• Who We Are

  • Proven Recruiting from the Premier Physician Search Firm

    Merritt Hawkins is considered one of the nation’s most recognized physician recruiting firms. Our full-service, permanent physician search firm specializes in recruiting and placing top physicians and advanced practitioner talent in jobs across the country. Because we are solely dedicated to healthcare recruitment and physician job search, we have developed a methodology that results in the placement of the highest quality clinicians and physician leaders across the full spectrum of healthcare delivery systems.

    Meeting the Challenge

    The physician deficit is forecasted to top 104,000 physicians by 2030, including shortages of both specialists and primary care physicians (PCPs). This means recruiting will continue to be increasingly complex and challenging. The physician recruiting and staffing professionals at Merritt Hawkins provide hands-on assistance in developing competitive incentive packages, outlining candidate sourcing strategies and screening and interviewing candidates, making sure that both our staffing clients and job seeker candidates are satisfied. With unmatched resources, we are a leading choice for physician and advanced practice job searches.

    What We Do

    Merritt Hawkins is committed to the healthcare industry and enabling our clients to consistently execute on their mission of patient care. We provide our clients with a proven methodology and access to a network of the best physicians to execute on your mission of patient care.

    Strength in Numbers

    With the goal of providing expertise and access, our consultants are trained to articulate the most sophisticated physician recruitment process in the field. This has positioned Merritt Hawkins as the established leader in permanent physician search.

    • 3,000 searches annually across the U.S.
    • 470,000 physicians in our proprietary database.
    • 6,000+ on-site consultations annually

    And as a part of AMN Healthcare, we are part of the largest healthcare workforce solutions company in the United States with more than 2,800 staffing professionals nationwide.

  • Meet the Merritt Hawkins Executive Team

    With more than 30 years of experience, our leaders are committed to the healthcare industry and enabling our clients to consistently execute on their mission of patient care.

    Meet Our Leaders

  • Decades of Recruitment and Innovation

    A groundbreaking history of growth, leadership and innovation, Merritt Hawkins is proud of its service to physicians and other healthcare providers

    Our History

  • Your Long-Term Partner

    Our unrivaled quality of our service, industry expertise, and candidate sourcing, helps make us a long-term partner to our clients and clinicians.

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  • Merritt Hawkins took time to understand exactly what we were looking for beyond just the skillset. In finding qualified candidates, they also found us the right fit in terms of personality, attitude, and leadership style.” “I would absolutely recommend Merritt Hawkins to any organization, and I look forward to working with them again in the future.   Read More

    Lacey J. Hammons, CAO/CFO, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, Texas