Program Director Of Medical Assisting
(Female, Age 38) from BENICIA, CA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Program Director Of Medical Assisting|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||1 YEAR|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
VOCATIONAL SCHOOL FOR HEALTH,ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY CLASSES. HAVE 300 STUDENTS, 140 IN MA DEPARTMENT. ONE OF EIGHT CAMPUSES IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Supervise 5 instructors, teach lab and lecture classes. Lower student retention, attend numerous Director meetings, visit extern sites, oversee the graduate surveys, oversee the employer surveys, handle all of student concerns and issues such as Leave of Absences. Head Program Advisory Committee Meetings, Reports with MAERB, handle all accreditation issues.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 WEEKS VACATION, 10 SICK DAYS, PPO MEDICAL PLAN, PPO DENTAL PLAN, 401K
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED WORKING WITH OTHERS. I AM A PEOPLE PERSON, VERY OUTGOING
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
OFFICE WITH 15 OTHER MANAGERS AND INSTRUCTORS
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||DROPPING OFF SON AT SCHOOL AND COMMUTING TO WORK|
|8am to 9am||CHECKING VOICEMAIL AND EMAIL AND RETURNING CALLS|
|9am to 10am||CHECKING IN WITH INSTRUCTORS, VISITING ALL CLASSROOMS AND TOUCHING BASE WITH THE DEAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHECKING STATUS OF STUDENTS WITH ISSUES WITH ABSENCES|
|10am to 11am||CHECKING IN WITH INSTRUCTORS, VISITING ALL CLASSROOMS AND TOUCHING BASE WITH THE DEAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHECKING STATUS OF STUDENTS WITH ISSUES WITH ABSENCES|
|11am to 12pm||CHECKING IN WITH INSTRUCTORS, VISITING ALL CLASSROOMS AND TOUCHING BASE WITH THE DEAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHECKING STATUS OF STUDENTS WITH ISSUES WITH ABSENCES|
|12pm to 1pm||MEETING WITH STUDENTS WHO ARE HAVING ISSUES AND NEED TO SPEAK|
|1pm to 2pm||RETURNING PHONE CALLS WHILE EATING LUNCH|
|2pm to 3pm||ATTENDING MEETINGS, RUNNING REPORTS, CHECKING IN WITH INSTRUCTORS OF AFTERNOON CLASSES|
|3pm to 4pm||OBSERVING CLASSES, CHECKING IN WITH REGISTAR.|
|4pm to 5pm||WRAPPING UP MY DAY, RETURNING CALLS AND EMAILS. CHECKING WITH EVENING INSTRUCTORS|
|5pm to 6pm||LAST CHECK IN WITH INSTRUCTORS REGARDING THEIR DAY AND STUDENT ISSUES|
|6pm to 7pm||COMMUTING HOME|
|7pm to 8pm||GETTING HOME, CHECKING ON MY TEENAGE SON, ANY MEETINGS OR EVENTS HE MAY HAVE GOING ON|
|8pm to 9pm||ANY MEETINGS OR EVENTS HE MAY HAVE GOING ON, TALKING ABOUT MY SON’S DAY|
|9pm to 10pm||WRAPPING UP THE DAY, CLEANING UP AND GETTING READY FOR TOMORROW|
|10pm to 11pm||BED|
|11pm to 12am||BED|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
RESUME, ONLINE APPLICATION
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
YES, 2 FACE TO FACE INTERVIEWS WITH MY BOSS AND HER BOSS, 2 PHONE INTERVIEWS WITH HEADHUNTER AND CEO OF COMPANY
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
THERE WERE QUESTIONS ABOUT PROBLEM SOLVING AND TAKING A PROGRAM AND TURNING IT AROUND.
HOW TO HANDLE STUDENT SITUATIONS
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
NO PARTICULARILY, I HAVE HAD TO LEARN ALOT AS I AM FACED WITH IT
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
YES, I HAVE HAD MA INSTRUCTOR BACKGROUND
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
BE VERY HONEST AND HARDWORKING
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
SOCIAL SKILLS, ORGANIZATION SKILLS, PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
DON’T TAKE ANYTHING PERSONAL AND WORK HARD
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
YES, I WOULD LOVE TO STAY AND GROW WITH THIS COMPANY
What are your current career goals?
FINISH MY BS AND THEN MY MASTERS AND GROW IN MANAGEMENT
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||MA SUPERVISOR||2||50000|
|Prior Job 2||DONOR TECH||6 MONTHS||16.65/HR||Perform donor histories, Hct check, labeling bags, venipuncture, packing and preparing specimens for shipment. Traveling to blood mobiles and working in various centers. Performing daily QC on all equipment.|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.5
|3.85||FMU||MEDICAL ASSISTING, A.S|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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