I’m a PA in general surgery and my SP will be soon be leaving for his annual two week medical missions trip. We will have a locums in to cover him for the duration he’s gone...
Would this locums need to sign as a sort of temp SP for me to scrub with him? Is there some kind of exception with locums that allows PAs to work without all the signatures?
New grad currently negotiating part-time PA position in Family Practice. I've done clinical rotations and scribed at a Family Practice office in NYC and will be working part-time until I start a Residency program in the fall. Trying to figure out what I should expect in a part-time contract if anything in terms of benefits, PTO, CME, etc. Also, trying to discern if it is in my best interest to be a part-time employee or 1099.
Thanks in advance!
Hello fellow colleagues! I am a new grad PA and I need your help. I got a job offer at an urgent care but I'm unsure if I want to accept it. I am in SoCal.
2 weeks training. The UC sees 20-30 patients at one location while 35-50 at another.
Base pay: 55+ (no bonuses)
malpractice with tail
NO CME and PTO
Have yet to talk about health insurance and retirement.
It's 1099 NOT W-2
I am currently in Anchorage but due to a huge variety of factors me and my wife have decided to move back to the lower 48 and are planning on spending a year or two on the road to get a feel for various areas to consider settling long term and to have some adventures in general. My experience in is primarily FM/UC and honestly prefer to stay out of UC though I would do it in a pinch.
I have browsed a number of the old locums threads but have walked away with the following questions:
1. I see people mentioning hourly pay the are getting eg.60-80$/hr in fm/uc. Is that would I generally should be expecting as base play PLUS house/travel/perdiem/etc or do those numbers look more like total comp?
2. From what I can tell the system in place with these companies sets them up to try to screw you as much as possible as they take whatever they don't give you. Any tips for not getting taken advantage of? Questions to ask?
3. What is the etiquette as far as working with more than 1 company?
4. Any suggestions for "Good" companies to approach? I have talk to Barton and while the guy seemed fine I could tell it was gonna be a hard sell kind of thing. (I suspect that is the norm)
I called an accountant referred from a friend (who does not work in the medical field) and the CPA quoted me at ~700/month!! Wayy too much for my blood. Is this the going rate for having a good CPA on board? I've been working as a 1099 independent contractor over the past year and would like to have an accountant on board to help maximize my deductions.
Anyone with tips to find someone/something more affordable?