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emilyrose1356

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

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...

ivette64

Updated 12 days ago

certified medical assistant - 1163 Replies

thanks betzy, all I can say is god be with us, and shower us with patience, lets hang in there :)

Deeg

Updated 16 days ago

refresher course - 7 Replies

Hello I graduated from medical assistant course in 2010 but never took the certification exam.is it too late for me to take it? Or can I find a...

wondering

please advise, becoming a medical assistant

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

Mr Carlos Robert

Updated 22 days ago

Interview Preparation - 75 Replies

Good Day Dear, Are you financially down and you need a loan to upgrade your financial status Or you want to buy a new house,Here is a chance for...

ladydidi65

Startng an IV

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,...

ansham settles

Updated 26 days ago

DONT WASTE UR $$$ OR TIME @ ASA INSTITUTE - 134 Replies

*just. My bad

John Boldow

Updated 27 days ago

I have A felony - 162 Replies

Im a Ex- Felon and when II tell you I was having a very hard time finding a job that would pay me the money I desired I searched high and low until I...

Jasmine in Chandler, Arizona

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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...

med homas in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Updated 1 month ago

National Healthcareer Association for MA Certification - 329 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...

Erin G in Newport, Kentucky

Updated 1 month ago

Problems faced by Medical Assistant - 163 Replies

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

Tonya in Plymouth, Indiana

Updated 1 month ago

Medical assistant - 34 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...

Marvina, Los Angeles in Whittier, California

Updated 2 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...

Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago

EVERY JOB REQUIRES EXPERIENCE - 207 Replies

HOW CAN YOU GET YOUR FIRST JOB IF ALL THE JOBS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD REQUIRE EXPERIENCE, JOBS DON'T WANT NEW GRADS.

HappyRT;) in Chula Vista, California

Updated 2 months ago

medical assistant is a stupid career - 1901 Replies

I went to school for medical assistant I waste my time, any body out there just go on for nursing.

churley in Bloomfield, Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

are there any travel agents that hire medical assistance to travel around the country. - 47 Replies

I have been a medical assistance for approx. 3 years. I would like to find a company that hire medical assistance to travel as they do the RN with...

Actively seeking job in West Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago

NEW MA GRADS GET NO RESPECT!!!!! - 4 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm a recent graduate of a Medical Assisting degree program and plan on taking my exam in a few weeks. Everywhere I look says "No new...

juju in San Francisco, California

Updated 3 months ago

Can you get a job if you are not certified? - 12 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. ...

anatashathomas@gmail.com in Georgia

Updated 3 months ago

need a job or externship - 42 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...

leomedlink@hotmail.com in Naples, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Refresher Course - 143 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...

leomedlink@hotmail.com in Naples, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

CAN I STILL BE AN MA, IF ITS BEEN OVER 7 YEARS SINCE MY TRAINING? WHAT CAN I DO? - 2 Replies

HI MY NAME IS JUDY IM 26 YEARS OLD I HAVE BEEN UMEMPLOYED FOR A LITTLE OVER A YEAR NOW TRYING HECTICALLY TO FIND A JOB!SENDING MY RESUME OVER THE...

CMAfor20years in Albany, Oregon

Updated 3 months ago

Does Administrative Medical Assisting require the talking of blood? - 1 Reply

I sometimes will feint at the site of blood. Does being a Administrative Medical Assistant require me to draw blood from patients? Also do i need to...

Tami Pallan in Long Beach, California

Updated 4 months ago

Does anyone know staffing agency for a medical assistants that willing to hire entry level - 98 Replies

I graduated in 06 as a medical assistant and still can't land a job. Everyone is looking for certified or 1 yr experience so it's very hard. I'm just...

Jorgie in Orlando, Florida

Finding medical assistant job being a male

why is it harder for a male to find an MA job i don't know what else to do I'm fresh out of college i have over 500 house of practice out side of...

veronica in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 4 months ago

Medical Assistant Externship - 100 Replies

I am looking for any clinic or medical office that is willing to accept me to do my externship. I have had one interview and when that was over I...

GooseyLoose in Boring, Oregon

Medical Assisting Jobs

Hello all! I am desperate for advice about how to find a job as a medical assistant. I finished from an accredited school this January with a 3.96...

