most qualified candidates. Maintains an effective working relationship with internal staff and external agencies. Assists in recruitment of Locum providers to cover temporary vacancies in physician practices. Stays abreast of HR practices. Utilizes SAP and other databases for research, applicant tracking and new hire processing. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision, and Values.



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Healthcare, Marketing, or related field.

Must have at least two (2) years of recruitment experience.




Healthcare industry/hospital experience.

Certified Physician/Provider Recruitment Professional (CPRP)


High School/GED equivalent and six (6) years of physician recruitment experience in place of education and experience requirement.





  • Understands and knowledgeable of the diversity of sourcing techniques.
  • Understands and knowledgeable of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of the recruitment industry.
  • Intermediate technical knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Proven successful skills in a proactive approach to Recruiting.
  • Experience using applicant tracking systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively dealing with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to travel on recruitment assignments.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Recruits, interviews, and refers qualified applicants (external and internal) for posted positions.
  • Counsels with prospective candidates regarding employment procedures, processes, and activities.
  • Assists with the compilation of confidential and statistical reports.
  • Understands, applies, supports and facilitates system and department policies, procedures, and standards and input budgetary needs.
  • Coordinates travel for potential hires and create interview itinerary for site visits.
  • Extends employment offers and supports onboarding with hiring leaders.
  • Works directly with locums and contingency search firms to efficiently fill vacancies.
  • Assists and partners with Physician Recruiter II, Director of Physician Recruitment, and Sr. Director of Physician Recruitment special projects.
  • Utilizes SAP, PracticeMatch, PracticeLink, and other databases for research, applicant tracking, and new hire processing.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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