Starting Up A New Recruitment Program
Time: 10:00 am PT / 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Bruce Guyant, Systems Director of Provider Recruitment, Covenant Health
Cost: Members/Free, Non-members/$99
In the current market conditions with many mergers, acquisitions, changes of ownership, and intense competition, many health care organizations are re-aligning and adjusting their approach to internal provider recruitment. With increasing financial pressure this space is a high stakes game with a lot of attention and interest in our team and performance from senior leaders and other stakeholders. To survive and be successful you must not only be a master at your craft but be at, and stay at, the top of your game. Professional leaders at provider recruitment wear multiple hats and creating, building, and sustaining a high performing provider recruitment team is not for the faint of heart. This session will help you get started on this monumental task and give you the insight you need to navigate through this process.
- Learn strategic and tactical approaches to start a new provider recruitment program or building up an existing one
- Understand the potential obstacles and challenges that you may face and how to overcome them
- Learn organizational setup, establishing trust and credibility, structure, reporting, and more
ASPR board member Bruce Guyant, FASPR is an accomplished health care recruiting executive with a record of achieving business growth objectives in a multi-site and and multi-state environment. He has twenty years of experience in the profession of high level talent acquisition which includes both profit and not for profit, public, private, metro, rural, and academic. He currently leads a team of seven and is Systems Director of Provider Recruitment, Onboarding, and Retention for Covenant Halth, a New England faith-based health system based outside of Tewksbury, Massachusetts with multiple locations across the northeast. While at Novant Health, Bruce's team of ten produced 500 new providers for the Carolinas-based health system in one year. Working at LifePoint Health, he worked directly with twelve different hospital CEOs where he ran full cycle recruiting of physicians, advanced practice providers, and other allied health providers and was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for Performance.
Bruce has been highly successful in building relationships and partnering with health care providers, senior executives and clinical leadership alike in large, matrix organizations. He is a highly motivated and energetic self-starter willing to work at peak levels and lead teams to do the same. He is known to be a leader, communicator, excellent trainer, mentor, administrator, and relationship specialist. Bruce has a strong working knowledge of hospital and clinical group operations, group practices, business development, community outreach, financial management, and cost analysis.
He has an MBA in Health Care Management from Western Governors University and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Utah. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, MGMA, and has been active in multiple ASPR leadership committees including the Journal of ASPR (JASPR), Chapter and Regional Relations, Research Committees, CAPS, and is a member of NEPRA and has his FASPR certification from ASPR. In his spare time Bruce enjoys time with his wife, six children, and five grandchildren and resides in Portland, Maine.