Medical Staff Recruitment Advisor (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is seeking a permanent full time Medical Staff Recruitment Advisor to join our amazing physician recruitment team. This position will help support operational needs.

The worksite location for this position is flexible anywhere within our beautiful Interior Health region so come love where you live, work and play.

How will you create an impact?

Medical Staff shortages are impacting communities all across Canada. In this role, your efforts have the potential to improve patient care across our health authority by supporting programs developed to bring physicians to our region. You will be one of the first points of contact with potential candidates, framing the experience they have in considering Interior Health as a region to practice. You will also support medical staff with administrative requirements, including support in obtaining the permits and licenses required to practice in our communities. You can ensure a strong and memorable candidate experience for those who will become our medical staff.

What will you work on?

The Medical Staff Recruitment Advisor is responsible for supporting Medical Staff Recruiters with tasks related to the full cycle recruitment of physicians as identified on the Medical Staff Resource plan, nurse practitioners, medical leaderships positions and any potential expansion of recruitment within this portfolio. A strong recruitment team works collaboratively with related IH departments including Human Resources, Medical Affairs, Physician Compensation and Advanced Nursing Practice to ensure a high level of customer service and satisfaction for the candidate as well as IH medical and administrative leaders.

Some Key Duties may include:

• Coordinates and prepares job postings for assigned areas.

• Reconciles and submits quarterly Recruitment Contingency Fund submissions.

• Maintains the Physician Recruitment tracking system and database and prepares reports for management on recruitment activities and on trends to enhance overall recruitment efforts.

• Handles the administration in support of the recruitment of Nurse Practitioners and Family Medicine Physicians as required, including conducting prescreens, organizing multi-disciplinary interviews, reference checks, recruitment visits and updates/requests for offers.

• Assists Recruiters with candidate management including arranging multi-disciplinary interviews, preparing reference forms, completing vacancy fill forms, preparing presentations, supporting recruitment visits and candidate sourcing.

• Supports Recruitment Assistant with attending to the general mailbox, submission of documentation for immigration, taking minutes at meetings and other tasks as required.

• Attends department meetings and follows up on action items as required.

• Develops strong relationships with community partners, such as the Divisions of Family Practice, Healthmatch BC, and Doctors of BC.

• Identifies and participates in developing, evaluating, and making continuous improvements to recruitment practices and services.

• Understands, applies, and effectively communicates relevant policies and procedures (such as relocation and reimbursement) to medical staff and IH employees.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

How will we help you grow?

Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

If you want to be challenged in your role while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, apply today!


Education, Training, and Experience
• Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management or a related field.
• CPHR is considered an asset.
• A minimum of three years of related experience, including a thorough knowledge of recruitment and benefit issues and practices in the healthcare industry.

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work independently and interdependently as a team member.
• Ability to influence others effectively at all levels of the organization and externally.
• Ability to assimilate the details of various collective agreements and to apply them to varied and complex situations.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Starting salary is approximately from 54K to 61K and will be based on education, training and experience

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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