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MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 27 months ago

Concorde North Hollywood, CA - 2 Replies

Has anyone gone for the medical assistant program at Concorde Career College in North Hollywood, CA? I will be starting there in 2 weeks. It is 6...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

What is considered a Certified Medical Assistant

This is not a CAAHEP approved program. So if you pass the NCCT certification testing does that make you a certified Medical Assistant? I am a 52...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 27 months ago

Difference in the certificate and diploma programs - 1 Reply

Starting this month I will be doing a certificate course in medical OFFICE assistant. My plan was then to apply for the medical assisting program....

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 27 months ago

Does Volunteering Help You Land A Medical Assistant Job? - 8 Replies

I took medical assisting training a few years ago and I have wanted to get into the field since I graduated but no one hires new grads. Now that I am...

tea ali in New Jersey

Updated 27 months ago

Do medical assistants work on night shifts? - 8 Replies

Since medical assistants work in a clinic or doctor's office, I guess there may be work on weekends. But what about night shifts? If they do work... in Des Moines, Iowa

Updated 29 months ago

CMA or RN - 45 Replies

I have been reading this forum for a few weeks now and I am worried that I am making the wrong choice. I am starting my A.A.S in Medical Assisting...

LELE25 in New Castle, Delaware

Updated 29 months ago

Why is so hard to find a job in georgia - 105 Replies

I been searching for work for Medical Assistant for the last 6 months and I went to interview but they all was staffing agencies. They all told me...

tammyc in Wylie, Texas

Updated 29 months ago

medical assistant - 48 Replies

I want to tell all the med. asst in all the U.S. Before graduation do excellent at externship try getting hired by that employer. After beeing in...

Rubie Taylor in Dothan, Alabama

does fortis really help with job placement?

on their display sign in montgomery there always advertising the names of different students that got hired

MAstudent in Modesto, California

Updated 29 months ago

Did Anyone Go to Herzing University for M.A.? - 2 Replies

if you attended Herzing college for Medical Asst. in Louisiana can you tell me a little about the school and how's the program there or any kind of...

MAstudent in Modesto, California

Any Herzing University Online MAs here?

Loving my program... Curious if there are any Herzing students or alum here?

MAstudent in Modesto, California

Updated 29 months ago

Medical Assistant Trying To Become A Physician Assistant~ Problem is... - 4 Replies

I graduated in Dec 2009 with an A.S. in Administrative and Clinical Medical Assisting but I'm having a hard time finding an externship or job. The...

Peggy in Cameron Park, CA in El Dorado Hills, California

Updated 29 months ago

CCMA vs. CMA - 5 Replies

I have recently enrolled at the Institute of Technology for their Professional Medical Assistant Program. This is a 9 month program. After the...

gerry krs in New York

Patient Care Technician

hello i want to know more about Patient Care Technician , which are the best institutes who provides certifications and training ..

BreeLove in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 29 months ago

Medical Assistant - 1 Reply

I finished school last year and can't find employment as well. To bad you can't tell that to the bill collectors. Somestimes willing to settle for...

jewlspatrice in Florence, South Carolina

Updated 29 months ago

Medical Assistant/CMA VS LPN in Oregon - 31 Replies

Hi everyone, First of all, thank you for reading this! Like so many other people, I was laid off due to the economy. I hold a B.S in business and...

Chianna Quick in Bronx, New York

Medical Assistant Bronx EOC

I just searched through a complete list of accredited schools acknowledged by the AAMA, that upon completion youd be able to take the exam to become...


Updated 30 months ago

Externship - 15 Replies

I will be graduating in two months from Virginia Career Institue as a medical assistant. I am currently looking for an office that will accept me as...

Shelly of Brooklyn

Updated 30 months ago

Any good medical assistant schools in NY? - 1 Reply

I'm looking to become an MA while I get my graduate degree but can't find a school that seems legit. Any suggestions? (Don't want to go for my Lpn or...

Ramon in Santa Barbara, California

Medical Assisting Santa Maria and SLO

Anyone tell me what Medical Assistants really get paid in these areas?

Ashley Wilks in Newport News, Virginia

Updated 31 months ago

Why can't I find a Medical Assistant!!!!!! - 41 Replies

I just Graduated in June of 2010 as a Medical Assistant. I have applied to so many online ads for this position, and I have only got One Interview...

Matt, NCMA in Layton, Utah

Updated 31 months ago

MA's Jobs - 1 Reply

Hello! Am a MA student I know it will depend on me finding a job right after obtaining my certification, but does any one knows where to look if...

Updated 31 months ago

RMA certification dilemma - 4 Replies

Aloha! I have a few questions about the RMA exam. I was told by someone from the AMT that I would qualify to take the exam even though I HAVE NOT...

Amanda in Riverdale, Georgia

Updated 31 months ago

Medical Assistant - 379 Replies

They lie to us with these tv ads. I went to school in 2003 for MA. I still don't have a job in that field. It was 25 people in our class, I think...

So and So in Berkeley, California

Updated 32 months ago

Experience - 12 Replies

I graduated from a Medical Assisting course in September, and have been looking for something, ANYTHING, in the field, and have not even gotten an...

ConfusedStudent in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Dental Assistant vs. Medical Assistant vs. College

I am a recent high school graduate who has been contemplating between going to college to get my degree in speech pathology or going to technical...

