Physician Executive Search

Transforming Healthcare Organizations with Physician Executives: Leveraging Clinical Expertise and an Understanding of the Business of Healthcare for Lasting Change

Find the Right Physician Executives with Confidence: Our Vast Physician Network Gives Us an Unmatched Edge in Recruitment.

Streamlining Physician Executive Recruitment in Today’s Complex Healthcare Landscape

The stakes have never been higher in healthcare. Ensuring access to high-quality, patient-centered care in a cost-efficient manner with a strained healthcare workforce has created an increasingly complex and demanding environment.

Navigating the changing healthcare landscape requires transformational leaders who understand the challenges facing all clinicians and who are able to make informed decisions that prioritize both patient care and organizational success.

At Jackson Physician Search, we specialize in identifying top-tier physician executives who have superior clinical expertise, leadership skills, and strategic vision.

Trust the Physician Executive Search Experts.

For over 40 years, we have been the go-to recruitment partner for leading healthcare organizations. Finding the best candidate for the role rather than the best candidate who applies requires an extensive network of physicians and physician executives with whom we have built strong relationships.

Jackson Physician Search enjoys unrivaled access to physicians through our opted-in engaged database and broad network of job boards, including Doximity. More than 80% of physicians and physician executives are active on Doximity — making it the undisputed best source for candidate acquisition — and we are the only recruitment firm to provide access to every recruiter. Our “leave no stone unturned” executive sourcing model, combined with the most modern personal and technical screening and interviewing methods, will result in a leader who is an outstanding ambassador for your organization.

Discover how our collaborative approach, combined with an unparalleled level of service from a dedicated, experienced recruitment professional, ensures a streamlined and successful search. With our proven track record, we have established ourselves as the most trusted leader in physician search.

Physician Executives Were Physicians First. We Speak Their Language.

Physicians have a unique culture and set of values that are driven by past work experiences in patient care. This impacts everything from their approach to patient care to their ability to effectively lead teams and facilitate change.

After more than 10,000 physician placements, no other recruitment firm better understands the physician culture and why they choose to pursue leadership. This puts us in the best position to match your organization with a physician executive who shares your mission and values and will navigate a successful partnership between your clinical staff and administration.

Physician Executives Are High in Demand but Short in Supply.

From Directors to Vice Presidents to Chiefs and CEOs, when your healthcare organization needs to fill a high-profile physician executive position, you need a recruitment partner who has established strong relationships with physicians throughout their careers.

Doximity is the “LinkedIn” for Physician Executives. We Are the Only Firm to License 100% of Our Recruiters.

More than 80% of all physicians and physician executives have claimed their exclusive profile on Doximity, making it the single best source for candidate acquisition. Between Talent Finder, DocMails and a Job Board, this physician-only social network should be in every recruiter’s toolbox.

Doximity allows our recruiters to filter candidate searches by your specific parameters, resulting in a list of highly qualified, potential candidates who are reachable only through personalized DocMail messages. Not only do physician executives engage with DocMails at a much higher rate than traditional email, they are also exposed to an exclusive job board.

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Dirk Jansson, Director of Physician Executive Search

Dirk has more than 10 years of healthcare and executive recruiting experience including C-suite positions, vice president roles, physician executives, and even physicians across 50 specialties. He considers himself a professional matchmaker and is passionate about connecting healthcare organizations with physician executives who are an excellent fit for the role. Dirk earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Belmont Abbey College.

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Preparing for the Wave of Physician Retirements Survey Results

Preparing for the Wave of Physician Retirements Survey Results

A record number of physicians are nearing retirement age. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), nearly half of practicing physicians were already over age 55. Combine this with what we know about increasing physician burnout, and it’s not overreacting to see the impending wave of retirements as a serious threat to an industry already stretched thin. 

Getting Ahead of Physician Turnover in Medical Practices Survey Results

Getting Ahead of Physician Turnover in Medical Practices Survey Results

The current epidemic of physician turnover largely can be attributed to a growing chasm between administrative leaders and physicians. The quantitative and qualitative research points to key areas in which clinical and administrative leaders in healthcare can share a common vision and foster long-lasting professional relationships in service of patients and the community.

Rural Physician Recruitment and Staffing Survey Results

Rural Physician Recruitment and Staffing Survey Results

We surveyed physicians currently working in urban, suburban, and rural settings to better understand their specific needs and wants in regard to choosing to practice in a rural location. The reality that 90% would consider rural practice if the conditions are well-aligned is welcomed news.

Doximity Awards “Hire of the Quarter” to Jackson Physician Search.

A major academic institution in the midwest had been trying to recruit a Family Medicine Department Chair for two years before coming to us for help.

By adapting the traditional "candidate slate" process to one that allowed well-qualified candidates to be considered immediately, our client successfully hired a physician executive in record time.

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