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Aisha in Sumter, South Carolina


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...

Marvina, Los Angeles in Whittier, California

Updated 45 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...

CMAfor20years in Albany, Oregon

Updated 47 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...

wldstormy in Corona, California

Updated 48 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 48 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 49 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 49 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 49 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 50 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 50 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 51 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 54 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 55 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 55 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 55 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 57 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 57 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 57 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 58 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 61 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 61 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 61 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 61 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 62 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 62 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 62 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 63 months ago

medical assistants do not get paid what they supposed to be paid - 33 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...

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