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From urban centers to rural communities and everywhere in between, Jackson Physician Search recruiters are making matches that empower hospitals, medical practices, community health centers, and other healthcare organizations to deliver better outcomes.

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Kansas

Diligence and Doximity: Physician Recruiter Helps Rural Kansas Hospital Hire Ideal FM-OB

Often situated in remote locations with fewer amenities, rural healthcare organizations are all too familiar with the challenge of recruiting […]

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Alabama

Recruiter Finds Two Physicians in Under Six Months to Care for Underserved Alabama Community

When a growing clinic, once an FQHC, in Alabama lost two primary care physicians early in 2022, the Medical Director […]

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Alabama

Leveraging Residency Director Contacts Helps Recruiter Fill Primary Care Role in <90 Days

While the healthcare M&A numbers may suggest that small, independent private practices are disappearing, many private groups continue to be profitable. Their leaders […]

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Alabama

Overcoming COVID-19 Recruitment Challenges Through Collaboration and Creativity

It’s human nature to look for positive outcomes in even the most challenging of situations, and in spite of our […]

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Alaska

No Challenge Too Big, No Location Too Remote: Recruiter Finds FM-OB for FQHC on Alaskan Island

People tend to have strong opinions about where they want to live and work, and when it comes to a […]

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Arizona

From Two Nephrologists to a National Contract: Finding Success in a Shortage in 120 Days

The physician shortage will eventually impact almost every specialty, but nephrology is already taking a hit. The number of medical […]

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Arkansas

Worth the Wait: Physician Recruiter Finds Perfect Resident for Rural Hospital

The physician shortage continues to be top of mind among healthcare leaders around the nation, but perhaps nowhere is it […]

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Arkansas

Physician Recruiter Saves Orthopedic Surgeon from Almost Missing His Dream Job

We successfully placed an Orthopedic Surgeon with an Arkansas hospital five years ago and, when that physician departed for personal […]

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California

Strong Access to Physician Executive Candidates Drives Quick Placement for a Healthcare Tech Company

When a California-based healthcare technology company needed to hire a Vice President of Life Sciences, they were hoping to find […]

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California

FQHC Struggles to Recruit Until a Physician’s Wife Takes Charge

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) ensure access to care, however, they can only serve as many patients as they have […]

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Colorado

Relationship-Driven Recruitment: Physician Recruiter’s Network Leads to 13-Day Placement

As Divisional Vice President of Business Development for Jackson Physician Search, Ben Stadjuhar has relationships with healthcare leaders nationwide – […]

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Colorado

Big Shoes to Fill: Physician Recruiter Finds Foot and Ankle Surgeon to Replace Departing Physician Executive

When a well-respected foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. P, took a physician executive job at a Western Colorado regional hospital, […]

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Rural Colorado
Colorado

Why an Experienced Recruiter is Invaluable

A 15-bed, critical access hospital, in remote, rural Colorado contracted Jackson Physician Search to recruit a Family Practitioner who has […]

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Connecticut

Consultative Physician Recruiting Results in 3 Placements for Connecticut Hospital

When an academic hospital in Connecticut first came to Jackson Physician Search about a potential physician recruiting partnership, they were […]

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Delaware

Opening the Door: Dedicated Physician Recruiter Transforms Orthopedic Surgeon Search

After months of searching for an orthopedic surgeon to join their group, the administrator at a Delaware orthopedic practice was […]

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Florida

100-Day Urology Search Earns Recruiter the Highest Praise–a Referral

A multi-specialty group in a West Florida metro was tired of paying high upfront recruitment fees with limited results. The […]

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Georgia

Physician Recruiter Makes 42-Day Family Medicine Placement for Groundbreaking Clinic

When a ground-breaking wound care clinic in a suburb of Atlanta lost its sole physician unexpectedly, the practice manager immediately […]

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Georgia

Cue the Fireworks: Metro Health System Celebrates End of Onerous Physician Search

With a specialty pool of fewer than 5,000 actively practicing physicians, a large health system located in a major metro […]

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Georgia

New Year, New Physician: A Georgia Private Practice Started 2021 by Welcoming a New Physician

A private group of orthopedic clinics and outpatient surgery centers with locations throughout Georgia needed to quickly recruit a family […]

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Hawaii

Hawaiian Critical Care Group Welcomes Dream Candidate to Dream Role in Under 100 Days

Healthcare organizations of all types, sizes, and locales often find a need for assistance recruiting physicians. Even those in the […]

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Idaho

Longtime Client Hires Medical Director Thanks to Physician Recruiter’s Ability to See the Big Picture

They say when one door closes, another one opens, and this can be especially true in physician recruitment. It’s always […]

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Illinois

Physician Recruiter’s Compensation Recommendation Proves Critical to Midwestern GI Physician Search

As the physician shortage worsens, the compensation required to attract and retain physicians increases–particularly in the locations and specialties that […]

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Illinois

Rural Practice Wins West Coast Surgeon with Promise of Autonomy, Flexibility, Growth

A high-volume Orthopedic Surgery practice in a rural Midwestern community was struggling to recruit a Total Joint/Adult Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgeon. […]

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Illinois

Mission Accomplished: How a Physician Recruiter Helped a Client Launch First-of-Its-Kind Treatment Center in a Major Midwestern City

According to Mental Health America, approximately 1 in 12 adults in the US suffer from substance abuse disorder. Those seeking […]

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Illinois

Well-Crafted Physician Job Ad Generates Five Times the Typical Response Rate

Some physician specialties are a little easier to recruit than others, but Gastroenterology (GI) just isn’t one of them. With […]

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Indiana

Recruiter Helps Newly Trained Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Find Job with Ideal Organization

As the nation experiences greater recognition and documentation of mental health struggles like anxiety, depression, and substance abuse disorders, more […]

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Indiana

Doximity Helps Recruiter Place Two Physicians Within Six Months at an Indiana FQHC

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers (FQHCs) exist to provide care to medically underserved populations and areas. They can be in rural […]

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Indiana

Overcoming Small Candidate Pools in Physician Recruitment: Doximity DocMail for the Win!

A true success story, a physician search for a Reproductive Endocrinologist earns Doximity’s “Hire of the Quarter.” Reproductive Endocrinology has […]

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Iowa

Recruiter’s Network & Hospital’s Flexibility Results in 51-Day CRNA Placement

The healthcare industry is facing a number of staffing challenges, and when it comes to shortages, CRNAs are at the […]

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Iowa

Rural Hospital Client Wins Big with Three FMOB Placements in One Month

When Jackson Physician Search Director of Recruiting Katie Moeller first met with her new client, a 100-bed, rural hospital in […]

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Iowa

How Our Physician Leader Search Earned Doximity’s “Hire of the Quarter”

For two years, a Midwestern academic institution tried to fill a Family Medicine Department Chair position. Faculty members were all […]

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Kansas

Diligence and Doximity: Physician Recruiter Helps Rural Kansas Hospital Hire Ideal FM-OB

Often situated in remote locations with fewer amenities, rural healthcare organizations are all too familiar with the challenge of recruiting […]

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Kentucky

Physician Recruitment Partnership Results in 9 Placements in One Year for Kentucky Hospital

Across the country, organizations large and small need help to recruit OB-GYNs. High malpractice insurance, laws about reproductive care, and […]

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Kentucky

Physician Recruiter Uses Regional Expertise (and Doximity) to Make 3 Primary Care Placements in 90 Days

As the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Jackson Physician Search, Tim Sheley has relationships with healthcare leaders throughout […]

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Kentucky

10-Year Physician Recruitment Partnership with Kentucky Hospital and Still Going Strong

It was 2012 when Carly Clem, then a recruitment consultant at Jackson Physician Search, received an assignment to work with […]

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Kentucky

Teamwork Makes the Placement Work

Not much about life in the United States during 2020 resembled our definition of “normal,” but still, life went on […]

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Louisiana

Digital Sourcing and Serendipity Result in Physician Placement in Only 54 Days

Jackson Physician Search had just made a successful physician placement at a Louisiana medical group when it found itself in […]

