DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicus Firm, a national physician search firm, has been named by Modern Healthcare as a "2012 Best Places to Work in Healthcare."
Modern Healthcare describes the award system: "The recognition program, now in its fifth year, honors workplaces in healthcare that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products, and services."
The Medicus Firm is one of 100 companies on the list of best healthcare companies in which to work.
"We have always worked hard to provide a professional atmosphere that promotes effective performance in physician recruitment while maintaining a fun, rewarding office environment," states Jim Stone, president of The Medicus Firm.
At offices in Dallas and in Atlanta, associates of The Medicus Firm enjoy monthly "Employee Appreciation Days," plus quarterly team outings such as golf tournaments or bowling.
The selection process includes a rigorous assessment of the company, via the Human Resources department, including employee turnover, diversity, benefits, philanthropy, and corporate culture.
All employees also complete an anonymous survey from the Studer Group, exploring the company's work environment, mission and goals, compensation, and overall job satisfaction.
"The positive impact of our firm being one of the nation's 'Best Places to Work in Healthcare' reaches beyond our own employees," Stone adds, "Our award-winning work environment benefits our clients and candidates in addition to our associates."
Since the firm is able to attract and retain some of the best talent in physician recruiting, employee turnover at The Medicus Firm remains far below average for the industry. "This allows our clients and our physician c