(Female, Age 41) from Philadelphia, PA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Medical Assitant|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||5 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|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Medical Office with a staff of 10 people
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Patient Care Lab Work
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Vacation 1 week
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 enjoy people and my work environment. But can be extremely stressful at times
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 too small
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 5
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||MEETING W/ PATIENTS= LAB WORK FIRST THING IN AM. Certain labtestes indicate drawing before a meal.charting patient records.|
|8am to 9am||LAB WORK AND PHYSICALS- Ekg, hearing tests, Vision tests, vaccinations, bag lab work and call lab to come and pick up.|
|9am to 10am||BREAK AND CLEAN OFFICE- answer phones, verify benefits|
|10am to 11am||answer phones, verify benefits|
|11am to 12pm||MEETING W PATIENTS= physicals- hearing tests, vision tests.|
|12pm to 1pm||LUNCH|
|1pm to 2pm||MEETING W PATIENTS, answering phones, calling back patients to make appointments. charting daily activites.|
|2pm to 3pm||END OF DAY CLEAN ALL ROOMS AND RESTOCK. meet with doctor to go over daily events.|
|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|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I had to do an extership for school and they hired me from there
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
If i liked people and if I was flexible with my hours
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
he would explain in detail what I needed to do
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
It was on the job traing with ekg and certain surical procedures
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
It is required that you are trained in all aspects of patient care before you are able to work on the public.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
It gave me the confidence to have an experienced person watching me, and then give contructive critisism.
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
venipuncture, lab, Social skills, patience, compassion, empathy
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?
like to help people,
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
I AM IN SCHOOL TO FURTHER MY CAREER
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It is a great job for people who need a sense of helping others when they need it most.
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