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Physician Relations & Recruitment Specialist - Network Physician Recruitment

Job ID: 9468
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Responsible for physician relations and recruitment activities at UNC Health Care entity.


Physician Relations:

  • Serve as a relationship manager, ambassador, and single point of contact with referring providers, physician practices, and hospitals. 
  • Routinely round local and assigned physician practices to provide information about new services and address needs of providers and staff. 
  • Design, develop and execute physician outreach that supports strategic growth, clinical integration, and care access. Collaborate with physicians, service line, and hospital leadership in the planning process.
  • Promptly identify and address care access and referral barriers on behalf of referring providers and practice staff. 
  • Onboard newly employedselect providers, practice managers, and referral coordinators to clinical services and referral management pathways. 
  • Collect customer feedback, market intelligence, business development, clinical integration opportunities identified from referring provider and staff interactions. Provide information to service line leadership, strategic planning, and other organizational stakeholders.
  • Ensure visit productivity meets minimum visit standards established by manager.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of organizational mission, goals and initiatives, internal service line offerings, and market differentiation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and effectively promote the use of information technology solutions that enhance care access and communication between providers. Effective promotion includes assistance with education and training, enrollment, and technical assistance.
  • Effectively utilize data such as [email protected] referral order reports and PRM claims data to identify targets for outreach, market growth, and clinical integration.
  • Document visit and issue resolution productivity in a timely and accurate manner within the PRM contact management software, productivity spreadsheets, and outreach plans.
  • Submit physician outreach visit synopses to service line and organizational stakeholders in a timely and accurate manner. Visit synopses should include visit purpose, attendees, discussion items, market intelligence, and action items.
  • Regularly engage and collaborate with others that influence or benefit from team and individual activity including NDPL colleagues, Strategic Planning, Marketing, ISD, Care Access, Virtual Care Center, Legal/Compliance, etc.
  • Ensure expense and resource management is fully compliant with legal standards, budgetary targets, and financial reporting protocols.

Physician Recruitment:

  • Execute provider recruitment activities according to the recruitment strategic plan.
  • Serve as the on-site coordinator and single point of contact for all provider recruitment and physician networking activities.
  • Ensure that all responsible parties are performing their assignments per the recruitment checklist.
  • Ensure that all provider candidates have a high-touch and organized experience including the development of interview and visit itineraries; coordinated travel, hotel and dining arrangements; be responsive to candidate inquiries via telephone and email; screen and select candidates; effectively lead candidate site visits; assist with contract negotiation and formal job offer process so that it is organized and timely; report candidate status to network recruitment office, ensure recruitment process is fully closed on each candidate.
  • Participate in UNC School of Medicine career fairs, statewide career fairs, UNC Health Care recruitment roundtable, and other recruitment events as appropriate.
  • Coordinate efforts so that activities align with local hospital expectations.
  • Coordinate and conduct interviews of all provider candidates submitted by the network recruitment office and external recruitment firms. This includes telephone and on-site interviews.
  • Onboard select medical staff to hospital and UNCPN services and stakeholders.
  • Report professional observations, candidate feedback, recruitment and retention needs, recruitment workflow optimization needs to hospital leadership and network recruitment office.
  • Document all activity into Healthgrades and recruitment activity spreadsheet, and submit monthly report to leadership.
  • Meet regularly with hospital leadership and Network Recruitment office staff to ensure recruitment efforts are prioritized and fully executed.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires three (3) years of relevant experience in either recruitment, physician relations, healthcare sales, pharmaceutical sales, medical sales, practice management or clinical nursing. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Develop and maintain effective relationships with medical staff, employees, patients and the public. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients and employees, and the general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Spreadsheet skills strongly preferred. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
● High level experience with medical practice management applications, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and Powerpoint training.

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: Network Physician Recruitment 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Morrisville

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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