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Shelly of Brooklyn

Updated 53 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 54 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 55 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 55 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 55 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 55 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 56 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 56 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 57 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 57 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 58 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 58 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 58 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 59 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 59 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 61 months ago

Medical Assistant - 95 Replies

How do you get hire fresh out of MA school?

Amy in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 61 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 61 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 62 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...

lisa in Duluth, Georgia


does anyone know what States accept the ncct certification and what States you have to have a separate State certification

Sunshine76 in Mccomb, Mississippi

Updated 62 months ago

CCMA and Certified Phlebotomist - 3 Replies

Certified in Medical assisting and phlebotomy. Still can't find a job:( Looking in the Macon GA. area. Received my cerification in M.A. last month,...

Sharee Z in Arlington, Texas

Obtaining medcal assistant experience

I graduated from medical assistant school two months ago. I am now searching for a job and most all positions require 1 or more years of experience...

SD Girl in Fallbrook, California

Updated 62 months ago

Employer wants to send me to MA school... need help with online options? - 1 Reply

Hello, I work for a cardiology office currently as a front office person. My manager offered to send me to MA school and pay 1/2 the fees if I...

myzozo in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Updated 62 months ago

HELPPPPPPP MEEEEEE lol im going brain hurts!! lol - 30 Replies

I AM STARTing school to become an MA..ive been reading negative and positive feedback about this career. i go to medvance institute in...

brina in Augusta, Georgia

Updated 62 months ago

I want to help people. if MA is a no then what do you suggest? - 4 Replies

If there aren't any jobs with MA Opthalmic assisting Optician RN Dental assisting and I want to help people and I'm not very good with math...

CLD in Pleasanton, California

Updated 63 months ago

Can clinical medical assistants find jobs easily? - 1 Reply

Hello, everyone! I plan to take Clinical Medical Assisting program at San Joaquin Valley College. I think that Medical Assisting is a cool career....

Sharise D in Augusta, Georgia

Updated 63 months ago

Medical Assisting - 2 Replies

How can you get experience as a Medical Assistant when no one will give it to you? Seems all the postions I apply for require it.

Avera in Mustang, Oklahoma

Updated 63 months ago

medical assistant jobs - 59 Replies

i went to school for medical assistant and graduated in may 2008 and still can't find a job. they all wan't experienced or certified thru the AAMA...

tammy wroten in Yuba City, California

i am going to medical assisting school in california

once i graduate from cambridge jr college in yuba city ca can i work in another state. or what will i have to do to be able to

Tula in Boston, Massachusetts

Health Training Center (HTC)

I was wondering if anyone could inform me about their experiences with this specific school. I was considering taking a class there but I've been...


Updated 64 months ago

Boom or bust? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most medical assistant...

tea ali in New Jersey

Updated 64 months ago

Job offer from externship site...When do you say 'no'? - 3 Replies

I will be completing my medical assisting externship this week and I plan to sit for my certification in September. I have been offered a job...

A.R.,MA in Saint Louis, Missouri

Can you work in another state without certification or registration?

I'm really stuck in a bind, I want to move out of St. Louis for various reasons but I want to be able to work in my field. My teachers can't give me...

Linda in Muskegon, Michigan

Updated 64 months ago

Would experience as a CNA be looked at as experience? - 1 Reply

A hypothetical here.. I am planning to get my CNA and work in a LTC facility while pursuing MA. Is there a chance that experience as a CNA would be...

M811 in Seattle, Washington

Did any one graduate from north seattle community college? (medical assistant in Washginton )

I am just wondering how many ppl graduate from there and was able to find a job... after reading ppl's comment about MA , i am just horrified!!! i...

Amy in Valley, Alabama


Do these certifications count for anything? One of the programs I am looking at offers testing for these 2 certifications. Is that the same as being...



Can someone please tell me what the the best medical background would be to go with a career as an EKG Technician? I was thinking EMT but would...

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