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Physician Recruiter, Full-time Days

Location Winfield, Illinois Business Unit Regional Medical Group Job REQID 9434 Job Function Human Resources/Academy/Payroll Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The RMG Physician Recruiter is responsible for the recruitment of physicians for Regional Medical Group (all NM RMG locations/regions including clinics and all affiliated hospitals).  Recruitment includes all primary care and specialties.  Coordination of identification and recruitment with Key Strategic Service Line Leaders. Knowledge of full cycle recruiting components including sourcing, posting, qualifying/screening candidates, professional reference checks and relationship management.  Strong initiative and solid judgment skills. Must possess ability to interact with all levels of leadership with high degree of confidentiality and ability to manage extremely sensitive information. Manage all aspects of physician recruitment, including the implementation of standardized recruitment protocols. Consult with medical directors, senior and executive leadership to identify provider recruitment needs, job specifications and responsibilities, qualifications and skills required.

Ability to build and foster effective relationships with all stakeholders (physician applicants/training programs/directors/internal hospital leadership). Sourcing and developing strong pipelines of candidates of the highest quality talent; managing this process from initial recruitment to onboarding.


  • Optimize strategies to source/post/network and initiate marketing opportunities for physician recruitment.
  • Management of full cycle physician recruitment activities. 
  • Management of NM database smart recruiter.
  • Supports physician recruitment efforts utilizing Practicematch, Practicelink, professional journals, network with residency and fellowship programs.
  • Track and manage all physician inquiries CV’s with applicant tracking tool and appropriate, timely candidate follow-up.
  • Facilitate candidate site visits including itinerary planning, outlook invitations, travel and accommodations as required, room scheduling and other tasks associated with site visits. 
  • Management of recruitment events as required, virtual and in-person.
  • Maintain knowledge of the new physician onboarding and orientation.     
  • Support all RMG Events (RMG Annual Meeting, Networking Events, Grand Rounds) and initiatives as needed.




  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with a strong emphasis in Human Resources, recruitment and client experience.
  • Proficient skill in Microsoft office products.
  • Professional communication skills with all levels of executive leadership.
  • Ability to serve all NM locations throughout the system.
  • Ability to travel as needed.


  • Ability to relate to all levels of the organization such as medical leadership and other hospital executives. 
  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment, preferably with direct physician contact.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload independently.



Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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