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50 | SUMMER 2014 that most doctors feel similar to Palmer: "I'm a 'jump-f rst, f gure- it-out-later' type of person. If I see something that I want, I go for it." However, Palmer says physicians new to their f eld must balance being aggressive with be- ing humble and willing to learn new things. "Don't get in over your head," he warns. Palmer issues a fair warning. As Bailey says, "From a clinical standpoint, applicants can get themselves in trouble when they aren't up to the task." In that par- ticular instance, overconf dence can be a problem. "A prospective employer will f nd out soon enough if a can- didate's description of who they are and what they can contribute is accurate or absurd. If it's the latter, candidates may f nd them- selves in a situation for which they are decidedly ill-suited. Under those circumstances, the employment relationship is • Nonproft community-based healthcare system • Chambersburg Hospital (248 beds) • Waynesboro Hospital (55 beds) • Over 40 system owned physician practices & services • Largest non-governmental employer in the county • Over 3,000 employees Openings exist in Chambersburg, Greencastle, Shippensburg and Waynesboro, PA for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners. Franklin County ofers big city fun with small town hospitality. Situated minutes from the Maryland border. Just a short drive away from major metro areas like Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and New York City. Opportunities in South Central Pennsylvania CONTACT INFORMATION Sharon McCleary, Physician Recruiter Ofce 717.709.4756 • Fax 717.267.7769 Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Fellowship Trained Breast Surgeon, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Urgent Care Medicine, Urology, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE You got this: Interviewing with confidence Continued from page 48 INDUSTRY INSIDERS: How physicians botch interviews Why do applicants get passed over when their education and skill levels are top notch and their credentials are of the highest caliber? Industry insiders offer physicians these clues. • "Not focusing on where they are going to be in fi ve to 10 years, and taking a job for money versus what the job provides toward long-term career success." —Chad Anson, vice president of recruitment, HCA San Antonio division • "Thinking salary is the main objective when lifestyle, community, and non-fi nancial or non-salary benefi ts may be the biggest advantage of the job." —Adam W. Ylitalo, D.O. • "Asking...irrelevant questions that show [the physician] is more focused on the trees rather than the forest." —Alan Kronhaus, M.D. ■ 2 4 3 - S u m 1 4 . i n d d 5 0 243-Sum14.indd 50 6 / 1 3 / 1 4 1 0 : 4 5 A M 6/13/14 10:45 AM

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