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Executive healthcare and physician recruiter

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2017

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Frank Thayer

*** **** ****. ** ***. *** ~ Brookhaven, GA 30319 ~ 912.***.**** ~ ac0kq3@r.postjobfree.com

Versatile, energetic professional with expertise in leading large corporations through periods of change to achieve profitable growth. Strategic problem solver and developer of smart solutions across all organizational levels. Hands-on leader with proven ability to lead projects that fuel performance excellence. Motivational leader with extensive talent in recruiting executive-level personnel to perfect organizational staffing efforts and attain quality in achieving service objectives. Seeking a leadership role focused on healthcare and talent acquisition; looking to tend to a broad healthcare base and commence a long career with an innovative hospital management firm or physician organization

Core Competencies

Operations Management Career Counseling Public Relations Human Resources Communication

Conflict Resolution Policy Development Leadership Customer Service Public Relations Productivity

Staff Recruiting & Interviews Pre-Qualification Assessments Placement Assessment Career Development Organization & Time Management Policy Development Product Distribution Contract Negotiation Training Strategic Planning Revenue & Profit P&L Process Improvement Presentation Skills

Business Development Recruitment & Retention Windows Microsoft Office Internet Explorer

Professional Experience

HARRIS MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, ATLANTA, GA 2015 – PRESENT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND PHYSICIAN SEARCH

Develop all Hospitalist recruitment service for large academic medical center, program development firm and complex health care physician staffing provider

Founded a hard-to-find physician search division that presently specializes in multi-lingual primary care providers

Devised and utilize the first hospital-based multi-specialty locum tenans service

Saved the organization $1.5M by cutting physician recruitment fees

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, SAVANNAH, GA 2011 – 2015 & 1998 – 2009

DIRECTOR OF EXECUTIVE & PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT

Drove recruitment operations for a regional hospital and referral center for cancer care, trauma, rehabilitation, high-risk obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics and cardiac care

Played a pivotal role in developing policies and programs to boost efficacy; functioned as the foremost recruiting resource for all Executives, Physicians and other staff

Gathered job requirements and developed knowledge of customer groups to target recruitment in a cost-effective, efficient manner

Noted as the first to use the internet, community-based organizations, print media and formal/informal networks to enhance the sources for talent pools, specifically for Nurses, Physicians and IT Specialists

Collaborated with internal clients and hiring teams to develop recruitment and selection tactics, as well as design assessment and interview formats

Helped compile staffing reports; suggested continuous improvements and tracked efficacy of sourcing methods and other metrics, e.g. cost-per hire and vacancy fill times

Analyzed the efficiency of former department and created the first recruitment department in its place

Established incentivized recruitment; doubled the volume of candidate placement through use of metrics and monetized rewards that drove successful sourcing and closure

Developed first comprehensive compensation analyst function for all employee classes

Actively delivered expertise to the development of the physician onboarding process, including retention strategies that decreased turnover by 2% and saved approximately $2M annually

Singlehandedly developed a Career Counseling Service similar to outplacement that maintained a high retention rate by stabilizing turnover in a high-incidence environment with limited manpower supply

Consistently achieved an 85% - 90% success in recruiting talent using search consulting

DIRECTOR OF EXECUTIVE & PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT, Continued

Realized a $200K savings in search fees by recruiting physicians directly sing innate ability to draw in top medical talent using innovative recruiting techniques

Also saved $400K in annual external fees by directly recruiting professionals as an Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter and experienced Search Consultant.

LINDSEY AND COMPANY/GTG, SAVANNAH, GA 2009 – 2011

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Developed and conducted all full-cycle healthcare executive and physician searches for a retained executive search firm by devising effective strategies, coupled with strong negotiation skills

Opened three new offices in Chapel Hill, NC, Savannah, GA and Darien, CT, thus fueling the first onset of growth in the company’s history

__ Previous Experience

CANDLER HEALTH SYSTEMS, SAVANNAH, GA

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT

Created a $16M savings projected over a five-year period by successfully negotiating a complex lease agreement for a 30-bed long-term acute care (LTAC) facility

Constructed the first hospital outpatient services mall in Candler’s history as well as in Savannah; doubled the volume of outpatient services in supervised areas of Diagnostics and Allied Health

VANDERBILT REHABILITATION CENTER/NEWPORT HOSPITAL, NEWPORT, RI

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Developed and managed a $1.5M psychiatry group practice with four physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians providing clinical services at three satellite outpatient offices, the first service of its kind sponsored by a rehabilitation hospital in Rhode Island.

Efficaciously crafted the first strategic marketing plans to increase admissions by 39%

JAMES LAWRENCE KERNAN HOSPITAL, BALTIMORE, MD

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Assumed acting CEO role for a year when the incumbent suffered a major heart attack

Built a $2M surgery suite that boosted hospital admissions by 25%; also reorganized the sports medicine center thus increasing revenue by 24%

Also worked as a COO for University Medical Associates PC in Detroit, MI and as the VP of Clinical Operations for John Short and Associates in Columbia, MD

Education & Credentials

Master of Health Administration, Duke University, Durham, NC

Bachelor of Arts in English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter (ACIR), AIRS, Atlanta, GA

Member, Medical Group Management Association, Atlanta, GA

Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Savannah, GA

Member, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Savannah, GA

Member, American Hospital Association (AHA), Baltimore, MD



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