• Advanced Practice Staffing

  • Advanced Practice Staffing Solutions

    You can have confidence that Merritt Hawkins applies trusted, proven methods and unrivaled resources to the recruitment of your advanced practitioners, including physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs). Our decades of successful sourcing, screening and physician placement has set the bar in the industry and we bring that knowledge and best practice to your individual search.

    Solving the Physician Shortage with Advanced Practice Staffing

    Benefits of using advanced practitioner PAs and NPs include:

    • Scope of Service — Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurses Practitioners (NPs) have prescriptive authority in all 50 states, and their scope of practice continues to expand.
    • Patient Acceptance — Over 90% of patients surveyed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants said having a PA at a practice makes it easier to get an appointment and improves patient outcomes.
    • Sites of Service — Advanced practitioners work in myriad work environments, including urgent care centers, retail clinics, surgery centers, and others.

    Work with the Leading Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant Staffing Company

    Merritt Hawkins consultative, resource-based approach to advanced practice recruitment includes on site-opportunity evaluations, incentive plan development, candidate sourcing, screening and interview planning. Following the model we developed in physician search, we assist clients in developing competitive recruiting plans and follow the plan through to completion.

  • Advanced Practice Staffing

    If you’re ready to discuss advanced practitioner recruiting strategies and incentives to meet your immediate PA and NP recruitment needs, we’re here to help.

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  • A Consultative Approach

    Using the same proven methods, we use in physician search — our consultants provide a consultative, resource-based approach, to make sure your unique staffing goals are met.


  • Empower your Advanced Practice Search

    To learn more about our advanced practice recruitment services for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, submit a staffing request below, or call (800) 876-0500.


  • Merritt Hawkins strives to maintain a relationship with you post placement, so they are in a position to continually assist you if the need arises. It is not simply a placement and ‘thank you’ relationship.   Read More

    Gary Morrell, Vice President of Operations, Sante Health System, Fresno, California