Emergency room physicians are on the front lines in a crisis, caring for everyone from trauma victims to sick kids. An ability to think quickly and care for a wide variety of patients makes them valuable assets at every hospital. It also brings some perks.
"I like the lifestyle I have. I'm able to plan my schedule and because I work shift work; I don't get called in during my time off," says Domenic F. Coletta, Jr., and ER doc at Cape Regional Medical Center.
"But what I really like most is the variety of things I see in the emergency room and being the one who makes the diagnosis and not be the one who takes care of patients for months afterward."
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