When it comes to negotiating a contract for a physiatry job, one typical clause is the non-compete clause. It’s typically something that one would not think is negotiable but it’s worth trying. Perhaps you can negotiate the distance, the time limit, or the fine. Compromises are possible. It may take some skillful negotiation.
Most physiatry jobs have a non-compete clause in the contract. The monetary penalty associated with a non-compete usually ranges from $10,000 to $250,000. The geographic limitation may range from 5 miles to 100 miles of the practice/hospital. The larger limit relates to large hospital systems with many [ . . . ]