Position: Administrative Assistant
Division in CFM: Family Medicine
Time in this position: 28 years
Years at Duke: 33 years
What I do at work: I manage the provider clinic/call schedules. I also provide support to the Administrative Director as well as clerical support for the clinic.
What I love about my job: I love working with the providers and staff at Duke Family Medicine.
My first job: My first job was at Hardee’s as a cashier. I was 16 years old. I came to work at DFM, then Pickens Family Practice in 1982. I worked for five years in Medical Records and the rest of my time here as an Administrative Assistant.
My dream job: My dream job would be to work at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Everyone is so happy!
What I like to do for fun: I enjoy gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Something my co-workers probably don’t know about me: I love to watch old game shows.
Favorite musician, movie, TV show, or book: I enjoy all types of music. My favorite TV show is “America’s Got Talent.”
What Linda’s nominator said about her
She is our scheduling person here, and she gets hit with a ton of schedule changes all day every day and always does it with a smile on her face. She is the true definition of a TEAM player and more of us should take notes from her. 🙂 She has been with our department for a long, long time which is a huge accomplishment in itself (not sure how many years). People move around so much here at Duke for various reasons but to stay in one department that long says a lot about her.
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