clinical jobs

  1. ChelseaLene

    Changing Job after 6 months Pre-Med

    Hello! I have been working as a patient safety aide for a hospital for about 6 months now, however I am currently thinking about applying for a patient care technician job at the same hospital. I work with nurses and patient care techs all the time, and I currently work variable shifts and was...
  2. V

    How to break into clinical jobs when it's been a while...

    Hi guys, I'm a 3rd year undergrad that decided to commit to pre-med during the COVID lockdown. My clinical hours are basically nonexistent and I would like to change that but I'm not sure how to make myself a desirable applicant for clinical jobs again, or if I'm worrying too much. I underwent...
  3. sushi18

    Types of Clinical Experience: 10 Admissions Offices Weigh In

    Hi SDNers, I contacted 10 different MD admissions offices about preferences for types of clinical experience (paid/volunteer/shadowing), and found it really helpful. Since I’ve learned so much from reading these forums, I thought others might benefit from this information as well. If I get in...
  4. sushi18

    Shadowing/Volunteering on Top of Clinical Job for T20 schools?

    I understand that working a clinical job such as medical assistant, scribe, CNA, or EMT is generally accepted as clinical experience for med school. However is it still advantageous for T20 schools to have clinical volunteering and/or shadowing on top of a clinical job? I would easily have...
  5. J

    Ophthalmology: Paid clinical positions for Pre-Med and Medical School Graduates

    Oregon Retina, LLP has a paid positions available for both: 1. Pre-medical students wishing to gain clinical experience prior to applying for medical school. The position is described on our Eugene, Oregon Craigslist post at Pre-professional student to work as full-time Clinical Assistant 2...
  6. Planes2Doc

    Planes2Doc's Ultimate Guide to Final Fantasy 7, Medical School Purgatory, & Typical Pre-Med Missteps

    There are only two kinds of successful pre-meds: 1. Those that make into medical school. 2. Those that drop the pre-med track soon enough to embark on a new path and become successful. There is NOTHING in between, and there is no consolation prize waiting for you if you don't have that...
  7. B

    Average GPA, Gap year, Post Bacc vs Clinical Experience

    Hi all, I'm finishing up senior year and I'm debating what to do during my gap year(s). I am graduating with expected cGPA 3.66 and sGPA 3.58 on the AMCAS/TMDSAS scale. I did have a rough semester my sophomore year and got a C in ochem 1, but after that, it's been an upward trajectory and I have...
  8. Lost In Transcription

    How to be a clinical tech without Associates? AKA wtf am i doing with my life

    Hoping SDN can put me on the right direction...been unfruitful in my internet scouring and some pre-med advisor conversations. Long story short: I decided to wait to apply to medical school until next year. This puts me at 3 gap years (I didn't decide until last year to do medicine instead of...