Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention
Kirk Mathews, John Nelson, MD
Softbound Book + companion CD-ROM
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The tools in Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention can help you recruit the physicians that are key to your program's success.
The demand for hospitalists continues to grow at an aggressive rate. According to the Society of Hospital Medicine, the number of hospitalists is projected to reach more than 30,000 by 2010. However, the demand for these specialists is expected to continue to grow at an even more aggressive rate, making it challenging for programs to meet the demand.
In such a competitive market, how can your program recruit and retain the most qualified hospitalists?
Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention is a book and CD-ROM set that provides proven strategies from a leading hospitalist recruitment expert to help you find the right physicians for your practice and develop a strong program that retains committed hospitalists.
This hospitalist program resource will help you to:
Identify potential candidates
Ensure proper communication between program and recruits
Develop a pre-interview assessment
Conduct an on-site interview and visit
Define a follow-up process
Negotiate a contract
Construct a competitive compensation package
Improve efficiency and streamline staff
Implement a mentoring program for new hires
Set up schedules and balance workloads
Create a plan to expand your hospitalist program
Includes customizable tools on CD-ROM!
This book and CD-ROM set will provide both newly established and mature programs with the tools to help programs grow to meet demand, attract effective providers, and support individual hospitalists to strengthen retention.
Kirk Mathews is CEO, principal, and founder of Inpatient Management Inc. (IMI). Prior to co-founding IMI in 1997, Mathews was senior vice president of Cejka & Company, responsible for managing one of the nation's largest physician recruiting enterprises with a search portfolio of over 300 clients. His nearly two decades of physician recruiting and healthcare experience include management, sales, operations, recruiting strategy, physician compensation/benefits planning and design, and employment contract design and negotiations.
John Nelson, MD, has practiced as a hospitalist since completing internal medicine training in 1988. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Nelson also served as chief of staff at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, and as medical director of the hospitalist practice at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, WA. He served as a consultant for more than 200 institutions around the country that launched or renovated their hospitalist practices. In 1997, he teamed with a Massachusetts hospitalist to found the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Who will benefit? Hospitalist program leaders, medical directors, chief executive officers, chief operations officers, presidents, chief medical officers, chief financial officers, vice president of medical affairs, hospitalists, hospitalist program directors, quality directors/managers.
With more than 18 years of experience, HCPro, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. As an acknowledged industry authority in healthcare regulation and compliance, HCPro focuses on providing its clients assistance and expertise in the areas of accreditation, medical staff affairs, credentialing, privileging, medical record management, regulatory compliance, nursing, quality/patient safety, infection control, and workplace safety.
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