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Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Medical Director was asked...28 December 2015

Why did I leave my previous company? How does my expertise fit in their team's mission? What are my expectations for the role? Previous salary... Willingness to relocate

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Thanks for sharing!

I could use better my expertise in this jew role (less emphasis on title/compensation) Positive reference to my previous employer (I meant it...) Put not a lot of emphasis on the areas I had less or no experience. Focus on strengths and how I could leverage them in my new role Positive attitude for acquiring new skills as development opportunity Less


Describe my previous industry experience, including relevant oncology experience in clinical development.

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"I have more than 20 years experience in the industry, including clinical operations, clinical Development and additional safety experience. Of those more than 8 years in oncology in all phases but my last oncology experience was in early phase 1 and phase 2. Less

eviCore healthcare

How many hours a week do you plan to work and on what schedule?

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Do you sure you understand you have agreed to work X hours per day for x number of days a week? Less

Figure 1

The questions were all pretty standard based on experience.

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They were standard answers

SSM Health

Perspective on this organization going forward since in my specialty the organization is in transition. How did I end up being interested in a medical director position since I've been a full time clinician for almost 30 years.

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Gave, I hope, a clear and helpful analysis of what I would want to do and how I would do it. Discussed what I know about the previous structure and decision making process re mental health and how models are changing. This organization, as others, needs to be proactive and more nimble. Less


Why are you leaving your role? Would you relocate?

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Yes I am relocating

Nuvance Health

How do you manager conflict among peers?

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Situation based answer


What is your Experience in Medical Affairs?

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summary of my experiences


Tell me about an experience where you had to lead and strategize a change initiative?

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How do you prioritize risk within your current role and how do you leverage stakeholders to mitigate those risks? Less

Pinnacle Treatment Centers

What salary do you expect? What are you looking for in a job?

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That depends on the job duties. "A team approach" (apparently that is a facade in this company) Less

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