I Don't Want To Be a Health Unit Coordinator Anymore


I've been feeling this way for some time now. There were times where I thought
that I'm working way too hard at work and that I'm the only one working.

So I had to ask and answer a few questions. Should I leave? No. Do I want to be here? Yes/No. Am I burnt out? No. Is my personal life interfering with my work life? No. Am I frustrated? Yes. Do I see the light at the end of the tunnel? Yes.

I decided to reread the booklet I wrote titled I Hate My Job, But I'm Scared to Leave, and I had to apply some of the techniques.

Appreciate that you are gainfully employed. I had to remind myself that I am
gainfully employed and have been at this company for over six years.
Update your resume. I updated my resume, and my former coworker called me
about a job opening that her new employer had.  
Change your schedule. I changed my work schedule that I had been working
for three years. Some people weren't happy and even questioned me as to who
was going to work that day. "Not me," is all I said.  
Use your proper chain of command. There is a coworker who is annoying,
and most of the other employees can't stand her, but they tolerate her. I don't
tolerate annoying people. I ignore them. And she doesn't like that, so every now
and then I have to defend myself against her lies. And that's when I do my chain
of command.  
Take some time off. I've started scheduling my vacation every 12 weeks. Extra
long stretches of being inside of a hospital isn't healthy for me.  

I love where I work, and I believe there are some great things in store even
though the company is merging with another company.

And after taking some time to myself, I realized that I want to learn more. I feel stagnant.I'm too comfortable, and that's not me. I don't want to look up 20 years
from now and have regrets. So, I decided to enroll in a class to enhance my
medical secretary skills. I'm going to take advantage of evening classes.

A coworker even told me that they could see me running an office and not just
a unit.

So, I realized that learning more doesn’t require for me to leave. All I have to do is freshen up on skills that I already have and get out there and just do it.