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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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PracticeLink.com S UMMER 2018 59 A WellSpan Physician Career: What's your goal? Join WellSpan Medical Group, a physician-led organizaƟon providing innovaƟve care throughout southcentral Pennsylvania. We are part of WellSpan Health, one of the region's largest integrated health systems, with more than 1,200 providers, a network of six community and teaching hospitals, and comprehensive specialty care services. We're transforming the paƟent experience through health IT and care coordinaƟon across providers, care environments and life stages. At WellSpan, your goals are our goals. To learn more about physician and other provider opportuniƟes, or to apply, visit WellSpan.org/Careers or send your CV to: Josh Irwin, MBA Director, Physician RecruiƟng jirwin2@wellspan.org Located in the Texas Midwest just two hours west of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, the city of Abilene offers a high quality of life and low cost of living. It's a great and safe place to raise a family - a small town atmosphere with all the big city conveniences. Abilene has a population of 120,000 and a surrounding service area of nearly 400,000. Income Guarantee: • Attractive one-year guarantee • Sign-on bonus • Relocation assistance • Potential for monthly stipend final 24 months of training • Practice start-up assistance Live•Work•Relax•Play. Finding Balance Practice medicine in a place that's good for the soul. Employment Opportunity: • Great yearly salary + lucrative incentive program • Sign-on bonus • Competitive benefit package • Relocation assistance • Marketing • Potential for monthly stipend final 24 months of training • Student loan repayment • Malpractice coverage www.ehendrick.org Hendrick Medical Center has 522 licensed beds and is among the highest in the nation for patient satisfaction. Hendrick is a nine-time Gallup Great Workplace Award winner and is recognized by the Texas Nursing Association as a Nurse-Friendly Hospital. As the second largest employer in the city, almost one-third of the 3,000 employees have worked at Hendrick for 10 years or longer. Rachel Lee – Physician Recruiter 325-670-6275 – rlee@ehendrick.org Brittany Adair – Physician Recruiter 325.670.6276 – badair@ehendrick.org in 30 years." Also, says Decker, ask what the pace of the community is like. "An urban environment is going to be a different pace from a rural or even a suburban environment." Which pace best suits you and your family? 8 w HA t H e LP DO YOU OFF er FAMILI e S? It is not unusual these days for hospitals to work with realtors who can help find homes for physicians moving into the area. The realtors are familiar with school districts and can likely introduce you to school administrators as well as provide up-to-date information on school performance records and rankings. Canuso, who recently moved from Guam to a small Iowa community, says, "When I interviewed for my job, the hospital administrator even arranged for us to tour the schools and meet with the principals." Help with house hunting as well as school introductions can be a significant asset for new physicians. So can job placement services that can help a spouse find work in the new community. Hospitals often tap their networks to find employment opportunities for trailing spouses who left their jobs behind. If any of those services would be helpful, ask about them during the interview. 9 w HA t H e LP DO YOU OFF er t O new PHYSICIA n S? During the interview, Allen suggests asking if there is a support system in place for new physicians. If networking and collegiality is

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