Recruitment Consultant – Remote

Sound Inpatient Physicians

This is a primarily remote position.

About Sound:

Sound Physicians is a leading physician partner to hospitals, health plans, physician groups, and post-acute providers seeking to transform outcomes for acute episodes of care. For 20 years our high-performing and affordable care models have combined physician leadership, clinical process, technology and analytics to consistently improve clinical and financial performance. We are pioneers in value, working together with our partners and community providers to bridge gaps in care, from hospital to home.

Sound Physicians offers a competitive benefits package inclusive of the items below, and more:

* Medical insurance, Dental insurance and Vision insurance

* Health care and dependent care flexible spending account

* 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match

* Paid time off (PTO) begins accruing immediately upon start date at a rate of 15 days per year, in accordance with Sound’s PTO policy

* Ten company-paid holidays per year

About the Role:

The Locums Recruiter is responsible for developing trusted advisor relationships with physicians positioning Sound Physicians as the hospitalist firm of choice. This person will source and screen candidates and provide consultative services to physicians and Sound Physicians’ practices/partner clients as a part of the recruitment process. The Recruitment Consultant will engender respect and credibility for Sound Physicians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Post job openings on job boards, send mass emails, make calls to source new leads and interest in open positions

* Screen Physicians to ensure a good fit for Sound/External clients, which includes: screening candidates to ensure any background issues fall within Echo’s guidelines

* Screen Physicians for their expected availability, location preferences, skill set

* Negotiate rates per location to fall within regional and set margin parameters

* Provide practice profiles to Physicians

* Send “Name Clear” to scheduling Coordinator or Business Development

* Send Physician Echo Application form and welcome packet

* Help Physician complete and return all required Echo/Sound paperwork

* Obtain and complete references for each qualified Physician

* Confirm Physician’s interest, availability, qualifications and rate for assignment

* Prepare formal presentation and present to appropriate Staffing Coordinator to include OIG, EPLS, Verification of licensures, at least two references, and board status

* Set expectations with Physician regarding next steps – timeline, phone interviews, etc.

* Prepare, send and complete confirmation detail letters to Physician and client

Other Duties:

Credential Physician

* Work with credentialing coordinator to ensure all required Hospital credentialing documents are completed

* Assist credentialing coordinator with physician and the return of all hospital paperwork

* Work with staffing coordinator to make sure start dates align with credentialing time frame

* If state license is required, research license requirements and pre-fill license application for physician

* Assist physician with license application process to ensure timely completion of paperwork and processing

* Negotiate, arrange and complete license agreement with physician

Coordinate Shifts

* Work with staffing coordinator to communicate schedule openings and schedule physician based on availability

* Create confirmation letters outlining dates, rates and special conditions for each assignment

* Maintain communication with physician and staffing coordinator and assist with any scheduling changes

Coordinate Logistics

* Obtain physicians travel preference – dates, times, special requirements, etc. and communicate with travel coordinator

* Make sure logistical information is communicated with physician and arranged in a timely manner

* Ensure travel budgets are met. This will vary per physician and per assignment and directly impacts ECHO’s margin and profitability


* Follow up on Work Record process. Calling physicians to make sure Work Records are received on time

* Confirm Work Records are accurate vs. Sound Connect schedule

* Ensure signature(s) on work records when applicable and returned to accounting within timely manner

* Communicate any payroll issues from physicians to payroll department and follow up with process

Education and Experience:

Required: No less than 3 years’ experience in physician, physician locums and advanced practitioner recruiting or equivalent physician sales/healthcare experience

Must possess a track record of filling searches

Must demonstrate ability to foster and maintain mutually respectful physician, regional leadership and client/partner relationships

Display a level of sophistication that allows easy interaction with both existing and potential Sound Physicians physician/colleagues as well Sound Physicians’ employees and clients

Bachelor’s Degree required

Other Details:

* Indoor office environment

* Sitting at desk for up to eight hours (w/breaks)

* Working on computer for up to eight hours (w/breaks)

* Moving/lifting file boxes (up to 25 lbs.)

This job description reflects the present requirements of the position. As duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to amendment.


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