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NP PA Recruiters aims to provide valuable information regarding healthcare employment. It is part of our ongoing mission to educate clients and candidates on the employment trends facing healthcare organizations across the nation. This section features articles connecting clients and candidates to information about the healthcare industry and its job market. These resources will assist with ensuring an accurate and long-term match between our client’s organizational objectives and candidate’s career goals. NP PA is committed to positively impacting companies and careers by providing quality information about the mid-level practitioner employment industry.

Top 4 Tips for a Successful Physician Assistant Job Interview

Job interview jitters can get the best of you. We have all been there - clammy hands, beads of sweat, queasy stomach. The only thing you wish for at that exact moment is the interview to promptly come to an end. Take a deep breath and follow our top 5 listed tips to combat pre-interview...

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Opportunities on the Horizon: Finding the Perfect Mid-level Practitioner Job

The mid-level practitioner shortage is an ongoing topic in the job market. Job seekers may think locating proper employment is difficult for both new or seasoned nurse practitioners and physician assistants. This may be true for a mid-level practitioner satisfied with taking any available job he or she can find. As with any other profession,...

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Boosting a Curriculum Vitae: How to Land That NP or PA Job

Nurse practitioners or physician assistants who have recently completed their training program(s) and are seeking employment should arm themselves with a well-written Curriculum Vitae (CV). A CV is similar to a resume; however, these forms tend to be longer and more detailed. They are vital to the success of any job search as they include...

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Red Flags That Can Eliminate Jobseekers from the NP PA Candidate Pool

The future certainly looks promising for mid-level healthcare providers. According to estimates, the Affordable Care Act will bring an influx of 32 million new patients early next year. While both new and experienced NPs and PAs can expect job opportunities to be plentiful for the future, jobseekers are still likely to face competition for the...

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A Way with Words: Grammar Tips for Your NP-PA Resume

Your healthcare resume is more than just a reflection of your skills and experience. The way it’s written is almost as equally important. Communication skills are vital in any industry and using proper grammar is a great way to display those skills to potential employers. They are looking for healthcare professionals with the best experience,...

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The Most Common Hiring Challenges for Today’s Healthcare Leaders

Compared to other industries, healthcare did well during the recession as the employment rate increased, whereas job availability in other sectors nosedived. However, some healthcare facilities such as clinics and hospitals still face certain challenges when it comes to hiring quality candidates as they are currently in high demand. Healthcare organizations have the option of...

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Attract Top Talent with These Simple Strategies

The competition amongst today’s healthcare employers for recruiting top quality candidates has become intense lately. Hiring managers know that the best talent possesses qualities that allow them to bring something new to the table. What they don’t know is that something as simple as social proofing job listings can have an impact on recruitment. “Social...

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Survey Reveals Factors Used to Determine Salaries for Healthcare Staff

Healthcare employers fully understand the benefits of effectively integrating nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) into their practice. Compensation and hiring trends reflect that understanding, according to a recent survey. Medscape conducted its first Clinical & Office Staff Salary Report in which American physicians and partners were surveyed regarding employee compensation packages as well...

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The Most Common Hiring Risks Overlooked by Healthcare Employers

Healthcare organizations can lose nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) for a multitude of reasons. The consequences of losing a valued staff member can create a rift in your business and in order to keep things running smoothly, you should fill that vacancy with a top-quality candidate as soon as possible. As a healthcare...

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Easing Those Difficulties: The Benefits of Using a Healthcare Recruitment Agency for Your Staffing Needs

As a healthcare employer, you’re probably aware that the recruitment and selection process is time-consuming. Luckily, healthcare recruitment agencies are more than happy to take on the task of solving your organization’s staffing needs. The gift of time isn’t the only advantage to choosing such an agency to help you fill those vacancies. Their level...

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Smarter Recruiting: Strategies to Simplify Your Staffing Efforts

The quality of patient care is dependent on the combined efforts of your organization’s staff members and for this reason, it’s important for employers to utilize smarter recruiting strategies. In the healthcare industry, recruiting and retaining top talent is the key to quality care and better patient satisfaction scores. Nurse practitioner (NP) and physician assistant...

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Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent for Your Organization

Physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) are vital to the success of any healthcare organization. The current demand for professional mid-level practitioners is rather high across the country and organizations are having a difficult time keeping pace with said demand. Now, more than ever, its important for employers to create stronger and more effective...

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PAs & NPs Make a Real Difference

The US healthcare system is gearing up for its biggest challenge yet: providing quality management of chronic disease to a growing and aging population while having to deal with a shortage of physicians. Adding to this change is The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, which helped extend healthcare coverage to approximately 30 million...

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The Benefits of Hiring a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

The medical industry is expanding at rates that far exceed the amount of physicians available for practice. Recent years have increasingly demonstrated the need for a cost-effective and practical solution capable of creating an ideal balance between high patient demand and quality care. Hiring a nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) can prove tremendously...

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Debunking Common Myths About Physician Assistants

Physician assistants (PAs) are some of the hardest working professionals in the healthcare industry. They are held to some of the highest standards aside from physicians and are an integral part of any medical practice.

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The NP-PA Workforce, Changing the Face of the Medical Industry

The physician workforce is no longer a high-powered machine, but rather a broken system geared towards substantial failure by 2020. Experts predict a loss of over 45,000 primary care physicians within the next seven years. The United States may face a healthcare crash amidst the potential loss of family doctors. Recent reports reveal the need...

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Healthcare Professionals

As your healthcare organization’s hiring manager, wanting professionals who will bring their best skills to your practice and offer excellent services for every patient should be your main goals. Settling for anything less can potentially fill your workplace with unprofessional attitudes, poor skills and questionable work ethics. Not to mention, it could cost around $7,000...

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3 Factors to Consider Before Hiring Mid-level Practitioners

As more Americans acquire insurance coverage, physicians are beginning to feel overwhelmed in their efforts to accommodate the growing demand for patient care. One good strategy is to delegate responsibility. However, hiring another physician for your practice or clinic may not be a viable option in today’s healthcare market. A better strategy is to add...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Healthcare Hiring Process

As the leader of a healthcare organization, whether it’s a critical access hospital or rural health clinic, attracting the best mid-level practitioners for employment at your facility is the main goal. The good news is that staffing a healthcare organization with the best possible candidate is not difficult. Finding the perfect employee can be easier...

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3 Tips to Boost Your Healthcare Organization’s Retention Rate

Healthcare employers at critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and community health centers have plenty to worry about without having to deal with potential employee turnover. However, the danger of losing valuable healthcare professionals does exist for organizations doing little to retain them. The following tips can improve employee retention and reduce the risk of...

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