PracticeLink Magazine

Summer 2019

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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PracticeLink.com S UMMER 2019 49 the I nterv I ew issue For more information, contact Holly Lestage, Provider Recruitment Manager 508-973-2765 lestageh@southcoast.org More than medicine. Southcoast Health is one of the largest and fastest growing health systems in New England. Since its inception in 1996, Southcoast has become a sought-after destination for health care professionals. As a thriving part of the New England medical community, Southcoast Health offers practice excellence in an environment you want to call home. Southcoast Health is backboned by the Southcoast Physicians Group which has grown to 400+ providers, and we're still growing. This integrated multi-specialty group spans our three hospitals in Southeastern Massachusetts and extends into parts of Rhode Island. We strive to recognize each community's identity while sharing one mission: To care for and improve the health and to promote the wellness of the individuals and communities we serve. We currently have openings in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, GI, Dermatology, Endocrinology, ID, Neurology, Rheumatology, Hospitalist, OB/GYN, ENT, and Thoracic Surgery. By prioritizing introspective habits, she finds she's more able to remember and document her achievements, which will be crucial for future opportunities. Regular reflection also helps her make sure she's continually stretching herself and gaining clinical skills. Perfetti also works for u SACS, albeit in a different city. Both emergency physicians value the leadership opportunities they've been offered. In fact, both recently completed the company's year- long intensive leadership course, the u S ACS Scholars Program, which is designed to "mentor and develop acute care physicians with leadership potential into candidates for leadership positions throughout the company." The program is helping Perfetti accompl ish goa ls she set for hersel f du ri ng sel f-ref lection. Early this year, she moved into an administrative position and says it's a good fit. "Prior to entering the Scholars Program, I felt like I was being drawn to the business aspect of things. I love seeing how the hospital works and also learning more about how the u SACS works within the hospitals it serves," she explains, adding that she's been able to balance new administrative duties with clinical work. "I love emergency medicine, and I never want to leave it. I still wanted to work full-time clinically." Whether you, like Perfetti and Manuel, quickly find the perfect job or, like Shiau, you follow a laby rinthine path to career satisfaction, it's important to set aside time for reflection. Considering your personal values, strengths and weaknesses will help you start your career on track— and continue to lead a fulfilling life. Because you can only know the right path when you truly know thyself. MARCIA HORN NOYES is a frequent contributor to Practice Link Magazine. Read more about our contributors on page 22. Win! Find your next practice— and enter to win a $500 gift card— at PracticeLink.com/Win.

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