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Medical Staff Recruitment
The Career Equation …..
……it’smore than a paycheck
Examine the Big Picture
Do something where you can make a difference
If you love what you do, you will make a difference in the world.
OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position in Family Medicine or Urgent Care
Registered Physician Assistant–Certified
Guthrie Clinic LTD, Erwin, NY
• Over five years of experience in out-patient primary care
• Experience with pediatric to geriatric medicine in a family practice setting
• Manage care of 20-25 patients daily
• Diagnose, formulate treatment plans, and prescribe appropriate medications
• ACLS certified
• Certified in BLS
• Worked cohesively in a department of 15 providers and additional support staff
Practicelink and HealtheCareers (AAPA)
Salaries affected by:
NP Programs in NCPA Programs in NC
Duke UNC Duke
ECU UNCC ECU
UNCG UNCW Methodist
Western Carolina Wake Forest
2010 MGMA Report based on 2009 data
First impressions are lasting Impressions
If you don’t feel comfortable or are concerned, you may want to consider another position.
Best way to see a practice is to “shadow”
Offer Letter outlines key components of offer such as compensation (by pay period), start date, relocation, and can be terminated “at will” by either party.
Contract is more specific and is binding for and according to the terms of contract.
*Should define method and frequency of calculations and payment schedule
Usually separate Letter of Intent defines
amount and terms of buy-in
Buy into :
Also called Non-Compete Clause
Always have an attorney review the contract before you sign
Always obtain a fully executed contract for your records
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