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tkittycat in Palm Desert, California

Updated 12 days ago

MEDICAL ASSISTANT VS LPN - 1363 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...

Anthony Lucas in London, United Kingdom

Updated 18 days ago

no one dont hire you only if u 2-3 yrs.experince in medical assistant - 31 Replies

how is it that these school's train you to be a medical assistant and then promise you a job afterwards .and when you graduate you have no job no...

me in Euless, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

medical assistant is a stupid career - 1872 Replies

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

Brooklyn in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

DONT WASTE UR $$$ OR TIME @ ASA INSTITUTE - 110 Replies

Its funny how enthusiastic I was about ASA INSTITIUTE just a month ago, SMDH.... My medical terminology teacher complains about the book not having...

Brit Brit123 in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

Medical Assistant SALARY - 1 Reply

Hi I would like to know what is the actual true salary range of medical assistants, registered make annually who live in Los Angeles. Please advise.

Brit Brit123 in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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anonymous in Washington, Indiana

Updated 1 month ago

I have A felony - 132 Replies

I graduated from school to become a medical assistant but i caught a felony case it not a violent or drug case but a theft case i dont know what to...

Kymm in Toledo, Ohio

Updated 2 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...

Mary in Buffalo, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Questions asked on job interview for medical assistant - 83 Replies

I graduate in Oct. and I want to be ready for those hard questions that you all have been asked on your interviews

Medical Career Specialists in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 &...

Dash in Waterbury, Connecticut

Updated 4 months ago

Medical Assistant Jon postings - 2 Replies

Hi, saw a medical assistant position recently that says is a preferred qualification. However, understanding of vitals and medical office is...

Chrystal W. in Du Bois, Pennsylvania

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...

Jennifer82 in Statesboro, Georgia

Updated 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 8 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...

Mr Carlos Robert in Somerset, New Jersey

Updated 9 months ago

Interview Preparation - 75 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming medical assistant interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Jasmine in Chandler, Arizona

Updated 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 months ago

EVERY JOB REQUIRES EXPERIENCE - 205 Replies

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

churley in Bloomfield, Indiana

Updated 10 months ago

are there any travel agents that hire medical assistance to travel around the country. - 46 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 11 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...

leomedlink@hotmail.com in Naples, Florida

Updated 12 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 12 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 12 months ago

Does anyone know staffing agency for a medical assistants that willing to hire entry level - 97 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 13 months ago

Medical Assistant Externship - 98 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...

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