How Can I Work With This Co-Worker?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a member of her work group that has confronted her about use of her time: Doesn’t know how to deal with this individual about what is expected.

Almost six weeks ago I started a new job. I am a Clinical Medical Assistant to a specialty doctor. The person I was teamed up to work with seemed like a nice person and easy to work with. Well, I found out that is not the case. On Monday she took me aside and said that there was talk (between her and the clinical manager) that they cannot understand why one task takes me so long to complete. I reminded her that if someone does not inform me that there are other things I need to accomplish then I figure that is all that is expected of me that day.

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