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Q&A: Chelsea Yeckel believes in hard work

Chelsea Yeckel has been working at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic for almost 4 years. Her background as a student athlete and collegiate volleyball player has helped her develop a strong work ethic. As a Patient Services Specialist, she also has a positive attitude and great interpersonal skills. And she can juggle! Scroll down for the complete Q&A with Chelsea.


Q: What does your job entail?

A: Checking patients in and out, registering new patients, verifying insurances before pt appointments, scheduling new appointments, and attorney scheduling.

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: I really enjoy seeing patients improve from the start of their time with our practice to the end of their time here. Also my co-workers are pretty cool.

Q: What is the best career lesson you've learned so far?

A: Work hard regardless of circumstances.

Q: What would you do (for a career) if you weren't doing this?

A: I have a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration so I am hoping to use that in the near future.


Q: What do you like to do when you aren't working?

A: I like to play volleyball and do anything outdoors.

Q: What's a fun fact about you many people may not know?

A: I played college volleyball and can juggle.

Q: Where's your favorite place in the world?

A: Venice, Italy


Q: What is your motto or personal mantra?

A: You get what you give.


Q: What is the most recent TV show you binge watched?

A: Merlin


Q: What is the best movie of all time?

A: So many to choose from but I am a sucker for Hope Floats.


Q: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

A: To fly. Cheesy but true, it would make traveling so much easier.


Q: What is one food you cannot resist?

A: Crab legs


Q: What is the best advice you were ever given?

A: To not take life too seriously and just have fun.


Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?

A: Definitely a dog person. We have two: Zeus and Echo.

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