Posts tagged ‘Physician interviews’
PracticeMatch employs 15 physician interviewers. These hard-working individuals make calls to physicians in training and conduct the five-minute question and answer telephone sessions that become the detailed physician profiles in our graduating physicians database.
Interviewers ask physicians each a total of 40 questions regarding their location preferences, training, experience, and more. Interviewers reach out to residents and fellows in most specialties, with emphasis on the 40 specialties our clients asked that we focus on.
As you know, calling or paging physicians is hard work. They are often busy with grueling work and academic obligations on top of trying to keep up with family and personal activities. Getting in contact with physicians in training is a struggle for many in-house physician recruiters, and it’s no different for PracticeMatch’s physician interviewers. However, since they spend a great deal of time working on this very task, the physician interviewers at PracticeMatch are able offer some unique and creative tips that may help to improve the success of your cold-calling campaigns. (more…)
If there’s anything as important to a hospital as recruiting quality physicians, it’s retaining them. The best time to start thinking about retention is in the beginning—by putting in place an extensive screening process prior to bringing a physician in to interview.
The purpose of the screening process is to determine the candidate’s personal and professional needs and make sure the candidate is a perfect fit for the position, the community, and the organization’s culture.
Below are some important qualifying questions to ask physicians to determine if they are a good match for your organization. (more…)