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ExTeacher in Los Angeles, California

Updated 39 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...

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


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 42 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 43 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 43 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 43 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...


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 44 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



Starlage in Seattle, Washington

Updated 45 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 45 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 46 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 48 months ago



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 48 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 48 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 48 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 48 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 48 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 48 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...

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 48 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 48 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 49 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 49 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 49 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 49 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

Updated 50 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 50 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 50 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 51 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 53 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 53 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 54 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 55 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 55 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 55 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 55 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 55 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 56 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 57 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 57 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...

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