Pros: travel opportunities, on-hand medical staff for personal questions, medical field knowledge
Cons: family health circumstances dictated my departure
Working with this association as an Executive Assistant provided numerous opportunities to support the executive leadership as standards, guidelines and principles were proposed and initiated for RNs within the medical field. Each day, Monday through Friday, provided an opportunity to learn in detail the medical practices/procedures needed to support – more... nursing excellence for the public.
The profession often demanded overtime when preparing documentation, travel and meeting materials for the yearly meeting known as the House of Delegates. Long days and work demands were always offset between co-workers and leadership with support, patience and moments for laughter. – less
Each day was different and exciting. I learned a lot from the Assistant Director of Marketing. She was not a micro manager and allowed me to take on major marketing campaigns and try new things.
My co-workers were fun and I learned a lot from them. The hardest part of the job was leaving when my consulting contract was up. The most enjoyable part of – more... the job was creating new and innovative promotional campaigns. – less
Working for a company for 7 years with many changes. I have seen a new system be developed and was a super user to test out the new system before it was released. I have helped train countless temporary employees and co-workers on different technical issues with the system and everyday work flow. The job is 100% customer service.We have a lot of high – more... peak times when the workflow is constant. – less
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Silver Spring – March 11, 2013
Pros: great location in silver spring
Cons: high turnover
This organization has a poor work culture. The employees are unhappy and ANA has a high turnover rate. Management does not know how to manage, therefore, making it very hard for the employees to perform their duties effectively. The compensation is poor. The week off at Christmas is a plus. The members call in with questions and concerns and they are – more... ignored. There is no training for new employees and there are no processes or procedures in place. – less
MANAGER OF CERTIFICATION SERVICES (Former Employee), Silver Spring, MD – August 15, 2012
Pros: health benefits
Cons: traffic to downtown silver spring location, cost of daily garage parking
challenging place to work. processes could flow smoother with staff support and proper resources. limited growth opportunity for management. Slightly below average compensation but great health benefits. Suprisingly few nurses work in this dept