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Maryland

Power of Partnership: Physician Recruiter Makes 35th Placement with Maryland Hospital

The difficulty of recruiting physicians today means healthcare organizations all over the nation are seeking solutions to accelerate their efforts. […]

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Massachusetts

A Peek Behind the Physician Recruitment Curtain: The Magic of Doximity

Healthcare organizations make the decision to partner with a physician recruitment firm for a wide variety of reasons, one of […]

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Michigan

Physician Recruiter’s Recommendations Result in 90-Day Medical Director Placement

In any physician search, defining the role requirements involves debating which skills, attributes, and experience are genuinely must-haves versus nice-to-haves. […]

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Minnesota

Hospital Trusts Recruiter to Evaluate J-1 Physician Candidates and Hires Ideal Neurologist

When a large health system in Minnesota sought to grow its neuro-hospitalist program, leadership knew hiring a neurologist wouldn’t be […]

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Minnesota

Recruiter’s Site Visit Crucial to Placing Diagnostic Radiologist in Less Than 4 Months

When our Regional Vice President first reached out to the administrator at a radiology group to offer physician recruitment assistance, […]

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Minnesota

Going the Distance: Hospital Changes Course to Secure Sought-after Surgeon

When the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) endorsed Jackson Physician Search as its first and only recruitment partner, healthcare organizations around […]

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Minnesota

Minnesota Hospital Goes the Extra Mile to Win Over a Physician Candidate

A competitive compensation package is critical to finding success in physician recruitment but offering top dollar on its own is […]

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Mississippi

Worth the Wait: Physician Recruiter Balances Clinic’s Urgent Need and Ideal Candidate’s Timeline

Despite a beautiful location in coastal Mississippi, a multi-specialty clinic struggled to hire a much-needed Family Medicine physician. After successfully […]

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Missouri

Physician Recruiter Brings Missouri FQHC Quick Success with These 3 Tactics

As the demand for primary care physicians continues to outpace supply, physician recruiters must consistently leverage every tactic available to […]

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Missouri

Recruiter’s Creative Problem-Solving Helps Client Hire Gastroenterologist

As one of the harder specialties to recruit, it’s not unusual for Gastroenterology job openings to remain vacant for more […]

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Missouri

The Recruiter Next Door: A Neighborly Introduction Drives 13 Physician Placements for a Metro Hospital

As a national physician recruitment firm with offices across the country, Jackson Physician Search understands the nuances of placing physicians […]

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Missouri

Physician Recruiter Captures the Attention of a Tiny Candidate Pool with Creative Job Ad

Healthcare organizations and physician recruiters trying to fill physician vacancies have long known just how challenging it can be in […]

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Montana

Despite Tiny Candidate Pool, Recruiter finds Physician to Launch a New Program and Plant Roots in a Western Rural Community

Based in Jackson Physician Search’s Denver office, Senior Search Consultant Misha Fabick knows all too well the specific challenges of […]

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Montana

Second Chance: Physician Recruiter Proves to be Invaluable to a Rural Montana Hospital

Nowhere is the physician shortage felt more acutely than hospitals and healthcare organizations in rural communities. According to the AAMC, […]

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Nebraska

Marathon Not a Sprint: Rural Healthcare Administrators Take Time to Build a Relationship with Preferred Candidate

Physician recruitment remains one of the top challenges facing rural healthcare organizations. In my role as Regional VP of Business […]

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Nebraska

Physician Recruiter Makes Her Own Luck, Secures 13-Day Family Medicine Placement for a Nebraska FQHC

Exactly how long does it take to place a physician? How long, and of course, how much will it cost? […]

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Nebraska

A Mass Texting Campaign Led to an 8-day Cardiologist Placement for this Nebraska Practice

Belonging to one of the most sought after specialties, Cardiologists can expect to find heavy demand for their services. Dr. […]

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New Jersey

Attracting Top Talent: A Physician Recruiter’s Role in a Competitive Opportunity

The stats on physician burnout are high, and healthy work-life balance continues to be a top-priority goal of many physicians. […]

