PracticeLink Magazine

Winter 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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Page 38 of 91 W INTER 2018 39 RIGHT HERE IN DELAWARE. At Bayhealth, our physicians have access to sandy beaches, boutique and outlet shopping, and countless water sports. With major cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York within close driving distance — the possibilities are endless. Bayhealth is central and southern Delaware's largest health care system and is an affiliate of Penn Medicine in heart and vascular, cancer, and orthopaedics. To learn more about available medical staff positions, contact Physician Recruiter Mark Douyard at 302-744-6603 or email him at BAYHEALTH.ORG Find your place on our team. into one "paid time off" bucket. Make sure you understand exactly how much of your paid time off is expected to be spent on CM e . Most employers will offer a week of paid CM e time off with a stipend for expenses incurred in addition to paid vacation days. Consider medical mission work Your main focus as you negotiate your contract should be on your long-term personal goals and professional agenda. If fulfilling a medical mission is a priority to you, then it is important to make sure your employer is aware of your goal. Medical missions can be short-term (1 to 2 weeks) or long- term (3 to 8 weeks). Before entering a contract negotiation, make sure you know what type of mission you are interested in, and how long you plan to be gone. There are tax deductions available for medical missions, so this could be something for which you r employer is willing to give you additional paid time off. If this is a priority, make sure you keep it high on your list— and ultimately be willing to give on something else you are not as passionate about. MEGAN KIMBAL is the director of client development at Premier Physician Agency, LLC (, a national consulting firm specializing in physician job search and contracts. Win! Find your next practice— and enter to win a $500 gift card— at

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