Business units within an organization must work together to accomplish goals. The general manager is responsible for communicating the team mission and fostering an environment that builds consensus and gains cooperation from others in order to accomplish the mission. Effective managers know how to develop, encourage, maintain and reward cooperative work relationships. They understand how to facilitate teamwork and foster trust and commitment. Without a standard of behavior when interacting with others, effective teamwork will not happen.
Open the day by greeting providers already in office. Start the computer systems primarily used throughout the day. Print the schedules for the providers who request them. Begin checking in patients at 7:00AM - 4:00PM. Through out the day there is always something unexpected that comes up. Handle these situations with calm and polite. Hardest part of job: Being the go between patients and providers. Insurance changes continually. The most enjoyable part of the day: Patient's health improvement. Patient's laughing and smiling when they graduate.
Health Benefits, Hour lunch break, convenient
Wage does not compete with the cost of living in the area. Little advancement opportunity.