10 Reasons Why We’re Thankful for Physician Recruiters

Posted by Doximity TF Team

The Doximity Talent Finder Team partners with physician recruiters to help our network members find fulfilling job opportunities. We know that sourcing great candidates, engaging with them, and making successful hires require long hours, hard work, and unique skills. We value everything recruiters do, so we made a list of the top ten reasons we’re thankful for physician recruiters.  

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Finding Success: How a Recruiter Turned an OB-GYN Search into an Opportunity for a Husband-and-Wife Team

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Healthcare organizations are essential to patient care in each of their communities. When an OB-GYN private practice in northeast North Carolina learned that one of their very busy, highly respected OB-GYNs planned to retire, they knew their community of about 55,000 people would feel the impact. The group had plans to partner with another OB-GYN practice, but the primary physician working there was also retiring. It was the height of the pandemic, but the North Carolina group made the strategic decision to recruit two new OB-GYNs. They reached out to Jackson Physician Search, where Recruiter Stephanie Hutchens took on the task.

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7 Actionable Ways Recruiters Can Help Improve Physician Retention

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Over the last two years, we’ve experienced a significant shift in the physician workforce. A recent survey from CHG Healthcare found that 43% of physicians switched jobs during the pandemic, 8% retired, and 3% left medicine to work in a non-clinical career. While retention strategies have always been vital for healthcare organizations, they are especially critical now as many physicians and healthcare workers continue to struggle with overwork and burnout due to the pandemic. 

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How More Diversity Among Physicians Can Positively Impact the Physician Shortage

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Physician recruiters are familiar with the physician shortage. Access to care sets the baseline for all healthcare, and the impact of the shortage is affecting historically marginalized and under-resourced populations disproportionately. Patients living in rural areas, for example, are more likely to struggle to access their clinician than a patient living in an urban or suburban area, per Patient Engagement. A September 2021 report from the Kaiser Family Foundation noted that 83.7 million people in the U.S. live in a designated primary-care health professional shortage area (HPSA). 

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To Discover Qualified Candidates, Look Within Your Organization

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Have you ever heard about a job opportunity and thought, “I know someone who would be perfect for this?” The clinicians at your organization have probably thought the same thing. They have connections with other physicians, and their referrals can benefit your recruiting efforts in numerous ways.  

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Making Great Strides for Women in Medicine

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"Do not underestimate the impact your voice, your perspective, your knowledge, and your vulnerability will have on this ever-expanding field." -Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical license in 1849 

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Finding Success: How a Hire of the Quarter Became a Dual Hire

Posted by Doximity TF Team

When Sudana Irby, a recruiter at TeamHealth, was tasked with hiring intensivists for a new program in Chicago, she assumed finding the right critical care physician would be “an easy, breezy, slam dunk.” However, it turned out to be one of her most challenging positions to fill.

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How to Attract & Recruit Active vs. Passive Candidates

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Have you ever struggled to fill a position, but then you come across a physician candidate who seems like the perfect fit? The candidate is qualified, highly motivated in their work, needs minimal training, and could bring new insight and perspective to the role. That’s a great day to be a recruiter! That is until the candidate responds, “I’m not interested in new job opportunities at this time.” This candidate is called a passive candidate, and there are a lot of these candidates out there. They’re often overlooked by recruiters because passive candidates aren’t actively seeking a new position. Here’s how to identify them:

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The 2022-23 Doximity Recruitment Checklist

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Recruiting is all about preparation and timing, so we created this checklist for physician recruiters to follow for the remainder of 2022 and into 2023. We recommend creating your own custom recruitment checklist, but here are some ideas to help you get started.

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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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