Upcoming interview. Please help me to explain...

  1. I have an interview scheduled with a managed care company. I am not sure how to explain why I am trying to leave my current case management position where I have only worked a few months.

    My position before this one, I worked full-time for about a year, but i stayed on per-diem. So, I have been employed there for about 18 months.

    I am concerned about looking like a job hopper. I have a legitimate explanation for changing from the first position, but not from my current position.

    Also, I am not sure what to say when asked why I want to move to managed care.

    The truth is managed care companies in my area pay better than hospital positions and I could earn $6,000-$10,000 more annually.

    Also, I am tired of fighting with these physicians who are horrible utilizers and keep patients in the hospital forever. I really want to discuss the plan of care with them, issue a denial, and move on.

    Please advise.
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  3. by   nurseprnRN
    "I want to learn more about managed care and expand my skill set into ... (whatever the main responsibilities of the job you seek are)."

    "This position fits into my personal growth plan, and I believe my previous experience with ... will be beneficial to you because ... ."