Why Radiology as a Specialty is Hot Again

In my last blog post I informed readers that the radiology physician marketplace is on the rise.  More and more groups and practices are seeking the need to fill open positions.  The ACR alone has increased job posting traffic this year by over 25% in many states.  We at SMART Physician Recruiting are seeing the

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Radiology Positions are on the Rise

Six years ago I wrote about how radiology positions were on the decline (ignore my blog lower in the cue.  We just updated our website weeks ago and all content was given a new create date).  The good news is that radiology opportunities are on the rise.  I have been radiology physician recruiting for over

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Relocating…Is it a good time?

It’s a word that is all too familar to a physician recruiter (relocating).  I recently had a few physicians ask me if they should relocate because they were concerned with selling their homes. For emergency medicine physicians, relocating should not be an option that they should be concerned with at the moment.  Dozens of groups

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Will the Radiology Openings Return?

Last year I blogged about the detoriating market for radiologists with regards to job prospects.  I’ve had several radiologists the past few months ask me the same question, “Will the Radiology Job market rebound?” In short the answer is no.  Several factors are still in play that continue to hold the market down.  Those factors

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Picking a locums physician

It’s been nearly eleven years now that I have been physician recruiting.  All the years I have been recruiting I have always recruited locum tenens physicians. People are always amazed in discussion of my work that physicians do temporary work (Locums Tenens).  I explain to them that some physicians want extra money, some are between jobs,

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Three tips for radiology job search

Three quick tips from Patrick Moore, President of SMART Physician Recruiting. 1.  Don’t just send your CV to anyone.  Speak with the recruiter or person that posted the position before sending your CV.  Make sure the opportunity is real and present.  Many recruiters and groups often just post jobs to fish for candidates. 2.  Do

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Physician Recruiting Comments from Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore, President and Founder of SMART Physician Recruiting offers this tip for the best locum tenens experience. How important is it for a physician to work with an experienced physician recruiter when considering locum tenens work? I was asked that question recently when I was speaking to the director of  emergency medicine of a large Texas healthcare system.  I was promoting an experienced

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What’s going on with the Radiology Market?

Why has the radiology job market slowed down? Two Reasons: Economy is slow and thus growth in healthcare is slow. Several groups across the country have or are reporting a drop in imaging volumes and reimbursement. As a result, group, hospitals and healthcare systems are reluctant to hire new staff. The main reason is radiologists

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