Physician Relations and Industry Liaison

Singing River Health System

Job Description

The Physician Relations and Industry Liaison recruits physicians as determined by community needs and maintains a liaison between physician office staff and the Administrative staff of the Health System. He/She works to build and maintain strong relationships with local industry to generate growth from multiple employers in our service area.

A Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field is required. A Masters Degree in Business Administration is preferred.

A minimum of one (1) year management experience in a health occupations or hospital environment. Four (4) years recruiting experience may be accepted in lieu of education.

Physical Demands:
Work is moderately active: involves sitting with frequent requirements to move about the office, move about the facility, and to travel to another facility within the SRHS service area. Work involves exerting a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Work involves using repetitive motions: substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard copier and 10-key.

Work involves being able to perceive the nature of sound at normal speaking levels with or without correction; the ability to make fine discriminations in sound. Work requires close visual and acuity and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus, i.e. shift gaze from viewing a computer monitor to forms/printed material that are closer to compare data at close vision.

Must be able to work for extended periods of time without experiencing undue fatigue. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Mental Demands:
Must demonstrate keen mental faculties/assessment and decision making abilities. Must demonstrate superior communication/speaking/enunciation skills to receive and give information in person and by telephone. Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Must possess emotional stability conducive to dealing with high stress levels. Must demonstrate ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in complex situations is required. Must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Special Demands:
Must possess superior customer service skills and professional etiquette. Must possess proficient knowledge and ability to use a computer (must be keyboard proficient) and other office technology (i.e., telephone, fax, etc.). Must have working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Job requires traveling throughout the SRHS service area with the employee providing his/her own transportation. Must have a valid driver license. Occasionally requires weekend and evening work in order to provide Physician candidates with ample opportunities to see communities and meet with System Administration and physicians.

Work requires the ability to function independently, adapt to workload demands, set priorities, and understand and set goals. Must possess highly developed organizational, planning and management writing skills. Must be able to quickly gain a detailed understanding of complex computerized and non-computerized information.