Adnerb01 in Brighton, Michigan

Updated 4 months ago

Over 50 and can't find a job in Vegas - 59 Replies

I went to school to become a CMA. What they didn't tell me was it seems like no one wants someone who's over 50. It's all about the money. When I...

wldstormy in Corona, California

Updated 4 months ago

Med. Asst. jobs after school? - 27 Replies

Hi, I'm starting school next month for medical assisting. I'm a CNA right now, but I would like to try this as a career. Are there a lot of jobs...

JOYFED in SEEKONK, Massachusetts

Updated 5 months ago

i can't find i job as medical assisntat help please - 89 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...

Titania in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

medical assistant wages - 197 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...

Titania in Sturgis, Michigan

Updated 5 months ago

medical assistant - 2 Replies

Hello,i currently get paid 13.56/ hour and i have an job offer finally doing medical assisting how can i get the company to match my pay,

Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 5 months ago

Medical Assistant Question - 8 Replies

I want to become a medical assistant, i will be doing a trade school which class should i take first ? Billing & Coding Specialist Medical...

Christine in Canton, Ohio

Updated 5 months ago

MEDICAL ASSISTANT VS LPN - 1356 Replies

I was employed in an Emergency Room for 3 years as Ward Clerk...I LOVED it! Now I am thinking of Certification as Medical Assistant. Can someone...

Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 5 months ago

Should I go back to school to refresh my clinical training, or just throw in the towel and move on? - 1 Reply

I took an 8 month Medical Assisting course and finished in August, 2011 and was hired as a medical receptionist at my externship site. I saw the job...

Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 5 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...

Ammie Abad in Anaheim, California

Updated 6 months ago

MA interview at Kaiser - 2 Replies

So i applied at an MA job opening at Kaiser 3 months ago and got an email response asking me to take an online assessment which i completed right...

Terry Wakefield in Lewisville, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

An e-mail to a recruiter got me a job out of over a 100 graduates in a 6 month period - 4 Replies

Hey my fellow MA'S. I'm alot older than most of you graduates but I was still in the same boat. I got a job immediately after completing externship...

Susan Ward

Finding Employment vs.saturated market

Fellow CCMAs, RMAs - (please offer your opinion, good or bad) I too have had boatloads of headaches, heartaches and general frustration in finding...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Medical Assistant Job Sort Of

Got NCCT certified as a National Certified Medical Assistant and could not find a MA job because of lack of experience. Finished my externship in...

Louise in Scarborough, Ontario

Medical Office Administration

How likely is it that I can get a job after taking MOA course?

Aaron1959 in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Has anyone heard about a Specialty Certified Medical Assistant? - 11 Replies

There has been a recent buzz about this new certification where you can become a specialty CMA or SCMA. Has anyone heard about them and what...

scjkenny@gmail. com in Lansing, Michigan

Updated 7 months ago

Carnegie Institute / Medical Assistant Programs in Michigan - 1 Reply

Hello all, I will be attending a one year accredited Medical assistant program at Carnegie Institute in Troy, Michigan. I was wondering if there is...

ExTeacher in Los Angeles, California

Updated 7 months ago

I want to a Billingual Medical Assistant but... - 26 Replies

Hi, I am really interested in becoming a MA but i'm soo having second thoughts. I found the perfect online school and I am so ready to sign the...

missdmon2 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 8 months ago

No Jobs, School was a waste of time - 106 Replies

Where are all the jobs, I did my best in school GPA 4.0 for nothing sent out my resume to everywhere and no luck. The certification process took so...

Beatrice Samuels in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 10 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...

Janeen Phillips in American Fork, Utah

If you could start over, what would you do different while taking classes?

Trying to get more info on becoming an MA, I noticed that a lot of you say that you're having trouble finding work. Is there something you could have...

lookingforme in Ravenna, Ohio

Externship

For those of you that are medical assistants and had to find your own externship, could you give some tips on how you found your externship? Thank...

Whitayecee in Cypress, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Career Change/Backup into Allied Health - 1 Reply

I currently work in higher ed and am thinking of getting a backup career into allied health. Should I go back to school for a second bachelors degree...

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