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 74 of 87 S UMMER 2018 75 live & practice There are physicians, and then there are Signature Physicians. Join a winning team. Over 150 physicians have made Signature Healthcare their choice. At Signature Healthcare, physicians are the foundation of our team, with physician representation on our board of directors, integrated care coordination with support staff, and full marketing assistance. Signature Healthcare is an environment where a practice can grow and a physician can excel. Located just 21 miles from Boston, Signature Healthcare a non-profit integrated healthcare system in Southeastern Massachusetts; encompassing the award-winning Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group, a multispecialty, multi-site physician group practice caring for patients across seven communities. Working in Southeastern Massachusetts you can access some of the nation's top schools. There is no shortage of cultural events, sporting events, and museums for the whole family to enjoy. In this area you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking, snowboarding, and skiing. Current Opportunities include: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Neurologist, Psychiatrist, Chief of Psychiatry, Dermatologist. We also have positions for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in various departments. For more information, please contact Carolina Chaves, Physician Recruiter (508) 941-7568 out to these small communities to reach patients." The clinic is physician-led. "The governance policy states that the C eo will always be a physician," says Rochelle Woods, physician recruiter at Billings Clinic. "Physician leaders are at every level, from the board to department chairs." More than 450 physicians and advanced practitioners cover more than 50 specialties in the 304-bed hospital, which sees 50,000 visits per year to its Level II Emergency and Trauma Center. As the largest health center in the state and the region's tertiary referral center, the clinic has 13 regional partnerships in Montana and Wyoming. It was ranked as the best regional hospital in 2017-2018 by u .S. News & World Report, and is currently recruiting for almost every specialty, from cardiology to pediatric gastroenterology. The hospital's record isn't the only point of acclaim. In 2016, Billings was named the "Best Town for Outdoor Activities" by Outside. With close proximity to fly fishing streams, the Rocky Mountains, the Yellowstone River, the sandstone bluffs known as the Rimrocks, and a 40-mile trail network that loops throughout the city, residents never tire of the outdoor offerings. For physicians and their families, "It's an easy city to acclimate into," says Woods. "People come for the outdoor activities and the accessibility, so the majority of people are not from Billings. Unlike the Southeast or the Midwest, where most people move because they have family, people move to Billings for the outdoor activities and to raise kids where they can easily be outside." The welcoming and friendly nature of the people who call Billings home also makes the city ideal for newcomers, according to John Brewer, C eo of the Billings Chamber of Commerce. "Despite the connectivity and big-city amenities, Billings maintains a small-town feel with people who seek authentic connections and take the time to look you in the eye and make you feel welcome," he says. "Ask people what they love about Billings and you will receive responses that in

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