Kaithee Gilmer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Places to get work

Check out the careers section at Jefferson University in Philadelphia. I know that they have recently opened up a position for their dermatology...

lharrison in Jackson Heights, New York

Updated 32 months ago

Entry Level Assistant Job - 1 Reply

I'm looking to get my MBA in healthcare management in the next year or two and would like to get some healthcare experience under my belt. What are...

Answer in Homestead, Florida

Updated 33 months ago

Which one do you think is better...Medicla Assistant or Pahrmacy Technician in California? - 3 Replies

Hello to all, I am in need of some advise. I want to take a course either Medical Assistant or Pharmacy Technician to better my skills and to make...

Jojo in Peoria, Arizona

Updated 33 months ago

Medical Assistant Refresher: Earn Up to 3 Certifications w/1 Program in 5 days - 1 Reply I got all three certifications(Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Tech, EKG Tech) after I took this one...

Theresasmi47 in Roselle, New Jersey

Updated 34 months ago

Seeking Medical assistant openings - 5 Replies

Hi, I am currently searching for a medical assisting job or internship. I finish school in September and would love to start in the field now. I...

bobbbi in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Updated 35 months ago

help - 2 Replies

I live in NC. i just graduated from college with honors. I have a medical assistant degree. Went for 2 years. I have a felony for DUI, under three...

Krzztell in Clifton, New Jersey

Medical Assistant /Surgical Technologist Schools with Accreditation

I just wanted to post, as I am an admissions representative with an accredited CAAHEP school in New Jersey..I read alot of posts about people going...

Lisa in Phoenix, Arizona

Medical assisting or nursing?

there's no wait list for medical assisting in my area. the wait list for nursing is 3 years. is it worth the wait? or should i just start the medical...

Volunteer in Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 35 months ago

Is Medical assistant high in demand? (SACRAMENTO,CA) - 3 Replies

Hi I am considering to go to school for medical assistant. I found that SJVC in Rancho cordova has good medical assistant program ( 6...

Matt, NCMA in Dallas, Texas

Updated 35 months ago

Does any one know of any Medical Assistant staffing Agencies?????entry-level positions - 3 Replies

I have been looking for a ma job for the past 2 years after graduating from the Allen School. I really wanna get into the medical field just no more...

tpham320 in Westland, Michigan

UNDECIDED - Medical Assistant vs. Ophthalmic Tech

Should I: A. Start my ophthalmic tech program upcoming fall (2 years) B. Start medical asst program in the upcoming fall (1.5 years) The problem...

aoikirin in Orange, California

Updated 35 months ago

Medical Assistant job prospects in the SF Bay Area (CA) - 2 Replies

I have a Bachelors degree from a good university, but despite this I have not been able to find employment. I thought it would be a good idea to...

Unemployed in Carson, California

Updated 36 months ago

Still Unemployed - 8 Replies

Graduated Nov.22 still unemployed... What am I 2 do? I feel like I got cheated. Paid for training in Medical assistance and after I finished no...

Maggie in Congers, New York

What is the difference between an RMA and a CCMA?

The NHA offers a CCMA exam, "Certified Clinical Medical Assistant". The school I'm attending...Lincoln Tech...has their students sit for the RMA...


Is being a Medical Assistant really that bad?

Hi all, I am 24, a CNA, and a college student. Being a CNA is really soul crushing and even though I am young and in pretty good shape,it is really...

Matt, NCMA in Van Alstyne, Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Medical Assistant - 21 Replies

I think that going to school getting an aas in medical assisting is first step to succeeding. Although getting cma and rma is wonderful too. but, I...

Matt, NCMA in Mckinney, Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Still looking for Medical Assistant job in Nj Pa or De - 1 Reply

I have been searching so hard to land a job as a medical assistant, phlebotomist, or even ekg technician. Im haveing no luck i graduated my trainning...

KEISHA in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 37 months ago

Medical Assistant certification - 3 Replies

Hello, I am wondering if someone out there can answer this question for me. I am a non-certified medication assistant/phlebotomist at a cancer...

lisagnw in East Providence, Rhode Island

Updated 37 months ago

Medical Assistant - 95 Replies

How do you get hire fresh out of MA school?

Amy in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 37 months ago

Medical Asst - need experience - 1 Reply

How do you get a job fresh out of college when every Medical Asst position available requires experience??? How do you get experience if no one will...

Sti19 in Springfield, Massachusetts

More clinical or administrative?

Ever since I was little I always loved pretending to be a medical secretary. I would like to now pursue that as a career, but the only programs my...

jenice in Salado, Texas

Updated 38 months ago

Can a student from an accredited CMA school (and not accredited by RMA) take either the CMA and RMA exam? - 5 Replies

I was recently told that if a school has the accreditation by CAAHEP for CMA, that a graduate could take either the CMA or RMA exam. I thought...

Ryan in San Juan Capistrano, California

Externships for Medical Assisting

I noticed a common factor between many of the threads here is the notion of experience that is necessary to get a medical assisting job. But, I'm...

Janet Rostro staffing specialist in Northbrook, Illinois

Updated 38 months ago

Looking for a medical assistant position in the philadelphia area - 44 Replies

I have been looking for work as a medical assistant for 4 months now. I've sent my resume to every hospital, clinic, doctor's office that I can think...

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