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Healthcareer in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 18 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...

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 19 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 19 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 20 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...

Jasmine in Chandler, Arizona

Updated 21 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...

Marvina, Los Angeles in Whittier, California

Updated 22 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...

churley in Bloomfield, Indiana

Updated 23 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...

leomedlink@*****.*** in Naples, Florida

Updated 24 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 24 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...

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...

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 25 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 25 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...

Titania in Sturgis, Michigan

Updated 25 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 25 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...

Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 26 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...

Ammie Abad in Anaheim, California

Updated 26 months ago

MA interview at Kaiser - 1 Reply

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 26 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?

scjkenny@gmail. com in Lansing, Michigan

Updated 27 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 28 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...

Bluetea

Updated 30 months ago

Please HELP me find a job as a Medical Assistant! - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="Harvey firestone in Europe"]Hello, Dear Applicant, I am contacting you as per response to your ad placing on the internet, Regarding...

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 31 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...

Did in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Updated 32 months ago

Allied Health Professions - 4 Replies

I currently work in higher education, but after being laid off last year I realized that higher education is all I know. So I decided to go towards...

ShanCiera44 in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 32 months ago

Anyone feel trapped in their career - 1 Reply

I've been a medical assistant for three years now. I feel incredibly trapped in my job. The economy in my area has not recovered enough to go outside...

LB in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 32 months ago

Finding a medical assistant job - 82 Replies

I am looking for medical assistant job I got my MA certificate ,,RMA certificate, CPR certified,Phlebotomy certificate,EKG certificate and still...

SusaninVA

Finding Work as a CCMA

Where pray/tell are all of these jobs that are promised to us at the beginning of the coursework? Even unpaid externships are hard to find. Employers...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 33 months ago

Medical Assistant Jobs, were are they??? - 7 Replies

Hello, health world I been reading alot of post and, Im not one to ever write one, but due to the lack of hopeless ness, I just had to, Im a RMA with...

denise.still@*****.*** in Berlin, New Jersey

WAITING PERIOD IS FIVE YEARS AFTER TAKING THE NCCT TEST FOR THE THIRD TIME?

I DON'T THINK THIS IS FAIR TO HAVE SOMEONE LIKE ME TO WAIT FIVE YEARS. AT AGE 65 IN FIVE YEARS I WOULD BE READY TO RETIRED. WHY DID I PAID ALL THIS...

Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 34 months ago

best medical assistant schools in WA? - 3 Replies

does anyone know any great medical assistant schools in WA? Should I go for Associate's degree or for certificate?

Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 34 months ago

Please advise best diploma programs in NYC area or Westhchester or Greenwich ct area for medical assistant?? - 1 Reply

Please advise best associate programs in these locations.I am interested in a reputable program with good job placement and good quality faculty....

slopez418@*****.*** in Toledo, Ohio

Updated 35 months ago

Medical Assistant Temp Agencies - 119 Replies

Does anyone know of any Medical Assistant Temp Agencies that are in Michigan, need employees in Michigan, anything? I am giving up on looking for a...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 37 months ago

MEDICAL ASSISTANT IN CALIFORNIA - 4 Replies

HELLO MY NAMES KELSI. I LIVE IN RIVERSIDE CALIFORNIA IM GOING TO BE STARTING CONCORDE COLLEGE ON MONDAY AND I WAS JUST WONDERING IS IT GOING TO BE...

emyaj in Bellingham, Washington

Degree vs. Certificate

Hi, I'm going to be applying to the MA program at my community college. They offer both a certificate as well as an associate's degree in Medical...

LC in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 37 months ago

If someone said they wanted to become a Medical Assistant...... - 3 Replies

...what would you say to them? Would it depend on their age, ability, income, area where they live? Or would you try very hard no matter what to talk...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 37 months ago

Do medical assistants make enough money to live on or not nearly enough? - 2 Replies

I am attending college for a medical assistant and from the looks of things on here I won't be makeing any money. I need some advice on this topic...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 37 months ago

Is there any Medical Assistant jobs in Northridge? - 1 Reply

Is there any medical assistant jobs in Northridge!?

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 37 months ago

employment - 1 Reply

i recently graduated as a medical assistant does anyone know where i can look i just keep finding search engines with no postings i need real...

Tanyab87 in Memphis, Tennessee

So frustrating

Its so frustrating to hear people I KNOW slacked off in classes during MA training getting hired and me who scored a 96 on my certification and has a...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 37 months ago

Is it worth it? - 3 Replies

I'm a stay-at-home mom about to go to school for medical assistant. I am beginning to think that going to school isn't worth the $10K loan I will be...

MikeUSAF in Chatsworth, California

Updated 37 months ago

Phlebotomy Externship - 5 Replies

I just finished a phlebotomy training over a month ago and still waiting to do my externship. I want to start working and earn an income, I've been...

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