Manager | Medical Staff Recruitment

May 14 2024
Expected expiry date: June 12 2024
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories HR support, Organizational Development, Productivity, Performance, Efficiency, Recruitment, Staffing
Kelowna, BC • Full time

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is hiring a Term Specific Full Time Manager, Medical Staff Recruitment. This term position is until December 31, 2024.

This is an amazing opportunity for a strong leader with recruitment/HR experience ideally in healthcare. This is a complex role that deals with many different partners both internal and external. It’s a key priority portfolio that is both challenging yet rewarding! If this sounds like a position for you, apply today!

What we offer:

- Employee & Family Assistance Program
- Employer paid training/education opportunities
- Employer paid vacation
- Medical Services Plan
- Employer paid insurance premiums
- Extended health &dental coverage
- May be eligible to contribute to MPP if previously enrolled within 30 days
- Work-life balance
- Flexible work location within British Columbia

Salary range for the position is $106,026 to $152,413. Interior Health establishes salaries within the minimum and maximum of the salary range based on consideration of the qualifications, experience of the applicant, and an internal equity review of the salaries of other employees.

How will you make an impact?

The Manager, Medical Staff Recruitment is responsible for management of the medical staff recruitment team. The Manager is responsible for the overall strategy and operation of the recruitment function for medical staff and provides leadership and expert advice to Vice Presidents, Executive Medical Directors and Physician Leaders on these matters

The Manager develops, implements, evaluates, and monitors recruitment service delivery models to ensure alignment with Interior Health’s (IH’s) key strategies and best practice recruitment strategies. The Manager evaluates existing recruitment processes to find efficiencies and to ensure audit controls and appropriate reporting practices are in place. The Manager is responsible for ensuring understanding of and adherence to Executive Leadership and Physician Master Agreement language and/or provincial mandates specific to recruitment.

The Manager establishes and maintains effective relationships with a diverse group of key internal and external partners, which include physician leaders, executives, directors, administrators and managers; recruitment leads from other health authorities; Health Match BC; Ministry of Health; Divisions of Family Practice; Medical Staff Associations; community leaders and associations and others as needed. The Manager develops plans to grow Interior Health’s relationship with physician residency programs, return of service programs, and others to support recruitment marketing efforts and share Health Human Resource Plans.

In alignment with IH’s Occupational Health & Safety Program, maintain a healthy and safe work environment through complying with and implementing applicable Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, responding to requests from WSBC, identifying hazards and communicating risks, ensuring compliance with employee training, conducting effective incident investigations and implementing required corrective actions.

What will you work on?

• Establishes and directs short and long-term strategies for medical staff recruitment functions and oversees day-to-day recruitment activities providing leadership to designated staff.

• Leads in planning the development, implementation, and evaluation of organization-wide policies, procedures, guidelines, and programs within medical staff recruitment.

• Provides leadership with internal and external partners to support a team culture of continuous quality improvement and engagement; shares practice expertise; identifies and champions opportunities for proactive collaborative recruitment.

• Represents the department and acts as a liaison with physician leaders, executives, directors, administrators, and managers; recruitment leads from other health authorities; Health Match BC; Ministry of Health; Divisions of Family Practice; community leaders; staff within IH and with other key partners as needed to support efficient and effective recruitment functions, build trusting relationships, and promote collaboration.

• Provides direct support and guidance to foster community engagement that supports recruitment leading practice, reinforces collaboration, and encourages local partners to create welcoming communities for medical staff.

• Provides critical analysis and evaluation of recruitment data. Prepares reports on a regular basis to the VP Human Resources Population Helath and Pandemic Response, VP Medicine and Quality, Corporate Directors and other senior leaders as required.

• Provides verbal and written presentations to IH senior leaders, physician groups and community representatives, and others as requested. Guides the development and presentation of physician lead education sessions including topics such as IH recruitment processes, recruitment policies, interviewing techniques, and HR best practices.

• Recruits, hires, supervises, and provides leadership to staff through coaching, guiding, and modeling key behaviours/strategies, encouraging dialogue, and providing guidance and advice to facilitate resolutions to work issues. Oversees team member’s performance enhancement activities, assists in defining shared and individual goals, meeting target dates, and ensuring alignment of team goals with organization and customer needs. Fosters a healthy and engaged team, trust, and mutual respect.

• Engages and provides direction to team members in sourcing, recruitment activities and data monitoring to ensure that the team is utilizing current initiatives to address recruitment needs. Provides leadership and direction in the development of IH medical staff recruitment sourcing and marketing plans (beyond IH’s web-based recruitment system). Understands and influences sourcing and marketing requirements including any related to systems.

• Follows and looks for opportunity in recruitment trends including developing technologies. Develops and implements periodic surveys to measure success of recruitment processes and approaches. Identifies process improvements in response to the findings.

• Represents IH in provincial discussions on recruitment-related matters, provides information to, and liaises with key partners to resolve issues. Ensures compliance with reporting requirements by compiling reports and statistics, as required.

• Coordinates and/or attends medical staff recruitment events (e.g., professional association, and resident career fairs). Develops an annual plan for attendance at these events in collaboration with key partners. Aligns selection of events with high priority vacancies as determined through Executive & Medical Staff Resource planning, IH’s Key Strategies, projected shortages, and budgetary allocations.

• Manages budget and budgetary planning; monitors expenditures, variance analysis and reporting, recommending and implementing remedial action. Determines and sources funding for special assignments, projects, and other departmental needs.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related discipline, supplemented by education or experience in recruitment, marketing and human resource management.
• Seven to ten years of related experience, including supervisory experience and experience in recruitment, preferably executive and/or medical staff recruitment.
• Or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

Skills and Abilities
• Enthusiasm and drive to support a culture of continuous quality improvement, to seek out leading practices, and to explore innovative approaches to service delivery.
• Highly developed interpersonal skills (including political astuteness and diplomacy), demonstrating a customer-focused approach and the ability to develop effective relationships internally and externally within a complex environment.
• Written and verbal communication skills to support presentation of innovative ideas, business cases for change, and regular reporting on the activities of executive and medical staff recruitment.
• Organizational skills to support management of a multi-faceted workload.
• Ability to work under pressure with time constraints within an environment of rapid change.
• Facilitation and presentation skills that support the collaborative development of profession-specific sourcing, recruitment and marketing plans.
• Ability to approach issues and problems with a systems perspective, including skills to research, develop, defend, and implement policy, procedure, guideline, and program recommendations.
• Data management skills to facilitate tracking, reporting, and analyzing vacancy and marketing data.
• Financial ability to support budget development and monitoring.
• Leadership skills to support continuous team development.
• Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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