Also known as orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic doctors repair bones, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal illnesses and diseases, and work with the nerves, ligaments, tendons, and joints to promote patients’ healing and usage of their extremities. Orthopedic doctors may perform surgeries or use therapeutic methods and medications.
When interviewing orthopedic doctors, look for candidates who demonstrate a strong medical knowledge base, with good problem-solving and organizational skills. Be wary of candidates who lack compassion and empathy for their patients.
Demonstrates candidates' knowledge of therapeutic methods and strengthening exercises.
Demonstrates candidates' ability to work in a high-stress environment. Avoid candidates who demonstrate the propensity to allow stress to affect their work.
Demonstrates candidates' knowledge of orthopedic tools and equipment.
Demonstrates candidates' interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrates candidates' experience and knowledge of their duties.