The Medicus Firm, a national search firm specializing in permanent placement of physicians, NPs, and PAs, released its annual placement summary report, based on the hiring activity of more than 250 healthcare employers nationally, and hundreds of provider placements.
The key highlights from the 2017 Physician Placement Report, based on hiring patterns from 2012 through 2016, include the following trends:
The firm releases this report each year to help industry executives learn about hiring trends in healthcare, especially among physicians and advanced practice clinicians such as nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs).
“This report, based on annual placement records of all placements made in partnership with our clients nationwide, reveals patterns in the hiring activities of hospitals and health systems across the country, and illustrates trends in the placement of physicians and advanced practice clinicians in a variety of practice settings and types of communities,” states Jim Stone, president of The Medicus Firm. “There were not really many surprises this year. That said, some of the most notable trends include the greater-than-expected growth in placements of non-physician providers, as well as the extent to which the size of signing bonuses offered continues to increase.”
The top five types of providers, based on volume of placements in 2016 were:
About The Medicus Firm:
The Medicus Firm is an award-winning, leading national physician search firm, specializing in permanent placement of physicians, NPs, and PAs of all specialties, in a variety of practice settings, including national health systems, community hospitals, academic medical centers, and more. From its offices in Dallas, Atlanta, and Boston, The Medicus Firm has built one of the largest, most tenured and knowledgeable teams of physician recruiters in the industry. Multiple industry distinctions including Best of Staffing, Best Places to Work in Healthcare, and an Executive Partnership with the MGMA attest to the efficacy of The Medicus Firm’s unique client-focused, regional approach to the physician search process, which ensures optimum results and quality of service. The Medicus Firm is part of the M3 USA family of companies, operating independently.
For a complimentary copy of the full report, physician employers may contact Steve Marsh, Managing Partner: smarsh@TheMedicusFirm.com.
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