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New Jersey

Practice “Wanted” an Italian-Speaking Physician – Recruiter Helped Them Prioritize What They “Needed”

A family-owned practice in urban New Jersey was searching for a physician who was as unique as the practice itself. […]

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New Mexico

It’s a Small World: Physician Recruitment Story Results in a Sweet Reunion

The average length of a Primary Care physician search is 180 days. However, for rural health centers, the physician recruitment […]

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New York

Recruiter Makes 3 Placements in 6 Months for Primary Care Group in Upstate New York

When Search Consultant Reece Asbury first met with his client in upstate New York, he could sense their frustration. They […]

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New York

A Pattern of Success: 30-Day Placements Earn Physician Recruiter a Client Referral

It’s often said that if something happens once, it’s luck. If it happens twice, it’s a coincidence, but if it […]

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North Carolina

Jackson Physician Search Recruiter Wins Doximity “Hire of the Quarter” by Using Geo-Targeting to Place an OB/GYN

A record number of physicians are nearing retirement age. Combine this with increasing physician burnout and low physician job satisfaction, […]

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North Dakota

Rural North Dakota Hospital Strikes Gold (Twice) in Provider Recruitment

The provider shortage combined with rising burnout levels and increased turnover mean that even top-ranked hospitals are likely to face […]

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North Dakota

Forecasting Placements: Recruiting a Physician to Weather the Cold

Imagine a town where the winter temperatures are often below freezing. The living room window looks out to a dark […]

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North Dakota

How an Act of Kindness Helped a Rural Medical Group Recruit Its Newest Physician

Healthcare facilities in rural or “less popular” locations face an uphill climb in physician recruitment due to the growing physician […]

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Ohio

Physician Search Success: Hospital Hires Gastroenterologist to Start GI Program in Rural Ohio

When community need for a Gastroenterologist grew too big to ignore, one small hospital in southwest Ohio launched a physician […]

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Ohio

Jackson Physician Search Recruiter Lands an Addiction Medicine Physician in Just 54 Days for Medical Group

For independent physician groups, physician recruitment can be especially challenging. Private practices are increasingly being acquired or are merging with […]

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Oklahoma

A True Partnership: Recruiter Places 36 Physicians with Rural Oklahoma Hospital

Rural hospitals sometimes struggle to recruit quality physicians due to the difficulties of making a job in a small town […]

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Oregon

Community-Centered Healthcare: Physician Recruiter Brings 13 Providers to Southern Oregon

When Director of Recruiting Olivia Georgia first flew to southern Oregon to meet with her newest client, she knew she […]

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Pennsylvania

Physician Recruiter Uses Insider Knowledge and Doximity to Fill a Hospital Psychiatry Job in Under 90 Days

When an East Coast hospital needed to hire a psychiatrist, the in-house recruitment team knew exactly which physician recruitment partner […]

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Pennsylvania

The Proof is in the Placement: How a Physician Group Recruited a Psychiatrist in 54 Days

Psychiatry is a very tough specialty to recruit. Just prior to the pandemic, U.S. News reported that more than 115 […]

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South Carolina

Track Record of Trust Leads to 90-day Family Medicine Placement with Rural Critical Access Hospital

Rural physician recruitment is no easy task. When you factor in marketing and interview expenses, sign-on bonus, and relocation stipend, […]

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South Dakota

South Dakota Rural Hospital Recruits CRNA and Two FMOBs With Co-Branded Search Strategy

In the current market, some of the most challenging searches are for CRNAs and Family Medicine Obstetricians, and the difficulty […]

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South Dakota

Physician Recruiter Helps South Dakota Clinic Win Over Physician and Family

Physician retirement is top of mind for healthcare administrators across the country. According to data from the American Association of […]

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Tennessee

From Birthplace to Workplace: Physician Recruiter Discovers Ideal Local Candidate

“Who is your ideal physician candidate?” This is the first question our physician recruiters ask when they visit a new […]

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Texas

Physician Recruiter’s Advice Helps Rural Hospital Replace Retiring OB/GYN in <4 Months

Just over a year ago, Search Consultant Sonya Cathey first partnered with a critical access hospital in rural West Texas […]

