Before I became a full-time physician recruiter in 20
12, I was in hospital management for 12 years as a medical group director, Hospitalist program manager and Medical Staff Development/Physician Services Director, a role in which I was responsible for over 60+ hospitals and practices across 7 counties in Central New York. I've interviewed, made offers to, negotiated with and hired over 100 employed and private practice physicians in my career. Most of those have been fantastic, long-term relationships where the providers and my organization have had shared goals and values, where we had established real trust.
My personal style is very candid and tactfully direct. Nothing makes someone more untrustworthy than discovering the real or complete story surreptitiously, especially when that story puts a very different spin on things you had previously agreed upon. So, in my experience, it's better to get honest motivations out on the table sooner rather than later.Read More