Category: Contract Review

What is in Your Benefits Package?

The financial value of your employment extends beyond just the stated salary in your contract. While compensation numbers are often what draws your attention first, the benefits package can be equally important in maximizing the value of your contract. We often hear about benefits in a general sense, but what actually comprises a benefits package?… Read more »

Navigating Hospitalist Work Schedules

Hospitalists have become a critical provider of care of hospitalized patients. The creation of the Hospitalist position came from the need for physicians dedicated to hospitalized patients who were experiencing increasingly complex health issues. This type of care has resulted in shift-type work schedules and added the challenge of communication and continuity that is critical to… Read more »

Job Search Mistakes to Avoid for the Post-Residency Physician

Now that you’ve completed the long and arduous training that is your residency, you face a new challenge: finding the right practice. Unfortunately, this process is not as simple as it may seem for individuals with specialized and highly demanded medical knowledge. There are a number of considerations that physicians fresh out of residency need… Read more »

How Medical Service Shortages Affect Compensation

One of the issues at the forefront of healthcare is the physician shortage the U.S. is presently facing. It is important for all residents and practicing physicians to understand how this shortage could affect the job market, especially compensation. Economics One of the central tenants of economics is that as supply decreases or remains stagnant… Read more »

Key Elements of Physician Contracts

Physicians Looking at Contract

  Clearing all the hurdles of the job search process is no small feat, but there is one last important step to ensure your prospective job meets your needs: negotiating the contract. The contract includes important details regarding your compensation, benefits, termination language, work schedule, restrictive covenants, and malpractice tail coverage. Compensation Make sure the… Read more »