How Should a Plastic Surgeon Prepare for An Employment Site Visit

A site visit interview is an important step in the job search process for plastic surgeons. It is your chance to meet the team, see the practice, and ask questions. To make the most of your site visit, it is important to be prepared.

Here are some tips on how to prepare for a site visit interview:

  1. Research the practice. Before your site visit, take some time to research the practice. This includes reading their website, looking at their social media pages, and reading reviews. This will help you to understand the practice’s culture and what they are looking for in a candidate.
  2. Practice your answers to common interview questions. There are a few common interview questions that you can expect to be asked on a site visit interview. These questions may include:
    • Tell me about yourself.
    • Why are you interested in this position?
    • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
    • What are your career goals?
    • What do you know about our practice?
  3. Dress professionally. Even though you will be interviewing at a medical practice, it is important to dress professionally. This will show the interviewer that you are serious about the position.
  4. Arrive early. This shows the interviewer that you are respectful of their time.
  5. Be prepared to ask questions. The interviewer will likely ask you questions, but you should also be prepared to ask questions of your own. This is your chance to learn more about the practice and the position.
  6. Be yourself. The interviewer wants to get to know the real you, so be yourself and let your personality shine through.

Here are some additional tips that are specific to plastic surgeons:

  • Be prepared to discuss your experience and skills. The interviewer will want to know what you can offer the practice in terms of your experience and skills. Be prepared to discuss your training, any fellowships you have completed, and the procedures you are comfortable performing.
  • Be prepared to discuss your philosophy of plastic surgery. The interviewer will want to know your thoughts on the field of plastic surgery and how you approach patient care. Be prepared to discuss your values and what you believe is important in plastic surgery.
  • Be prepared to answer questions about your aesthetic preferences. The interviewer may ask you about your aesthetic preferences in terms of body shape, facial features, etc. Be prepared to answer these questions honestly and respectfully.

By following these tips, you can increase your chances of success in your next site visit interview.

ESA Medical Resources ( specializes in the recruitment and placement of plastic surgery professionals, and assists practice owners market the sale of their practice. Email or call/text 270-266-1024 for more information.

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