Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers PHYSICIAN LIAISON in Morris, Illinois



Newly Created Position


Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers








8:00am - 4:30pm

Weekend Requirement


Job Details:

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION The physician liaison will serve as an ambassador for Morris Hospital to employed, independent, and additional physicians practicing within our service area through a versatile role, which includes scheduling and following-up with on-boarding tasks as related to physician retention activities. This person will help enhance relationships between Morris Hospital and the physicians located in our service area by supporting the organization's retention efforts through communication of concerns raised by physicians as they relate to hospital operation and physician relationship development. The primary focus is physician engagement and retention so to enhance and improve the overall experience for referring physicians which will ultimately help advance Morris Hospital's strategic goals. This role will also work with advance practice professionals in the same manner, as directed. QUALIFICATIONS Professional/Educational Bachelor's degree required, preferable in a healthcare, communications, or business management field and current working experience and familiarity of healthcare organization's network of services, operations, practice of medicine and other economic and clinical influences. Demonstrates understanding of the business of healthcare and has familiarity with physician recruitment and provider on-boarding and relation details. Demonstrates project organizational skills and able to analyze data using critical thinking skills. Must be proficient with use of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint & Excel, copy/scan machine, fax machine, calculator. Basic math skills required. Typing 50+ wpm with extensive computer knowledge, including ability to solve simple computer problems. Demonstrate flexibility and be able to multi-task in order to complete priorities independently with minimal oversight. Focuses and responds proactively to multiple simultaneous requests and inquiries from providers. In addition, must also be able to recognize when assistance is needed if not able to meet deadlines. Able to be a team-player. Direct experience with working with physicians and driving physician engagement Must be professional, confident and have effective interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong customer service and team orientated required. This person would be considered a "face" of Morris Hospital. Demonstrates strong organizational, listening, and planning skills. Possesses good follow-up and follow-thru skills. Able to predict and anticipate needs and meet all follow-up tasks in a measureable, timely-manner. Personal Must be a relationship builder and demonstrates desire to get to know others better. Detail-oriented while being able to work in fast-paced, changing environments. Demonstrates accountability and approachability. Must have experience with navigating delicate relationships and ability to facilitate problems. Able to be highly flexible, regarding their availability in varying situations, e.g. face-to-face or phone meetings with physicians may occur in the early AM or later afternoon/evening depending on their best availability. Able to drive as a good portion of time will include traveling and maintaining a "mobile" office. Energetic, eager to learn and understand and possesses a genuine, honest, and helpful attitude.