Physician Compensation & Benefits

Harbin Clinic experiences a high physician retention rate and attributes that in part to Harbin’s sound internal structure, a positive work/life balance, the quality of life in Northwest Georgia, and the opportunity to become a shareholder in the organization.

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Harbin Clinic offers a two-year partnership track, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits packages including

  • health and life insurance
  • long-term disability insurance
  • five weeks paid time off
  • relocation allowance
  • CME allowance
  • group malpractice coverage

Contract Summary

Term Of EmploymentTwo year contract - May be eligible to become a member after two years
CompensationTwo year guaranteed salary - Bonus as approved by the Board of Managers in an amount equal to 50% of Physician's cumulative positive net reserve in year one and 75% in year two.
BenefitsHealth Insurance
Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Savings & Profit Sharing Plan
Moving Expense Reimbursement
Continuing Medical Education - reimbursement of $3,500 and 5 days off
VacationFive weeks per year to include vacation and personal time
Medical Office Clinic will assist Physician in furnishing consultation room. Medical equipment provided by the Clinic with allocation of expense to be determined
Agreements by PhysicianMaintain professional associations and certifications
Licensed to practice in the State of Georgia
Expected to obtain Board Certification
Hospital Privileges
Restrictive CovenantFor a period of one year after termination of contract for any reason, physician shall not practice medicine within a radius of thirty miles of Clinic's practice site

Benefits Summary

Health InsuranceGroup Health Insurance
Plan coverage becomes effective the first of the month following date of employment
Premiums are payroll deducted from gross pay before taxes
Life InsuranceHarbin Clinic provides all full-time physicians with a $50,000 life insurance policy which becomes effective their first day of employment. The premium is assessed through the physicians direct expenses at a group discount.
Long-Term Disability InsuranceAll full-time physicians are eligible for long-term disability insurance coverage. The coverage becomes effective the first day of employment. Should a physician become totally disabled, the insurance would pay 60% of their salary up to a $25,000 monthly maximum to age 65. There is a 90 day waiting period before any benefits are paid. The premium is assessed through the physicians direct expenses at a group discount.
Savings & Profit Sharing PlanUpon completion of one year of service you are eligible to participate in the Harbin Clinic Profit Sharing Plan. Enrollment dates are January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1 with a six year vesting schedule.