Clinical Supervisor 

(Male, Age 34) from Hurst, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Clinical Supervisor
Salary $63,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location Hurst, NY
Years Experience 3.5 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Manage a group of employees in a call center who evaluate eligibility for insurance and precertify care for mental health patients.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
4 weeks vacation/yr, 1 week sick/yr, health, dental, mental health insurance, 401k, 1 volunteer day/yr, 1 floating holiday/yr

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 and no – we work from home so I work with others through IMs and emails. I like 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.
Home office. I like the ability to work in the comfort of my own home and the savings on gas and commute time.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 2
Benefits: 7
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 1

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
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10pm to 11pm I read through and responded to emails and reports on efficiency data for my team. I reviewed calls my team made and made comments on their performance.
11pm to 12am I answered a few phone calls from mental health providers requesting information on some of the clients in our insurance plan. I worked on scheduling my team for next month.

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How you got your job

How did you get your current job?

What was the application process?
submitted electronic applications and resume, then 2 interviews

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes. 2 interviews with managers individual.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
can’t remember

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes. I trained directly with someone doing the exact job I would be doing.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes – various – computer training, phone training, shadowing, tests, etc.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes. Clinical knowledge of the mental health field was crucial.

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?
First need a clinical licensure in heathcare requiring first a masters degree and then internship hours. Then simply look into jobs with health insurance companies.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Clinical skills, Computer skills, multitasking skills

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Yes – you need a master’s degree and licensure

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
You need to have a good understanding of the big picture of healthcare to feel like you are making a difference in the world with this job.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?

What are your current career goals?
Start my own private practice or healthcare provider company

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:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Team Leader 3 yrs 38000 supervise group providing direct care to severly mentally ill people.
Prior Job 2 Counselor 2 mos 40000 provide counseling to clients with Medicaid benefits

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.8

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
2 UTSA BA Psychology
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
3.6 SWBTS MA Marriage and Family Counseling

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