Our president recently contributed an article to the New England Journal of Medicine CareerCenter. The NEJM CareerCenter features career resources articles from healthcare experts. Tony’s article explains the high costs of hiring the wrong physician.
The High Costs of Hiring the Wrong Physician
By Tony Stajduhar, president of Jackson Physician Search
Making a bad hire in any profession negatively impacts finances and employees, but it’s especially painful in a medical environment where continuity of patient care, cost control, medical staff morale, and productivity are paramount concerns. All told, the cost of hiring a physician who doesn’t fit and then leaves can easily exceed $1 million when you consider the expense of recruiting, onboarding, and yet another vacancy and hiring situation.