Q&A: “Never say never,” says Christine Edmondson
Recognized by her peers as a hard worker and someone who frequently goes above and beyond for the team, Christine Edmondson provides top-notch patient care as a Certified Medical Assistant here at Blue Ridge. She has been working here for 9 years and describes herself as “fun, loud, and ready for anything.” Keep scrolling for the complete Q&A with Christine.
Q: How long have you been working at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic?
A: 9 years.
Q: What is your job title?
A: Certified Medical Assistant for Dr. Kim.
Q: What does your job entail?
A: Patient care, scheduling injections, and answering a lot of questions
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: My co-workers.
Q: What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?
A: Keep striving toward your goals.
Q: What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
A: First mate on a charter boat.
Q: What profession would you definitely NOT like to do?
A: Anything that requires me to be in a room by myself all day.
Q: What county do you live in?
Q: What do you like best about your county?
A: My neighbors ( I have lived there since 2003 ). Our kids have grown up together and we are all very close.
Q: What is your favorite local business?
A: Moo Thru
Q: What do you like to do when you aren’t working?
A: Spending time with my grandchildren.
Q: Where’s your favorite place in the world?
A: The beach.
Q: What is your motto or personal mantra?
A: Never say never.
Q: If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
A: My great grandmother Elizabeth. She passed before I was born and my grandfather spoke of her often.
Q: Three words to best describe you:
A: Fun, loud, and ready for anything.
Q: What is the one thing you can’t live without?
Q: What is the most recent TV show you binge watched?
A: Not much of a binge watcher so the last one was years ago and it was SOA.
Q: What is the best movie of all time?
A: Grease 2. I would watch this over and over with my sister Maggie.
Q: If you could have any superpower what would it be?
A: To turn back time
Q: What is one food that you cannot resist?
A: Turkey Hill Fudge Ripple ice cream
Q: If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?
A: How to make money grow. I wouldn't be greedy, I would totally share.
Q: What’s the best advice you were ever given?
A: Do it for yourself and no one else.
Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?
A: Either, when they are babies