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I am a family practice PA about to start negotiations with a joint replacement group in a large city in the southeast US. I have 3 years experience as a PA-C in family practice as well as previous athletic training experience (ATC). I really want to move into ortho for the long-term, and I think this might be a good practice to go with.

 

They office manager has started the whole "be thinking about what you want in terms of compensation" discussion - so I've been thinking. Will you guys give me feedback on whether this sounds reasonable or not?

 

- Mon-Fri, normal business hours, no rounding, minimal call, majority clinic with some first assist.

- 95k base + % production payout quarterly (that's how it is structured, just not sure of what to ask for base)

- 1500/year CME + 4-5 days CME

- health/dental/vision

- 401k

- 15-20 days ETO/year + holidays

- licensure/AAPA/certification fees covered by practice

- malpractice covered by practice

 

The last thing I want to do is scare them away. It is a respected practice that is actively expanding with low employee turnover. I just want to know if I'm on the right track. Thanks!

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