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Benefits are very, very good. Good compensation. PAs are treated as "almost" equals to the doctors.
ER in general is stressful, this is no different.
Advice to Management
May consider having employees work days OR nights, not both.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferDifficult InterviewAccepted OfferDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at CEP America (Davis, CA) in March 2014.
I applied on their website to the hospital I wanted to work at and got a call in about a week to set up a phone interview. The phone interview ended up taking about 30 minutes, with maybe 15 questions requiring pretty detailed answers. But after that I got a call in a few days to set up the in-person interview with the lead ED physician that you'll be working with. The in-person interview was much more laid back. It took about an hour but only because we casually toured the hospital grounds and talked about a lot of things, not necessarily pertaining to the job, but often pertaining to why you want to ultimately work in the medical field.
- The most difficult questions are probably the ones where they ask how you fixed a difficult situation. I swear she asked me that 3 different ways. Answer Question
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CEP America has just what the hospital ordered! The company provides staffing, consulting, and management services to hospital emergency rooms. It operates primarily along the West Coast, but also has clients in Illinois, Georgia, and Texas. Established in 1975, CEP is comprised of a group of about 1,500 physicians, each of whom also own a small stake of the company (no one owner holds more than 0.5%). The company operates out of about 80 physician practices scattered throughout its services areas. CEP grows by recruiting new physician practices to buy into the company...