Healthcare Staffing Resources

Travel Nurses: Everything You Need to Know (Skills, Interview Tips, Employment Assistance, and More!) 

11May, 2021

Travel Nurses: Everything You Need to Know (Skills, Interview Tips, Employment Assistance, and More!) 

The aging population combined with the ramifications from COVID-19 have caused travel nurses to be in increasingly high demand. Healthcare facilities of all varieties are facing a nurse staffing shortage and are relying on travel nurses to fill the gap.

Let’s find out how Ascendo Resources can help travel nurses prepare, work, and persevere.
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21Feb, 2017

4 Things to Know About Recruiting Foreign Medical Graduates [infographic]


7Oct, 2015

6 Things to Include in a Community Profile for Physician Recruitment [infographic]


In today’s physician recruitment market, “quality of life” reigns supreme. Many young physicians find themselves more interested in the community a practice is situated in than the practice itself. New generations of physicians are seeking opportunities that emphasize a healthy work-life balance – and they want to make sure the community they will call home will have plenty for them to do.


30Mar, 2015

Effects of Generational Differences on Physician Productivity[infographic]

When creating physician manpower plans, it is important for hospitals and health systems to look at not only how many physical providers are needed, but also the productivity needed from those providers. At a time when many physicians are emphasizing work-life balance and flexible schedules, physician recruiters are left wondering how these shifts will affect their physician recruitment needs.


11Dec, 2014

Drafting a Physician Contract? 4 Things to Get Right to Close the Deal

The site visits are completed, the verdict is in, and your practice is ready to make a formal offer to an outstanding physician candidate who you believe will be the perfect addition to your team. While the feelings of both parties might make this hire seem like a sure thing, the deal is far from done. At this point, it is up to the employer to sell the prospective candidate on how and  why practicing as part of their team will be beneficial – and the physician contract is one way to show them. “A contract is a sales document” says Roger Bonds of the American Academy of Medical Management. It is in the employer’s best interest to get the following sections right to make sure that they not only seal the deal with a prospective physician candidate, but also increase the likelihood that they will stay on long term. […]

8Dec, 2014

Direct Mail Isn’t Dead: 4 Direct Mail Myths in Physician Recruitment

In physician recruitment, it is well documented that less than a quarter of possible candidates are actively or aggresively seeking new employment, leaving over 75% of candidates who aren’t actively scanning job boards or journal ads for new opportunities. With that knowledge, the question of how to reach these candidates has persisted. For years, the answers have ranged from referrals to direct mail, but the aggresive use of of both as part of a recruitment marketing strategy has significantly declined over the years.



24Nov, 2014

6 Useful Resources for Physician Recruiters from Around the Web

 For a Physician Recruiter, the more information and resources available to you, the better. Whether it’s deciding what a competitive offer is for your region, finding candidates that fit specific demographic criteria, or judging how busy a new physician will likely be in a given market, the information and resources a recruiter has available to him/her can greatly affect the success of a physician recruitment effort. 

Below are 6 useful resources (both free and paid) for physician recruiters for around the web.


17Oct, 2014

Placement: Internal Medicine Physician


MDR HealthCare Search has recently placed a Primary Care physician in the Mid-Atlantic!

6Oct, 2014

Physician Recruitment and Responsive Design [inforgraphic]

The move towards mobile applications and responsive design has largely been led by companies looking for more ways to sell to consumers. But as people spend more time on their tablets and phones, it has become increasingly important for healthcare employers to make sure they have a mobile strategy in place for bringing on physicians and advanced practice providers. In the infographic below, you’ll find statistics that show healthcare providers as a whole are spending more time on their mobile devices – and actively using them to search for job opportunities.

25Sep, 2014

D.O.s: An Key Part of a Complete Recruitment Strategy[Infographic]

The shortage of Primary Care physicians in the United States is an issue that has been discussed time and again. While the need for qualified Primary Care physicians is higher than it has ever been, many employers are still shying away from hiring one of the fastest growing  segments of healthcare providers – Osteopathic physicians. While their M.D. counterparts are moving away from primary care practice and serving in rural and underserved areas, an overwhelming majority of D.O.s are entering the primary care field, and a higher percentage of them are also choosing to practice in rural and underserved communities.