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WINTER 2015

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50 PracticeLink.com WINTER 2015 receive more personal attention from a physician who knows them personally. What will make you happiest? Deciding where to move after resi- dency is about much more than simply choosing a place to live and work—it's about f guring out what drives your happiness, says Metro Health Hospi- tal's Gommesen. Deciding what is most important to you up front will lead you to a community that makes you happy to be there. Some of the questions to ask your- self as you evaluate all the places you could live include: • Is there enough work here for my specialty? • How much competition for my specialty exists here? Is there enough demand to support another practice? • Am I willing to pay more to live in a larger city? • What preference does my partner or spouse have for where we live? • What kind of cultural and athletic opportunities exist to take advantage of here? • Do I want to live close to family and friends? • Do I want to be near a place where I can pursue my hobbies on a regular basis, such as skiing or golf? • What kind of climate is important to my happiness? • What type of environment makes me happiest, such as near water or mountains? • Is the quality of the local school district important to me? • Do most children attend local public schools, or is private school more is just one of the benefts of a medical career at PENN HIGHLANDS HEALTHCARE. Transforming lives Penn Highlands Healthcare is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving eight counties all within the beautiful, rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania. Our mission is to support a reverence for life and the worth and dignity of each individual. We host a multitude of services to include primary and specialty care, nursing home, cardiac care, behavioral and home health, hospice care, dialysis, joint and rehab, women's health, surgical and wound care to name a few. Just a short drive away from State College, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia - whether you enjoy the theatre or the beauty of our four seasons, we offer you a rewarding, challenging career and a well balanced lifestyle. PHYSICIAN RECRUITERS Megan Hanzely Breast Surgery | General Surgery Neonatology | Neurology | OB Laborist | Orthopaedics | Urology mrhanzely@phhealthcare.org 814-375-4885 Wayne Saxton Emergency Medicine | ENT Gastroenterology | Hospitalist Pulmonology/Critical Care | Rheumatology dwsaxton@phhealthcare.org 814-375-3793 Hilaree Liegey Advanced Practice Providers hcliegey@phhealthcare.org 814-375-4885 Linda Cindric Family Medicine | Internal Medicine Pediatrics ljcindric@phhealthcare.org 814-768-2838 Sound Physicians practces in an expansive range of facility types including acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilites, nursing homes, assisted living facilites and long- term acute care hospitals. This enables Sound Physicians post-acute practtoners to provide a true contnuum of care to our patents alongside our facility partners. A safe and efectve transiton of care for each discharged patent, from inpatent services to primary care is a goal central to Sound Physicians' Post-Acute Service Line. Internal Medicine • Family Medicine • Geriatrics NP's: Family and Adult Medicine TM You will love your career with Sound Physicians CONTACT INFORMATION Gwen Stnson, Sr. Recruitment Consultant 253-682-6067, gstnson@soundphysicians.com postacute@soundphysicians.com Visit us at www.soundphysicians.com POST-ACUTE CARE SERVICES Seeking these Specialties: Multple Locatons Natonwide! 2 0 1 5 AN N UAL Quality of Life issue A sense of place Continued

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