(Female, Age 34) from WEST MILFORD, NJ
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 34 who works as a Medical Assistant in WEST MILFORD, NJ. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Medical Assistant|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||WEST MILFORD, NJ|
|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.
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?
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?
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.
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||8:00 AM ARRIVE AT WORK ENTER CHARTS FROM THE DAY BEFORE.THIS IS UNTIL 9:00 AM|
|8am to 9am||9:00 AM CALL PATIENTS RE LAB RESULTS, CALL INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR AUTHORIZATION FOR PROCEDURES|
|9am to 10am||CALL INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR OUTSTANDING CLAIMS PATIENT PHONE CALLS|
|10am to 11am||CALL INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR OUTSTANDING CLAIMS PATIENT PHONE CALLS|
|11am to 12pm||12:00 LUNCH|
|12pm to 1pm||12:30 LUNCH 1:00 BACK TO CALLING INSURANCE COMPANIES|
|1pm to 2pm||REVIEW CHARTS FROM EARLIER IN DAY PATIENT PHONE CALLS|
|2pm to 3pm||RUN SCHEDULES FOR NEXT DAY AND REVIEW PATIENT PHONE CALLS|
|3pm to 4pm||FINISH 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|
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?
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?
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?
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:
|Prior Job 1||MEDICAL ASSISTANT||3 YEARS||34500||CARDIOLOGIST OFFICE WORKED WITH PATIENTS WITH PACEMAKERS BLOOD WORK STRESS TESTS|
|Prior Job 2||MEDICAL ASSISTANT||3 YEARS||30000||LAB MANAGER WORKED WITH PATIENTS|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.5
|HOHOKUS SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES||MEDICAL ASSISTANT|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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