Medical Assistatn (Female, Age 27) in Los Angeles, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleMedical Assistatn
Salary$40,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week
Company Size(not answered)
LocationLos Angeles, CA
Years Experience7 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
i work in a private medical office with about 5 emoployees and one doctor

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
front office medical assistant, answer phones schedule appointments, deal with inusrance companies, verify insurance eligibility,

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
insurance and retirement benefits as well as life insurance

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
ii love my job the only problem is delaing with hard to deal with patients who are either crazy, and or mean but other than thqat i love what i do and where i work at

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.
private medical office ive always wanted to work in the medical field and would of love to be an RN but because of family and my work i am unaboe to compelte that goal

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: 4
Hours: 7
Co-Workers: 1
Supervisors: 3
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 6

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
was referred by a friend

What was the application process?
submitted paper application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
i was interviewed by the office manager and the docotr himself

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
why i wanted to work in an office, if i liked what i did, and what type of personality, traits, and qualifications i would bring ot this job

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes they helped get to where i am at and helped me succeed more later if i would like to switch to a different emplyer

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
i went 8 months to technical school to study my field and had 2 months of hands on tranining at a hospital

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes the school I went to was great in prepriong me for my job

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
my internship actually was what helped me more for this job giving me actuall hand on eperience and helping me with procedures that school only talked about

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
they should go to technical school like me. a very good in demand job compelted in less thtn a year the benefits are great

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
they should be compassionate and patient.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes education and training is a must in this field

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
be ready in meetin gall types of different personalities

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
YES IT IS WORKING IN THE MEDICAL FIELD IS WHAT I ALWAYS WWANTED TO DO

What are your current career goals?
I WOULD LIKE TO WORK INA BIGGER OFFICE THAT PAYS MORE

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
NO

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1MEDICAL ASSISTANT7 YEARS20FORNT OFFICE MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Prior Job 2MEDICAL ASSISTATNT19BACK OFFICE MEDICAL ASSSITANT

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.2

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3BrymanMedical Assistant
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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