Medical CVs
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What Are Employers Looking For On Medical CVs?

When you're writing your medical CV for a new position, or a locum job, have you ever looked at it from the perspective of the reader? Generally speaking, the people reviewing your CV are time-poor, and aren't able to spend hours sifting through…
dress code for doctors

Should there be a dress code for doctors?

Vineet Chopra, University of Michigan and Sanjay Saint, University of Michigan If you live near a hospital, you’ve probably seen the sight: a young physician in loose blue scrubs, standing in line at the grocery store. You can’t help…
Performance Based Payments
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Are Performance Based Payments the Next Development in Healthcare Employment?

According to the George Institute, a global medical research organisation, Australia will need to make significant financial reforms to ensure the sustainability of the health system. Among some key recommendations is some discussion around…
Healthcare Job
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Emerging Trends in Healthcare Jobs for 2015 and Beyond

According to a report by Deloitte, healthcare features heavily in the top 25 highest growth sectors of the Australian economy over the next 20 years. Already, many of the sectors are dominating the healthcare recruitment market as areas of key…
Advice from a Medical Leader
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Tips for the Perfect Job: Advice from a Medical Leader

Recruitment season is upon us and I can’t wait. It’s my favorite time of year. The CVs pile into the database and we sift through the resumes, searching for candidates that would make a great fit for our organisation. Next, I get on the…
Die at weekends
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Hospital patients are more likely to die at weekends but seven-day rosters are no panacea

If you are admitted to a hospital on the weekend, you have a higher chance of dying than if you are admitted during the week. This is known as the “weekend effect”. Evidence from the United Kingdom suggests an 11-16% increased risk of…