Work Smarter, Not Harder: 7 Time-Saving Tips for Physician Recruiters

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Recruiters are busy, and time is precious, so productivity is essential. The problem is that a lot of us confuse working more (longer hours) with working harder, which doesn’t always equal efficiency or success. That’s where working smarter comes into play. 

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Celebrating Women in White Coats: Q&A with a Family Medicine Physician

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September is National Women in Medicine Month #WIMMonth, as declared by the American Medical Association. We'd like to take a moment to recognize female physicians in medicine by sharing a Physician Spotlight, originally posted to the Doximity Blog. 

We interviewed Amber Robins, MD, faculty family medicine physician at Rochester Regional Health and Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Read the questions below to get a better sense of what doctors are doing on Doximity as well as to hear Dr. Robins' experience as an African American female physician.

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5 Tips for a Well-Defined Onboarding Program (That Will Make Physicians Want to Stay)

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Recruiting goes hand-in-hand with physician retention, but what really works to convince doctors to stay? Offering compelling benefits and ensuring your organization (or the one you’re recruiting for) has a curriculum for addressing physician burnout are two ways to increase physician retention; however, the key to keeping physicians happy long-term starts with the onboarding process.

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10 Traits Recruiters Should Look For In Candidates (That Have Nothing To Do With Medicine)

Posted by Doximity TF Team

There’s no single ingredient or skill that makes a great physician. Medical skills and qualifications are important when you’re looking for suitable candidates for an opportunity; however, some of the most important personal traits and qualities can’t be found on a CV. Physician candidates need to fit in culturally if they are going to succeed at an organization, so some traits are better assessed in person.

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How Physician Recruiters Can Be a Resource to Medical Students and Residents

Posted by Doximity TF Team

From the time they start medical school, every medical student thinks about Match Day and where they’ll complete their residency training. The school medical students attend is important, but most physicians believe where you complete your residency training is most impactful on your career. That’s why medical students work hard to get into the best residency programs in their respective specialties, and physician recruiters have an opportunity to help them navigate residency programs. That’s also where Doximity’s Residency Navigator comes into play.

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10 Tips for Setting Realistic Expectations with Physician Candidates

Posted by Doximity TF Team

There are a lot of factors that affect your recruitment strategy. As a recruiter, you take the time to build relationships with candidates as well as earn trust and credibility. However, some recruiters may overlook a critical step in the process: setting realistic expectations. Starting with clear expectations and maintaining ongoing communication means you can address changes as they happen. It also helps you to drive the recruiting process and keeps candidates informed and engaged. 

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5 Tips to Recruit Physicians (From Doximity Physicians)

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Finding the right physicians for your opportunities can be challenging, and your job as a recruiter is more important than ever. You have a unique opportunity to give physicians a wide variety of patient care options as well as lifestyles that suit their needs. Being strategic in the way you approach physicians with your opportunities is key. Do you know what doctors want in a new job? Do you know HOW physicians prefer to be contacted by recruiters? We recently asked some of our Doximity physician members for their advice on recruiting physicians, and their insights are incredibly valuable. Here are the top 5 tips:

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Beating Burnout: 5 Ways to Improve Physician Satisfaction

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Physicians don’t wake up one morning and realize they’re burned out. Burnout is usually the final stage of a long, slow process of exhaustion (per the National Institutes of Health). It’s important to understand because 42% of physicians report they’re burned out, and most of them say it started well before the pandemic. There are a lot of contributing factors and many ways to combat physician fatigue and dissatisfaction. Let’s start with technology.

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Celebrating Recruiters on National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day

Posted by Doximity TF Team

It’s National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day, and today Doximity is celebrating each of you. 

Here’s what we know about physician recruiters: You love to help people. It’s one of the most fulfilling things about your job (and the highlight for most recruiters). Two other things: recruiting takes hard work, and success is no accident. It’s much more than a job for many of you. It’s what makes you tick.

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Celebrating National Hospital Week: Inspiring Stories from the Past Year

Posted by Doximity TF Team

This week is National Hospital Week, which is a perfect opportunity to highlight and thank the hospitals, health systems, physicians, and every other healthcare worker who helps our communities.

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