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The Future of Medical Recruitment

The Future of Medical Recruitment

The healthcare industry is constantly changing and within the past few years the medical recruitment industry has changed with it. It’s extremely important that medical recruiters incorporate the demographic trends into their recruitment strategies.

Recruiting advanced medical students and clinicians, as well as ensuring that all recruitment efforts are looking for leadership qualities is important to the future.

Recruiting advanced medical graduates and physicians

In the future medical recruiters will have to focus on finding physicians and medical graduates who are advanced leaders in the healthcare industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that, between the ages of 18 and 32, Americans will have approximately 9 jobs, meaning that most people's’ jobs are not permanent. For this reason, it’s important that recruiters seek out qualified candidates who have various leadership skills in their area of expertise.

Team Work

Teamwork is another aspect of the medical industry that is important to the future of medical recruitment. The demand for nurse practitioners and physicians has become higher over the last few years, and hospitals have particular characteristics they are looking for in candidates. Teamwork is one quality that employers are looking for because the outcomes of patients can often times be very dependent on the quality of the team working on them.


According to the Wolters Kluwer Health 2013 Physician Outlook Survey, 80 percent of physicians are using the internet on a daily basis. This means that it’s even more important that medical recruiters are using technology effectively. Recruiters should combine social media efforts, e-mail marketing, and job boards into their recruitment strategies.

The medical recruitment industry is changing rapidly and it’s imperative that recruiters stay on trend so that their healthcare clientele gets the service they deserve. To learn more about medical recruitment go to