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Are you a team player?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Radiation Therapists interview

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Medical teams work together much like a sports team. It's important for you to manage your work in such a way that it is organized, detailed and legible for any member of the team to review and understand. Each staff member plays an important role in the care of patients. Explain to the interviewer how you contribute to your team:

"I am definitely a team player! I love working with my staff, because we communicate well and support each other during hectic times. I am thorough with my patients and keep detailed records. I also strive to keep a good attitude."

Are you a team player?

"I am definitely a team player! I love working with my staff, because we communicate well and support each other during hectic times. I am thorough with my patients and keep detailed records. I also strive to keep a good attitude."

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Are you a team player?
I enjoy teamwork. The doctor was great that I worked with.
Yes I do. Growing up I played soccer and was nominated captain by my teammates. I enjoy working with others to not only create a strong team but to better each other.
Yes, I enjoy working with a team. While I was doing my observation hours, I recognized that working well as a team being led by the radiation oncologist created a great environment for work as well as a comfortable environment for the patients.
Yes, I thrive the best when working with a team. I loved the oncologist whom I worked with.
I am a very team oriented person and I worked very well as part of a team for 11 years.
I have particular interest in cancer treatments and in my previous education I was part of a pbl group where team work was the essence of the role. I enjoyed working in team and my tutor was a histopatholosgist who inspired me to study cancer pathology and radiotherapy.
Yes, they always say two minds are better than one.
I have always liked working with people. I think I work better with a team than I do by myself because everyday I know I will learn something new, and I can learn from the people you work with.
Yes, I thrive most as part of a team. I love when each member of the team has their part and responsibility and follows through.
I find that multiple heads are better than one, so working as a team allows the patient to receive better care because everyone involve is focusing on their his/her treatment plan. The radiation oncologist is the head of the team, with his/her medical experience the rest of the team will follow and collaborate to the effectiveness of the plan.
I think working with a team is ver important, this career path speifically to ensure that the parients are getting the correct dosage and treatment.
Yes, althought I have not worked with a rad oncologist, in xray school I worked with the radiologists in procedures and the technologists there as a team.
I very much enjoy working with a team. Teams provide support and provides a platform for problem solving involving other perspectives.
I do enjoy working in a team and yes specifically the radiation oncologist. Afterall we are all working to provide the best possible treatment available to the patients.
Yes, the fact that a radiation therapist is part of a team is one of the deciding factors in my choosing this career.
Yes I enjoy working with a team as you share the responsibility of patient care and deliver the treatment.
I thrive as a team player and I enjoy the integration of a team environment.
I love being able to work with a team, I like when someone like the oncologist gives us a task and as a group we are able to work together to achieve a common goal of excellent treatment for the patient.
I enjoy working with a team because I believe it is essential in delivering the best treatment for the patient.
Yes, I like to share knowledge and ideas. I particularly enjoy to learn from the oncologists.
I thoroughly enjoy working as a part of a team. I find that working as a part of a multi-disiplinary team allows for the patient to receive the best treatment possible. Working with the radiation oncologists allows the best possible plans to be created and treatment given as the radiation therapists and oncologists can converse and work out the best approach.
I have always been able to fit easily in teams at both placement and casual work. It is great to work in a team with a shared goal. I have seen many relationships with Radiation Oncologists and I think the key is continual communication and respect for each others roles and what each person brings to the team.
Yes I enjoy working with a team because it allows us to come up with the best possible way to treat the patient.
I really enjoy being part of the team. I always have got on really well with all my previus workmates and enjoy being in the team to produce the best result for the patient. Oncologist is part of the team.
Very much. I enjoy working with someone or a few others to have input on treatment set up, chart preparations, and having the team aspect, or support during the work day. I enjoy getting opinions, and being able to ask a co worker for help when I am not necessarily familiar or sure of something. Its always an opportunity to learn when working with others, and it also makes the day that much more enjoyable.
Yes, I enjoy being a team player as well as being independent. I enjoy bouncing my ideas off other people and am open-minded.
I consider my team work skills my best quality, throughout my life have always been a team member, specifically through team sports, choirs and music, and within other workplaces. My guidance from the RO is appreciated and by using the ideas of several people to attain a goal is deeply satisfying.
