Yes, the Physician Placement Services (PPS) team identifies practices capable of supporting sponsorship. The PPS team also partners with immigration attorneys to provide consultation regarding immigration needs.
Depending on sponsorship needs, nephrology fellows should begin their job search nine to 12 months prior to graduation. This allows time for multiple interviews as well as employment agreement negotiations.
The process takes anywhere from three to six months and typically includes multiple rounds of interviews, including phone, video, and on-site.
Typically, a compensation package includes a guaranteed salary, contract length, potential relocation/sign-on bonus information, and/or potential partnership track details.
Yes, PPS experts will help define fellow priorities (call schedule, location, compensation, etc.) and compare against those of hiring physician groups.
PPS offers a range of value-driven recruitment packages. Costs vary by package and include a guarantee clause to protect our clients. The PPS team will provide a breakdown of costs and services during the initial consultation.
Physician practices should anticipate a six to 12 month recruitment process, from conception to completion. During the initial briefing, our team will provide an approximate timeline based on recruitment efforts, competitive landscape, etc.
Partnering with an advanced practitioner can help with rounding, calls, and CKD clinic support, allowing nephrologists to focus on growth in the market. Largely, this decision is dependent on the needs of the practice and hiring goals.
Given the growing population of graduating fellows with sponsorship needs, the pipeline of viable candidates can increase when the hiring practice is open to sponsoring visa candidates.
The PPS team can provide market-specific compensation data and consultative insight to hiring physicians. This data helps PPS craft competitive offers and attract top talent, for both existing and newly graduating fellow candidates.