Thoracic Surgeon Interview Questions

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In a nutshell, what is the HIPAA law and how important is it to you?

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Thoracic Surgeon Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    In a nutshell, what is the HIPAA law and how important is it to you?

  2. 2.

    How would you define teamwork?

  3. 3.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  4. 4.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  5. 5.

    What do you feel is the most important skill a thoracic surgeon should possess?

  6. 6.

    How many years of experience do you have as a practicing surgeon?

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    What are your career goals?

  8. 8.

    Do you have any questions for me?

  9. 9.

    What do you do if a patient refuses to undergo a life-saving procedure?

  10. 10.

    How do you define success?

  11. 11.

    How would you describe your bedside manner?

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    What do you like to do in your free time?

  13. 13.

    How did you hear about this position?

  14. 14.

    How do you define excellent customer service?

  15. 15.

    Why did you choose a career as a thoracic surgeon?

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    What is your greatest strength?

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    How do you handle stress and pressure?

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    Why are you the best thoracic surgeon for us?

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    As a thoracic surgeon, what do you believe is your best asset?

  20. 20.

    Who is your mentor?

  21. 21.

    Why do you want to work for our organization?

  22. 22.

    If hired, when could you start?

  23. 23.

    What is your favorite part about working as a thoracic surgeon?

  24. 24.

    Do you have any hobbies?

  25. 25.

    How do you communicate bad news to a patient regarding their health?

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    What is your subspecialty?

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    Tell me about your education. How has it prepared you for a career as a thoracic surgeon?

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    What makes a good surgeon?

  29. 29.

    Do you work well on a team?

  30. 30.

    What have you done in the past year to better yourself as a thoracic surgeon?

  31. 31.

    Do you do any volunteering in your spare time?

  32. 32.

    Tell me something about yourself that is not on your resume.

  33. 33.

    Do you consider yourself a leader?

  34. 34.

    How are your communication skills?

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    What motivates you to do your best with every patient?