Recruiter - Optimum Perm

Optimum Careers

Physician Recruiter - Permanent Placement

Optimum Permanent Placement Services provides exceptional permanent placement services to groups, practices, hospitals, and other facilities throughout the United States. Our team is dedicated to identifying and qualifying candidates across all medical specialties with the highest of standards to ensure the best possible long-term solution for both parties.

The Opportunity:

Permanent Placement recruiters work with highly successful medical professionals, developing long term relationships and match their skills with client needs. Working across multiple medical specialty areas, you will play a significant role in helping physicians find a new full-time opportunity.


  • Recruit and build relationships with qualified medical providers nationwide.
  • Develop and execute strategic recruitment strategies in order to fill openings across multiple specialties including:
    • Cold calling/Bypassing Gatekeepers
    • Networking
    • Defining job posting options and locations
    • Targeted search and sourcing strategies
    • On-line job boards and recruitment databases
  • Develop search profiles for provider openings to qualify candidates for client opportunities based on criteria outlined by client in search profile.
  • Build and maintain a well-qualified pool of candidates for permanent positions.
  • Join professional networking organizations, attend industry trade shows, and establish passive channel sources to develop candidate pipeline.
  • Accountable to achieve key metrics/KPIs that support revenue goals of the business unit.
  • Qualify, present and recommend candidates to meet the needs of our clients by evaluating candidate fit for a particular location based on requirements by client, candidate personality, work experience, references, and other applicable information.
  • Coach candidates through various situations during all stages of the recruitment and placement process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working as a permanent placement recruiter
  • Experience recruiting for multiple types of positions and being able to adjust recruiting strategies quickly
  • Persuasive presenter with demonstrated talent in establishing relationships over the phone and in person
  • Comfortable contacting people via phone and email and making introductions
  • Desire to increase earnings based on performance

Your character is more important than any level of skill, experience, or education. We expect all of our people to exhibit these common attributes:

  • High level of integrity
  • Desire for excellence
  • Strong work ethic
  • Results-oriented team player

Compensation & Benefits:

Optimum offers a competitive base salary and high-margin commissions plan. We have extensive training programs and a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time employees beginning day one. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, short-term, and long-term insurance, plus medical and dependent care flex spending accounts, and unlimited PTO.

We have a matching, fully vested 401k available after 90 days of employment, tuition reimbursement, monthly sales awards and the opportunity to become part of our President’s Club and receive an all-expense paid trip for two.

Need Help?

Get in touch with us today.