Permanent Physician Recruitment, Staffing, and Placement Services

When critical physician staffing vacancies occur, healthcare enterprises need dedicated, experienced placement professionals to take charge of physician recruitment. The right permanent physician fit requires the best physician placement partner - AMN Healthcare. Our full suite of physician placement services can help you meet financial, operational, and patient care goals.

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AMN Healthcare and Merritt Hawkins

Permanent Physician and Advanced Practice Placement

AMN Healthcare company Merritt Hawkins® specializes in the permanent placement of physicians and advanced practice providers for hospitals, medical groups, individual physician practices, academic medical centers and healthcare organizations worldwide. Our professionals consult with you to best match your healthcare organization with the right providers seeking opportunities to enhance their careers and personal lives.


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Timely Permanent Physician Recruitment Services

Across 100+ Specialties

You can count on us to take a thorough, consultative approach to creating long-term employment relationships between healthcare employers and qualified doctors. By taking on the recruitment process from top to bottom, AMN Healthcare allows hospitals and other healthcare clients to focus on providing the best possible patient care.

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Benefits of Our Physician Recruitment Approach

Our Process is Simple: It’s Focused on You

  • A thorough consultation to evaluate the opportunity and gauge the best fit
  • Deep pool of candidates in a variety of physician specialties
  • Comprehensive candidate vetting and screening
  • One of the highest search-completion ratios in the healthcare staffing industry
  • The impeccable reputation and connections of the industry leader in physician placement
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“Merritt Hawkins took time to understand exactly what we were looking for beyond just the skillset. They also found us the right fit in terms of personality, attitude, and leadership style.”

- Lacey J. Hammons, CAO/CFO, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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“Merritt Hawkins’ name recognition helped in attracting candidates. Our recruiting consultant was very attentive to our needs, always picked up the phone and always returned calls.”

- Rob Glew, Executive Director, Southern New Hampshire Radiology Consultants

Female physician
“They truly understand the needs of the Department and qualifications of the candidates we are looking for. Their screening process is excellent, and they consistently display great follow-up and attention to detail.”

- Roberta Hines, MD, Chief of Anesthesiology, Yale University

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Meet Innovative Workforce Solutions

Physician Staffing Services

As the industry’s leading staffing partner, AMN Healthcare is the critical next component, fulfilling healthcare workforce needs with a comprehensive network of healthcare professionals and innovative workforce solutions such as Managed Services Programs (MSP) and recruitment solutions.


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2023 Physician Billing Report

This report includes details on billing to commercial payors, billing by specialty/practice area, and projected average collections per specialty.

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Trinity Health of New England Case Study

This case study examines how AMN Healthcare Leadership Solutions helped Trinity Health of New England improve its recruiting process, leadership structure and candidate satisfaction, ultimately driving better patient outcomes.

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Solving the Specialty Needs of a Leader in Academic Medicine

What began as a referral from one prestigious healthcare organization to another, and a small test engagement with the Department of Anesthesiology, has grown into a strong partnership built on trust, performance, and quality.

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