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Tiffany

Updated 2 days ago

MEDICAL ASSISTANT VS LPN - 1365 Replies

[QUOTE who="mirella in Kissimmee, Florida"]I RECENTLY GRADUATED AS A MEDICAL ASSISTANT , AND I WOULD LIKE TO BECOME CERTIFIDE BY TAKING THE EXAM...

NA MA

Updated 6 days ago

EVERY JOB REQUIRES EXPERIENCE - 207 Replies

[QUOTE who="Susie in Long Beach, California"]I know, I wish the same too, that some professionals would read our pledge to start hiring new medical...

Quan T.

Updated 6 days ago

I have A felony - 135 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nancy in Charlotte, North Carolina"]With all due respect, you have no idea what it's like. I take extreme offense to your comment about...

Nia

Can medical assistants opt to just work weekends while going back to college?

I'm currently going to school to be a medical assistant but I don't want that to be my career forever. There's a very high chance I'll want to go...

Perri

Updated 9 days ago

Interview Preparation - 76 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dinah in Snellville, GA in Loganville, GA"]I have just graduated as a medical assistant and I am finding it difficult to get a job...

Ebony

Updated 12 days ago

Medical Assistant Jon postings - 4 Replies

I have been a Hospice CNA for 15 plus years and I just last Sat took my MA exam. Today I found out that I past yayyyy me, or so I thought. I have...

rpage

Updated 14 days ago

No Jobs, School was a waste of time - 109 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shingami in Chicago, Illinois"]What I don't like about these schools is that now that they have come about every company or job on Earth...

ROBIN in Atlanta Ga

Updated 27 days ago

NEW MA GRADS GET NO RESPECT!!!!! - 6 Replies

Don't Iknow what you are talking about. What a waste of time and money unless you know someone that knows someone you really or Sol.

Sharen

Updated 1 month ago

medical assistant is a stupid career - 1888 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rolinda in Chula Vista, California"]Continued....Some Medical Assistants are not so knowledgable. For example, while working in a Clinic,...

Lora Jennings

Updated 1 month ago

Questions asked on job interview for medical assistant - 84 Replies

I live in the Dallas, TX area. Went to a medical assisting college. They scheduled our test before we were out of school. They help us find jobs to...

anonymous

Updated 1 month ago

Does Volunteering Help You Land A Medical Assistant Job? - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="shawn in Kalamazoo, Michigan"]i went to everest too... i have the same issiues you have...just spoke to snelling temp to meagaan...

ASA College

Updated 1 month ago

DONT WASTE UR $$$ OR TIME @ ASA INSTITUTE - 113 Replies

First, I am sorry you are having trouble in your job search. Have you made an appointment with the ASA College Career Services Department? They are...

Running1987

Question about being a medical assistant?

Currently work as a counselor at a local hospital part time. Make about $20 an hour. The role as a counselor is a small field for those with a...

maria

Updated 2 months ago

no one dont hire you only if u 2-3 yrs.experince in medical assistant - 32 Replies

I agree , am having hard time too, it's no only about experience also THEY ask for a bilingual and I'am not so what can I do?

RunnerDude78

Updated 3 months ago

Medical Assistant SALARY - 2 Replies

About $16 an hour here

Running1987

Need advice should I go for my MA or focus on Nursing

Hi, currently trying to find full time work and get myself in a position where can work during the day or night go to evening classes. I don't have a...

mcopenhaver

MA Looking to Transition Into a New Field

I'm currently an MA certified through the NHA looking into going back to school for a different career in health care. Right now I'm working full...

Brit Brit123 in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 4 months ago

MA Interview Decision/Info Appreciated - 3 Replies

I recently graduated from the ma program, just had my very first interview. I didn't know I was being interviewed for either the front or back office...

Charley in Arlington, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Should I go for the medical assistant program? - 79 Replies

Ok here's the situation- I'm going back to school for the second time. I start next month, but I haven't registered yet. I'm 26 but there's nothing I...

BRANDI in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Updated 5 months ago

National Healthcareer Association for MA Certification - 301 Replies

I currently work as a medical assistant and want to get another job but need certification. Has anyone heard of or had dealings with National...

alphagravity in Brooklyn, New York

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Kymm in Toledo, Ohio

Updated 5 months ago

Question for people who have taken the AAMA exam - 2 Replies

I'm going to take the AAMA exam for the first time soon. If you have taken it, can you give me advice on what was on it that surprised you and what...

Medical Career Specialists in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

Is Medical Career Specialists a rip off unaccredited school? HELP - 3 Replies

They said they are accredited through the NHA http://www.nhanow.com/home.aspx but they have no corporate office and there is one female that answers...

teresab46 in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 5 months ago

Seeking a Medical/Patient Care Assistant Jobs - 1 Reply

Hey, I am currently seeking Medical assistant/Patient Care Assistant jobs. I have experience from being on extern at Regional One Health in the...

tea ali in Long Valley, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

Refresher Course - 144 Replies

Hi, I have been a medical assistant for many years. Graduated with an associates degree. Have been out of the field for a few years and am now...

