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Why We Love Medical Assistants

4 Reasons We Love Medical Assistants

  You’re a lifesaver, boo! On a busy Tuesday afternoon at the clinic, you’re there checking in patients with a smile, taking vitals, and keeping the wait time down so everyone’s happy. At the hospital, you’re dispensing medications, giving us an extra hand when we need it most. Entering patient records in the system, scheduling ...

7 Reasons Being a Medical Assistant is the Perfect Career Choice

  Becoming a medical assistant doesn’t take long, and the job is rewarding in so many ways. You might be interested in a management job, a particularly interesting area of medicine, or maybe you want to go into teaching. If you’re looking for stable, meaningful work in one of the hottest fields, look no further ...

Medical assistant preparing to take a certification exam

Pass Your Medical Assisting Certification With These Tactics

Medical assisting remains one of the fastest growing fields for good reason. Medical assistants perform a variety of critical clinical and administrative tasks in hospitals, clinics, and private practices all over the country. Wherever there’s a physician, a medical assistant is not far away. Although certification is not necessary to become a medical assistant, let ...

Become a medical assistant in less than a year

Change Your Life in a Year: Becoming a Medical Assistant in 2016

Deciding whether or not to attend college will feel momentous for anyone. Career changers and recent high school graduates alike face the same looming questions: Can I afford school? Will this advance my career? And: Is college worth the time and energy? If you’ve resolved to make a change and pursue a career in healthcare in 2016, ...

How to Choose Where to Work as a Medical Assistant

Medical assistants are often the arms and legs of a medical practice. They greet patients. They take medical histories, check vitals, and do lab work. They perform behind-the-scenes office tasks. They support the physicians and nurses whenever possible. They are flexible, adaptable, and ready for the changes of any given day. And the field is ...