Business Ethics

Business Ethics
Kathryn Hauver
Rafael Calderon

I was employed at a doctor’s office for seven and a half years. I was the surgery coordinator for the practice, along with being an ophthalmic technician and receptionist. I was responsible for the training of the new employees and implementing those people into being well-rounded and excellent technicians.   I had an excellent relationship with the doctor’s and the staff and had the ability and the knowledge to oversee most of the staff.
I am the kind of person with a belief in that when a person is hired at a job that that person should be completely involved in their work. A person needs to be on top of their game and be available for whatever happens throughout the day while at work. I have high expectations of my fellow co-workers and want them to be working their job in not just a satisfactory way, but also in a way that they are going to excel and be working just as hard as I am.   When working for an ophthalmologist and retina surgeon, there are more busy days then less busy days. A person will put in a lot of hours and will hardly have a chance to sit down and take lunch. With that being said, my ethical values stand strong in any work environment. I go above and beyond the call of duty while I am working. I trained a lot of the employees to be able to scribe for a doctor and check patients in to have them examined in a fast but proficient manner, as the doctor wanted it that way. If my trainees are not meeting up to the standards of the doctors, then it can and will come back on me.   I was valued an excellent employee and remained the “it girl” for many years with this office.
There was a woman who was hired as a technician. She did not have any experience in the ophthalmology field. So, I had to train her to do everything. This included the check in of patients, checking pressures on patients, scribing for the doctors, setting up in house procedures, the installation of medications,...