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Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recruitment Update

As we all try to navigate our way through these times of uncertainty there have been several changes to the physician/faculty recruitment process. 

  •  Temple University has implemented a hiring freeze for basic science positions.
  • Candidate site visits have been suspended and we are currently offering alternative methods to interview for active positions. Our goal is to continue to provide each faculty candidates a superior interview experience.
  • As we continue to monitor the clinical needs of Temple Health both during and post pandemic a majority of our clinical positions will remain active. 

The Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention team is meeting regularly and will continue to monitor the guidance and expectations established by Temple University. Our top priority is the health and safety of our guests and members of the Temple community. 

If you have any general questions or specific questions regarding your candidacy, a posted position or future opportunities at Temple Health please submit your inquiry to medcareers@temple.edu or call 215-707-2236.

 

A message from Michael Lester, CMSR, FASPR
Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention

Welcome!

As a strategic partner with key stakeholders throughout Temple Health, it is the goal of the Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention to advance the overall mission of Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and the Temple Faculty Practice Plan, Inc. (TFPP) through the recruitment and retention of the nation’s leading physicians, educators and scientists.

Our core services include comprehensive physician/faculty recruitment and retention, medical staff planning, physician relations, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion, resident/fellow education, human resource information management and regulatory compliance. We offer customer-responsive recruitment services to our internal and external clients with a focus on retention and diversity while utilizing and often establishing search and selection best practices. This includes our innovative On-Boarding/ Integration program, which serves as the bridge from recruitment to retention while instilling confidence in the new physician/faculty member that they are valued and reaffirming their employment decision. This guarantees that all administrative and logistical issues are addressed prior to each new recruit’s start date. By implementing a new comprehensive orientation program, combined with exceptional one on one support, we can ensure that our faculty members experience seamless transitions into becoming productive members of the Temple community.

As the Senior Director of Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention for the School of Medicine and Temple Faculty Physicians, I am your immediate liaison. My team of dedicated professionals will ensure that your experience at each stage of the recruitment process is an exceptional one. Whether you’re looking for a career change or for your first professional position, give us the opportunity to introduce you to an organization that has been a Philadelphia institution for nearly 115 years and is widely recognized as an exceptional medical and educational institution with a diverse, socially-conscious student body as well as outstanding faculty who provide outstanding patient care and conduct leading-edge research. The continued success of Temple Health depends on our ability to recruit, select and retain faculty that reflect many aspects of diversity including experience, talent, thought,  socioeconomic background, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and gender expression and identity.

Temple is a unique organization where you can feel each team member’s strong commitment to the community and overall mission.  It is a place where people are dedicated, work hard, aspire to do their best, and seek opportunity for advancement and professional growth.

If you share our mission, make Temple your future by contacting me directly to learn more about exciting clinical, education and basic science career opportunities within Temple Health.

Thank you for your interest in Temple!