How to handle part-time, flex-time, and job-sharing employees

J Med Pract Manage. 2001 May-Jun;16(6):289-91.


Offering employment structures other than traditional full-time positions in your practice can help you draw excellent job applicants and also can enable you to increase morale, job satisfaction, and productivity. However, there are many decisions you must make when offering a part-time, flex-time, or job-sharing position. This article explores the pros and cons of offering alternative job structures. It suggests ways to make part-time, flex-time, or job-sharing positions work most effectively, both for the employee and for your practice. In addition, this article suggests which positions are best suited to alternative structures.

MeSH terms

  • Employment / methods
  • Humans
  • Personnel Management / methods*
  • Personnel Staffing and Scheduling / organization & administration*
  • Practice Management, Medical / organization & administration*
  • United States