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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