Physicians Practice: Physician Recruitment

A good recruitment process is the key to success for many businesses. Hiring a physician can be a complex and expensive endeavor, one that is particularly critical to do correctly. AAPC Vice President of Practice Management Dixon Davis, MBA, MHSA, recently published an article in Physicians Practice that offered tips and considerations to help you in this process. Some of the tips include:

  • Identify where to recruit
    • A new resident
    • An experienced physician from outside your community
    • An established physician within your community
  • Remember licensure and credentialing
    • State license
    • National Provider Identifier (NPI)
    • Hospital privileges
    • DEA license
    • Malpractice insurance
  • Prepare the employment contract
    • Compensation model
    • Duration of contract
    • Exclusivity language
    • Non-compete language
    • Malpractice coverage requirements
    • Confidentiality of medical record information
    • On-call schedules
    • Buy-sell agreement

Read the full article.

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