Q&A: Tamika Wong starts her day with “you got this”
Tamika Wong has been working at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic for 4 years. As a Medical Assistant, she helps our practice maintain a high standard of patient care with her determination and dependability. Scroll down for the complete Q&A with Tamika.
Q: How long have you been working at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic?
A: 4 years
Q: What is your job title?
A: Medical Assistant
Q: What does your job entail?
A: Assisting surgeons on daily basis with in office and/or post operative care of their patients
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: More in-depth understanding about the skeletal system (bones) and how to assist with starting IVs
Q: What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
A: Working in the emergency department as an RN
Q: What profession would you definitely NOT like to do?
A: Administration (paperwork)
Q: What county do you live in?
Q: What do you like best about your county?
A: Neighborly feeling, everyone knows their neighbor
Q: What is your favorite local business?
Q: What do you like to do when you aren’t working?
A: Being a mother of three girls and school (need a life LOL)
Q: What’s a fun fact about you many people may not know?
A: My lashes are fake LOL
Q: Where’s your favorite place in the world?
A: At home in my bed binge watching TV
Q: What is your motto or personal mantra?
A: I usually tell myself each morning before I walk out the house 'YOU GOT THIS'
Q: If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
A: Bill Gates, so he can teach me how he turned lemons into a multi-billion dollar lemonade stand
Q: Three words to best describe you:
A: Determined, Ambitious, Horse (lol work-horse as my boss so graciously calls it)
Q: What is the one thing you can’t live without?
Q: What is the most recent TV show you binge watched?
A: SWAT sooo good!
Q: What is the best movie of all time?
A: Love and Basketball
Q: If you could have any superpower what would it be?
A: Stop time
Q: What is one food that you cannot resist?
A: Spaghetti w/garlic bread
Q: If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?
A: Money management
Q: What’s the best advice you were ever given?
A: Put into it, what you want out of it
Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?
A: Before working at Blue Ridge surrounded with dog lovers-neither, but now I think I love dogs-well puppies :)