I am Dr. Hassan, a Board-Certified Physiatrist and Independent Practice Owner. I help physiatrists start and grow their own profitable practices so they can achieve financial independence and live without limits.
Leaving your job to start an independent medical practice is a crucial decision that requires careful consideration. Before taking the leap, it’s important to reflect on your current employment situation and evaluate whether you should consider leaving your job. Here are some key factors to consider:
- Your Career Growth is Stagnant
One sign that it might be time to leave your current job is if your career growth has hit a plateau. If you’ve been in the same position for years, with no opportunity for advancement, it may be time to consider other options. Starting an independent medical practice can provide you with a new set of challenges and opportunities for growth.
- Your Values Don’t Align with Your Current Job
Another reason to consider leaving your job is if your personal and professional values don’t align with the values of your employer. If your job requires you to compromise your ethics or values, it’s not worth the emotional toll it can take. Starting your own practice allows you to establish your own values and beliefs, which can lead to a more fulfilling career.
- You’re Unhappy or Unfulfilled in Your Current Role
Feeling unhappy or unfulfilled in your current role is a clear sign that it’s time for a change. If you’re not excited to go to work each day, it’s time to evaluate what you really want out of your career. Starting your own medical practice can provide a sense of purpose and fulfillment that may be lacking in your current job.
- You’re Curious About Entrepreneurship
If you’re curious about entrepreneurship and have a desire to create something of your own, starting an independent medical practice may be the perfect opportunity for you. Being your own boss allows you to make your own decisions, set your own schedule, and create a culture that aligns with your values and beliefs.
- You’re Ready for a New Challenge
Sometimes, you may simply feel like you’ve outgrown your current job and are ready for a new challenge. Starting an independent medical practice requires a new set of skills and challenges that can reignite your passion for your career. If you’re ready to take on a new challenge, starting your own practice may be just the opportunity you need.
Before making any decisions, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of leaving your current job. Starting your own practice requires a significant investment of time, money, and effort. It’s important to have a clear understanding of the risks and rewards before making the leap.
In conclusion, starting an independent medical practice can be a rewarding career move. However, before taking the leap, it’s important to carefully evaluate your current employment situation and determine whether it’s time for a change. Consider your career growth, personal values, job satisfaction, entrepreneurial spirit, and desire for a new challenge. With careful consideration, you can make the right decision for your career and achieve success in your independent medical practice.
Once you’ve decided that you want to leave your current job to start your practice, you need an exit plan. Check out our blog post here for tips on developing an exit plan and starting your new independent practice.
I’m Dr. Hassan, a Board-Certified Physiatrist and Independent Practice Owner. I help physiatrists start and grow their own profitable practices so they can achieve financial independence and live without limits. Please go to businessofrehab.com/contractnegotiations to pick up the free guide to help you negotiate the contract of your dreams.
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