A Decade in Review: Federally Qualified Health Centers

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  Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have come a long way in the last decade. In the 1960s, there were only eight FQHCs in the U.S. By 2001, that number had jumped to 748 facilities at 4,128 locations around the country, serving 10 million patients. The number continues to grow along with federal funding for Read More

The Power of Transparency When Recruiting Healthcare Executives

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Creating a culture of transparency is the new imperative for business, and healthcare is not immune from this trend. This may seem like a contradiction in an industry where privacy is so important it’s regulated by law. But in today’s competitive healthcare markets, where a shortage of talent is so prevalent, organizational transparency is a Read More

3 Reasons Online Reviews Can Hurt Your Recruiting Efforts

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It seems doctors and clinical organizations are still adjusting to the new era of healthcare consumerism. Today, your patients are more likely than ever to research your facility, comment on their experience, and make decisions based on online reviews — even over clinical performance. But those online reviews can do more than attract or repel Read More

Improve Your Physician Leadership Skills in These Five Steps

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Clinical leadership is one thing, but organizational leadership requires more than medical acumen. Becoming a modern physician leader is the next iteration in your healthcare career that can provide you with new challenges and rewards. This article will help you understand the skills you’ll need to evolve into a physician leadership role and the steps Read More

5 Reasons Physicians Are Leaving Their Jobs

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If your healthcare facility is experiencing losses from the ranks of your clinical teams, you are not alone. While the rest of the nation has been experiencing historically low unemployment, highly skilled workers in healthcare are even more in demand than almost any other job category. This leaves healthcare organizations vulnerable as they seek to Read More

What You Need to Know About the Psychiatrist Shortage

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We’ve talked a lot lately about the looming shortage of clinical providers. Doctors, nurses, advanced practitioners, and personal caregivers will all be in high demand in the coming years. But the short supply of clinical talent stretches into the mental health field as well; there is an extensive psychiatrist shortage expected in the coming years. Read More

How to Attract and Maintain a Multi-Generational Healthcare Workforce

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In many HR departments and recruiting circles, the discussion centers on Millennials and how to attract and retain them. While Millennials have now surpassed Baby Boomers as the predominant force in the marketplace, a reality that should be noted is that Baby Boomers and GenXers are living and working longer. With healthcare about to experience Read More

2020 Compensation Insights from the Front-Line

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In 2020, healthcare recruiters and their healthcare hiring team partners will have to work even harder to attract primary care providers from an increasingly tight labor pool. We know there is a labor shortage of qualified doctors, dentists, advanced practitioners and behavioral health specialists looming, so our proactive efforts to build a pipeline of qualified Read More

How to Recruit Executives in Rural Health Centers

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It’s harder to recruit clinical teams for rural health centers. Healthcare professionals can be concerned that the workload is higher, or they may have difficulty taking time off. They may worry about geographic isolation and a lack of activities for their families. Or, they may believe there will be fewer opportunities for advancement or continuing Read More

Visa Process 101 – FQHC Basic Questions and Answers

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Many FQHC leaders tend to shy away from candidates that need visa sponsorship.  Their thinking is that it is a complex process and expensive.  UHC Solutions dba thefqhcrecruiters.com has had success with many of these candidates over its 21 year history.  As the provider shortage continues unabated, FQHCs are realizing the advantages of recruiting great Read More

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