Medical Office Assistant (Female, Age 29) in Sauk Rapids, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleMedical Office Assistant
Salary$28,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationSauk Rapids, NY
Years Experience3 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.
We are a satellite office to a large twin cities clinic. Our office has over 200 employees

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Answer phones, schedule appointments, prior authorizations, refills.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
4 weeks vacation. Dental and medical insurance. 401K

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.
Yes. I love working with people and establishing relationships.

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.
Office. A box, no windows, stuffy, hate 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: 3
Co-Workers: 7
Supervisors: 8
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 5

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Internet

What was the application process?
resume online

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, two interviews. One with HR and then one with my future supervisors.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
how i would deal with problematic situations and coworkers.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes. Sent to the cities for proper training for 4 days

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes

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?
Go to school for it first. No way to get a job these days without the background.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Time management, worked under stress, computer skills. Quick learner

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

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Its a lot to learn and you will cry the first week.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes.

What are your current career goals?
to be the boss

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 biller1 year11.00/hrcall insurance companies, post payments, send medical records, get claims paid
Prior Job 2medcial biller6 months10.00/hrmedical billing

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
2.8Minnesota School of BusinessMedical Administrative Assistant
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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