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The 17 Most Important Attributes that a Physician Seeks in a Physician Assistant (PA)

The role of mid-level practitioner is one of the fastest growing and most important in American Medicine today. In particular, more and more physicians, medical practices, and medical care systems are looking to physician assistants (PAs) to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and reach of patient care. Furthermore, the projected shortage…

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You’re a Physician Assistant in Debt. There’s a Way Out

People pursuing a career as a physician assistant know that their careers are rewarding both emotionally and financially. According to Salary.com, the average physician assistant salary in the United States is $103,344 in 2018, but the range typically falls between $95,125 and $113,936. With that salary often comes a substantial…

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Latest News & Headlines: July 2018

Stinging sea lice have been reported in the water along the beaches of northwest Florida. FDA approves first drug derived from marijuana. The drug, used to treat two rare and severe forms of epilepsy, contains cannabidiol, a component of marijuana. According to the Cherokee Phoenix, a nurse working at W.W.…

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Advantages of using a contingent staffing service

Sourcing, screening and hiring Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners can be a very difficult task. PA and NP Providers are typically an integral part of any organizations ability to effectively meet patient demands and provide top-level healthcare services. At Lyle Health, we solely recruit and place Physician Assistants and Nurse…

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The Lyle Recruitment Process: TLG is an executive PA & NP search firm

ANALYZE —Clearly define and understand the employers position. —Build a consensus among the team as to the key competencies required. —Discuss the responsibilities, experience preferences, specialty and location. —Develop an in-depth target profile of the ideal candidate — mandatory skills and preferred attributes. —Conduct targeted research on the employer and…

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Latest News & Headlines: June 2018

▶ A Georgia plastic surgeon who filmed herself singing and dancing while patients were exposed on the operating table is now facing several lawsuits. ▶ New hospital for treatment of eating disorders opens in Atlanta. ▶ Stars & Stripes reports that the Durham (N.C.) VA Medical Center spent more than…

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Hot Job of the Month: Yale New Haven

Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, Orthopedic Surgery The primary function of the Physician Assistant is to provide comprehensive medical care for the Orthopedic patient under the direct supervision of the attending physician. Clinical responsibilities will include: evaluating patients, entering patient care orders, performing procedures, providing education, collaboration wtihin the…

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6 Valuable Websites for PA Job Search

Lylestaffing.com  The Lyle Group and the National Provider Matching Program have partnered together to offer premier placement services for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. ZipRecruiter.com  The resume and CV management sections of the website are the best of the best and the job search is quick, relevant and feature rich. Indeed.com  One of…

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Compensation – Negative Numbers?

By Provider Matching Staff Writer Does your practice tell you have negative numbers? What this means is the practice thinks you are costing them more to employ, then the revenue you are adding to the practice. However, most practices don’t understanding how to track the “worth” of a Physician Assistant.…

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Hourly Rates vs. Salary

By PACC Staff Writer Most Physician Assistants will be paid on a salary basis. Usually part-time of per diem PA’s will be paid on an hourly basis. Salary Employee • Not required to sign a timesheet • Paid not on hours worked, but on overall salary • May work more…

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National Provider Identifier Standard (NPI)

The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Administrative Simplification Standard. The NPI is a unique identification number for covered health care providers. Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial…

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PA Productivity

By Tricia Marriott Are you considering a production-based compensation package? Do you have full access to your production data? Unless you can thoroughly ascertain that all of your work is attributed to you, is appropriately valued and is incorporated into the data used to calculate your productivity, you may sell…

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Compensation – Global Visits

By Tricia Marriott Global Visits: Work that must be done and would otherwise have to be handled by a physician if the practice did not employ Physician Assistants. The problem with global visits for the PA: Unfortunately, global visits have no monetary value. By performing the global work, the pa…

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Calculating Your Worth

A competitive and attractive compensation plan acknowledges the professional value of your expertise and your contribution to the practice. A fair compensation plan has several key features: ■■ It is part of a written and mutually agreed-to employment contract ■■ It has a market-competitive base salary guarantee ■■ It describes…

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