(Female, Age 52) from Beechhurst, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Administrator
Salary $110,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 45
Company Size (not answered)
Location Beechhurst, NY
Years Experience 9 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
200 bed health care facility

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Adminstration, management and fiscal

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
salaried–unlimited sick and vacation 401k

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.
Somtinmes I enjoy working with others. Sometimes it would be easier to work alon and only be responsible for myself

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.
It is very near my home.

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: 7
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 5
Supervisors: 6
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 2
The Actual Work: 4

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 At work at 7:15 AM. Check messages, e-mails and faxes. Meeting with staff.
8am to 9am Give Direction to staff. Deal with problems regarding staffing and payroll.
9am to 10am Meeting with boss regarding future project and staffing adjustments. Reviewing recent staffing changes,
10am to 11am Make rounds in facility to address patient care and environental issues.
11am to 12pm Same as above.
12pm to 1pm Meeting with staff regarding issues and problems. Read and review receivable reports.
1pm to 2pm Read and return e-mails. E-mails regarding work comp and surveys.
2pm to 3pm Lunch meeting regarding a future project and enhancing current census. Brainstorming ways to work together and to help wach other in order to increase revenue. The purpose of this meeting was also to enhance the relationship with another agency.
3pm to 4pm Same as above.
4pm to 5pm Return phone calls. End of day. It is Friday and my early day
5pm to 6pm Check voicemail and e-mail for any end of day issues.
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?
Resume and interview.

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I met with the owner, who was already familiar with my experience. We discussed the position and he offered it to me. This was an unusual process and only happened as I was reffered for the position and he already was interested in hiring me.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
It was eight years ago and I do not remember.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
I prepared myself for the position. I came to the position with extensive experience.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
No training, just education, experience and licensure.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
While it was necessary I do not think it prepared me.

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?
You need a masters degree, experience and must qualify to sit for the nursing home administrator’s licensure exam.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Manamgement, fiscal and interpersonal skills are needed.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
You need a masters degree.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
As you must have experience to sit for the exam be prepared to work as an unpaid intern full time for none months.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
My cuurent employment is the past phase of my career plan. At 52 I have begun to wind down my career and plan to retire within 10 years. I plan to remain where i am until I retire.

What are your current career goals?
I have no goals. I have attained them and am content at where I am until I retire.

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 Management Consultant 13 years 105000 Provided oversight and management to multiple health care facilities.
Prior Job 2 Nursing Home 1 year 65000 Managment of a nursing home.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:?

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
? York College BA Psych/Social Work
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
? Long Island University MPA in Health Care Administration

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