Clinician Meet, Career Advice For Clinicians With Kendra Garbutt George
We are pleased to feature Kendra Garbutt George, working with DirectShifts as a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist with over 11 years of experience in healthcare under her belt. She is an expert in working with different types of staff members and patients, including those with chronic illnesses.
We asked her to share some of her achievements, experiences, and challenges faced as a phlebotomist with our readers. This will be a source of learning and excellent career advice to all new and aspiring phlebotomists and healthcare professionals in 2022.
What do you love about working as a Phlebotomist?
There are a few things I love about working in my field. First, I get to practice what I love, hands-on patient care. Second is the amazing company and the staff members I work with closely. That is the basis of my nursing career.
What career advice will you give to the new and aspiring clinicians in your field?
Tips for a successful clinician career by Kendra:
- Stay in close communication with your team/coworkers and also work as a team.
- Figure out the best way that works best for you in the position you are in. Never settle if you are not happy or satisfied with what you have.
What was the best part of being associated with DirectShifts?
Great communication with staff members. They are always super efficient and knowledgeable and always answer all questions in a timely manner and to the best of their ability. Always go above and beyond to help resolve any issues.
Closing message to your readers
Your future depends on the sacrifices and decisions you make today.