Ignore These 48 Healthcare Jobs and You’ll Hate Yourself Later

Are you considering a career in allied health? If so, there’s never been a better time to enter this emerging field. One of the reasons for this is the demographic shift in population. The age group of 65 or older is expected to reach 22 percent of the US population by 2050. However, this does …

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Here’s a Quick Way to Land a MA Job

It’s a recruitment agency. Yes you read it right! Knowing how to select a healthcare recruiting agency that understands your unique skill set and goes above and beyond to promote your qualifications could be a valuable tool in your job-seekers’s toolset. A great agency will match your qualities with the medical assistant job opening best …

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How to Keep Children Preoccupied in the Pediatrician’s Office

As a medical assistant (MA) working in the pediatrician’s office, one of the most common challenges that you will encounter is handling the children who are in the waiting area. It’s not enough to simply leave them in the hands of their parents or let them make noise and run around. To be an effective …

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What You Need to Do Before Your First Day on the Job

You nailed the interview and you were accepted as a medical assistant. Before you go out celebrating, be sure that you know exactly what you have to do before your first official day on the job. It’s not enough that you show up in the work place and report to the physician on this very …

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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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One Day In The Life Of a Medical Assistant

The following article is written by a contributing writer at medicalassistantcareerguide.test. Melanie F. spent 11 years working at a neurological and neurosurgical office at Memphis, where over the years she has gained significant experience as a RMA. In this article she describes one day in her job and gives insight into daily routines of a …

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Medical Assistant, Is That Something For You?

Choosing a career is an important decision. Making the wrong choice can devastate you both financially and emotionally. People who hate their jobs often find themselves physically ill more often, as well. If you make the right career choice, you find that you are actually excited to go to work each day. There are always …

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Gender Discrimination – Is it a Thing in Medical Assisting?

Medical assistants have traditionally been women, to such a degree that positions in this field are considered “pink collar jobs.” About 90 percent of medical assistants are women, but that doesn’t mean that this area of work is free of sex and gender discrimination. While discrimination may be more complex in fields traditionally occupied by …

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Committed a Felony? – Learn How To Request a Waiver

A felony conviction is a serious setback, but it’s not necessarily the end of your chance to become a medical assistant. You can’t change your past or hide it, but there are steps you can take to put it behind you. The first step is to get a waiver so you can take the certification …

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