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Monee Lee in Hartford, Connecticut

Medical Assistant Externship

Im a senior at American (FOX) Institute. I just finished my classes last Friday and I should be starting my externship in Medical Assisting next week...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Finally!! - 4 Replies

After three years of hard work and continuous searching I finally found a full time job as a MA at a Dermatology clinic. After graduating school I...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 37 months ago

Must have 1 year experience and speak Spanish - 10 Replies

I just completed my 160 hours externship for medical assistant. No openings at my externship cite. Everywhere you look on line for jobs they...

happyascanbe in kalkaska, Michigan

Updated 38 months ago

Medical Assisting as a Career - 3 Replies

As a person who obtained their degree in 1969 in this field, I am challenging issues that relate to this field and I am also a person who likes to...

Tim seeks Medical Communications Jobs in Burry Port, United Kingdom

Any Medical Communications Jobs freelance like medical writing in the UK?

while I have the medical side, a degree, i heard that specialties count for the highest rates in freelancing but where are the jobs?? If I Google,...

Maria Paul in Vancover, British Columbia

Updated 38 months ago

Can I apply for MA Jobs? - 2 Replies

I completed my CNA certification but after my clinical rotations in a LTC center I'm thinking medical office is more my style. If I have my CNA,...

Maria Paul in Vancover, British Columbia

Updated 38 months ago

Medical Field - 3 Replies

Hello, I am a 39 year old administrative professional who would like to "break into" the medical field without years and years of schooling. I was...

angelicaS in Duluth, Georgia

Updated 38 months ago

HELP: Whats the best Medical Assistant School In Atlanta Georgia Area? - 4 Replies

There are so many schools down here that offer medical assisting programs. PLEASE can someone give me a heads up on the BEST. I know they are...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

NCCT certification for Medical Assistant

I just got certified through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)for Medical Assistant and my question is has anyone had a problem with...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 39 months ago

Over 50 Male New Grad Medical Assistant - 2 Replies

Anyone out there that is over 50 and male having a difficult time find a job as a new grad medical assistant?

Galia in Des Plaines, Illinois

Updated 39 months ago

What Career Should I go for? - 1 Reply

Okay, so here's the thing. I was really really interested in Medical Assisting, BUT, after seeing all the negative comments I dont know what to...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California


I will be graduating from a 20 week Medical Assistant program (10 weeks front office and 10 weeks back office) from the an adult school in Thousand...

shindy in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 39 months ago

medical assistant jobs - 45 Replies

Hi! my name is Evelyne and I also have problem getting a job because you have to have 1 year experience and no one wants to train you. I need a job.....

Matt NCMA in Layton, Utah

Updated 40 months ago

medical assistants do not get paid what they supposed to be paid - 34 Replies

i have been in the medical assistant field for more than 20yrs. and i still get the salary of a graduate. all medical assistant salaries are no more...

Keithm89 in San Diego, California

Good/quick MA course in San Diego?

Hi there, I'm currently attending Miramar College full-time and I've been trying to find a MA course that does mainly weekend or night time classes...

Jan in Buffalo, New York

Updated 42 months ago

Do LPNs have to give bed baths and clean poop ? - 4 Replies

I am thinking of going to school to be an lpn because I heard they make decent money . I also like to help people , and I love the medical field ....

Sandra Gilmer in Montgomery City/ Kirksville, Missouri

Updated 42 months ago

Any skilled, experienced MA's Near Kirksville, MO - 1 Reply

Hello all MA's Can any of you take manual blood pressures and at the same time possess expert phlebotomy skills? If you live within a 100...

Sania Khan in Forest Hills, New York

Updated 43 months ago

Medical assistant school in NYC - 19 Replies

1. Does anyone know which medical assistant program is good in NYC? (I'm thinking of working daytime and schooling at nite) 2. How long does it take...

KelleyG in Enterprise, Alabama

Updated 44 months ago

I have went to school to be a medical assistant / pharmacy Technician - 1 Reply

I can't get a job in medical assisting or pharmacy tech any where I have been trying for along time, I have school loans to pay back and can't find a...

Rubeen Khatoon in San Jose, California

Updated 44 months ago

Medical assistant - 2 Replies

Hi I became certified medical assistant last march, and I'm thinking how to earn my ceu. Does anybody know where to earn CEU and seminars to attend...

cm75 in Binghamton, New York

RN and MA and LPN

My encounter with most MA is they feel they are nurses and get an attitude when they find out they are not looked at as a nurse., mostly because the...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

10 week front office/10 week back office with phlebotomy

Has anyone gone to a 20 week program for front/back office. I will starting one soon at an adult school here in Southern California. Any thoughts

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 44 months ago

Are you happy with your Medical Assistant training? - 1 Reply

I'm curious how many medical assistants are satisfied with the education they received, which schools they went to, etc. I know that on this one...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 44 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 44 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....

tea ali in New Jersey

Updated 45 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...

drdomedicine@*****.*** in Des Moines, Iowa

Updated 46 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 46 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 46 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 47 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 47 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 47 months ago

CCMA vs. CMA - 4 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 47 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 47 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 47 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 47 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 48 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 48 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 49 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 49 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 49 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 49 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...

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