Medical Coder (Female, Age 50) in lisbon, CT
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Medical Coder|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||3 years|
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|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
small physicians office
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
provide codes for physicians services for reimbursement from insurance companies
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
bc bs dental
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.
Yes I work with the staff and enjoy it
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.
small office would like it bigger
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 2
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 3
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||arrive at work start researching codes|
|8am to 9am||still coding, finding files|
|9am to 10am||break then start on the newer patient files|
|10am to 11am||coding|
|11am to 12pm||coding|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||coding|
|2pm to 3pm||off|
|3pm to 4pm|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
paper application, provided transcripts
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
basic, why do I want to work for the company, what can I bring to the company
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes ther was a practicum at the end of my college courses to prepare for the real worlk
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, it is something that requires schooling
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?
get the education required
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
many technical skills, organizational are major also
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?
Its a wonderful position to have, take college courses to learn
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, this is what I chose to do
What are your current career goals?
I would like eventually to manage the office
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I love it@@
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||waitress||7 yrs||22000|
|Prior Job 2||m coder||2 yrs||42000||medical coding|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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