PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 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 56 of 91 S PRIN g 2018 57 Exceptional Quality of Life united health services is the largest healthcare system and leading private employer in the Greater Binghamton region. As a locally owned, not-for-profit, 500-bed system, it serves over 350,000 residents in the Southern Tier of New York State and portions of Northeast Pennsylvania. We are a regional referral center for such medical specialties as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, renal dialysis, neonatal intensive care, trauma care, reconstructive surgery, chemical dependency care and physical rehabilitation. Recruiting: Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgeon, Nocturnist, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Orthopedics-Trauma, Otolaryngology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Surgery-Cardiothoracic, Surgery-Trauma, Urgent Care Contact: Lori Walling Physician Recruitment (607) 763-6392 Take ownership of your career AS THE LEADING private practice multispecialty group in Connecticut, Starling Physicians is 100% owned and governed by its physicians. Our team delivers exceptional care to over 200,000 patients a year. We are recognized for medical excellence, financial strength, and our commitment to bringing in top physicians to join our team. We understand what physicians are looking for in their professional careers. Learn more at Starling Physicians is ready to face the challenges of the future for the private practice physician. Our team delivers exceptional care to over 200,000 patients a year. you're applying. Make your own timeline While there are common timelines for finding, considering and accepting a new position, there are also many extenuating circumstances. The typical timeline is just that: typical, but not the rule. Liner was looking for the equivalent of a needle in a haystack in Louisiana, so his timeline was extended. You can take a different approach, or operate at a faster or slower speed. It's up to you. You can decide for yourself how much time to invest in identifying potential employers, researching programs, sending out C v s, talking to recruiters, visiting hospitals and practices in person, negotiating a contract, and preparing for your new role. Based on his job search, Liner recommends holding out for the right job. Don't rush the process, he says. "You can find the right group; you just have to allow yourself the time to find it." You'll also make a better decision if you do your own due diligence before signing any contracts. Ask lots of questions — "you can't ask too many," Liner says — to ensure you're making the best decision for you. MARCIA LAY TON TURNER is a frequent contributor to PracticeLink Magazine. Win! Find your next practice— and enter to win a $500 gift card— at

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