When deciding to take a new job, many factors must be considered, such as the job title, job responsibilities, potential for future growth, benefits, and salary. A doctor could be looking for more work-life balance, or they may need to relocate their home and family, or an opportunity for advancement.
Healthcare professionals often find themselves wondering what steps to take to advance their careers and get promotions. Let’s look at the different types of job promotions and career advancements in healthcare and how you may reach your goals.
Physicians have a lot of opportunities to make money outside of the clinic. However, many physicians don’t know how to find these opportunities or even if they exist in the first place. That said, it does always come down to investing additional time or money.
Non-clinical skills are the attitudes, habits, and qualities that make a physician a well-rounded professional. There are certain non-clinical competencies for physicians in the healthcare setting that can help them serve their patients better and make an unenviable and uncomfortable situation easier.
A physician’s resume follows the same basic principles as any other resume. Use action-oriented words where every sentence has powerful action verbs. Follow a well-structured, bullet-based format that demonstrates a clean format and uses easy-to-read fonts.
The remote patient monitoring market has risen drastically in use over the past ten years. As a result, new technologies have been developed and implemented that make RPM more of a reality to patients and healthcare providers than ever before.
Marijuana has been decriminalized in 36 states in the US and the District of Columbia and gearing up for legalization in many more states. Though it is federally illegal, it has gained popularity due to the medicinal properties and the ability to treat many conditions such as chronic pain, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), seizures, multiple sclerosis, etc.
Since the onset of the pandemic, the current job situation has drastically changed. The pandemic’s effect on the employment landscape has left several Americans unemployed or at the brink of joblessness. And many more companies have either reduced their staff or stopped their hiring process in an attempt towards cost-cutting.
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is an arrangement made between the participating states in the United States to expedite the licensing process for physicians seeking to practice medicine in multiple states. Initially, the process was designed for doctors, but it is also applicable to nurses and physical therapists.
A medical expert witness is a licensed practitioner with adequate skills and experience that qualifies them to provide testimony in a particular medical field. Attorneys often call medical expert witnesses to get reliable opinions about clinical issues in a case during the discovery and trial stages.
Physicians are always held at the highest positions due to their profession involving the life and death situation’s decision-making criteria.
You don’t need a lawyer to review your employment contract. There are significant benefits to doing it yourself. This article explains why.
There are great jobs for IMGs without residency. This article describes 10 ways that you can – to some extent – neutralize the fact that you haven’t completed a US residency program. These can help you land a job that both pays well and makes use of your medical knowledge.
Consulting case interviews are frequently used by management consulting firms as part of their hiring process. Here is how you can use your clinical skills as a doctor to help you excel at case interviews.
A resume for a nonclinical job is a completely new challenge compared to updating a CV for an academic clinical position. Here’s how you can revamp your resume for a nonclinical medical director position.
Physician recruiters are helpful if you are looking for a nonclinical physician job. Here are the different types of physician recruiters and the differences in how they work.
Nonclinical jobs are becoming popular. Landing one is becoming difficult. Here are some resume tips you can apply to stand out among other physician applicants applying for the same nonclinical job.
The best jobs for doctors without residency can be hard to find and tough to land. Here we give you tips on how you can make yourself a better candidate for these careers.
Getting new job offers, paid side gigs, and opportunities to do consulting work are all quite exciting. However, before you agree to any informal verbal or written agreements, it is important to do a thorough review of the document. Here, we have 5 common contract mistakes you can easily avoid.
How to review a physician independent contractor agreement? The Physician contract review checklist.
Side jobs and non-employed part-time positions often require a physician independent contractor agreement to be signed. This article discusses the purpose of its components, how to effectively review it, and what to check for before signing.
Career transitions and business endeavors can be an incredibly fruitful thing for many physicians. But many physicians avoid them because they don’t know where to start. Here are five steps to overcome the I-don’t-know-where-to-start mental blockade.
When asked in an interview what your weaknesses are, think about what you’ve recently learned, what you’ve gotten better at, and what you’ve been spending a lot of time reading about. Those could all be considered weaknesses that you’ve been working to overcome.
Employers don’t want to offer you a higher salary than they absolutely need to in order for you to accept a position. So some of them will try to find out what your current salary is. Sharing your salary is unlikely to help you, and highly likely to work against you when it comes to negotiating a job offer. Find out how to respond to this when you’re asked.
When asked, “What are your salary expectations?” during the application hiring process, many medical professionals feel backed into a corner. You don’t need to be forthcoming with this information. Here’s what to say instead of spitting out a number.
There are plentiful opportunities in management consulting for physicians. It’s notoriously difficult to be hired as a management consultant at one of the “big 3” consulting firms – McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. There are several programs to consider that are run by these firms, which are designed to give potential applicants a taste of what a career in consulting is like, but also to assist with recruitment and identifying applicants who merit an interview.
This resume template goes along with our three-part series on CVs and resumes for physicians pursuing non-clinical and alternative jobs. You may want to start out by reading the intro to this set of articles as well as Part 3, which focuses on resumes.
You may be fine with a generic resume for an entire job search, but only if your job search is within a narrow field. If you’re applying for a job opening or to a particular company, you’ll want to a version of your resume that is explicitly geared toward demonstrating that you’re a great candidate for that specific role. But this doesn’t mean you need to do a total resume overhaul every time you send it to someone.