Should I Become A Practice Manager (One Minute Quiz)

Stan T.

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Practice Managers

Practice Managers Practice Managers are typically responsible for managing the front office of private or public practices. They manage receptionists and other front office staff, requiring them to handle scheduling, payroll, and various HR tasks.

Bachelor's degree

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you interested in overseeing the daily operations of a medical office?
Are you comfortable hiring, training, and dismissing employees?
Do you think that you can ensure that employees comply with regulations?
Do you have the confidence to lead others and maintain a positive atmosphere?
Do you have the organizational skills needed for managing a front office?
Can you maintain a friendly personality with a wide range of people?
Do you have managerial or administrative experience?
Do you enjoy solving logistical challenges involving many components?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Leader

People with this personality likes to start and work on projects. They also like leading people and making many decisions. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Practice Managers need to be confident as confidence is an essential trait for leading a team of front-office employees. A confident Practice Manager promotes greater employee morale during stressful periods, such as a busy holiday season.

Practice Managers also require strong organizational skills due to their administrative responsibilities. They oversee a wide variety of activities including employee scheduling, patient billing, office maintenance, and ordering supplies and equipment.

Having a friendly, outgoing personality is also beneficial for Practice Managers as it helps foster a friendlier environment. Practice Managers interact with staff, vendors, suppliers, and patients, requiring a cheerful disposition.

Find out if Practice Manager is the right career for you by taking this one minute quiz.

Pros and Cons


You get to help manage a facility that improves people’s lives

Practice Managers often take pride in working at a location that delivers health services to the public.

You have the chance to meet and work with a diverse group of people

Practice Managers interact with many different people, which increases their exposure to various cultures and individuals.

Your job always involves a challenge that you need to solve

The daily responsibilities of a Practice Manager are challenging, which can be highly intellectually stimulating.

You are likely to have major holidays off

Private and public medical clinics are often closed on federal holidays and major holidays, ensuring that you get the day off.


Dealing with the logistics of a front office can be challenging

Managing staff and vendors while meeting the needs of Doctors and patients can be a logistical challenge. Practice Managers may become overwhelmed with the variety of responsibilities.

You may need to occasionally discipline or fire employees

Practice Managers tend to dislike the responsibility of disciplining or firing an employee who violates policies.

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