Physician Job Search: Tips and Advice

Tips To Negotiate A Raise

Negotiating a higher salary is always challenging. Many people dislike the awkward negotiation process with its back and forth bargaining between opposing parties.

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Top 5 Ways to Take Advantage of Networking Time

Networking is an essential component of any successful job hunt. The ability to connect with the right people and sell yourself is crucial when you are looking for new opportunities.

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Physician Tips for Delivering Bad News to Patients

No one likes to be the bearer of bad tidings. For Physicians, delivering patients bad news is part of the job description. Despite being most practitioners least favorite part of the job, there are strategies you can employ to make this process a little less challenging.

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Top 5 Medical Specialties For Career Happiness

Career happiness is an important factor to evaluate when exploring your career options. Moods and attitudes from work frequently spill over into your personal life and can affect your health and relationships.

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Most Popular Resident Physician Jobs by Specialty

Whether you are awaiting your Match Day results or are already a practicing Resident, the popularity of Resident medical specialties can affect your career path. Competition for Residency program slots and the availability of job opportunities after completing training are directly affected by a specialty's popularity.

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Physician Employment Contract Negotiation Mistakes To Avoid

Physician employment contracts can be a complicated and sometimes controversial topic. These contracts outline what both parties are expecting from each other in regards to behavior, compensation and future performance.

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Physician Moonlighting Jobs: Pros & Cons

Who doesn't like a little extra money? Whether you are a starving Resident looking to pick up a couple of extra shifts or a seasoned Physician funding your child's college tuition, physician moonlighting jobs can be an attractive option to make some extra money. Before you venture into a clinical side job it is important to evaluate the pros and cons associated with Moonlighting.

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This Physician Trait Increases Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction is an important component of any enduring Physician-Patient relationship. Assuring that a patient is satisfied with their care is beneficial to not only the patient but the Physician. A good relationship can lead to better treatment outcomes and less liability claims.

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Physician Specialty Jobs Forecast: Who Will Be In Demand?

America has a shortage of healthcare providers that is projected to increase over the coming years as more Baby Boomers seek care and Physicians retire. Although Physicians as a whole are highly sought after by recruiters, some specialties will be in higher demand over the coming years.

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Student Loans

Since finishing medical school do you find yourself avoiding the mailbox or inbox because your dreaded student loan statement might be there? Fear not, for you are not alone. According to the AAMC, the average medical student has a median loan debt of $190,000 when they graduate.

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The Pros and Cons of Pursuing Telemedicine

Telemedicine is changing the healthcare landscape. Each year the number of clinicians and hospitals adopting this technology is growing. By 2020, there are expected to be 158 million Telemedicine visits occurring annually

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MACRA: Are You Ready For The 2017 Changes?

As with most healthcare legislation, MACRA is complex and has many regulations. Since most of us do not have the luxury of expansive free time we will review the highlights of this Act so you can be ready for the 2017 start date.

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5 Must-Have Apps for Physicians

With so many apps available, and new ones popping up each day, it's impossible to keep up with which of are the best mobile tools in the market. Regardless of whether you're an Apple or Android user, we've separated the wheat from the chaff to present five must-have apps for physicians.

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The New Overtime Rule Explained—in Plain Language

Are you ready for the "new overtime" rule? If you're a practice owner, a physician partner, or a practice manager, you know that the Department of Labor (DOL) is increasing the minimum salary level for employees who can be exempt from overtime pay.

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The 5 Best Places to Practice (That You Probably Haven't Considered)

Where's the best place for physicians to practice in the United States? Is it New York, San Francisco, or Boston? Perhaps North Carolina's Research Triangle or Minneapolis/St. Paul? Those areas have a lot to offer, but they're also relatively expensive places to live, the pay isn't the best, and the competition is tough. So you might want to look elsewhere.

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How to Pick Your Perfect Practice Setting

If you're a resident, a fellow, or even an experienced physician looking for a fresh start, you have to decide where to work. Sure, you've already given some thought to the type of setting in which you might like to practice–but there are so many options in so many places, how can you be sure which is right for you?

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3 More Ways to Write an Effective CV

In this article would like to dig a little deeper and give you 3 more ways to help you stand out among your peers.

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Negotiating Your Contract

Now that you won them over with your CV and interview, (for more help, take a look at Top 3 Ways to Create an Effective CV and Purpose and Basics of an Interview) next comes the negotiation.

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The Approach of the Interview

You need to convince the prospective employer of three things: "I can do the job". "Here is why I can do the job". "I want the job".

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Defining Your Ideal Practice Opportunity

Who doesn't want to find their perfect practice opportunity? As Gesensway writes in her Today's Hospitalist article Leaving so soon?, "as many as 70% of physicians across all specialties change jobs within their first two years".

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The Purpose and Basics of an Interview

Here you will fint the basic guidelines and recommendations for physicians to help turn an interview into an offer

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