Physician, Medical Director 

(Female, Age 28) from san bruno, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Physician, Medical Director
Salary $99,785
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size (not answered)
Location san bruno, CA
Years Experience 3 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
Hospital setting., thoussands of employees; County funded

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
see patients, surgery, pleace stduentson internships, run meetings, conference, instruct students

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical, dental, vision

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.
I work with others on a daily basis..with instructors, students, doctors, patients. I really enjoy it.

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.
hospital setting and I love it. I also work in the clinic which is nice because the area is small and you can get comfortable with the patients. I also work alot in my office speaking with different medical professionals.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 5
Benefits: 1
Hours: 2
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 4
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 8

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8am Morning Ground rounds: hospital rounds with students on patients that are staying in the hospital. Talk about disease process and treatments. Stduents get the opportunity to ask questions and learn about patient issues from medical to social.
8am to 9am 8-8:30 coffee break
9am to 10am 8:30-12clinic… see patients, diagnose, minor treatments, write prescription. Also, there are medical stduents seeing patients in teh clinic, so I have to oversee their work and check on their patients and charts.
10am to 11am
11am to 12pm
12pm to 1pm 12:00-12:45 lunch
1pm to 2pm 12:45-2pm lecture to students: daily lecture on medical topics to students. Sometimes stduents have to do powerpoint lectures so faculty and I listen and ask questions etc..
2pm to 3pm 2-5:30 clinic (every other Friday is surgery at this time)Same as above
3pm to 4pm
4pm to 5pm
5pm to 6pm 5:30-7pm student internship placement and paperwork. I get into contact with other hospital sites and see how stduents are progressing. Also have to find new sites where stdeunts can beplaced to learn clinical work.
6pm to 7pm
7pm to 8pm
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
residency lead to job

What was the application process?
submitted resume, academic interview

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes.. It was 10% sicial interview and 90% academic

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Tell me about yourslf? Why shoudl we pick you for the position. The rest was all academic scientific questions

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, I went through many years of school and 5 years of on the job experience

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes, medical school and three years of residency

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, medical school taught me so much

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?
get the degree, get the experience through volunteer work. be motivated and not give up

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social skills: need to know how to communicate with others where they understand you and also feel comfortble with you. Organized: you need to realy be organized in your thinking and planning in order to be able to get the work done. ompassionate: working solely to help others. technicial and educational skills: need to stdueny and understand disease processes, medications, treatments etc…

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Always sray on top of new developments in the medical field

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, this is why I went to medical school, to be able to learn and practice in teh medical profession.

What are your current career goals?
Stay up to date on medical knowledge. Learn new cutting edge techniques in surgery. Learn more how to counsel patients in their time of need.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It takes a lot of dedication, but if you don’t give up, you can do it. You should never give up on something because ir=ts too hard. Work your way through it and you can finish anything.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Physiciam, Director 4 yeras 9800 physician, instructor, pleace students on internships
Prior Job 2

Educational background

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High School GPA:

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.8 USF Biology and Chemistry
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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