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Virtual Req #1219
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Cross Country Healthcare is looking for top talent to join our team


Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCH) is a leader in providing total talent management including strategic workforce solutions, contingent staffing, permanent placement and other consultative services for healthcare clients. Leveraging nearly 35 years of expertise and insight, CCH solves complex labor-related challenges for clients while providing high-quality outcomes and exceptional patient care. As a multi-year Best of Staffing® Award winner, CCH is committed to excellence in delivery of its services and was the first public company to earn The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification with Distinction.


Work closely with your team in sourcing, screening, vetting, and preparing candidate paperwork with the goal of filling your open search on a timely basis.


·Team with Search Consultant in providing professional assistance to both candidates and clients

·Successfully complete assigned physician searches

·Assist in developing and implementing sourcing strategies for each search

·Source candidates through phone calls, ads, our database, job board mining and other tools

·Recruit, screen, interview and assess high volumes of candidates for exempt and nonexempt roles to exceed the client’s needs and expectations

·Proactively seek new avenues to attract candidates

·Maintain accurate candidate records and ensure applicant tracking systems (ATS is accurate

·Prepare candidate paperwork (summaries, curriculum vitae, progress update reports, etc.)

·Request candidate references

·Effectively manage client/candidate relationships

·Coordinate candidate interviews

·Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

·Willingness to work extended hours (some evenings and an occasional weekend phone call to a potential candidate

·Attend staffing meetings and staffing oriented training.

·Must possess excellent judgment to prioritize work, handle multiple projects at once, and meet objectives.

·Maintain expected quality standards in all oral and written communications

·Complete weekly staffing reports and work on recruiting projects as requested.

·All other duties as assigned.

Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


The recruiter will report to their assigned Senior Search Consultant as well as the Vice President of Physician and Advanced Practice Recruitment


College or University degree and/or 2-4 years of experience or equivalent

·Excellent interpersonal and sales skills

·Previous physician recruiting experience a plus

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including superior grammar and proofreading skills.

·Strong work ethic with high performance standards

·Ability to work flexible hours as needed

·History of achieving results

·Computer literate, utilizing Microsoft Outlook in a Windows based environment

·Solid working knowledge and proficiency in MS Office Suite products (Outlook, Word Excel)

·Ability to conduct Internet research in an efficient, productive manner


A competency is a quality that a company believes is desirable for its employees to have. Competencies can be global or specific. Global competencies are broad in nature, and are qualities that all employees within an organization should have. Specific competencies are qualities that are exclusive to a position or field within the organization.

·Having the ability to take direction in a team setting while also being a self-starter, and thinking creatively are key characteristics of recruiters who have done exceptionally well.

·Communication competencies include listening, persuading in a professional manner, outstanding communication and written skills.

·Challenging yourself to continually hit goals as determined by the Vice President of Recruiting. Take accountability when those goals are not reached by improving your skill set and learning from others.


·Employees must possess comfort in learning, training and engaging with others virtually through Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

·Ability to remain seated for long periods of time at a computer workstation with monitor, and operate keyboard

·Willingness to work remotely from your home

Prepared by: Ken Sammut

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The above declarations are not intended to be an “all inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to perform the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and be a reasonable representation of its activities.

Cross Country Healthcare is an EEO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Cross Country Healthcare offers a competitive compensation and benefits program including: Medical plan, Dental plan, Life insurance, Disability plan, 401(k) plan and Tuition Assistance


Cross Country Healthcare is an EEO employer - M/F/ Veteran/Disability

Other details

  • Job Family Recruitment
  • Job Function NMGR
  • Pay Type Salary