Job Interview Advice For Radiologists

January 2, 2015

9 things radiologists looking for jobs need to know.

CHICAGO - Interviewing for your first position as a practicing radiologist is far different from securing your residency spot in the Match. Grades and test scores don’t count – it’s time to showcase your skills and show a potential employer how you can add to a department or private practice.Daunting as it may be, there are tactics and strategies to help you be a better interviewee and have a stronger chance at landing a job you really want – one that’s the right fit for you. Frank Lexa, MD, radiological sciences professor at Drexel University College of Medicine and adjunct marketing professor at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, offered advice at this year’s Radiological Society of North America meeting.“I always tell residents that they’re going to be spending more time with their work colleagues than they do with their spouse, especially if they work full time,” Lexa said. “It’s important to think about what you want and what will be the best fit.”