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Q&A: Patricia Goldstrom jumps in where needed

Coaches appreciate having players on the roster who can jump into a different position, when needed. Depending on the sport, these types of players have different titles, such as “utility players” or “multi-position players,” but their purpose is the same, which is to provide competitive flexibility and ensure success.

The same is true in an office setting. Here at Blue Ridge Orthopaedics, our office staff takes pride in operating efficiently to provide the best possible patient care. Just like a sports team, flexibility is key in some situations. When a quick shift is needed, Patricia Goldstrom is one of the multi-position players on our team who can jump to a different department and make a significant contribution. Keep reading for our Staff Spotlight Q&A with Patricia.

Q: How long have you been working at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic?

5 Years Q: What is your job title?

Patient Service Specialist (and part-time office bookie)

Q: What does your job entail?

Disability forms, calling insurance companies, helping the front desk, and appointments when needed

Q: What do you like most about your job?

Helping the patients with their needs Q: What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

Run and manage a horse farm Q: What profession would you definitely NOT like to do?

Nursing Q: What county do you live in?

Fauquier Q: What do you like best about your county?

Small towns and friendly people Q: What is your favorite local business?

Any place that sells food and drinks Q: What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

Spend time with my dogs

Q: If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Bon Jovi Q: Three words to best describe you:

Friendly, helpful and caring Q: What is the most recent TV show you binge watched?

NCIS Q: What is the best movie of all time?

Wizard of Oz Q: What is one food that you cannot resist?

Pizza Q: What’s the best advice you were ever given?

“Just be you.” Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?

Dog. I have 2. But I do like cats.

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center does not endorse any treatments, procedures, or products referenced on this page. The content is provided as an educational service and is not intended to serve as medical advice. Anyone seeking specific orthopaedic advice or assistance should consult a medical professional.

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