Not sure about your school or your credentials this is important. If u have no schooling in any healthcare but show intrest and have customer service background or are premed students started working in private practice Derm offices, $16-17 an hou they are high volume and they are always looking to hire. Some will do all your training on site including aseptic tech, surgical tool sterilization, fillers botox and pathology book keeping, they will teach u history taking and vital signs. and they will give you more tasks as u prove worthy like contacting patients with both benign and malignant reports. after two years go to ARMA American registry of medical assistants and u can become registered. You will not be a certified medical assistant but they are viewed as the same by almost all places. these jobs are plentyful if u get fired or get bored or sor like a doc who cares u will get snatched up in a heartbeat if u are a good communicator, multitasker, can prioritize, and above all have compassion for the ill. Pay in in dc baltimore area17-25 an hour plus benefit and bonus. Good luck.