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At some point in your career you will run across an employment agreement. For new physicians the terms and provisions in an agreement can be overwhelming. Let the Employment Agreements community guide you through the headache of a physician employment agreement with helpful articles, explanations and terms.


Employment Agreements Contributor

Joseph Nelson
Looper Reed & McGraw P.C.

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  • 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Negotiating Your First Employment Agreement

    5 things to keep in mind when negotiating your first employment agreement: 1) Always Negotiate: An institution's or practice's goal is always to attract the best talent with the leanest economic and professional package possible. Failure to negotiate for those personal, professional, and economic items important to you and your family will likely have negative long term implications on your time in the role. It is better to "ask in ...
  • Employment Agreements

    Some employers may provide a verbal offer and an employment contract for your review. In almost all cases, the employment agreement is a binding contract. You should seek legal counsel regarding the employment contract. In addition to the guidance provided by your legal counsel, consider the areas that follow. Term – How long of a period is the contract for? How many days notice are required for termination of the contract? Salary and ...
  • National Practitioner Database Use

    The world of medicine is changing rapidly and as a new physician entering the marketplace you should become keenly aware of and familiar with two nationwide databases that have been created over the last several years. They are - • The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), and • The Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank (HIPDB) Both of these databases were compiled as part of an integrated initiative to respond to ...

Most Recent Terms

  • Recruiters

    Using recruiters to supplement your own job search efforts can be helpful. Just remember that recruiters make their money from employers, so that's where their loyalty lies. In general, they are not a quality source for seeking long-term career counseling...
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Restrictive Covenants

    A contractual provision between a physician and his or her employer which prevents the physician from practicing in a specified geographic area for a given period of time if the physician’s employment terminates. http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub...
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Target

    Someone well placed in a field or organization with which you arrange to meet and seek his or her help with advice or quality introductions that will advance your job search. http://www.careerchangeability.com/doctors/html/glossary.html
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Leads

    Leads are people who you know, or can get to know, who are able to "amplify" the intelligence within your own brain by "leading" you to socially and professionally well-connected others, whose assets, wisdom, and contacts you can mobilize...
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Networking

    A method used to develop a broad list of contacts -- people you've met through various social, professional, and business functions -- and encouraging them assist you in looking for a job. People in your network may be able to give you job leads,...
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Career Options

    Choices or possibilities open to you based upon your personal and professional preferences, like your skills, interests, needs, and values. http://www.careerchangeability.com/doctors/html/glossary.html
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Cold Call

    When a job-seeker approaches an employer (usually through an uninvited cover letter) who has not publicly announced any job. http://www.quintcareers.com/jobseeker_glossary.html
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Career Assessment

    A career assessment is written documentation of the position you want based on an examination of the goals you want to achieve. It describes the professional, financial, family, social, recreational, and geographic characteristics associated with your...
    by admin on 05-05-2009
  • Career Exploration

    The process of finding a rewarding career path, as well as specific jobs within a particular career path. http://www.quintcareers.com/jobseeker_glossary.html
    by admin on 05-05-2009

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