PracticeLink Magazine

SUM 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 52 of 87 S UMMER 2018 53 the I nterv I ew issue "As we grow older, we need to ask ourselves, 'have my priorities changed?'" says Valtos. Doing so can help you determine if a new practice will better fit your needs. · Photo by Morgan Knight See this issue's physicians in exclusive video interviews at goals," he says. "Those types of contracts (salary with no payback and bonuses paid when care metrics are met) turn the clinician to a salary employee," says health care consultant Tom Davis, M.D. "But that's what a lot of them want." If you're not sure what the best compensation arrangement will be for your practice and family long-term, you can try asking a question to help you understand the review process involved. Canuso recommends: "Can I re-negotiate pay after my contract ends?" If the answer is "no," at least you can decide on the job opportunity with that knowledge. 3 IS COMP en SA t IO n H ere D r I ven BY v OLUM e O r QUALI t Y? "That's one question to ask that will help you determine some answers," says Decker. Different employers have different values, so it's a good idea to determine what drives an employer before accepting a position there. Salary, productivity, even academic systems have their pros and cons. "You need to know what system you are most comfortable working under, and choose the job accordingly," says Canuso. Lifestyle questions Also ranking high on the Pinnacle survey are several

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