I have always been apart of a team whether it be athletically academically or professionally together, great things can be achieved.
I like to work in a team and have had a lot of experience doing so. I believe that a team offers great support for one and other especially in Rt where different professions are required to work together to achieve a shared goal of supporting the patient. I have worked in teams throughout my training in a clinical setting and in the retail setting. I understand that occassionally autonomous work is sometimes needed in a team but when the work is combined it can have excellent results.
Yes I really enjoy working as part of a team within radiotherapy, and also as a multidisciplinary team with the radiation oncologists. I find that usually everyone will have a specific talent or expertise within different teams which generates a really good skill mix that overall benefits the patient by getting expertise in multiple aspects of their treatment. I also enjoy listening to a variety of ideas from different people within the team I work in and feel that I can learn something invaluable from them to enhance my experience as a therapeutic radiographer. I also understand that even when teams do not mix well, it is important to still work together to achieve the best in patient-centred care, and believe you will learn how to resolve difficulties in team work along the way.
I am a highly motivated individual who can work on her own, however working as part of a team provides the opportunity to learn from others and provide the best care for the patients. Specifically the radiation oncologist as the goal is to be able to provide what they are requesting, that takes a rapport and team attitude.
I do enjoy working with a team. It can be a wonderful environment to work with others and problem solve together. The radiation oncologist is a key part of the radiation therapy team and as such, it is important to hear and understand their goals for each patient. Working effectively together is a crucial part of ensuring the best care for all those undergoing treatment.
Absolutely. I is very important to me to established a strong and comfortable relationship with the oncologist because it allows for a fluid communication and workday. Strong dynamic.
I am very much a team player and have previous experience being in team environments.
I really do enjoy being part of a team. I enjoy working with radiation oncologist because we have the same goal of providing the best treatment. Communication and having the same goal with the oncologist is imperative.
I enjoy working in a team as discussions can happen as to how to make something better.
I thoroughly enjoy working within a team and I believe this is vital in any radiotherapy department as you have to work closely with many other health professional to provide the best patient centred care possible. I am used to working in a team throughout my years in school and this continued when I started my clinical placement blocks as I worked closely with other radiotherapists, clinical nurse specialists and oncologists.
Yes team work is the one reason in radiation therapy due to I joined RT
I enjoy working with a team. One of my biggest strengths is my ability to communicate, listen and work well with people.
Teamwork is essential to radiation therapy. I enjoy the team environment and the contribution all MDT members have to providing patients with the best possible care. Enjoyable and social work environment built on trust and respect. Good communication. RO provides great opportunity to increase my knowledge and skills as an RT and good relationship with RO improves patient care.
Yes, because they play a key role to being able to treat the patient accurately just like everyone else on the team to be able to deliver the best patient care.
I work very well in a team and see working along side the radiation oncologist as an opportunity to learn something new.
Yes I do, it is a greta learning opportunity, and as a team we are able to provide the best care tot he patient.
I do enjoy working with a team. I believe working together is in the best interest of the patient because radiation therapy cannot work with just one person alone, you need many people to come together.
Yes team work is essential in every day life and working along side someone who makes it possible fro me to do my job is always welcomed.
Yes I do I believe through working within a team we can enhance patient care as well as reducing the stress the staff are put under thus minimising errors.
I am firm believer in team work and understand the importance of a team. Specially in healthcare setting where so many skills are required and having specialists with varied skills sets ensures that patients are getting best care. I enjoy working as part of team because it gives me opportunities to grow professionally by learning from other members and also I derive satisfaction from the fact that I make useful contributions to the team and make a difference, even if only on a small level.
I do enjoy working with a team. I believe I thrive in a team based work environment, not only does it provide constant learning opportunities, but I believe that it is a more enjoyable work environment, being able to meet new people and have conversations can often boost morale on a tough day at work. Working specifically with the radiation oncologists is in my opinion an excellent thing. As any queries are easily dealt with often quite quickly.
Yes, because you learn a lot with a team and it helps with the work enviroment.
I do! I enjoy working in a team because I find you learn better that way. SOmetimes you see how others weork and can adapt their styels and thats how I feel you can morph into your own style.

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