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SLynn72 in San Diego, California

Updated 77 months ago

Certification by fire - 2 Replies

I have 24 years experience as a medical assistant for a group of 4 family physicians. These fine physicains trained me in phlebotomy, procedures, ie:...

Paul in Tampa, Florida

Employment locations for Med. Asst.

I recently graduated from a local tech school and received a diploma for Medical Assistant. I don't think I'll have much luck finding employment in a...

Jeanie in Salida, California

Is this the best MA discussion site on the web? is great for nurses, is this the most popular one for MAs? - Thanks!

mm09 in Baltimore, Maryland

medical assistant did i make the right choice

I graduated a year ago and Iam still stuck at my same old job. granted it is in the home health field but dont you think that should account for...

Ruth in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 78 months ago

My externship - 2 Replies

I just finished my MA training at Remington college in Little Rock, AR. Placement finally found me a place to be an extern in a walk in facility...

Gabi in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Medical Assisting in NYC?

Hey everyone, I'm pretty new to this so if I should add any more details let me know. I'm currently interested in becoming a Medical Assistant, and...

CMA in El Cajon, California

What happened to ACR, Inc Academy of Health Professions on Hercules St in La Mesa California?

I went to school to there, and they have vanished off the face of the earth, I need to find out if they were accredited for a job with the military...

korin in Beverly, New Jersey

Updated 79 months ago

CMA vs. RDA??? - 6 Replies

I am considering going to school for either MA or RDA (Registered Dental Assistant). I guess it's really hard to find a medical assistant...

tshaw in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 80 months ago

new job - 2 Replies

I obtain my diploma as an medical assistant in 1996 worked at a small clinic for 2 years no verifiable experience clinic close down , I got my cna...

j4reel81@*****.*** in Arlington, Texas

Updated 80 months ago

NRCMA - 1 Reply

If you have let your NRCMA expire do you have to test all over again or can you just pay for the years that you were not certified for and get things...

USA1 in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 80 months ago

Medical Assisting Opportunites - 1 Reply

I, like so many here have recently finished schooling for Medical Assisting and have been job hunting since March 2009. I have my AMT Registered...

Lissette in Orlando, Florida

Updated 80 months ago

Contra Costa Medical Career College - 4 Replies

Hey, I would like to know if anyone who attended the MA program had a positive experience or what to expect overall - if I'm not wasting my...

maricar in Lodi, New Jersey

Updated 80 months ago

My MA school isn't CAAHEP accredited, but they make us think we can take the test? - 1 Reply

I've been going to Anthem Institute in Springfield, PA, I will be done in another month. Problem is that they aren't CAAHEP or ABHES (?) accredited...

ginger robbins in Lakeland, Florida

Updated 80 months ago

561 - 2 Replies

Look at the AAMA website. This is the most prestigious organization. Guess what everyone can't join, because the school you attend has to be...

ndieck in Washington, District of Columbia

Looking to Interview Current/Past Army Medical Personnel

An independent script-writer based in Chicago is seeking to interview current and recently-discharged members of the Army Medical Corps, Dental...

Erica in Temecula, California

Updated 81 months ago

Finding a job in Temecula,CA or nearby cities - 10 Replies

I am having the hardest time finding a job in the Temecula area. I have had 6 months of previous experience but I know that I am very skilled in this...

melissa in Copperopolis, California

Medical Assistant school

Does anyone know if an ROP school for medical assisting is as good to attend as a private trade school, such as Heald College? thanks

ginger robbins in Lakeland, Florida


Okay everyone. First you have to take the low paying jobs to get your experience. Then you have to get certified by the AAMA. This will get you...

Jobhuntsucks in Atlanta, Georgia

Getting a Job is mainly based on who you know

I received a medical assisting diploma in 1990. It wasn't a requirement to become certified. There are people I know that are and there job search...

ecasti in Reedley, California

Updated 82 months ago

HELP! Have externship interview at Kaiser next week! Need to prepare! - 5 Replies

Hello, I need to prepare for a group interview for an MA externship at Kaiser. Has anyone already gone through the process? Any tips or questions I...

fiftyone in Kansas City, Missouri

Updated 82 months ago

What is the difference between a Diploma program and a Certificate program for MA's? - 6 Replies

My son is interested in attending Sanford Brown's MA Certificate program and I am trying to do some research before he pays $13K for something that...

Matt, NCMA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 82 months ago

medical assistant interview - 2 Replies

i need a medical assistant to interview. if you have at least ten minutes to hear me out. I'd appreciate it. thank you

Matt, NCMA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 83 months ago

seasoned medical assistant advice - 1 Reply

Hello, I was wondering if any seasoned medical assistants have any tips for an entry level ma. My first day is on monday

Matt, NCMA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 83 months ago

Disgruntled MA - 1 Reply

I have been an MA since august, and it's the same sad story! I am also a licensed Esthetician of 10 yrs, and figured becoming an MA would better my...

Matt, NCMA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 84 months ago

medical assistant exam - 1 Reply

Do anyone in the jonesboro/atlanta area know of someone who tutors or help people review for the medical assistant exam? I could use a little help...

