You have worked countless hours and spent a lot of money to earn your professional healthcare degree as a physician, physician assistant, nurse, APRN, CRNA, dentist, dental hygienist, pharmacist, or pharmacy technician. Now you are ready to go to work in your chosen profession. Here are some very important reasons that you should hire an attorney with experience in healthcare business transactions before you sign on the dotted line. It is vital to have a legal professional, who understands the healthcare industry, looking out for your best interests. Because the healthcare employment contract defines the conditions of employment and can, therefore, greatly impact future professional satisfaction and personal happiness, you need to read carefully and fully understand every aspect of your employment agreement. An experienced business healthcare attorney can also help you negotiate more favorable employment terms.