Showing posts from: February 2017

Even More(!) Reasons to Seek Legal Review of an Employment Agreement

By Guest Contributor Leigh Ann O'Neill for Lauth O'Neill Physician Agency

If you're a nurse practitioner or physician assistant considering a job offer, you've got a lot to consider. This week here at MidlevelU, we've been looking at various considerations for NPs and PAs when it comes to employment agreements (check out Part I and Part II of the trifecta). Our ultimate conclusion? Asking legal counsel to look over your agreement is well worth the time and expense. Here are the final of our Top 10 Reasons Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Should Seek Assistance Reviewing an Employment Agreement

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3 More Reasons NPs & PAs Should Seek Expert Review of Employment Agreements

By Guest Contributor Leigh Ann O'Neill for Lauth O'Neill Physician Agency

This week on MidlevelU, we're featuring the top reasons nurse practitioners and physician assistants would be wise to have a set of legal eyes look over an employment contract before signing on the dotted line. If you missed the opening post in our series, Top 10 Reasons NPs & PAs Should Seek Legal Review of Employment Agreements from our employment contract review expert, you can find it here

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What Will it Cost to Relocate for Your Nurse Practitioner Job?

Relocating for a nurse practitioner job is an exciting endeavor. Perhaps you are moving to unchartered territory, enthusiastic to meet new people and experience another area of the country. Or, maybe you’re heading back home, the comfort of close friends and family motivating your move. Whatever the circumstances, if you’re relocating for a new nurse practitioner position, there’s a lot to consider as you make your move. 

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Is Now a Good Time to Become a Nurse Practitioner?

I recently received a question from a reader on the MidlevelU message board. The reader expressed concern that the job market for nurse practitioners was becoming saturated. A nurse herself, this individual had encouraged her daughter to go back to school to become a nurse practitioner and was second-guessing her recommendation. "I'm hoping I didn't steer her wrong...how is the job market out there?", she asked. 

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Top 10 Reasons NPs & PAs Should Seek Legal Review of Employment Agreements

By Guest Contributor Leigh Ann O'Neill for Lauth O'Neill Physician Agency

Yesterday, we gave an overview of some of the challenges nurse practitioners and physician assistants face upon receiving a job offer. Presented with a lengthy employment agreement, many NPs and PAs neglect to understand and negotiate their contract, instead quickly signing on the dotted line. While employers are almost always well meaning, it's in your best interest as a healthcare provider to have an expert review your employment agreement to make sure you're protected and receiving fair representation. To start our series, here are a few reasons why. 

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