Medical Assistant (Female, Age 34) in WEST MILFORD, NJ

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleMedical Assistant
Salary$35,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationWEST MILFORD, NJ
Years Experience5 YEARS

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I WORK FOR A 5 PHYSICIAN OB-GYN PRACTICE.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
WORK WITH PATIENTS MAKING APPTS, BILLING QUESTIONS, BLOOD DRAWING ETC

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
HEALTH INSURANCE OXFORD 3 WEEKS VACATION

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
UNDER

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I DO LIKE WORKING WITH OTHERS IT MAKES THE DAY GO BY FASTER

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 2
Hours: 5
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 4
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 8am8:00 AM ARRIVE AT WORK ENTER CHARTS FROM THE DAY BEFORE.THIS IS UNTIL 9:00 AM
8am to 9am9:00 AM CALL PATIENTS RE LAB RESULTS, CALL INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR AUTHORIZATION FOR PROCEDURES
9am to 10amCALL INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR OUTSTANDING CLAIMS PATIENT PHONE CALLS
10am to 11amCALL INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR OUTSTANDING CLAIMS PATIENT PHONE CALLS
11am to 12pm12:00 LUNCH
12pm to 1pm12:30 LUNCH 1:00 BACK TO CALLING INSURANCE COMPANIES
1pm to 2pmREVIEW CHARTS FROM EARLIER IN DAY PATIENT PHONE CALLS
2pm to 3pmRUN SCHEDULES FOR NEXT DAY AND REVIEW PATIENT PHONE CALLS
3pm to 4pmFINISH OUT DAY LEAVE AT 4:00
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?
REFERRAL

What was the application process?
PAPER APPLICATION

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
YES ONE INTERVIEW WITH THE OFFICE MANAGER

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
WHY I WOULD LIKE THE JOB, HOURS I CAN WORK,

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
YES SHE TOOK THE TIME TO MAKE SURE I UNDERSTOOD THE OFFICE PROCEDURES AND POLICIES

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
NO

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
YES IT TAUGHT ME HOW TO WORK WITH PATIENTS AND DO PROCEDURES

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?
APPLY TO MEDCICAL ASSISTANCE SCHOOL

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
SOCIAL SKILLS, ORGANIZATION SKILLS

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
YES

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
YOU SHOULD GO TO A SCHOOL THAT HAS MEDICAL ASSISTANT TRAINING AND LIKE WORKING WITH THE PUBLIC

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
YES I WANTED TO BE IN THE MEDICAL FIELD

What are your current career goals?
MY GOALS ARE CHANGING AS THE MEDICAL FIELD CHANGES, I AM LOOKING TO GET OUT OF THE FIELD AND CHANGE CAREERS

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:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1MEDICAL ASSISTANT3 YEARS34500CARDIOLOGIST OFFICE WORKED WITH PATIENTS WITH PACEMAKERS BLOOD WORK STRESS TESTS
Prior Job 2MEDICAL ASSISTANT3 YEARS30000LAB MANAGER WORKED WITH PATIENTS

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.5

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
HOHOKUS SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCESMEDICAL ASSISTANT
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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