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By Sheng Wang
Part-time work offers several advantages, such as the ability to spend more time with your family, establish your desired work-life balance, pursue other interests, and transition into retirement.
After assessing the benefits and drawbacks, only you can decide if part-time work is right for you.
A significant portion of the health care workforce is made up of part-time employees. According to data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, 21% of registered nurses worked part-time in 2006, and eight percent of physicians and surgeons worked part-time in the same time period.
If you are thinking about joining the ranks of the part-timers, you may want to consider some things before you decide:
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This article is provided for informational purposes only. The ACR is not responsible for any career decisions made by those consulting this article.
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