10 Important Tips for Managing Your Time as a Medical Assistant

When you start working in the healthcare industry, time management may seem like an “easy” task to do. Time management, what is that? Can I crack open nuts with it? Answering a call here and there, filling some forms, handling a few patients every now and then – surely not a big deal! However, nothing …

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How to Write an Effective Post-Interview Letter

Use a thank you letter and get ahead of your competitors

After completing the application process and interview, many medical assistant candidates just sit around waiting to hear the verdict on whether or not they are being hired for a job. Writing a post-interview thank you letter is one thing that not only helps you stand out from the rest, but also further proves that you …

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Problems Finding a Job? 5 Tips to Get You Started

If you have not yet found a job that is stable, pays well and offers potential upward mobility and growth – welcome to the under-employed/unemployed club. Currently this particular club has a lot of members, and the one thing they all have in common is that they all want out as soon as possible, to …

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What Every Medical Assistant Ought to Know About a Job Interview

Table of Contents The background check as part of an interview 3 Important ways to prepare for an Interview Behavior, communication and what to do during the Interview References Taming job interview nervousness What to wear to an MA Interview MA job interview questions Before breaking down the steps for job interview preparation, be aware …

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How to Write an Effective Medical Assistant Resume

Table of Contents Online or hard-copy resume? Step 1: Get to know your target employer Step 2: Identify your assets Step 3: Transferable and job-related skills Step 4: Presenting your accomplishments Step 5: Identify keywords and buzzwords Types of resume Step 6: Choose the format that is right for you Step 7: The structure and …

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How to Write a MA Cover Letter [+ Examples]

Cover letter examples If you can’t think of anything or just don’t feel comfortable writing, take advantage of our entry-level cover letter samples below. You’re free to use them as a means of inspiration for your own application, but make sure to tailor it to the specific position you are applying for. Olivia Walker 4931 …

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How to Become a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

A ladder to a bulls eye

A registered medical assistant (RMA) is a credential given by the AMT, or American Medical Technologists. In contrast to other three certifications, RMA credential is the most flexible because it certifies both recent MA program graduates as well as MAs who’ve been working professionally in the field.

How to Become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

A certified medical assistant (CMA) is a credential given by the AAMA, or American Association of Medical Assistants. In order to receive the CMA credential, you must take and pass an examination testing your knowledge in medical assisting. 1. Do you meet the eligibility criteria? AAMA divides applicants into 4 categories, and only those who …

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