Catholic Health Initiatives Physician HR Specialist - Physician Employment Services - FT (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Physician HR Specialist - Physician Employment Services - FT (Days)



Assists in the creation of a work community of choice at



  • Represents Mercy as an employer.

  • Assists in the sourcing and recruitment(includes itinerary development) of qualified mid- level and physician candidates.

  • Utilizes the applicant tracking system toeffectively enter information and monitor the new hire and transfer ofmid-levels and physicians.

  • Assists in the facilitation of new physician andmid level paperwork process (Human Resource, Employee Health and Credentialingas appropriate).

  • Conducts and maintains accountability of allreferences and background checks.

  • Develops working relationships with physicians,clinic managers and others both externally and internally to provide networkingand recruitment sources.

  • Maintains broad knowledge of available positionsand benefits.

  • Assist with assigned projects and related needs.

  • Communicates effectively with coworkers andmanagers to ensure favorable outcomes (e.g.: new hires, paperwork completion,salary discussions, and others).



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or related field strongly preferred

  • Prior Human Resources, physician or mid level recruitment, or healthcare management experience required

  • Healthcare personnel experience preferred

  • Ability to work with diverse backgrounds

  • Demonstrate positive customer service orientation

  • Must maintain confidentiality; use sound judgment, and discretion.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

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Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0115673