SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Title: Physician Recruiter

Location: Anthem's workplace of the future will be both physical and virtual across a number of sites, ensuring access to top talent.  Ideally, this role would be based out of Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Dallas, TX; Salt Lake City, UT or Los Angeles, CA.  But we will consider other locations, so please apply!

Job Summary:

The Physician Recruiter will manage physician recruitment and placement activities. Maintaining relationships with Anthem’s clinical leaders to ensure a full understanding of how business needs translate to Physician experience. Serve as communication liaison with leadership, candidates, physicians, and the TA organization.

The Physician Recruiter will be responsible for strategically developing and executing the end-to-end hiring process for Physician roles within the organization while ensuring superior candidate experience. 

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Develop recruitment plans for screening, selection, and placement of physicians.
  • Advising, consulting, and translating the business needs and candidates’ qualifications to the right fit. 
  • Functions as a talent champion that can actively stay connected to a robust Physician network, maintain long-term candidate relationships, and energetically sell the role and the organization's brand to candidates. 
  • Will manage end-to-end talent acquisition process ensuring superior candidate experience for Physicians. Shepherd candidates and business representatives through the process and remains connected throughout to ensure consistent engagement opportunities during the recruiting process to ensure the Physician's experience is seamless and tailored. 
  • Build long-term relationships with Physicians and the business. Interface with executive-level leaders. 
  • Collaborate with human resource business partners and talent acquisition program managers. Serve as a single point of contact for Physicians and hiring managers throughout recruiting process. 
  • Consult hiring manager on talent needs and recommend candidate slate. 
  • Develop Physician sourcing strategy in conjunction with hiring managers and program managers. 
  • Conduct sourcing targeting Physicians. 
  • Direct coordinator in supporting seamless candidate process. 
  • Work with the talent acquisition support team to ensure hiring managers can conduct interviews. 
  • Aggregate evaluation feedback for a final hiring decision. Negotiate and close offers and communicate decisions with Physicians. 
  • Effectively utilize available technologies to maximize efficiency, quality, and productivity.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources or related field required. Master’s degree in Human Resources or other related field preferred. Minimum 7 years of client-facing full-cycle physician recruiting experience or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
  • Recent work experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Will be working very closely with Anthem leadership; this is a highly visible position. Must be able to interact with all levels as appropriate.
  • Ability to apply a consultancy approach, effectively managing expectations of stakeholders and clients.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate when appropriate – strong negotiation skills required.
  • Excellent project management, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Some travel may be required. 


Leadership Attributes

  • Drive change
  • Future and forward-thinking
  • Ability to empower and motivate through several dimensions of diversity
  • Ability to manage change in a fast-paced environment
  • Agility to pivot quickly
  • Collaborate and work across a matrix organization




We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs, and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.



If you are active-duty military, reserve or a military veteran, we foster a welcoming environment that’s dedicated to honoring your service and helping you achieve your career goals. Veterans of Anthem — one of our Business Resource Groups — partners with our Talent Acquisition teams to maximize career offerings for you and your family members, striving to help you transition to civilian service and grow your career at the same time. 

Join Anthem's Military and Veteran Talent Network: https://anthemcareers.ttcportals.com/pages/military 


Anthem, Inc. is currently seeking military veterans and military spouses for a variety of open roles.  Our immediate needs include IT Specialists, Cyber Security, Developer, Systems Administrator and Help Desk roles.  Whether you are looking to transition into an IT career or if you have experience under your belt in the Technology field, Anthem wants to have an impact on your career and professional growth by speaking with you about their career opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more, check out Anthem's current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

Not sure where to start?  Send RecruitMilitary Success Manager, Taylor Groves, your questions at taylor.groves@recruitmilitary.com 

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