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How to use SEO to attract the physician candidates you need now

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Physician recruiters understand the importance of attracting qualified candidates, but they don’t entirely understand how SEO can help.

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Filed under SEO for physician recruitment, Search Engine Optimization, Help candidates find you online faster

If You’re Recruiting a Physician, You’re Recruiting the Family: 6 Questions to Ask

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Physician recruiters are effectively engaged in a “courtship” with candidates, and just like any successful relationship, courting physicians is about communication and understanding.

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Filed under Recruiting a candidate's family, Courting a physician candidate's spouse, 6 questions to ask about partners or spouses

5 ways to leverage social media for physician recruitment

Posted by Doximity TF Team

One mistake many recruiting managers make is assuming social media, including social recruiting, is just another tool to add to an existing workflow. But social media is a strategy, not a tool. It requires forethought, planning, and dedicated implementation across the recruiting team. Social media isn’t a passive strategy, either – it requires engaging with passive candidates actively. This is critical to physician recruiting because a whopping 86% of physicians are passive candidates.

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Filed under Why social recruiting isn't a passive strategy, Leverage social media for physician recruitment, Social media is a strategy, not a tool

5 simple tips for sourcing and recruiting high-demand Primary Care Physicians

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Primary care physicians (family doctors) top the list of the most highly recruited physicians in the U.S. again this year (followed by psychiatrists, internists, obstetrician/gynecologists, and hospitalists), per a new report from Merritt Hawkins.

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Filed under The most highly recruited physicians in the U.S., Recruiting primary care physicians, Your primary tool for primary care sourcing

Recruiting physicians to work in rural America is difficult, but not impossible

Posted by Doximity TF Team

docAmerica’s heartland is starved for doctors. Physician recruiters know getting doctors to live and work in rural areas is a chronic problem, and the growing physician shortage is making it even more difficult.  

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Filed under Recruiting physicians for rural America, Growing U.S. physician shortage

Why the future is bright if you’re recruiting Nurse Practitioners

Posted by Doximity TF Team

It’s a well-known fact that health officials are projecting a severe shortage of health care professionals over the next decade, but the future is bright for Nurse Practitioners (NPs).

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Filed under Best & Worst States for NPs, Best Health Care Jobs, Recruiting Nurse Practitioners, Bureau of Labor Management Ranked States

What physician recruiters can learn from Doximity's First Annual Physician Compensation Report

Posted by Doximity TF Team

We recently released the first annual Doximity Physician Compensation Report – the most comprehensive research undertaken to date on physician pay in the United States. The report draws on the responses of over 36,000 licensed doctors to produce the most comprehensive and in-depth look at absolute physician compensation across specialties, states, regions, and gender.

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Filed under Doximity Physician Compensation report, Physician compensation across specialties, The gender gap in physician compensation, Physician compensation in the U.S., Metro areas where physicians are paid the most, Where female physicians earn the most

What Physician Assistants are looking for in a job and where they start their search

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Physician Assistants play such a critical role in this era of accountable healthcare that two-thirds of healthcare organizations report an increase in the use of PAs and NPs last year, and two-thirds project it to increase even more over the next year, per the American Medical Group Association.

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Filed under Best US states for PAs, How much PAs earn, Cities with the highest salaries for PAs, Tips for recruiting physician assistants

The number of Physician Assistants has exploded. What are you doing to recruit them?

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Did you know that physician assistants (PAs) go back to the mid 1960’s? The return of medically trained and skilled Navy corpsmen during the Vietnam-war era coincided with a U.S. shortage of primary care physicians – especially in rural areas – and PAs began practicing alongside physicians. The 1967 graduating class of the original PA program at Duke University had four corpsmen, and in 1968, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) was founded.

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Filed under Recruiting physician assistants, reasons to hire a locum tenens physician assistant, Why demand for PAs is high, Recruit PAs to fill gaps in patient care

Need to license physicians in more than one state? The FSMB has a Compact for that

Posted by Doximity TF Team

This month, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) began processing applications for expedited licensure under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC). An agreement between participating states and their MD and DO licensing boards, the compact, says FSMB President and CEO, Humayun Chaudhry, DO, MACP, will “empower interested and eligible physicians to deliver high-quality care across state lines to reach more patients in rural and underserved communities.”

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Filed under Federation of State Medical Boards, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, Expedited State Licensing for Physicians, MD and DO Licensing Boards

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