If you’re an overseas doctor seeking to work in an Australian hospital it is vital to make a good first impression. This is not always easy to achieve. The following are verbatim excerpts from the application letters of overseas doctors seeking to put their best foot forward.
I wish to apply for an opening of a Resident Medical Officer at your hospital
Dear respected Sir could you please insert me in the most appropriate place
I have acquired clinical skills that can match any other doctor who have more experience than me
Respected Sir/ Madam, Writing you this correspondence gives me immense pleasure
I am an ambitious team player and have good regulatory compliance
Responsibilities — psycho education and execution of the patient
I am well confident now in Resuscitation
I am seeking a working slot in your hospital and will provide your hospital with a highly prolific doctor
I believe that the services I will render to you will be source of pride for you in coming future
I possess a very good command over English language as can be seen
Eagerly waiting for a positive response from your kind end
Who would you give the job to?