PracticeLink Magazine

FALL 2018

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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82 F A ll 2018 Practice l You know few things are more rewarding than caring for patients. Your decision to join our Premier Health team is one that will be rewarded on a daily basis as you make life better for patients and their families. As part of the largest health system in southwest Ohio—with more than 14,000 employees and 2,300 physicians—you'll play a key role in helping us serve our community and provide the best possible patient experience. Learn more at Eric J. Sedwick, MBA, CPC 937-208-2482 blend of many diverse cultures and ethnicities. The concept of the aloha spirit— and being kind, welcoming a nd good to one a nother — is something that resonates with candidates," says Andes. Straub Medical Center is serious about welcoming new members to their team, as Hawaii is currently experiencing a physician shortage. " We a re a lways lo ok i ng for physicians who are interested in making a difference, providing quality care and contributing to our mission," says Andes. The organization is currently recruiting physicians for internal medicine, fa m i ly me d ic i ne, neu rolog y, otolaryngology, cardiology and urgent access. The medical center, which is part of Hawaii Pacific Health, has 159 beds and includes a network of neighborhood clinics on Oahu, Lanai and the Big Island, as well as a visiting specialist program that reaches throughout the state. According to Andes, Straub Medical Center is also home to the Pacific region's only multidisciplinary burn treatment center and has been on the forefront of bringing new technologies and innovative practices to Hawaii, including minimally invasive cardiac surgery and total joint replacement. With Hawaii ranking as one of the healthiest states in the country, physicians in Honolulu focus on keeping their patients healthy, emph a si z i ng prevent ion a nd proactive care. Because the state does have an aging population, there is also an emphasis on chronic disease management. G ive n t h e d ive rs it y a m o n g Hawaii's population, physicians have the opportunity to interact with patients of many different backgrounds. When serious health issues arise, Straub's specialists in bone and joint care, cardiology, o n c o l o g y, g a s t r o e n t e r o l o g y and beyond are among the best in the state. W hen it comes to l i festyle, physicians have it all in Hawaii, says Andes. "Our moderate climate offers the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities year-round, like golf, hiking, surfing and many other water sports." Physicians can even get their exercise on their commute to work, thanks to a recently launched city-wide bikeshare program that has a stop right next to Straub. (No fear, biking-averse: There is also a great public bus system.) Of course, there is also tennis. The Hawaii Tennis Open, which falls around Thanksgiving, is a Women's Tennis Association tournament sponsored by the Hawaii Tou rism Authority. A relatively new event, it is only in its third year, but the world-class tennis draws a crowd. There are also numerous tennis associations and clubs that offer opportunities for social tennis or competitive matches. The Aloha Tennis Association, the Diamond Head Ten n is Center a nd the Beretania Tennis Club all offer a variety of different opportunities. Whether you want to play a leisurely game and meet new partners or compete in a tournament, you will find a fit among all of Honolulu's facilities and organizations. On the tennis court, encompassed by green space (as you are at the Diamond Head Tennis Center),

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