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 54 of 87 S UMMER 2018 55 Practice medicine your way in Sidney, Ohio Autonomy, security, and a great place to practice are what you'll find with Wilson Health. oin our hospital team with the independence of Private Practice and the advantages of Hospital Employment. Enhanced compensation and amazing benefits help you reach financial goals quickly, and full support of an experienced practice management group and supportive administration help you develop your own practice philosophy. J We now have practice opportunities in: Great private and public schools • Affordable housing • Lakes and recreation Just 2 hours from Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo CONTACT David Andrick, CMSR/FMSD/FASPR, Director of Physician Recruitment 937-498-5503 • • FP • Pediatrics • OB-GYN • IM 7 hospitals | 680+ physicians | 240 practice sites | 24 GME programs Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities • Females • Protected Veterans • Individuals with Disabilities IT ALL HAPPENS If truly caring for patients and making a difference in the community is the reason you became a doctor, then join us in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. You will feel right at home here with us. Reach out to us at 800-856-5206 or visit It's also a good idea to ask if you will take call from community-based providers, says Corde. If so, how will that impact you? It is conceivable you might be taking on all the late-night work from community providers who would rather not work outside their regular hours. Another question to pose is, "Can I take scheduled vacation?" Hospitals with high patient volumes may not be thrilled with the idea of new physicians scheduling vacations in the first year, but, says Decker, if vacations are frowned upon as a general rule, you will want to know about that policy upfront. 5 HO w MUCH t IM e w ILL I SP en D O n n O n CLI n ICAL AC t I v I t I e S? "One question I wish I had asked during the interview is, 'How much time will I spend finishing charts?'" says Allen. "Electronic records didn't work, so I was spending an hour and a half beyond my scheduled time to complete charts each night," she says. Davis says the complaint is not uncommon, so he urges job appl ica nts to ask about ti me com m itments needed for a l l non-clinical activities, including completing records. "Ask about any meetings you'll be expected to attend as well as any additional training that will be required," he says. Know before you sign up for the job exactly what kind of hours will be required to complete each day. "If you find yourself working outside of your regular hours, you might ask, in the case of completing records, if you can leave the hospital and

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