The 5 Best States to Practice Medicine: What You Should Know

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Are you recruiting for an opportunity that is proving challenging to fill? It might be the geography. 

For physicians, no two U.S. states are the same. Deciding where to practice for a physician can be a very substantial decision, especially when the doctor’s family is involved. That’s why Wallethub conducts rankings of the best states for physicians to work in every year, which helps doctors decide where to practice. 

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Understanding Physician Compensation Models and RVUs

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Physician compensation can be complicated. Payment models are complex, and many doctors – especially graduating residents who are transitioning to full-time employment for the first time – often rely on physician recruiters to explain the distinctions. A physician’s medical specialty, the geographic region of the position, and the market size can significantly impact compensation, as well as the type of practice. What part of a doctor’s compensation is guaranteed? What portion is based on production or a percentage of profits? These questions are essential in understanding compensation for physician candidates.

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5 Things Recruiters Can Do to Support Physicians Facing Burnout

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Even before the pandemic, physicians and other healthcare workers were facing burnout. In fact, the U.S. Surgeon General recently reported that 54% of doctors and nurses were experiencing burnout before COVID-19, with nearly 66% of nurses considering resigning.

While both men and women healthcare workers are experiencing burnout, women – who often assumed more childcare responsibilities during the pandemic – have been the most impacted. According to Doximity’s 2021 Physician Compensation Report, 25% of surveyed women physicians reported they have considered early retirement due to COVID overwork. 

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7 New Features You’ll Love on Doximity Talent Finder

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Talent Finder now makes it easier to get in touch with physicians. Plus, we’ve created a simpler way to view your job applicants–and that’s just the beginning. Here’s a list of seven product additions and updates, plus new functionality features requested by our clients.

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The Great Summer ‘22 Reading & Listening List for Physician Recruiters

Posted by Doximity TF Team

“What an astonishing thing a book is, one glance and you’re inside the mind of another person,” Carl Sagan once said. And there’s no better time to read than during summer. Whether you’re beachside, in a tent on a mountain, or putting your feet up on your porch, reading is one of the quickest (and most enjoyable) ways to expand your professional knowledge while you unwind.

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8 Things We Recognize and Respect About Physician Recruiters

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Having the fundamental responsibility of filling important, high-demand clinician roles in the middle of a looming talent shortage is no small feat. Today, we honor physician recruiters and recognize the vital work you do every day.

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We Are Health Care: Celebrating National Hospital Week

Posted by Doximity TF Team

This week, we're honoring hospitals and healthcare organizations for National Hospital Week, sponsored by the National Hospital Association. This year's theme – "We Are Health Care" – resonates with our team at Doximity. Our mission is to help physicians be more productive so they can provide better care to their patients.  Empowering healthcare leaders is our passion and our purpose. We are honored to work with esteemed doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physician recruiters every day. Each of these professions is critical to our health care system and key to achieving the greater goal of National Hospital Week: supporting and connecting with communities.  

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Finding Success: How a Quick ENT Hire Earned Doximity’s Hire of the Quarter Award

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Hospitals and healthcare organizations are not just evaluated on the quality of healthcare they provide. Each patient interaction is critical to optimizing customer service and patient satisfaction. In fact, 82% of patients say quality customer service is the most important factor they consider when choosing a healthcare provider or system (per Silverline). 

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Why hiring “culture add" candidates beats hiring “culture fit” candidates every time

Posted by Doximity TF Team

For years, hiring for “culture fit” – finding candidates who fit into an organization’s culture – was the word of the day, but it has fallen out of favor. While prevailing wisdom once suggested that finding candidates who fit your company culture was the right way to hire, it’s become fraught with issues. If you rely on culture fit hiring, it can undermine your organization’s diversity and even shut people out based on their backgrounds.

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Why Empathy is the Most Important Skill a Recruiter Can Have

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Empathy has become an essential skill for business leaders. It’s a clear positive for working with people, and numerous reports now show that empathy is essential for everything from innovation to retention. 

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