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Medical Assistant Specialties

Medical Assistant Specialties

Did You Know There Are Medical Assistant Specialties? As is the case with almost any type of health care career, medical assistants who specialize in one particular field have better opportunities of advancement, pay raises, and job stability throughout the length of their careers. Specialization only comes after years of experience and education, so the […]

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Medical Assistant Resources

Medical Assistant Resources

The Medical Assistant’s Career Outlook Between 2006 and 2016, employment for medical assistants is expected to increase by 35 percent, a number much higher than the national average. With the growth of the health care field and more attention being paid to the disbursement of responsibilities in medical offices, medical assistants are considered a “high […]

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Interview with Medical Assistant Saire DeLis

Interview with Medical Assistant Saire DeLis

Advice for Those Thinking of Becoming a Medical Assistant Raised in New Orleans, Saire DeLis is now a working medical assistant in Missouri. While in school for her Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Certificate, Saire maintained a 4.0 grade point average, while completing an externship at the Community Health Center. After receiving her certificate from a […]

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Assistant

A Day in the Life of a Medical Assistant

What’s It Like to Being a Medical Assistant? Medical assisting is a great career choice for those who want to work in the health care field, but don’t want the responsibility (or extensive training period) of a nurse or doctor. Most often found in a doctor’s private office, these are the professionals who do everything […]

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Highest Medical Assistant Salaries in the United States

Highest Medical Assistant Salaries in the United States

Where to Find the Highest Medical Assistant Salaries in the United States? Becoming a medical assistant comes with a lot of great perks, including job stability, good hours, health insurance, and a competitive salary. As is the case with most careers, however, your location will play a big role in determining what that salary is. […]

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Health Care Careers: Handling On-the-Job Stress

Health Care Careers: Handling On-the-Job Stress

On-the-job stress is well known to simply be a part of just about any health care career. From doctors and nurses to medical and lab assistants, it seems that no one in the health care field is exempt from this kind of stress. After all, tight budgets and mandatory overtime affect everyone. How Stress Can […]

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Medical Assisting Certifications

Medical Assisting Certifications

Do You Need To Be Certified to Become a Medical Assistant? Medical assisting is one of those great health care careers with a training program that lasts as little as 9 months. Students are prepared to work alongside doctors, providing support to patients as they prepare to see their physicians and undergo routine preventative care. […]

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Gaining Experience in the Health Care Industry

Gaining Experience in the Health Care Industry

Shadowing Provides Revealing Glimpse into Health Care I volunteered at a local hospital as a “candy striper” in high school, before I ever stepped foot in nursing school. My experience helping out in various hospital departments, showed me exactly what a career in health care was like before I donned the white dress and cap […]

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Is College a Requirement for Every Healthcare Career?

Is College a Requirement for Every Healthcare Career?

What Is Required To Enter Health Care Field? For some people, commitment is not an option. The time and financial commitment of a four year college education, especially during the current economic downturn, is simply too much of a strain. While statistics do indeed show higher earnings potential for those who do hold four year […]

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