Employer: Apogee Physicians, Lincoln, Illinois
Residency: University of Chicago NorthShore Program
In practice since: 2019
Quintero enjoys music, playing instruments and sports.
What surprised you about your first post-residency job or job search?
It was easier than I expected to find a job. There are many opportunities out there for different topics or areas of expertise.
What’s your advice for residents who are beginning their job search?
Understand what you want and what your priorities are: family, location, hours, type of job (hospitalist vs. outpatient care, etc.), salary, visa, so you can filter your options.
What was the most important factor in your search for a new job?
Visa sponsorship and location.
How did you find your job?
I created a profile with my CV attached to it in PracticeLink and submitted applications to the positions I found interesting. The process was much easier than expected, and I was surprised with how many options and opportunities there are.
How did PracticeLink help you in your physician job search?
PracticeLink made the process of looking for a job very easy by allowing me to adapt my search to my own specific needs.