Strong interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills are needed when it comes to connections and building relationships. These people are gifted, and most of the time, you will have a hard time learning these skills because you have to have that powerful aura in you. Marisa Mellett is one such person who works as a Physician Liaison at Action Behavior Centers. She is excellent at bridging the gaps between medical professionals, like doctors and specialty physicians. She represents Action Behavior Centers and is successful in her role.
Being a Physician Liaison is never an easy job. It takes years of training, and you should have what it takes to become one. For Marisa, it wasn’t a walk in the park as well. Let’s find out how she overcomes her demons and challenges along the way.
Marisa – The Beginning of Her Journey
Marisa Mellett is an excellent woman that got her Bachelor’s in 2017 and a Master’s Degree in 2020 at Texas Tech University. She specializes in Health Care Administration/Management. Born and raised in Texas, Marisa already had strong public speaking skills engraved in her, so connecting with people isn’t a problem. She also wanted to work closely with medical professionals, so being a Physician Liaison is the perfect job for a person like her.
Marisa gravitated towards children in the Autism Spectrum as a Registered Behavior Technician. Her cheerful and enthusiastic personality was what made her effective in this role. She delivered behavior-analytic services and implemented behavioral plans to her clients, and she worked closely with their families. She first worked as an RBT at Pinecone Therapies and then transferred to Action Behavior Centers after a year.
Becoming a Physician Liaison at Action Behavior Centers
After eight months of working as a Registered Behavior Technician at Action Behavior Centers, she applied at the same company as a Marketing Assistant. She was accepted right away and started working closely with her higher-ups in the new client application process, tours, ADOS assessments, scheduling, office management, and inbound leads. Her social skills were put to the test when she also worked closely with VP-Marketing to expand physician relationships in new regions.
Eight months into being a Marketing Assistant, she became a Physician Liaison. Her interpersonal and social skills are what made her into becoming a strong representative of the company. Her knowledge as a Marketing Assistant was also put to good use. This is what made her a valuable asset to the company.