Matt, NCMA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 84 months ago

Finding a job as a medical assistant - 2 Replies

It is just as hard finding a job as a medical assistant in Ohio just like everywhere else. They all want you to have atleast a year of experience...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 84 months ago

Medical Assistant Job-Fort Wayne, In - 1 Reply

Recent Grad, with Certification in billing and Coding as well as Medical Assistant Would like help with getting a job.

manekhineko in Brea, California

I just graduated UCI and need any entry level back office position out there! HELLPP (Temecula/Murrieta)

Hi there, So I am having a tough time finding a position that can give me hands on medical experience (since hours are required to apply to PA...

Matt in Layton. in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 84 months ago

Medical Assisting as a Career - 4 Replies

Hi all! I am seriously looking into becoming a CMA. I've looked into becoming an LPN/RN & I just don't think it's for me. And although the money...

Jm1028 in Columbus, Ohio

Medical assisting tips

Hello I recently graduated a few months ago. I landed a job shortly after but got let go due to lack of experience. It was a very busy office and...

Matt, NCMA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 85 months ago

Medical Assistanting not working out.... - 1 Reply

I'm a RMA and I graduated a few years ago.I worked a few jobs after I graduated. Now that I'm not working it's so hard to find a job now especially...

Lemondreams in Hinsdale, Illinois

Updated 85 months ago

what is the age requirements to be a medical assistant in illinois? - 1 Reply

i'm 17 and my externship will be before i turn 18. i want to know if i'll be able to work right away or have to wait until i am 18 to start the...

patty in Dallas, Texas

Updated 85 months ago

Medical Assistant field - 1 Reply

Iam a 47 yr ago mother of two, who looking for a good school go to to be tain as a medical assistant. I hope ian not to old to get started in this...

RA in Wilmington, Delaware

Updated 85 months ago

a job as a medical assistant - 3 Replies

hope its worth the training to be a medical assistant

jemolsmincey in Merrick, New York

Updated 85 months ago

medical assistant jobs - 2 Replies

annette been aplying for medical assistant jobs when I graduate and one will hire new graduate but I had 15 yrs. experience as a certified...

paul in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 86 months ago

surgical technologist - 2 Replies

surgical technologist make more from 46,000 to 66,000 dollars a year but you must be graduate from a caahep in order to register for the NBSTB you...

Addie D. Like in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 86 months ago

What can I do to land a medical assistant job? - 2 Replies

I graduated last year in july and have yet to find employment. Is there anything I can get? Any certifications I can attain? Would contacting a temp...

cheryl Cayce in Royal Oak, Michigan

looking for medical/Office Assitant jobs

i have went to two school for Medical Assiting office room back and front room work. and I cannot get a job. I just need to volunteer just to get in...

Lou in Otsego, Michigan

Updated 86 months ago

What is it like being a medical assistant? A family member of mine is thinking of becoming one. How do you find a good school? - 1 Reply

There really isn't that many programs around here. Everest Institute is expensive and I don't think that great of a school. Do you have to have...

mary breheny in Shoreham, New York

who s hiring a experienced med tech?

I was trained a medical office by highly qualified nurses doctors and xraytechs at long Island Family Medical in new york. I worked there for close...

Gema in Miami, Florida

Updated 87 months ago

diploma or Associates in MA ( need some advice) - 3 Replies

Hey everyone, I am currently going to school to become a CMA. I am planning to get my associates in science. My question is is it worth doing an...

Colleen in Dearborn, Michigan

Updated 87 months ago

Does anyone have anything good to say about Everest? - 3 Replies

CC is not an option for me right now because I am not eligible for FA at my local CC (I never completed 20+ years ago, so they will not help me with...

kalila in Los Altos, California

Updated 87 months ago

Medical Administrative Assistant. - 1 Reply

I've been going back and forth from a Medical Administrative Assistant, and Medical Assistant. Anyone in school for a Medical Administrative...

Gina in Kokomo, Indiana

Medical Assisting

I am currently in school for an associates in med asst. For my English class I have to conduct an interview to ask someone who is already in this...

mskiesha21 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Finding a job

Why is so hard to find a job after you graduate. I been out of school for a year now and i've not found a job yet and I am a Certified Medical...

Kimberlyadams24 in norcross, Georgia

i need help

Im A Medical Assistant i graduate on 15 of Dec 2009 and its hard finding an extern so how im suppose to get a job .this what i know how to well im...

Jessica Nunez in Lees Summit, Missouri

Updated 87 months ago

no medial assistant jobs..... - 1 Reply

I also have been a victum of small class short corse for medical assistant since 2003 I have had to swith jobs & go back to the supermarket and stock...

still looking in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 87 months ago

Want to do something along with medical assistant. - 1 Reply

Hi, I am a medical assistant with about 5 years of experience. Due to recession I have lost my job and unable to get it anywhere. I was planning to...

macdonaldk37@*****.*** in Snohomish, Washington

Updated 88 months ago

MA Job Opportunities in Puget Sound area in Washington State! - 1 Reply

Hello to all you wonderful MA's out there! I wanted to let you all know that if you are in Washington State, in the Puget Sound area and are looking...

sweetasscandy3 in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 88 months ago

Medical Assistant - 6 Replies

I graduate from a Medical Assistant program in 11/08. The school I attended promised job placement assistance after graduation. However, in 12/08...

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