PHYSICIAN JOB SEARCH
Physician Job Search – Before a physician can be sponsored for either a J waiver of the two-year home residency requirement, a temporary (H-1B) working visa or permanent residence, he or she must obtain an appropriate offer of employment.
For physicians who need either a J waiver or a National Interest Waiver, they generally need to look for employment in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), a Medically Underserved Area (MUA) or for a Medically Underserved Population (MUP). They may also work for the Veterans Administration, or in the case of a J waiver, for a FLEX 10 employer.
What follows is a listing of web sites designed to assist physicians in locating practice opportunities in shortage areas. Non-physicians who are searching for job opportunities may obtain access to over 500,000 employment openings, grouped by state and occupation. We also provide a list of nurse recruitment firms for your reference.
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Physician Job Search is divided into the following subtopics:
- Recruitment Organizations
- Medical Journals
- Recruitment Firms
- Internet Employment Advertising
- Interactive, Online Sites
- Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (800) 830-2777
- National Association of Physician Recruiters (407) 774-7880
- Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (800) 787-2512
- American College of Physicians: Career Opportunities
- Journal of the American Medical Association: CareerNet
RECRUITMENT FIRMS – Physician Job Search
- Alliance of Medical Recruiters (417) 866-1898
- Enterprise Medical Services (800) 530-9232
- McCall & Lee (800) 335-3211
- MD Resources, Inc. (636) 447-1300
- Merritt Hawkins (800) 876-0500 (Contact Phil Miller)
- Olesky Associates, Inc. (800) 486-4330
- Pacific Companies (800) 741-7629
- Worldwide Medical Services (800) 327-8302
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INTERACTIVE, ONLINE SITES