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Medical Human Resource

Orlando, Florida, United States
August 09, 2018

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Linda B. Vandercook

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Apopka, Florida 32712



A self-starting Central Florida-based business professional with demonstrated ability to manage effective relationships across all organizational levels, in Education, Law, and Healthcare. I am a decisive leader, accomplished in administration, education, recruitment (medical, legal and professional), training and development, business development, project management, strategic planning and marketing. An over-achiever, I have proven ability to plan, lead and deliver on objectives that bring measurable, bottom-line results.


Director of Professional Development and Recruitment 2012 – May 2018 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Toledo, Ohio

Responsible for attorney and professional recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating and ongoing professional development of all associate attorneys

Prepared attorney employment agreements

Worked directly with Chief Operating Officer as a member of the Executive/Administrative Team

Worked directly with Managing Partners and Hiring Partners for all offices

Participated and coordinated all summer recruitment activities

Implemented external law school relations strategy designed to identify law students and graduate candidates for open opportunities through effective relationship development

Responsible for on-campus recruiting activities for law schools in each of our regions

Collected market data and keep the partners informed of information that may impact hiring trends Adjunct Instructor 2014 - Present

Lourdes University, Sylvania, Ohio

Beginning in Fall semester, 2014, I developed and taught a course focused on common Human Resource Development activities, including individual, team and career development. The course introduced students to the concept of human resource training and development and how it can address the challenges facing organizations today. I also periodically conducted employer outreach, to inform the course content, to help ensure the effectiveness of their training program development for employees, and to advise on the value and benefits of collaborative efforts between universities and employers.

Director of Physician Services 2006 - 2012

Lakeland Regional Health System, Saint Joseph, Michigan

Responsible for nearly $15 million annual operational budget

Prepared and negotiated physician employment agreements

Assisted with physician practice acquisitions and mergers

Developed, analyzed and updated physician manpower plan/ strategic initiatives

Hired, trained and managed physician recruiters, liaisons and medical education coordinators

Developed and implemented all policies, procedures and goals for the department

Designed and implemented two databases for tracking and process flow compliance

Designed and developed marketing and recruitment materials for all venues

Designed, developed and implemented campaigns for recruitment job-fairs, trade shows, service-lines promotions and the medical education program

Redesigned the physician hospital orientation, credentialing and onboarding process

Worked closely with Senior Leadership, Medical Directors, and Residency Program Director in developing medical education/ base hospital/ and four residency programs Linda B. Vandercook, page 2

Regional Manager - Corporate Physician Services 2000 - 2006 ProMedica Health System, Toledo, Ohio

Recruited all specialties and subspecialties

Facilitated referral management, retention and education of medical residents

Prepared strategic marketing plans specific to each region in support of system-wide initiatives

Established important relationships with physicians in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan

Worked directly with Hospital Presidents, Vice Presidents and members of Senior Leadership EDUCATION

The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio 2006

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan 2001 Bachelor of Science in Management of Health Services, Summa cum Laude (BS) The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 1999

Associate of Applied Business, Business Management and Accounting (AAB) PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, BOARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS Professional Development Consortium (PDC) 2017 - present Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) 2016 - present Stetson University College of Law Employer Advisory Board 2015 - present National Association for Law Placement (NALP) 2013 - present Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP) 2013 - present American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE - Affiliate) 2006 - 2013 The American Academy of Medical Management (AAMM) 2000

- Certified Medical Staff Recruiter (CMSR)

Michigan Recruitment and Retention Network (MRRN) 2000 - 2013

- served as Vice President 2003-2004

Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR) 2000 - 2013 References available upon request

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