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Texas

Recruiter Helps Rural Client Fill Nurse Practitioner Job in Under 60 Days

As organizations begin to feel the impact of the physician shortage, many organizations look to Advanced Practice Providers to support […]

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Texas

Focused on Fit: Physician Recruiter’s Detailed Approach Results in 6 Placements, Earns Glowing Review

As healthcare organizations all over the country face increasing staffing shortages and recruitment challenges, even those who don’t typically partner […]

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Texas

Physician Recruiter Makes Two Placements in One Day in Rural Texas

It was 2019 when Jackson Physician Search first began working with an independent regional hospital in rural East Texas. Several […]

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Texas

Physician Recruiter Helps Long-time Texas Client Hire Pediatrician to Launch Mental Health Initiative

One in five children in the US is diagnosed with a mental health disorder every year, and as is the […]

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Texas

Physician Recruiter Answers a Big “Ask” with 44-Day Family Medicine Placement

When the CEO of a healthcare system in rural Texas submitted an inquiry through the Jackson Physician Search website, Divisional […]

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Texas

A Physician Recruitment Reunion Paves the Way for a Lasting Partnership

The best relationships don’t happen overnight. It’s as true for business partnerships as it is for friendships and family relationships. […]

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Texas

Lightning Strikes Twice: Physician Recruiter Makes 2 Placements for Rural Hospital in Less Than 3 Months

When rural healthcare organizations see the positive impact a permanent physician recruitment firm can have on one difficult physician search, […]

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Texas

Searching for a Unicorn: Physician Recruiter Finds OBGYN to Meet the Growing Needs of a West Texas Hospital

According to a November 2021 article in the New York Times, Texas is having a moment of growth. The state […]

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Texas

Community Pitches in to Charm an Internal Medicine Physician During Recruitment

To be successful in the highly competitive world of physician recruitment, rural healthcare facilities have to go the extra mile […]

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Texas

From Skeptic to Raving Fan: Rural Hospital Fills Two-year Vacancy in 11 Weeks

Six months is the average amount of time it takes to fill a Family Medicine vacancy, and for a rural […]

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Utah

Physician Recruiter Tackles Back-to-Back Nephrology Searches in Utah

The latest projections from the Association of American Medical Colleges suggest that by 2034, the United States will experience a […]

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Virginia

The Resident and the Retiree: New Physician Recruiter Secures Two Family Medicine Physicians for Virginia Urgent Care Center

As a Research Consultant for Jackson Physician Search, Katherine Hurford was frequently involved in successful physician placements throughout the Eastern […]

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Washington

National Network, Local Know-How: Transforming Rural Physician Recruitment in Washington

When choosing a physician recruitment partner, it’s beneficial for a healthcare organization to select a firm with expertise in its […]

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West Virginia

Physician Executive Recruiting: Longtime Client Hires the Medical Director They Need

Senior Director of Recruiting Sally Ann Patton is no stranger to the challenges of rural physician recruitment. Over the years, […]

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Wisconsin

Fruits of Labor: Physician Recruiter’s Diligence Pays Off in a 28-Day Emergency Medicine Placement

When a critical access hospital on the border of Wisconsin and Iowa needed to hire an Emergency Medicine physician, its […]

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Wisconsin

“It’s a Small World”: 45-Day CRNA Search Reunites Candidate with Army Squad Member

Every physician or provider search has its obstacles, but it is the especially strenuous searches that often result in organizations […]

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Wisconsin

Physician Recruiter Places the Perfect ENT in Just 76 Days, Earning Doximity’s “Hire of the Quarter”

According to Silverline, 82% of patients report that their most important factor when choosing healthcare is quality customer service. From […]

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Wisconsin

Breaking with Tradition: Private Practice Wins with Digital Physician Recruitment

A private radiology practice in Wisconsin was facing increasing patient demand when Jackson Physician Search first spoke to the practice […]

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Wyoming

Critical Access Hospital Launches Emergency Medicine Department with Help from Physician Recruiter

Have you ever visited a town that didn’t have a single stoplight? Now, imagine living in this town and knowing […]

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