Physician Contract Tips

What Physicians Should Know About Non-Compete and Restrictive Covenant Agreement

Employment restrictive covenants, also known as non-compete agreements, are commonly used by medical employers in New Jersey to protect their business interests and confidential information from being shared or used by former employees. These agreements can include a variety of clauses, such as non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure. In New Jersey, non-compete agreements are governed by …

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All You Need to Know About a Physician’s Letter of Intent

A physician’s employment contract helps to protect both the employer and the practitioner to ensure that their rights are reserved.  One of the documents that play a part in how a contract is prepared is the physician’s letter of intent, which helps both parties have more precise expectations of what each of them needs. In …

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Reasons Why You Should Always Give Notice Before Quitting Your Physician Job

In any professional career, there are times when you may not feel satisfied with the current work you have and consider moving on to other opportunities. However, in most employment contracts — including a physician employment agreement — you must give at least two weeks’ notice before quitting. You may think that there?s no real …

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Three Mistakes Physicians Make When Litigating a Non-Compete Agreement

A non-compete agreement—sometimes referred to as “covenant not to compete”— is a contract agreement between the employer and employee or the business and the partner. The agreement is designed to restrict one party from working in the same profession and area for a certain amount of time, thus becoming a “non-competitor.” In the medical field, …

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Why It’s Important to Hire an Attorney to Review Your Physician Employment Contract

If you’ve received a job offer from a potential employer, make sure you don’t sign it before a lawyer has gone over it with you. Regulations surrounding the healthcare industry can be quite strict. This means that physician employment agreements contain things that may not be included in the physician employment contract. It’s definitely worth …

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A Beginners Guide To Contract Negotiation

While it’s true that young physicians get paid less than an experienced one, this doesn’t mean that you should just accept any deal. When you are negotiating contract terms, remember that everything can be adjusted to fit both parties’ needs. Everything that’s agreed upon during the interview should be in the physician contract, including other …

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