Plan for Today

1. Get ready for work2. Pack up the car3. Drop Rosie off at daycare4. Endure a day of work, trying to get ahead enough to enjoy a 5-day weekend5. Try to be patient for “the call” from Emory that should come today or tomorrow6. Pick up Rosie from daycare7. Drive 275 miles to Stacey’s (my […]

On the Chopping Block

Work has been really rough since I gave my (premature?) notice three weeks ago. I guess I should have waited to tell my boss that I was leaving until I had a job offer…but I decided to be a KIND employee so she could rehire without being left stranded at my departure. Six weeks notice […]

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First Down

Yesterday I had my first interview for a job in Atlanta at Emory University. It was a phone interview, but it went really well, and they want me to come down next week to interview in person. The interviewer said, “We’ve gotten a lot of applications on this position, but you were the only one […]

Resuming Resume Revision

Now that we’ve come to the decision of moving (which took nearly 3 months to do), it’s time to iron out the details. Moving trucks, apartments, new job, new school, new gym, good neighborhoods, commutes, distance from airports, etc…. It’s a pretty daunting task to come up with a new life when you’ve never really […]

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In a Pickle

Today was my second day in my department. The person training me only sat with me for one day, and today I was on my own. I booked a few surgeries, did some misc scheduling for my surgeon, took some online training modules, got my pager, attended a class, and some of my other job […]

Random thoughts on my last afternoon of freedom…

Yesterday I started my orientation with UofM Medical Center. Yesterday was a full day of patient safety, corporate culture, medication error reporting, HIPAA and JCAHO regulations, customer service videos, and all the other junk you’re required to review upon hire at a hospital. This morning was a little better…ID badges, benefits, retirement, and parking. They […]

Another UM job interview on Monday

Market Title: Admin Asst Inter Healthcare Department Name: Pathology FLSA: (exempt or non-exempt) non-exempt Salary Range: (optional) Pay Grade: (If applicable) Hours: 40 Shift/Days: Mon-Fri, 8-5 pm Provide administrative support to the Director of Autopsy and Forensic Pathology Services and two additional faculty members. Coordinate, schedule and maintain calendar, serve as coordinator of the Forensic […]

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Monday’s Job Interview at UM

Market Title: Admin Assistant Intermediate -Thoracic SurgeryFLSA: non-exemptHours: 40 Hrs Shift/Days:Days/M-FProvide administrative support for surgeons in the Section of Thoracic Surgery. Maintain and reconcile faculty research and CME accounts. Maintain faculty calendar and update faculty curriculum vitae. Organize travel. Collect, enter and extract clinical data into a database. Knowledge of patient operating room scheduling system […]

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