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6 reasons to become a medical assistant

6 Great Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant

  There’s one reason for becoming a medical assistant (MA) — or any healthcare worker — that we can all agree on: We care about people and want to serve. We want to make people feel better and put a smile on their face if we can. But beyond the service mindset that characterizes people ...

What Does a Medical Assistant Do?

Medical assisting is one of the quickest entry points into the healthcare industry. In addition, medical assistants (MAs) are emerging as one of the most in-demand jobs … which isn’t surprising, considering 76.4 million baby boomers are in the healthcare system in some way. The increasing demand for medical assistants — a 23 percent increase ...

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 ...

Common Interview Questions for Medical Assistants

Common Interview Questions for Medical Assistants

Brush off that suit jacket, put on your brightest smile, and print your résumé on the good paper: It’s time to go job hunting! Whether you’re stepping into a professional job for the first time ever or you’re switching careers, the job interview can unnerve anyone. If you’re interviewing for a position as a medical ...

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 ...

This Is What Your Career Could Look Like As a Medical Assistant

With the longest-running private medical assistant program in Utah, we couldn’t be prouder of our MA students at Ameritech — current and graduated. We’ve spent decades educating and learning alongside MAs, and so we’ve had the privilege of watching countless careers unfold. It’s a great profession, and a career track in and of itself. The work is challenging ...

How to Succeed at Your First Healthcare Job Interview

Graduating from nursing school or any healthcare program is exciting for many reasons. It’s a tremendous accomplishment, it’s the end of a big chapter of your life, but more importantly it means you’re ready for your first job in healthcare. The only obstacle remaining is the interview. At Ameritech College of Healthcare we know all ...