A skilled Sourcer knows search principles and techniques and can work in any industry. But at a closer look, each sector has its own advantages and challenges when it comes to sourcing.
Few Healthcare professionals are online, even fewer are on LinkedIn, and reaching out is challenging. But in Healthcare, you have sources of potential candidates such as:
• US State License Registries
• Certifications – Board and other
• NPI Database
• Databases such as Doximity and Healthgrades (which you can X-Ray)
• Online directories, including insurance
• Large Hospital sites
I was recently sourcing Physicians in West Palm Beach Florida, and the amount of online data turned out to be overwhelming. The license verification site has detailed data, including board certifications and personal email addresses. A Data Portal has a full physician database of 1.5M+. The challenge was to get “less data,” filtering it to match the requirements and cross-referencing to get additional employment background.
Other states and specialties may not be as sourcer-friendly as Florida, but there is an abundance of data sources for you to find in almost every case. If it helps, here is a
When sourcing, you either cross-reference information “by hand” – more technically challenging, but customizable – or use a paid aggregator like SeekOut, which collects and cross-references professional data for you ahead of time. (Or you can do both!).
You are invited to an advanced
SeekOut-Sponsored (Free) Healthcare Sourcing/Recruiting Webinar
In my presentation, I will review Healthcare use cases from my practice for extracting, utilizing, and cross-referencing data from non-LinkedIn sources such as license registries. A brief new SeekOut Healthcare Sourcing package demo will follow.
Who should attend: Healthcare Recruiters, Talent Acquisition professionals, and everyone interested in sourcing ideas and techniques.
P.S. You can search for Healthcare professionals by job titles and locations (and discover useful sites along the way) using this Custom Search Engine: