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

7 tips for recruiting graduates fresh from medical residency training

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Match Day was last month, and already physicians are using Doximity to connect with their Residency Peers and colleagues. As a physician recruiter, you know well that graduating residents are in HIGH demand. New job openings in most specialties far outpace the number of new residents who are looking for jobs, and these candidates are no strangers to unsolicited job offers – which means your recruitment must be on the mark.

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Filed under Doximity's residency navigator, tips for recruiting final-year residents, recruitinig medical school graduates

How will 2017’s Best and Worst States for Physicians affect your physician recruitment strategy?

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Being a physician is one of the most popular professions in the U.S. within the top one percent of earners. Of course, the industry has been undergoing quite a transformation in recent years: Baby Boomers are retiring, the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) means more people now have health insurance, and branded hospital networks are on the rise.

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Filed under Best U.S. Jobs, physician recruitment strategy, Best and worst states for physicians, salary map for US physicians

These mobile recruitment stats just might surprise you

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Mobile is everywhere, and if you’re like most of us, your mobile phone is simply part of your everyday life. It’s your alarm clock, your camera, your office, your GPS, and more.

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Filed under best app for physician recruiters, mobile is significant for job searches, physicians are early adopters of technology, using mobile for physician recruitment

Why the use of locum tenens physicians (and clinicians) keeps growing

Posted by Doximity TF Team

In 2016, roughly 48,000 physicians did locum tenens work. That’s up from 44,000 in 2014, and 26,000 in 2002, per Staff Care’s annual survey. The survey also revealed that 94% of healthcare facility managers used locum tenens physicians during the last 12 months. Locum tenens physicians were mainly used to fill in until permanent doctors were found in certain specialties or to address staff turnover.

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Filed under locum tenens, Staff Care annual survey, top specialties in high demand for locums work

70 percent of U.S. physicians - more than 800,000 - now use Doximity

Posted by Doximity TF Team

We recently announced that 70% of U.S. physicians have joined the Doximity network. That’s more than 800,000 licensed medical professionals who are using Doximity to connect, collaborate, and collectively provide better care for their patients!

Because Doximity Talent Finder is the platform that enables social physician recruiting on this massive network – the largest one in the country – it's changing the way physician recruitment is done, too.

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Filed under 70 percent of the nation's physicians, Doximity physician members, Doximity news

New on Doximity: Recruit Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants!

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Many physicians depend heavily on Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) to provide care within their practice. In fact, these clinicians now play some of the most crucial roles in the healthcare space.

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Filed under Recruiting NPs and PAs, Nurse Practitioners

5 challenges facing Physicians and how Doximity can help

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Each year, Medical Economics publishes a list of the Top 10 Challenges Facing Physicians for the year and how to overcome them. Topping their list for 2017 are MACRA, prior authorizations, and negotiating with payers. Staying motivated to practice medicine came in at number four. That’s a challenge we write about frequently in the physician recruitment realm.

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Filed under Doximity dialer, Category 1 CME, Free fax and digital signature, Tips for overcoming challenges, Challenges facing physicians, How Doximity can help physicians

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