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1. What will you do if you have a client that refuses to take care of their health?
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  1. What will you do if you have a client that refuses to take care of their health?
  2. What would your last employer say about you?
  3. Tell me about the last Physician you worked for. Describe your relationship.
  4. Describe the people you work with best.
  5. How would you describe your overall academic performance?
  6. How did you manage your time between school, work, and other activities?
  7. You may be faced with situations involving blood and other bodily fluids. How will you respond?
  8. Describe the people you find most difficult to work with.
  9. Why do you prefer the clinical side over research?
  10. What are some of the challenges of working as a physician assistant?
  11. How does your family feel about your decision to enter the medical field?
  12. Describe your work ethic.
  13. What is a dependent practitioner, and how do you feel about practicing as one?
  14. What department of the healthcare field most interests you?
  15. Tell me about yourself.
  16. Describe to me your worst type of patient.
  17. What role does humor play in your life? Can you laugh at yourself?
  18. Tell me about yourself.
  19. How would coworkers describe you?
  20. How do you minimize potential spread of infectious diseases when working with patients?
  21. What are your weaknesses?
  22. Tell me about an important lesson you learned during your clinical rotations.
  23. What are the last two non-academic books you have read?
  24. Why should we hire you?
  25. What do you think are two major ethical issues facing the medical field today?
  26. What are some highlights from your clinical rotations?
  27. What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good physician assistant?
  28. What do you think you will dislike the most about being a Physician Assistant?
  29. If you could do anything different in your education, what would you do?
  30. How will you manage your stress and while handling patients with care and integrity?
  31. Why do you want this job?
  32. Tell me about your leadership experience.
  33. What do you do in your spare time?
  34. What are your strengths?
  35. What is an issue in the current healthcare system that you would like to see change?
  36. When did you become interested in medicine?
  37. Describe your favorite type of patient.
  38. Why do you want to work for us?
  39. Do you have any experiences volunteering in such underserved medical practice areas?
  40. What do you think you will most like about being a physician assistant?
  41. What do you enjoy most about working with people?
  42. Do you feel that the government should be involved with mandating insurance? Subsidizing insurance?
  43. What type of learner are you? What type of setting do you think best supports your learning?
  44. Tell me about your experience working in the healthcare field.
Physician Assistant Information
February 27th, 2014

A physician assistant or physician associate (PA) is a healthcare professional licensed to practice medicine with supervision of a licensed physician. A physician assistant is concerned with preventing, maintaining, and treating human illness and injury by providing a broad range of health care services that are traditionally performed by a physician. Physician assistants conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health care, assist in surgery, and write prescriptions.
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