First set of interviews coming up. Looking for advice and experiences. I am most interested within an endocrinology practice and was wondering of how I can really sell myself for the spot. I am trying to word how to convey my interest in the field. Thanks all!
Jun 14, '12
Be ready to be interviewed by more than one person. Be prepared to navigate scenarios-if endocrinology (esp diabetes) is your interest, know what you would do with a challenging patient. I recently interviewed, and this was my experience. If this is your interest, have you taken a diabetes educator course? Plan to. Mention that. Know the latest research and trends (ie, HGBA1C now used as marker for diagnoses). Know your metabolic syndrome.....your hyper/hypothyroid diseases well. They quizzed me on patho, drugs, etc during mine. At the second interview, expect more than one person to interview you. A good sign is if they bring in your would-be coworkers so you can ask them questions about the job. Dress sharp. Bring extra resumes. Tout your past achievements (leadership roles especially). I am not a great interviewer......but wound up with the job.
Good luck to you! Knock 'em dead.
Jun 14, '12
All great advice, THANKS!