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Physician Staffing Agency

If you’re a hiring manager in the medical field, you know that finding suitable candidates can be a time-consuming and challenging process. Working with a medical staffing agency is an excellent way to ease the burden

A physician staffing agency can take care of all the tedious and time-consuming tasks associated with recruiting and hiring new staff, freeing up your time so that you can focus on other aspects of running your practice. 

But how do these agencies work, and how can you find one that will be a good fit for your needs? 

What Is a Physician Staffing Agency?

A physician staffing agency is a company that specializes in matching doctors with exemplary medical practices. These agencies work with physicians who are looking for new positions and with practices that need new staff. 

To find the right match, these agencies will often interview both the physicians and the practices, getting to know their individual needs and requirements. Once they understand what each party is looking for, they can start making introductions and setting up interviews.

How Medical Staffing Agencies Work

Do your research and ensure the agency you’re working with specializes in the type of position you’re looking to fill. 

Once you’ve found the right agency, the next step is to provide them with a job description. This should include a detailed overview of the position and your desired qualifications for candidates.

Once the job description is finalized, the staffing agency will begin sourcing candidates. They will use their networks and databases to identify qualified candidates who match your criteria. 

The agency will then screen these candidates and present you with a shortlist of the most qualified individuals. From there, it’s up to you to choose who you want to interview and ultimately hire for the position.

Benefits of Using a Physician Staffing Agency 

One of the major benefits of working with a staffing agency is that they can save you a lot of time and energy when recruiting new staff. 

Instead of posting job ads, sorting through resumes, and scheduling interviews, you can simply provide the staffing agency with your specific needs and let them handle the rest. This can be especially helpful if you don’t have a dedicated human resources staff member to handle these tasks.

Another benefit of using a staffing agency is that they often have access to candidates that you might not be able to find on your own. These agencies maintain relationships with many different physicians and can reach out to them directly when a new position opens up. 

This allows you to tap into a wider pool of candidates than you would be able to find on your own, increasing your chances of finding the perfect match for your open position.

Choosing a Staffing Agency

If you’ve decided that using a staffing agency is the right choice for your practice, the next step is finding an agency that will be a good fit for your needs. When choosing an agency, there are several factors you’ll want to keep in mind, including:

SMG Recruiters: How We Work

At SMG Healthcare Recruiters, we are a boutique recruitment agency that specializes in medical staffing. We take pride in getting to know our clients and their needs so that we can find the best possible match for each open position. 

Our approach is simple: we provide a personalized experience by working one-on-one with each client. We learn about your specific staffing needs and then use our vast network of contacts to find candidates that meet your criteria. 

We also understand that time is of the essence when you have an open position. That’s why we’ve streamlined our process to be as efficient as possible. We’ll handle all of the initial screening and interviews so that you only have to meet with qualified candidates who are interested in the position. 

Who We Can Help You Hire

In addition to physicians, we also help our clients hire Physician Assistants (PAs), Nurse Practitioners (NPs), and CRNAs (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists). We have experience working with hospital systems, private practices, academic medical centers, and more. 

No matter what type of candidate you’re looking for or what stage of the hiring process you’re in, SMG Healthcare Recruiters can help

Frank A. Severino, Jr.

Director of Recruiting & Managing Partner

Born in Chicago, Frank moved to the Orlando area in 2012. As SMG Healthcare Recruiters Director of Recruiting, Frank works directly with the talented people we recruit as well as interacting with clients to ensure their needs are met and their expectations are surpassed. Frank feels blessed to have the opportunity to help build the family business and to be engaged in important work that plays to his professional and personal strengths. Frank says, “Helping people find gainful employment in an industry so full of passion for helping others is truly rewarding.” Like his father, Frank Jr. has experience working in behavioral healthcare in business development. In his leisure time, Frank Jr. coaches a nationally recognized high school baseball team in Winter Park, Florida. He also enjoys fishing, relaxing on the beach, cookouts and watching Chicago sports.

Michael Severino

COO & Managing Partner

Born in Woodridge, IL, Michael moved to Florida in 2014 and has been working with SMG Healthcare Recruiters since 2016. As COO, Michael helps see to SMG & Associates’ daily operations and ensures that clients get everything they need and more. One of his favorite parts of the job is working with people, especially helping candidates reach their highest potential. Michael considers himself extremely fortunate in having the chance to build the family business with his dad and brother, Frank Jr. Michael says, “I really enjoy working with my family. My father is my hero and being able to learn from him everyday is an opportunity that most people don’t have.” Michael currently lives in St. Cloud, FL with his wife and two bulldogs, Buca and Ozzie. In his down time, Michael enjoys boating and jet skiing. He is a technology enthusiast and is currently learning how to code in HTML, Javascript and LUA.

Frank B. Severino, Sr.

CEO & Senior Managing Partner

Born in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois, Frank moved to Orlando, Florida in 2017. A founding member of SMG & Associates, he has been with the company since its very first day in 2019. Frank brings extensive experience in the Mental Health, Eating Disorder and Substance Abuse treatment field to SMG’s long list of strengths, working as the Executive VP of Business Development for RiverMend Health and as Regional Director for Lakeview Health. 

The move into healthcare recruiting seemed like fate to Frank as he has spent the bulk of his career working in either recruiting and staffing or mental health treatment. The decision to merge the two into the venture that became SMG Healthcare Recruiters came naturally. It allowed him to leverage his greatest strengths and provide truly exceptional service to the healthcare industry. 

Frank understands just how important filling positions with the right people is in the healthcare area because he’s seen the process from every angle. He lives in Sarasota, Florida with Karen, his wife of 38 years and is blessed to work with his sons, Frank and Michael in building SMG Healthcare Recruiters. His son Joseph has recently joined the firm and is learning the recruiting field as a candidate screener. Additionally, Frank leads our staffing company, “Pinnacle Staffing Resources”. He serves as an Advisory Board Member for the N.O.W. Matters More Foundation. He divides his free time between various passions including boating, fishing and golf and work with his church.