Rosa Luz in Tijuana, Mexico

Updated 6 months ago

What happened to Pacific College of Med Assistants in San Diego, CA? - 114 Replies

I am a 1978 graduate of Pacific College of Medical and Dental Assistants in San Diego, CA. My last name while attending the college was Labate. I...

Linda in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 7 months ago

Can I still get certified in medical assisting if I used to do this as a profession.... - 2 Replies

So please don't judge me. I am 20 years old and when I turned 18 I was an adult actress in hardcore movies...I heard that for medical assisting they...

EJ1234 in Saint Paris, Ohio

What is the correlation between education and starting wages?

Hello, I'm currently on my 2nd semester of college studying allied health with a concentration in medical assisting. The program is different from...

Holding in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Updated 7 months ago

certified medical assistant - 1164 Replies

i got certified and no one wants to hire you because you don't have a year's experience. This is very disappointing to find out I went to school for...

liqing1015 in Auburn, New Hampshire

Updated 7 months ago

need a job or externship - 43 Replies

i am in need of a medical assistant positon. i worked for 9 yrs and then havnt for 8. trying to find work anywhere or gain experience through an...

1Newbie in Sacramento, California

Updated 7 months ago

Can you get a job if you are not certified? - 13 Replies

THe local university has a continuing ed dept that offers a 3 month medical assisting program and then they place you in an externship after that. ...

Lojana. in Queens NY in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Updated 7 months ago

i can't find i job as medical assisntat help please - 73 Replies

i have just recently graduated as a medical assistant a few months ago i can't find a job they always want medical assistants with experience i only...

lucytorres559@hotmail.com in Colorado

ma wages

Hi I been at my job for 3yrs no salerie increase .we have no retirement no health Ins .so I get pd $14 hr . We are 3 people in office Dr myself &...

Chrystal W. in Du Bois, Pennsylvania

Updated 8 months ago

Should Medical Assistants have a Lincense to practice under their scope of practice? - 97 Replies

I was on another web site tonight and came across someone that was wanting start a petition to have Medical Assistants should be lincensed to...

Jennifer82 in Statesboro, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

Medical assistant - 35 Replies

I have recently graduated from pioneer pacific. Seeking for a job that requires no experience besides my extern. I might not have a lot of...

ruthncls in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 9 months ago

Problems faced by Medical Assistant - 165 Replies

Hello All, You all can share your problems faced in the profession of Medical Assistant.

Healthcareer in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

Startng an IV - 1 Reply

Hello all, I am new to this site but I am glad I found it. I was just wondering if anyone knows whether or not a CMA can start an iv in NJ. If so,...

Healthcareer in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

please advise, becoming a medical assistant - 3 Replies

Hello! I'm in the process of changing fields, from a certified nursing assistant, to medical assistant or administrative medical assistant. In...

Healthcareer in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

refresher course - 9 Replies

is there any refresher coarses for medical assistant or phlebotomist and can you become certified after not recertifing after all those years

CJ Instructor in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Technical School Education - Medical Assisting - Went and have nothing to show for it?

All programs are "sold" at technical schools with very little guarantee that the instructor or what is taught is what needed. A GREAT Medical...

Brandycareer in Dallas, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Trying to find a good career that I wont be bored with? - 1 Reply

Currently I am going to a tech school to be a network specialist. I like it but at times its really boring and you just sit there and do nothing...I...

LH1993 in Catonsville, Maryland

Finding Medical Assistant

I would suggest trying a temp agency first simply because most places do not hire entry level MAs. Search Allied Health Temp Agencies and apply to...

Peggy629 in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 10 months ago

medical assistant wages - 200 Replies

i have been a certified medical assistant for over twenty years. i have not worked for the past three years due to medical problems. The company i...

Shaymaloh in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

iam a Img lookin for a medical assistant job - 9 Replies

hello, iam a Doctor looking for a medical assistant job, i speak espanish/English and also i have a lotto skill in the medical field Can somebody...

norma in Mesquite, Texas

adding multiple employers to resume

I've been a medical assistant since 2007 and from then till now i have worked with 5 different clinic for different reasons like relocating due to my...

emilyrose1356 in Knoxville, Tennessee

Going back to school at Virginia College in Knoxville

So I'm think about going back to school for either Medical Assistant or Surgical Tech. I was wondering how the two are compareable. I was also...

Aisha in Sumter, South Carolina

RN

So I'm 22 and I'm trying to get back into school to get my RN. There's not alot of schools where I live so I was looking at online classes just to...

Jasmine in Chandler, Arizona

Updated 12 months ago

I cant find a job in my field as a medical assistant and help out there - 98 Replies

I need help new from californaia and graduated in 1992 as a medical assistant from Bryman College who owns GMI. Hey sister out there I need you help...

cheney in Surry Hills, Australia

Updated 12 months ago

Please HELP me find a job as a Medical Assistant! - 21 Replies

I just graduated from a medical assistant program in jun, and I was offered a job at my externship, but I had to refuse it because my husband had to...

Marvina, Los Angeles in Whittier, California

Updated 13 months ago

No new grads? whats the point of going to school than? - 50 Replies

I graduated my medical assisting class in June of this year and have been actively seeking employment ever since. I'm feeling a little down today...

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