Physician Recruitment: Tips and Strategies

The latest recruitment articles written exclusively for you featuring the nation's leading experts. Learn helpful industry trends and best practices that help support your recruiting efforts. You will find highlights on topics such as placement strategies, technology trends, and other hiring tips from your peers.

The Most Overlooked Recruiting Tools in Your Organization: Employee Referrals

A great measure of an organization is its employees. They reflect organizational values and attitudes and can be an effective and valuable recruiting tool. According to an iCIMS survey, 60% of employees have referred someone for a vacancy where they work with an average of 24% of new hires coming from such referrals.

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Mission Impossible? Physician Recruitment and Retention

It's a recruiting dream... The physician that is a perfect fit, the staff loves them and they stay with the organization working up to their retirement day. The reality is that recruits like these are not commonplace and the bottom line is when a Physician leaves an organization there are many losses. Losses in staff morale, revenue, coverage, patient satisfaction and funds invested in recruiting and training their replacement can hit an organization hard.

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One-Third of Advanced Practice Clinicians on the Move

St. Louis, MO. September 15, 2016—With their services rapidly growing in demand, nurse practitioners and physician assistants enjoy growing career options as healthcare employers compete to hire them at an unprecedented rate. PracticeMatch, a national corporation providing healthcare recruiting resources and clinical candidate leads to healthcare employers across the US, surveyed 1,070 advanced practice clinicians regarding their career goals and job preferences to provide some insight on today's highly competitive recruiting climate for NPs and PAs.

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Top Tips for Rural Recruitment

Recruiting a physician for a rural location can be like finding a needle in a haystack. But don't be discouraged–try using a "magnet" to find that needle. As such, consider these tips from physicians who truly enjoy living and working in a rural setting.

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How to Use LinkedIn to Find the Perfect Candidate

There's no single 'silver bullet' or one-size-fits-all method to a recruitment search. Like a snowflake, no two recruitment searches are ever alike. So you need to have a variety of tools in your tool belt if you want to be a successful recruiter.

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6 Tips for Recruiting During the Primary Care Physician Shortage

Despite the shortage, Mr. Walker and his team at IU have been winning at this "arms race"–they've recruited 45 new PCPs to the IU Health System in the past 18 months. "Our goal is to recruit 60-plus primary care physicians over a 2 and a half to 3-year period, and we're on track to knock that goal out of the park," he adds.

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Three Keys to Make Connections at Career Fairs & Conferences

Last month we broke down how doctors are looking for open communication from recruiters when searching for new career opportunities. But, what's the best way to break the ice and secure a new physician to get the ball rolling towards finding them that perfect job?

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What Do Physicians Really Want From Recruiters?

As the saying goes, "80% of success is showing up" That saying may be mostly tongue–in–cheek but there's a lot of truth to it. For physicians on the job hunt, they say that a successful recruiter is one who will at least "show up"–this simply means that you.

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Retaining Millennials in Healthcare

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation, with about 100 million Americans in their teens, 20s, and early 30s. Born between 1982 and 2004, these young adults include the new generation of physicians you're recruiting—but they're not your traditional physicians. If you want to recruit–and retain–them, here's what you need to know.

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Do's and Don'ts for a Site Visit

There's no second chance to make a good first impression, as the saying goes. That's why it's important that when you schedule a site visit with a candidate, you do it right–right from the start. Here are a few helpful "do's" and "don'ts" for scheduling and hosting a successful site visit.

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Five Fundamental Tips to Maximize Your Recruiting Process

Want to learn how to make the most of your job postings, how to streamline your search, how to source more (and more appropriate) physicians — and how to stay smiling while doing it all? Here, two recruiting experts share five tried-and-true tips for busy physician recruiters.

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