(Male, Age 33) from fishers, IN
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Physician Assistant|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||2 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
large multihospital corporation over emergency rooms in 48 states.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
see, diagnose and treat patients in the emergency room
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical, dental, life
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
multiple individuals all day. ots ok, depending on the individual and how hard they are willing to work
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
emergency room in large town/large hospital. i like the hospital but the location is somewhat far from home
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 6
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
only a short face to face meeting with the practice administrator
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
strengths and weaknesses and salary desired
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
so so. at my current position, i was thrust into the busy ER, but this is the environment i flourish in
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
a full 3 year program specific to physician assistants
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
absolutely. if you study and work hard, any specific program can prepare you for the job
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
really research the position and spend time shadowing on the job
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
analytical, problem solving and interpersonal relation skills are all of the utmost importance
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
not only needed but its legal
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
do not give up and work hard to make a name for yourself
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, i plan to be with this company for a long time. i am gaining er skills i will always use
What are your current career goals?
advance yearly in my position and eventually work closer to home
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
not for everyone
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||PA||2 years||125000||see, diagnose and terat patients in teh er|
|Prior Job 2||PA||2 years||70000||see, diagnose and treat patints in a n orthopedic clinic and surgical setting|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:1.7
|3.8||University of findlay||BS|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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