due in 7 hours

due in 7 hours

You will interview a person in your selected healthcare field outside of class. This assignment may take several days: first identify a person and set up an interview. Ask him/her about the job opportunities available for this position. Ask what kind of healthcare site does s/he work in (e.g., hospital, clinic), and what support does s/he experience to help stay up-to-date and informed about the profession. For instance, how does s/he earn continuing education credits or maintain licensure? How is his/her work evaluated? That is, how does s/he know what s/he is doing well and how does s/he know what s/he should be improving? What does s/he find most fulfilling and most challenging in the profession? ÿÿDevelop a list of interview questions. This list may include the following: ÿ1. ÿ ÿDescribe the activities in a typical day in your job.ÿ2. ÿ ÿHow many hours do you work in a typical week?ÿ3. ÿ ÿTell me about your background, including education and experience.ÿ4. ÿ ÿWhat kind of people do you work with? Who do you serve? Who are your colleagues?ÿ5. ÿ ÿWhy are you interested in this particular field?ÿ6. ÿ ÿWhat do you enjoy most about your job?ÿ7. ÿ ÿWhat skills–such as communication and problem solving–are most important in your field?ÿ8. ÿ ÿDescribe a challenging situation you’ve had in your job.ÿ9. ÿ ÿDescribe your relationship with your patients or clients.ÿ10. ÿ ÿIf I were interested in pursuing your career, what classes do you think I should be taking in high school? What extracurricular activities should I pursue?ÿ11. ÿ ÿWhat other healthcare professionals do you work with?ÿAfter completing an interview, write a minimum of two page summary of your findings. This summary should include general information about the profession, personal anecdotes, and the characteristics necessary to work in that health field. ÿ


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