Physician Recruiters

The concept of physician recruiters was relatively unknown before the 1980; however their number has grown since then. The number of physician recruiters in the US is estimated at around six to seven thousand presently. The following is a list of the best recruiter firms in the US.

Enterprise Medical Services (EMS)

EMS is one of the leading physician recruiter and consulting organizations in the United States, connecting the most progressive hospitals, clinics and medical groups, with the most qualified career-minded physicians. EMS is pleased to offer 13 years of experience in placement of physicians seeking clinical and non-clinical opportunities. EMS subscribes to the tenets of the National Association of Physician recruiters (NAPR), the governing association of physician recruiters.

MD Resources

MD Resources is one of the leading physician recruiting firms in the United States. The company’s experienced physician recruiters offer exceptional personalized service both to clients and to physicians. A large part of the company’s physician recruiter services comprises marketing both practicing and resident physicians who are actively looking for new jobs. Client-tailored Physician recruiter Services The company’s professional physician recruiters are always willing to provide clients with the full spectrum of services comprising of screening candidates’ CVs, conducting reference checks, coordinating interviews and/or travel, providing post-interview candidate feedback and assisting with contract negotiations. Website:

Cejka Search

The Physician Search Division of Cejka Search is a leading physician recruiter nationwide. Exclusively healthcare, the organization serves a multitude of healthcare segments including hospitals, health systems, medical group practices, academics, managed care and more.

Cejka’s Physician Search Services include “Single Search, Multiple Search or Contract-Managed Arrangement, Outsourced Arrangement and Academic Practice Search Services.

” The company’s Executive Search Division services include “Retained Executive Search (Medical Group Practices, Hospitals and Health Systems, Managed Care, and Academics); Outsourced Executive Search (Medical Group Practices, Hospitals and Health Systems, Managed Care, and Academics); Leadership Profiling (Medical Group Practices, Hospitals and Health Systems, Managed Care and Academics)” Website:


LocumTenens is a physician recruiter specializing in the high-demand fields of anesthesiology, radiology, psychiatry, general surgery and orthopedic surgery. Recruit Rx is’s new web enabled broadcast e-mailing tool priced at $4,020 and $960 for Broadcast E-mails and Individual E-mails respectively per year.

For professionals seeking temporary positions the company offers two outstanding services: physician placement and a free physician job board. In addition to providing full-service agency solutions for the locum tenens industry, the company offers a free job board to physicians and CRNAs and to healthcare facilities.

Job searching, online CV Builder, anonymous e-mail through an IDProtect system, career resources, salary calculator, relocation tools and more. Candidate searching, post unlimited jobs, anonymous e-mail through an IDProtect system and more. Other Services include Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and travel agency.


Though PracticeLink is not a recruiting firm, it is a key recruiment resource for physicians and hence included in this section. PracticeLink(r) is one of the oldest, largest and most respected physician employment opportunity websites. As a physician recruiter website, PracticeLink is used by more than 18,000 practice seeking physicians annually to quickly and confidentially search a potential physician placement opportunity in their area. PracticeLink is a free recruiting service for any practice seeking physician as well as other medical professionals, not a recruitment search firm. PracticeLink is financially supported by more than 700 hospitals, medical groups, private practices and healthcare systems that advertise more than 5,000 physician job opening opportunities. More than half of all of the nation’s in-house physician job recruiter agencies now use PracticeLink for recruiting job placement opportunities. Website:

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