Physician Recruiter - Professional Staff Services

Oschner Health System   •  

Lake Charles, LA

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 77 days ago

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We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

This job plans strategies and implements recruitment activities in order to fulfill system-wide physician staffing needs for all Ochsner locations, as well as for the private practices that admits patients toOchsner hospitals.


Required - High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred - Additional degrees, business training experience and/or certifications may be combined to meet minimum qualifications.

Work Experience

Required - 10 years related experience

Preferred - Experience in a healthcare setting, with internet recruiting, proficiency with Microsoft Access and Excel


Required - National certification/fellowship through the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters fellowship program, after one year of on-the-job training experience

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Self-directed with the ability to exercise good judgment in handling difficult situations.
  • Ability to travel frequently by car, air, etc. to attend local, regional, and natinoal meetings and conferences.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facilities.
  • Ability to work variable hours, such as nights, evenings, weekends, holidays, extended shifts, etc.

Job Duties

  • Develops and implements successful system-wide physician recruitment strategies for designated medical and surgical specialties/sub-specialties in urban, suburban, and rural practices. This includes all Ochsner facilities and any practices that admit to Ochsner facilities.
  • Pre-screens, qualifies, and compiles background information on physician candidates, sourced nationally and internationally. Makes hiring recommendations to regional medical directors and owners/partners of private practices.
  • Maintains verbal/direct contact with candidates or leads.
  • Communicates regularly across the system with hiring managers.
  • Other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.
Must be able to sit and for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as a part of their employments, incumbents are not called up to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

There is no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases